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Brazil That Never Was
Brazil That Never Was

A. J. Lees

This unique travel book on Brazil by A. J. Lees tells the true Colonel Fawcett story. Colonel Percy Fawcett was a British explorer, who in 1925 had gone in search of the lost city of Z in the Amazon, but never returned. Part Amazon travelogue, part memoir, Lees paints a portrait of an elusive Brazil and a flawed explorer whose doomed mission ruined lives.

Brazil That Never Was – Signed Copy
Brazil That Never Was – Signed Copy

A. J. Lees

This unique travel book on Brazil by A. J. Lees tells the true Colonel Fawcett story. Colonel Percy Fawcett was a British explorer, who in 1925 had gone in search of the lost city of Z in the Amazon, but never returned. Part Amazon travelogue, part memoir, Lees paints a portrait of an elusive Brazil and a flawed explorer whose doomed mission ruined lives.

A Garden From A Hundred Packets of Seed
A Garden From A Hundred Packets of Seed

James Fenton

An ideal gift for gardeners, this light-hearted gardening book by James Fenton describes a hundred plants he would choose to grow from seed. A happy, stylish, thought-provoking exercise in good principles.

On Dogs: An Anthology
On Dogs: An Anthology

Tracey Ullman

The writers and poets collected within this delectable anthology reflect on the joys and pitfalls of dog ownership with wit and affection. From Roald Amundsen’s account of using sled dogs in his expedition to the South Pole to J.R. Ackerley’s tender portrayal of his ill-behaved dog Tulip, On Dogs traces the canine’s journey from working animal to pampered pet. With a humorous introduction by Tracey Ullman (an inveterate adopter of strays), and 6 arresting dog portraits by international photographer Rhian ap Gruffydd. The perfect gift for dog-lovers.

What Time Is It?
What Time Is It?

John Berger Selçuk Demirel Maria Nadotti

Visionary thinker John Berger and Turkish artist Selçuk Demirel came together came together for the last time to create this precious little volume about time.

A Twitch Upon the Thread: Writers on Fishing
A Twitch Upon the Thread: Writers on Fishing

Jon Day

The best fishing writing is never only about fishing, and the writers collected in this anthology use angling as a way to write about love, loss, faith, and obsession. The perfect gift book on fishing, this popular anthology of great writers is introduced by Jon Day.

A Twitch Upon the Thread: Writers on Fishing – Signed Copy
A Twitch Upon the Thread: Writers on Fishing – Signed Copy

Jon Day

The best fishing writing is never only about fishing, and the writers collected in this anthology use angling as a way to write about love, loss, faith, and obsession. The perfect gift book on fishing, this popular anthology of great writers is introduced by Jon Day.

Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking
Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking

Duncan Minshull

Walking and writing have always gone together. Think of the poets who walk out a rhythm for their lines and the novelists who put their characters on a path. But the best insights, the deepest and most joyous examinations of this simple activity are to be found in non-fiction – in essays, travelogues and memoir.

Denial: The Unspeakable Truth
Denial: The Unspeakable Truth

Keith Kahn-Harris

The Holocaust never happened. The planet isn’t warming. Vaccines cause autism. There is no such thing as AIDS. The Earth is flat. Kahn-Harris sets out not just to unpick denialists’ arguments, but to investigate what lies behind them. The conclusions he reaches are disturbing and uncomfortable.

Notting Hill: A Walking  Guide
Notting Hill: A Walking Guide

Julian Mash

A delightful English/Japanese pocket-size guide to London’s most popular district. Through four walks London writer Julian Mash uncovers the history, culture and fascinating characters that have made Notting Hill so iconic. Beautifully laid out including several photographic images and four hand-drawn maps, the guide will appeal to both tourists and residents alike.

Break A Leg: A Dictionary of theatrical quotations
Break A Leg: A Dictionary of theatrical quotations

Michèle Brown Gyles Brandreth

‘The book is a joy, to be kept near at hand and to dip into at random.  A must for any lover of the theatre.’ Breakaway Reviewers

How Shostakovich Changed My Mind
How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

Stephen Johnson

Winner of the 2021 Rubery Book Award. BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson (who has Bipolar Disorder himself) explores the power of Shostakovich’s music during Stalin’s reign of terror, and writes of the extraordinary healing effect of music on the mind for sufferers of mental illness.

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