From the snow-topped mountains and Christmas markets of Alsace to the winemaking region of the Bordeaux, the dreamy vistas of provence and the well-stocked larders of Brittany and Normandy, the...
An exploration of how art acquires its financial value. It explores the artist and his hinterland, subject and style (from abstract art and banality through surrealism and war), "wall-power", provenance...
Recreates the transformative fundamentals of how we cook, building from the most basic principles: cooking with fire, cooking with water, cooking with air and cooking with earth.
Focuses on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their linguistic wordplay. This title celebrates the wit, ingenuity and frustration of setting and solving puzzles.
A timely, ambitious and vivid history of a most extraordinary notion: FREEDOM - and how it happens to be a uniquely British invention.
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Encompassing a sweep of human history, this title begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the Olduvai gorge in Africa, and...
Maps have the most amazing stories. Suitable for mapophiles, this book offers narratives on everything from the challenge of mapping the oceans to spellbinding treasure maps to the naming of...
Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In this book, the author takes us on a surprising journey through the...
Offers a collection of Alexa's writing, doodles and photographs. This title combines stories of early style inspirations such as her grandpa and the Spice Girls with discussion of figures of...
Rhian E. Jones
Political and media policing of female social and sexual autonomy, through the neglected but significant gendered dimensions of the discourse surrounding 'chavs', has been accompanied by a similar restriction and...
Explores the influence of immigrant cultures on the capital's music scene. This title tells the story of the music and the larger-than-life characters making it, journeying from Soho jazz clubs...
Presenting a rich tapestry of global style and always capturing an inspirational moment, this book includes images that continues to reflect the author's sensibility and vision.
Jeffrey Brown; Jeffrey Brown
The hilarious sequel to the international bestseller Darth Vader and Son, following the parenting adventures of Darth Vader as he raises his teenage daughter, Princess Leia.
Packed with facts and stories, this book helps you to learn how we would be as freezing cold as Siberia without the Gulf Stream; why we drive on the left-hand...
Charles Saatchi - famously - refuses to be interviewed, but his 60+ essays in Babble give a revealing insight into his forthright and often controversial views on a wide-ranging number...
Clive James's take on the twentieth century - in paperback for the first time.