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Running Up That Hill: The highs and lows of going that bit further

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by Alexander, Vassos
Running Up That Hill is a celebration of endurance running. Of running ridiculous distances - through cities, over mountains and across countries. Distances most people couldn't even imagine. But sports presenter Vassos Alexander is hooked! Why else would he run an ultra in Paris, backwards, having missed the start? Why head to Wales for the world's hardest mountain race with a badly sprained ankle? And why...
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Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

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by Mucha, Laura
'Laura Mucha has found the proof that love actually is all around.' Richard Curtis 'A fascinating book' Daily Mail Poets, philosophers and artists have been trying to explain romantic love for centuries, but it remains one of the most complex and intimidating terrains to navigate. Most people are afraid to be open and honest about their relationships ... until now. For Love Factually, Laura Mucha has in...
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Watching Waterbirds with Kate Humble and Martin McGill: 100 birds ... in just one day!

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by Humble, Kate
This book introduces some 75 species of wetland birds to readers through the eyes of Kate Humble. As she freely admits herself, Kate is still learning her birds, so to find out more she contacted Martin McGill of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust to act as her guide. Their birdwatching sessions together form the basis of this book. As Kate learns the difference between a Canada Goose and a Barnacle Goose, which...
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Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start: Kick start your new year. Eat well every day

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by Kerridge, Tom
Tom Kerridge shows you how to be the boss in the kitchen and eat well every day, thanks to more than 100 brilliant recipes to give you and your family a fresh start
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Outrunning the Demons: Lives Transformed through Running

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by Hewitt, Phil
Hope through running... Running can take us to fantastic places. Just as importantly, it can also bring us back from terrible ones. For people in times of crisis, trauma and physical or mental illness - when normality collapses - running can put things back together again. After bestselling author Phil Hewitt was viciously mugged, stabbed and left for dead in 2016, he found himself suffering the ac...
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The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman: A Bone-shaking Tour through Cycling's Flemish Heartlands

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by Pearson, Harry
Every nation shapes sport to test the character traits it most admires. In The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman, committed Belgophile and road cycling obsessive Harry Pearson takes you on a journey across Flanders, through the lumpy horizontal rain, up the elbow juddering cobbled inclines, past the fans dressed as chickens and the shop window displays of constipation medicines, as he follows races big, s...
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Birds of Spain

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by Lowen, James
Covers more than 250 species regularly seen in mainland Spain and the Balearics Concise text includes information on identification, songs and calls, behaviour, distribution and habitat Packed with full-colour photographs, each carefully selected to guide identification The ideal pocket-sized guide - perfect for nature-loving travellers and birdwatchers
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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

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by Inskipp, Carol
The nation of Bhutan and the Indian states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh together form the eastern arm of the Himalayas. This book is the definitive field guide to the birds of this magical corner of Asia.
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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Japan and North-east Asia

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by Shimba, Tadao
Eastern Asia is blessed with a rich and spectacular avifauna, and all 520 regularly occurring species are featured in this spectacular and lavish new photographic guide to the region, covering Japan, northern China, North and South Korea and the Russian Far East.
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Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East: A Photographic Guide

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by Dufresnes, Christophe
Packed with outstanding photographs, this practical, compact yet comprehensive reference is the definitive guide to all 139 amphibian species found in the Western Palearctic and adjacent regions.
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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

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by Tasker, Elizabeth
Twenty years ago, the search for planets outside the Solar System was a job restricted to science-fiction writers. Now it's one of the fastest-growing fields in astronomy with thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, and the number is rising fast.
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The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam

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by Murray, Douglas
The Sunday Times number one bestseller The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth-rates, mass immigration and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their own comprehensive change as a society.
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Birds of France

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by Lowen, James
With 85 million tourists in 2015, France is the largest tourist destination in the world. This new photographic guide for general wildlife-watchers by naturalist James Lowen and French photographer Aurélien Audevard covers the 300 birds most likely to be seen on any visit to the country, with detailed text and superb photography, selected to highlight key identification criteria. Pocket-sized and portable, ...
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Field Guide to Carnivores of the World, 2nd edition

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by Hunter, Luke
Ranging from the largest terrestrial carnivore, the Polar Bear, to the tiny Least Weasel that can squeeze through a wedding ring, the true carnivores include some of the world's most charismatic, admired, feared and spectacular creatures.
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Field Guide to the Ladybirds of Great Britain and Ireland

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by Roy, Helen
"A ground-breaking identification guide ... the perfect marriage of artistic excellence, deep knowledge and, dare I say it, of scientists' genuine affection."
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Soho in the Eighties

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by Howse, Christopher
In the 1980s Daniel Farson published Soho in the Fifties. This memoir is a sequel from the Eighties, a decade that saw the brilliant flowering of a daily tragi-comedy enacted in pubs like the Coach and Horses or the French and in drinking clubs like the Colony Room. These were places of constant conversation and regular rows fuelled by alcohol. The cast was more improbable than any soap opera. Some were wid...
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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

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by Jenner, Nicky
Mars is ingrained in our culture, from David Bowie's extra-terrestrial spiders to H.G. Wells's The War of the Worlds. The red planet has inspired hundreds of scientists, authors and filmmakers - but why? What is it about this particular planet that makes it so intriguing?
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Happy Food: How eating well can lift your mood and bring you joy

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by Ekstedt, Niklas
#1 International bestseller "I love Niklas's food, and it certainly makes me happy to eat it. It's fascinating to see that the links between good food and good mood are backed by the latest science. All the more reason to tuck into these delicious dishes." Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, May 2018 `Writing this book has changed our lives. And it could soon change yours too. Although both Niklas and I have...
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The Runner: Four Years Living and Running in the Wilderness

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by Torgeby, Markus
Markus Torgeby was just 20 years old when he headed off into the remote Swedish forest to live as a recluse and dedicate himself to his one true passion, running... He lived in a tent in the wilderness, braving the harsh Swedish winters - for four years. This is his story. A bestseller in Sweden, the book is a powerful exploration of running and personal wellbeing.
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Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World

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by Bokova, Irina
A wonderful anthology of eight stories addressing children's rights and sustainable development, written by child authors from all around the world and produced in conjunction with UNESCO's Voices of Future Generations initiative.
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