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Notes from the Cevennes: Half a Lifetime in Provincial France

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by Thorpe, Adam
Adam Thorpe's home for the past 25 years has been an old house in the Cévennes, a wild range of mountains in southern France. Prior to this, in an ancient millhouse in the oxbow of a Cévenol river, he wrote the novel that would become the Booker Prize-nominated Ulverton, now a Vintage Classic.
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Moorish: Vibrant recipes from the Mediterranean

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by Tish, Ben
Fresh, fragrant, fruity, spicy, smoky, sweet, sour, and sharp. Discover how to cook these vibrant southern Mediterranean flavours at home with 100 wonderful recipes from Ben Tish. The bold spices and sun-soaked exotic tastes of North Africa and the Arabic world collided with the characterful food of the Mediterranean when the Moors invaded.
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Coastal Britain: England and Wales: Celebrating the history, heritage and wildlife of Britain's shores

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by Fisher, Stuart
The most comprehensive survey of the British coastline ever compiled, exploring every stretch of the shores of England and Wales via their history, architecture, wildlife, culture and more.
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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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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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RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds: Second Edition

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by Holden, Peter
The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever. Over 250 species are covered in detail with each account including information on identification, voice, habits, habitat, food, breeding, ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation. More than 1,000 sup...
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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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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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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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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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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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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first Polar Expedition 1773

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by Goodwin, Peter
In the summer of 1773 the 14-year old Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic, which came close to ending his naval career before it had begun. The expedition was to find a navigable northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific, and was supported by the Royal Society and King George III. Two bomb vessels HMS Racehorse and Carcass were fitted out and strengthened under the command of Cap...
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RSPB Spotlight Ladybirds

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by Comont, Richard
Brightly coloured and pleasingly patterned, ladybirds are among some of our most beloved and familiar invertebrates. Their role in helping to protect our crops by devouring huge numbers of pests has firmly established these tiny, flying beetles as the gardeners' friend.
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Reeds Weather Handbook 2nd edition

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by Singleton, Frank
Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to - and whether we arrive safely. This essential pocket-sized guide, now revised for its second edition, equips the reader with all the necessary tools to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions, whether on a day trip or a longer cruise, along the coast or further offshore.
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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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