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In 1991 Andrew Solomon faced down tanks in Moscow with a band of Russian artists protesting the August coup. We find him on the quest for a rare bird in Zambia in 1998, and in Greenland in 2001 researching widespread depression among the Inuit. In 2002 he was in Afghanistan for the fall of... read more

Far and Away
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 Travel

Series:Lonely Planet Kids

It's time to peek inside the world's most famous museums.
Welcome to Lonely Planet Kids' Incredible Cabinet of Wonders - the greatest little museum in the world! 12 collectors, from toy makers and monster hunters, to sailors and archaeologists, have created their... read more

The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders
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San Fransisco, 1948. Having survived the Second World War against all odds, Celina and her family arrive on a Liberty Ship into the Bay Area with high hopes for their new lives. But as new immigrants they face many hurdles, and they have to deal somehow with the trauma of war and the ... read more

Paris of the West
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In his trademark witty and informative style, David Downie embarks on a quest to discover "What is it about the history of Paris that has made it a food lover's paradise?" Long before Marie Antoinette said, "Let them eat cake!" (actual... read more

A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food
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In 1841, Nigel Halleck set out from Britain for Calcutta as a clerk in the East India Company. He served in the colonial administration for eight years before taking leave of his post, eventually disappearing in the mountain kingdom of... read more

The Tiger and the Ruby: A Journey to the Other Side of British India
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This book depicts in words, maps and photographs, the places of special importance which Cook visited or witnessed during his journeys from 1769 until his last departure in 1777. The locations are vividly described as they are today, and as they were nearly ... read more

A Travel Guide To James Cooks New Zealand
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From magnificent squares to exquisite side streets, tucked-away gardens to quiet neighbourhood cafes and of course the architecture for which Rome is so famous, this richly illustrated volume shows the history and style that underline the Eternal City. Wind y... read more

Rome Secrets: Cuisine Culture Vistas Piazzas
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The so-called "Book Towns" of the world are dedicated havens of literature, and the ultimate dream of book lovers everywhere. Book Towns takes readers on a richly illustrated tour of the 45 semi-officially recognized literary towns around the world and outlines the history and development of... read more

Book Towns
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Peter Dazeley has gained access to the hidden interiors of some of London's most iconic buildings, from Tower Bridge to Battersea Power Station, Big Ben to the Old Bailey. His photographs of these buildings - some derelict, but many still working - are astonishing. Here is a collection... read more

Unseen London
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Falling in love with warm sparkling water, clear as crystal, seductive as Calypso snow-capped mountains glistening in the rising sun, narrow cobbled lanes, crumbling ruins overlooking ancient landscapes, deserted coves at dusk, a golden sun sinking below pine-... read more

50 Romantic Havens: In the Mediterranean
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 New Zealand

Series:Twisting Throttle
Reading Level:General Adult

When you find yourself alone on the Molesworth, despite knowing that a 4WD or two will soon happen along, there is a strange sense of isolation and a dawning appreciation that if you suffer a puncture or a mechanical hiccup, then your name had better be MacGyver. Twis... read more

Twisting Throttle New Zealand
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 Travel

Awards:Long-listed for Baillie Gifford Prize 2016.

'Judah grabs hold of London and shakes out its secrets' The Economist This is London in the eyes of its beggars, bankers, coppers, gangsters, carers, witch-doctors and sex workers. This is London in the voices of Arabs, Afghans, Nigerians, Poles, Romanian... read more

This is London: Life and Death in the World City
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