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A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists
The astonishing true story of two First World War prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time.
Everything you need to know about the sea and shore, from high tides to half-hitches
Horizon-expanding tales of how translators altered the course of world events
The story of three 19th-century geologists whose fraternal rivalry ended up rewriting the history of our planet
A delightfully warm exploration of a very British obsession
What does it take to make a living from the land in modern Britain?
In-depth interviews with more than forty of the world's super-investors reveal that the keys to wealth and business success hold other life lesso…
Caroline F Williams
Exercise changes the brain. But which exercises have what effect? Time to get up to speed with the cutting-edge science of the mind-body connection an…
A leading expert draws on a lifetime of fieldwork to reveal the mysteries and magic of language
An immersive historical account of a fascinating and important untold story
For the first time, this quirky and engaging history reveals the secrets of one of our most ancient social gestures