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England's 100 Best Views

Simon Jenkins

An indispensable companion to England's most beautiful places from Simon Jenkins, author of A Short History of England, England's Thousand B…

Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants

Ken Thompson

A rediscovery of Darwin the botanist and his theories on insectivorous and climbing plants

Turned Out Nice Again

Richard Mabey

An exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radio 3: Changing Climates.

Living with Buildings

Iain Sinclair

One of Britain's finest writers embarks on a journey to explore the relationship between our health and the buildings that surround us

A Farmer's Diary

Sally Urwin

A hilarious and honest account of a farmer's year – from lambing to harvest

Birding Without Borders

Noah Strycker

41 countries, all seven continents, with a backpack, binoculars and a series of one-way tickets: Birding Without Borders is Noah Strycker's accou…

Anquetil, Alone

Paul Fournel

The legend of Jacques Anquetil, controversial French cycling star of the 60s, told through the eyes of novelist and childhood Anquetil fan Paul Fourne…

Giro d'Italia

Colin O'Brien

The full, rich story of the legendary Giro d'Italia, covering its dramatic 100th edition

Where the Line is Drawn

Raja Shehadeh

'Brilliantly evokes the Palestinian tragedy by way of a complex friendship. This is a fiercely intelligent and honest account.' – Ian McEwan

Night Trains

Andrew Martin

In journeys to Istanbul, Lisbon, Venice and elsewhere, bestselling author Andrew Martin recaptures the glamour and intrigue of the night train

Horse Gaits, Balance, and Movement

Susan E. Harris

A guide to using the principles of good horse movement as the basis for riding and training.

A Natural History of the Hedgerow

John Wright

A fascinating look at the rich world of hedgerows and boundaries across Great Britain

The Durrells of Corfu

Michael Haag

The recent TV award winning adaption The Durrells left its 7 million fans with questions: What happened to the family – and what took them to Corfu in…

A House in Flanders

Michael Jenkins

Michael Jenkins's vivid memoir of a summer that changed his life is a much-loved classic

Island on Fire

Alexandra Witze

The 1783 eruption of Laki led to Europe's year without summer – and it is due again soon

Treasure Palaces

Maggie Fergusson

From Julian Barnes to Ali Smith, great writers give us personal tours of the museums they treasure

The Cabaret of Plants

Richard Mabey

A Mabey magnum opus:'Mabey's finest, an eclectic world-roaming collection of stories … lacing colour, intimacy and emotional texture aroun…

Being a Beast

Charles Foster

A lyrical exploration of what it is really like to 'be a beast', from swimming with otters to burrowing with badgers, and what this can tell…

Brazillionaires

Alex Cuadros

An investigative journalist uncovers the murky, scandalous world of Brazil's billionaires

Geography: Ideas in Profile

Danny Dorling

A clear and accessible introduction to geography by two experts in the topic, part of the Ideas in Profile series

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