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Led By The Nose

Yvonne Skargon

Through sharp observations and sensually aware poetry, Joseph captures the smells and senses of her English garden in this month-by-month memoir.

An Iceberg As Big As Manhattan

David Shukman

Reporting from science's new frontlines

Blue Eyed Salaryman

Niall Murtagh

A fascinating and engaging book … a rare inside look at corporate life in Japan, one that's worth more than a dozen business-school studies.

Into The Arena

Alexander Fiske-Harrison

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011Alexander Fiske-Harrison has spent a year travelling with bullfighters to watch the…

OxTravels

Mark Ellingham

If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room, then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise…

A Voyage For Madmen

Peter Nichols

Already a classic among sailors, Nichols tell the true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumn…

A House in Flanders

Michael Jenkins

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

The Third Sex

Richard Totman

In The Third Sex, Richard Totman asks why are there so many ladyboys in Thailand and so few in the Western world?

The Perfumier and the Stinkhorn

Richard Mabey

Inspiring meditations through the author's rich store of memories

Dominion

Matthew Scully

In defence of a humane treatment approach to animals.

The Wisdom of Sustainability

Sulak Sivaraksa

Based on decades of thought, writing and political leadership The Wisdom of Sustainability outlines how economic success ought to be measured by Gross…

Venice Revealed

Paolo Barbaro

A passionate ode to Venice from one of its most well known late writers.

Wild Coast

John Gimlette

John Gimlette travels to Guyana, to the Wild Coast in South America, and discovers his ancestral colonial history – one of brutal, cruel and often unc…

How to Make an Old Dog Happy

Olivier Lagalisse

Caring for elderly and infirm dogs – the book you need.

Mad About the Dog

Belinda Harley

When Belinda Harley finds herself adopted by a stray dog on a Greek island, she finds her life and her heart changed…

Weeds

Richard Mabey

A lively and lyrical cultural history of plants in the wrong place by one of Britain's best and most admired nature writers

The Way of the Panda

Henry Nicholls

The extraordinary impact of the panda – from obscurity to fame – a story of China's transition from shy beginnings to centre stage

Seasons of Life

Leon Kreitzman

The new world of chronobiology is popular science at its most exciting: understanding how the seasons regulate the life of every human, plant and anim…

Born to Run

Christopher McDougall

'A fascinating and inspiring true adventure story … destined to become a classic.' Ranulph FiennesA New York Times bestseller and word of mo…

Don't Sleep, There are Snakes

Daniel Everett

'An astonishing book: a work of exploration, into the most distant place and language, but also a revelation of the way language is shaped by thou…

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