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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…


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…

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


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…

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…

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 tho…

Japan Through the Looking Glass

Alan MacFarlane

Intelligent and engaging … an excellent book for anyone with an interest in Japanese culture.

Palestinian Walks

Raja Shehadeh

Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2008

In Search of Kazakhstan

Christopher Robbins

Borat has got it all wrong. Kazakhstan is far more interesting and entertaining than he'd have us believe. In fact it's probably the most su…

Magic and Mystery in Tibet

Alexandra David-Neel

The classic account of a woman's extraordinary journey to Tibet

Gilbert White

Richard Mabey

Richard Mabey tells the enthralling story of Britain's first ecologist

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