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The book of strange new things

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The Book of Strange New Things

Peter Leigh is a missionary called to go on the journey of a lifetime. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Bea, Peter sets out on a quest to take the word of God to the farthest corners of the galaxy.

Known and Strange Things

Shortlisted for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay A blazingly intelligent first collection of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief.

The Book of Form and Emptiness

A brilliantly inventive new novel about loss, growing up and our relationship with things, by the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of A Tale for the Time Being. One year after the death of his beloved musician father, thirteen-year-old Benny Oh begins to hear voices.

East of Eden

'A fantasia of history and myth ... a strange and original work of art' The New York Times Book ReviewDescribed by John Steinbeck as 'the story of my country and the story of me', East of Eden is an epic, engrossing family saga.'There is only one book to aman' Steinbeck wrote of East of Eden. Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this powerful, often brutal novel, follows the interwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations hopelessly...

Burn Out. The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change Low oil prices are sending shockwaves through the global economy, and longtime industry observer Dieter Helm explains how this and other shifts are the harbingers of a coming energy revolution and how the fossil fuel age will come to an end. Surveying recent surges in technological innovations, Helm's provocative new book documents how the global move toward the interne...

Enjoy New York (A2) - Angela Tomkinson

Let’s all go to the Big Apple! Come with us on our A-Z journey to one of the most exciting and fun cities in the world. Let’s all go to the Big Apple! Come with us on our A-Z journey to one of the most exciting and fun cities in the world. Do you want to know what’s the tallest building in New York? Or what New Yorkers like doing in their free time? Would you like to learn about the food people eat in New York ? Or which famous people are from this city? You can discover the answers to these qu...

Bewilderment

A magnificent new novel by Richard Powers, his first novel since the Booker Prize-shortlisted, Pulitzer Prize-winning The Overstory. THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING, BOOKER PRIZE-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE OVERSTORY 'It changed how I thought about the Earth and our place in it. . . . It changed how I see things and that's always, for me, a mark of a book worth reading.' Barack Obama on The Overstory 'Really, just one of the best novels, period.' Ann Patchett on The Overstory ...

Nomad

A reclusive designer living in a custom tiny house in the middle of the Montana wilderness. A couple who traded their expensive Bay Area apartment for a slip at a nearby marina, where they live on a docked sailboat. A family of five who decided to simplify their lives by moving into a school bus, selling most of their possessions in the process. Nomad features their stories, and many more. From vanlifers to boondockers, liveaboards to tiny-house dwellers, these freedom seekers have forged a new...

Both Flesh And Not

Both Flesh and Not combines David Foster Wallace's best-loved essays with work never before published in the UK.Beloved for his brilliantly discerning eye, his verbal elasticity and his uniquely generous imagination, David Foster Wallace was heralded by critics and fans as the voice of a generation. Collected in Both Flesh and Not are fifteen essayspublished for the first time in book form, including writing never published before in the UK.From 'Federer Both Flesh and Not', considered by many ...