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Three Types of Solitude

Brian Aldiss, who died in 2017, was best known for his science fiction - and in particular for a short story optioned by Stanley Kubrick, which would, under the direction of Steven Spielberg, become the film A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Aldiss's first book was published by Faber in 1955.

The Cyber Effect

Dr Mary Aiken is the world's leading expert in forensic cyberpsychology - a discipline that combines psychology, criminology and technology to investigate the intersection between technology and human behaviour. In this, her first book, Aiken has created a starting point for all future conversations about how the Internet is shaping our perception of the world, development and behaviour, societal norms and values, children, safety and security.

Farmer Giles of Ham

A commemorative golden anniversary edition of Tolkien's classic book, including a new introduction, a map, a copy of Tolkien's unpublished short story which he expanded for publication, his notes for an aborted sequel, and the original first edition illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Farmer Giles of Ham did not look like a hero.

The Old Testament 23 - Isaiah (EN)

The book of Isaiah is Narrative History, Prophetic Oracle, and even a Parable (chapter 5). The prophet Isaiah wrote it at approximately 700 B.C. (Chapters 40-66, written later in his life approx. 681 B.C.). Isaiah is the first book in the section called Major Prophets.

Making Sense of Parenthood

Following on from Making Sense of Motherhood (2005) and Making Sense of Fatherhood (2010), Tina Miller's book focuses on transitions to first-time parenthood and the unfolding experiences of managing caring and paid work in modern family lives. Returning to her original participants, it collects later episodes of their experience of 'doing' family life, and meticulously examines mothers' and fathers' accounts of negotiating intensified parenting responsibilities and work-place demands.

A Little History of Religion

For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion-from the dawn of religious belief to the twenty-first century-with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy.

A Little History of Religion

For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion-from the dawn of religious belief to the twenty-first century-with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy.

The Examined Life. How We Lose and Find Ourselves

A Sunday Times bestseller Longlisted for the Guardian first book award A Radio 4 Book of the Week. This book is about learning to live.

The Ballad in American Popular Music

While ballads have been a cornerstone of popular music for decades, this is the first book to explore the history and appeal of these treasured songs. David Metzer investigates how and why the styles of ballads have changed over a period of more than seventy years, offering a definition of the genre and discussing the influences of celebrated performers including Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, and Whitney Houston.

The New Testament 9 - Galatians (EN)

The book of Galatians is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). It was written by the Apostle Paul about 49 A.D. prior to the Jerusalem Council which had taken place in 50 A.D. This quite possibly could have been Paul’s first letter.

Lincoln in the Bardo

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017 `It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday Times The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil War The American Civil War rages while President Lincoln's beloved ele...

The Everyday Poet

A thoughtful and varied collection of feel-good poems perfect for any day and any situation. This brand-new anthology holds up a mirror to our own lives, and is designed to tackle your everyday needs: whether work is getting you down, you need a moment to relax, you're having trouble sleeping or need a little romantic guidance, this book has a poem for you.Each poem has been carefully selected by editor Deborah Alma, the world's first and only emergency poet, who travels in her 1970s ambulance ...

D&D - Ghosts of Saltmarsh - EN

Explore the waves above and the fathoms below in these watery adventures for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Nestled on the coast of the Azure Sea is Saltmarsh, a sleepy fishing village that sits on the precipice of destruction. Smugglers guide their ships to hidden coves, willing to slit the throat of anyone foolhardy enough to cross their path. Cruel sahuagin gather beneath the waves, plotting to sweep away coastal cities. Drowned sailors stir to unnatural life, animated by dark m...

Fire and Fury

The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous - and absolutely mesmerising. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself.In this explosive book, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office.

D&D - Eberron: Rising From the Last War Adventure

Explore the lands of Eberron in this campaign sourcebook for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. This book provides everything players and Dungeon Masters need to play Dungeons & Dragons in Eberron—a war-torn world filled with magic-fueled technology, airships and lightning trains, where noir-inspired mystery meets swashbuckling adventure. Will Eberron enter a prosperous new age, or will the shadow of war descend once again? Meld magic and invention to craft objects of wonder as an art...

Talking to Robots

'A refreshing variation on the will-intelligent-robots-bring-Armageddon genre . . . this colorful mixture of expert futurology and quirky speculation does not disappoint' Kirkus 'A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.' Isaac Asimov, The First Law of Robotics What robot and AI systems are being built and imagined right now?

Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin

Page, Plant and Jones have collaborated with Reel Art Press to publish the first illustrated book celebrating 50 years since Led Zeppelin formed. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is the first and only official illustrated book ever to be produced in full collaboration with the members of the band.

Homegoing

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Best First Book Effia and Esi: two sisters with two very different destinies. One sold into slavery; one a slave trader's wife.

Codex Seraphinianus XXXIII

An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the `Codex Seraphinianus` was first published in 1981, the book has been recognized as one of the strangest and most beautiful art books ever made.

Boys Will Be Boys

The incendiary new book about toxic masculinity and misogyny from Clementine Ford, author of the best-selling feminist manifesto, Fight Like A Girl. Fearless feminist heroine Clementine Ford's incendiary first book, Fight Like A Girl, is taking the world by storm, galvanising women to demand and fight for real equality and not merely the illusion of it.

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.

Joel Meyerowitz

Where I Find Myself is the first major single book retrospective of one of America's leading photographers. As the title indicates, it is organized in inverse chronological order and spans the photographer's whole career to date.

Queer Intentions

Longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2020 'Eloquent, empathetic and passionate, this book will not just resonate with a new generation of queer people, but with all those who seek to be their allies.

Bad Blood

'I couldn't put down this thriller . . . the perfect book to read by the fire this winter.' Bill Gates, '5 books I loved in 2018' WINNER OF THE FINANCIAL TIMES/MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018 The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.

Bait. Off-Color Stories for You to Color

New York Times bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk presents Bait: Off-Color Stories for You to Color, his first ever coloring book for adults. Bait is both the coloring book debut and the second short story collection for Palahniuk, author of Lullaby and Fight Club.

Totem and Taboo (EN)

Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics is a book by Sigmund Freud, published in German in 1913. It is a collection of four essays first published in the journal Imago (1912-13), employing the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and the study of religion.

Joy at Work

Find your focus - wherever you're working - with Joy at Work. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, sparked a new genre of publishing and became an international bestseller.

Royal Dirties Comisc 1

Royal Dirties Comics #1 is the first comic book by the group of artists known as Royal Dirties. This first issue contains a comic story Memento, six comic stories about Ronald & Donald, 2 chapters about The Undertaker from Mokvas by Martin Jurík, a postcard story and comic strips by Tomas Galata.

White Noise

An extraordinarily funny book on a serious subject, effortlessly combining social comedy, disaster, fiction andphilosophy . . . hilariously, and grimly, successful’ Daily Telegraph First published in 1985, White Noise won the National Book Award. It is now regarded as a classic of postmodern literature.

Why We Sleep

More than exercise, diet and wealth, science has shown that sleep is the most important factor to our physical and mental wellbeing. In the first book of its kind written by a scientific expert, Professor Matthew Walker explores twenty years of cutting-edge sleep science.

Amazing Slovakia

In the past decade, traveler and photographer Filip Kulisev, MQEP (Master Qualified European Photographer) and FBIPP (Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography), has been recognized as one of the world’s best landscape photographers. Amazing Slovakia is his ninth book, in which for the first time he exclusively focuses on his native country and the number of remarkable places it has to offer.

Amazing Slovakia (Limited edition)

In the past decade, traveler and photographer Filip Kulisev, MQEP (Master Qualified European Photographer) and FBIPP (Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography), has been recognized as one of the world’s best landscape photographers. Amazing Slovakia is his ninth book, in which for the first time he exclusively focuses on his native country and the number of remarkable places it has to offer.

Brazil

Shortlisted for the Jabuti Prize for the Best Brazilian Book Published Abroad 'Engrossing ... eye-opening ... an enormously refreshing treat' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times Since Europeans first reached Brazil in 1500 it has been an unfailing source of extraordinary fascination.

This Quiet Dust

In This Quiet Dust, the first book of non-fiction by the Pulitzer Prize-wining author of Lie Down in Darkness and Sophie's Choice, William Styron addresses great moral issues with passion and precision. His writing is at once meditative and engaged, personal and erudite, whether he is covering the dark side of the American and European dream, exploring the greats of American literature, or exploring the nature of the American South.

Humble Pi

**The First Ever Maths Book to be a No.1 Bestseller** 'Wonderful ... superb' Daily Mail What makes a bridge wobble when it's not meant to? Billions of dollars mysteriously vanish into thin air?

Neither Here, Nor There

Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither Here nor There he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hammerfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to Istanbul on the cusp of Asia.

Sunshine

First published in 1950, this enchanting picture book by the creator of Madeline tells the story of a music teacher whose greedy landlord is foiled in his efforts to evict her on Christmas Eve. In so doing, as the original cover copy states, it presents: 'a unique guide to New York City, showing its landmarks as they could only be seen through the eyes of Ludwig Bemelmans...

Christmas in Bohemia. Traditional Czech Christmas Cuisine and Customs

When we first published this little book by Kamila Skopová in 2004, we had no idea what a tradition we would be starting, for ever since then the original Czech version of this little book has been republished almost every year in a larger print run. What is there about it that attracts readers' interest?

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Soon to be an HBO series, book three in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted epic by one of today's most beloved and acclaimed writers, Elena Ferrante, "one of the great novelists of our time." (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times) In the third book in the Neapolitan quartet, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women. Lila married at sixteen and has a yo...

Dusk and Dawn

This monograph, penned by an interdisciplinary team of philologists from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University and their European colleagues, examines European and American literatures from the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, tracing not only the trends common to the whole cultural region but also the differences manifested in particular national literatures. The book is divided into two parts: the first explores the transformation of paradigms in literature and literary cri...