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Living by Numbers

Ideas about quantities, magnitudes and frequencies shape and give texture to almost everything we feel, say, dream and do. In Living by Numbers, now available in paperback, Steven Connor explores the many ways in which we live in, and by, a world of numbers.

The Universe Speaks in Numbers

A groundbreaking exploration of how the interplay of physics and mathematics has enriched our understanding of the universe - essential reading for anyone who wants to grasp how physicists are attempting, in Stephen Hawking's words, to 'know the mind of God'. One of the great mysteries of science is that underlying all the complexities of the universe is a harmonious order, whose existence Einstein described as 'a miracle'.

The Mouse Who Reached the Sky

Little Mouse has a big plan in this charming lift-the-flap story book by the award-winning Petr Horacek. A beautifully illustrated and charming story about Little Mouse and her friends from the much loved and award-winning Petr Horacek, an illustrator described by the Washington Post as "the thinking tot's Eric Carle".

The Spy Who Loved Me

WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DOUGLAS KENNEDY `You take a wrong step, play the wrong card in Fate's game, and you're lost in a world you had never imagined, against which you have no weapons.

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

Marian Sutro is an outsider: the daughter of a diplomat, brought up on the shores of Lake Geneva and in England, half French, half British, naive yet too clever for her own good. But when she is recruited from her desk job by SOE to go undercover in wartime France, it seems her hybrid status - and fluent French - will be of service to a greater, more dangerous cause.

Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window Who Disappeared

On his one-hundredth birthday Allan Karlsson makes his escape from the old people's home and embarks on an unlikely and momentous adventure. The international bestselling phenomenon by Swedish sensation Jonas Jonasson.

The Man Who Would Be King (EN)

"The Man Who Would Be King" (1888) is inspired by the real-life actions of James Brook, a British soldier who made himself Rajah of Sarawak (Borneo). In this short story, Kipling tells of two crook characters, Daniel Dravot and Peachey Carnehan, through a third character, an Indian journalist, who is acquainted with the men.

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...

H. P. Lovecraft. He Who Wrote in the Darkness

Lovecraft had an unusual childhood marked by tragedy. His traveling salesman father developed a mental disorder and, in 1893, became a patient at the Butler Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, and there he remained until his death.

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonasson

The international bestselling sensation. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not . . . Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a suitcase f...

Mister Tee Raised By The Streets Tee black - L

Casual cut, cool print and a clear message - all this makes this tee the perfect companion for all basketball fans and anyone else who appreciates a cool streetball motif. On top of that there is of course the matching wearing comfort. Farba: black Zloženie: shell fabric 1: 100% cotton, Single Jersey, 180 GSM

Mister Tee Raised By The Streets Tee black - M

Casual cut, cool print and a clear message - all this makes this tee the perfect companion for all basketball fans and anyone else who appreciates a cool streetball motif. On top of that there is of course the matching wearing comfort. Farba: black Zloženie: shell fabric 1: 100% cotton, Single Jersey, 180 GSM

Mister Tee Raised By The Streets Tee black - S

Casual cut, cool print and a clear message - all this makes this tee the perfect companion for all basketball fans and anyone else who appreciates a cool streetball motif. On top of that there is of course the matching wearing comfort. Farba: black Zloženie: shell fabric 1: 100% cotton, Single Jersey, 180 GSM

Mister Tee Raised By The Streets Tee black - XL

Casual cut, cool print and a clear message - all this makes this tee the perfect companion for all basketball fans and anyone else who appreciates a cool streetball motif. On top of that there is of course the matching wearing comfort. Farba: black Zloženie: shell fabric 1: 100% cotton, Single Jersey, 180 GSM

Mister Tee Raised By The Streets Tee black - XS

Casual cut, cool print and a clear message - all this makes this tee the perfect companion for all basketball fans and anyone else who appreciates a cool streetball motif. On top of that there is of course the matching wearing comfort. Farba: black Zloženie: shell fabric 1: 100% cotton, Single Jersey, 180 GSM

Nordic By Nature

Nordic by Nature is emphasizing seasonality and restoring the link between food and nature, for cooking to be compatible with healthiness and sustainability. With Nordic by Nature Gestalten and Borderless Co. are going beyond what's become predictable, beyond stereotypes of the "Nordic Cuisine." Nordic by Nature documents the redrafting of Denmark's cultural culinary heritage as an inspirational insight into the state of the industry as a whole and a reflection of the revolutionary players who ...

The Hungry and the Fat

By the author of Look Who's Back, a radical and bold satire in inequitable times. REFUGEE CAMPS IN AFRICA ARE SWELLING

Depeche Mode by Anton Corbijn

In November 2020, Depeche Mode were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and Dave Gahan, accepting the honour, said: "I'd like to thank Anton Corbijn who thank God came in at the right time and actually made us look cool." Also in the fall of 2020, TASCHEN released the limited edition Depeche Mode by Anton Corbijn (81-18) signed by Depeche Mode and Anton Corbijn, and it became one of the fastest selling collector's editions in the publishing company's history. This equally epic, but more...

Call Me By Your Name

Now a major motion picture from the makers of A Bigger Splash.During a restless summer on the Italian Riviera, a powerful romance blooms between seventeen-year-old Elio and his father's house guest, Oliver. Unrelenting currents of obsession and fear, fascination and desire threaten to overwhelm the lovers who at first feign indifference to the charge between them.

The Day of the Triffids

When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Carefully removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see: everyone else, doctors and patients alike, have been blinded by a meteor shower.

How I Learned to Understand the World

This is a book that contains very few numbers. Instead, it is about meeting people who have opened my eyes.

The Catcher in the Rye

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A PerfectDay for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of children. The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield.

Banksy. The Man Behind The Wall

For someone who shuns the limelight so completely that he conceals his name, never shows his face and gives interviews only by email, Banksy is remarkably famous. From his beginnings as a Bristol graffiti artist, his artwork is now sold at auction for six-figure sums and hangs on celebrities’ walls.

The Second Sex

TRANSLATED BY CONSTANCE BORDE AND SHEILA MALOVANY-CHEVALLIER ANNOTATED AND INTRODUCED BY MARTINE REID 'Everyone who cares about freedom and justice for women should read The Second Sex' Guardian

The Fishermen

In a small town in western Nigeria, four young brothers - the youngest is nine, the oldest fifteen - use their strict father's absence from home to go fishing at a forbidden local river. They encounter a dangerous local madman who predicts that the oldest brother will be killed by another.

The Jungle Books

Loved by children and adults alike, The Jungle Books is the story of the irrepressible Mowgli, who is rescued as a baby from the jaws of the evil tiger, Shere Khan. Raised by wolves and guided by Baloo the bear, Mowgli and his animal friends embark on a series of hair-raising adventures through the jungles of India.

The Queer Bible

'We stand on the shoulders of giants. Now we learn their names.' THE QUEER BIBLE is a collection of essays written by queer icons, about the queer trailblazers throughout history who inspired them.

The Story of Kullervo

The world first publication of a previously unknown work of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the powerful story of a doomed young man who is sold into slavery and who swears revenge on the magician who killed his father. Kullervo son of Kalervo is perhaps the darkest and most tragic of all J.R.R. Tolkien's characters.

The Hobbit

Film tie-in edition of the best-selling classic work of fantasy of Bilbo Baggins’ adventures in Middle-earth, featuring the complete story told in both films, with a striking cover image from Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and drawings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End.

The Prophet

The most famous work of spiritual fiction of the twentieth century, The Prophet is rooted in Kahlil Gibran's own experience as an immigrant and provides inspiration to anyone feeling adrift in a world in flux. As a prophet named Almustafa is about to board a ship to travel back to his homeland after twelve years in exile, he is stopped by a group of people who ask him to share his wisdom before he leaves.

Into the Wild

The film tie-in edition of Jon Krakauer's classic account of a gifted young man who chose literally to walk away from his life. By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment throug...

The Graveyard Book

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead.

The Myth of Race

Biological races do not exist?and never have. This view is shared by all scientists who study variation in human populations.

The Electric State

Stranger Things meets On the Road in this hypnotic, lavishly illustrated novel. Set in a post-apocalyptic 1997, The Electric State is the story of Michelle who, accompanied by her toy robot Skip, sets out across the western United States in a stolen car to find her missing brother.

How to increase company profits by reducing costs (EN)

Although the benefits of cutting company costs may seem obvious, there are many entrepreneurs who neglect to do that. The costs directly affect the level of their income and may also pose a great risk to the company.

The Raven's Head

The Raven's Head by Karen Maitland, author of the bestselling and much-loved Company of Liars, will delight fans of Kate Mosse or Deborah Harkness seeking a new, dark fix. 'A compelling blend of historical grit and supernatural twists' Daily Mail on The Falcons of Fire and Ice Vincent is an apprentice librarian who stumbles upon a secret powerful enough to destroy his master.

The Great Gatsby

Invited to an extravagantly lavish party in a Long Island mansion, Nick Carraway, a young bachelor who has just settled in the neighbouring cottage, is intrigued by the mysterious host, Jay Gatsby, a flamboyant but reserved self-made man with murky business interests and a shadowy past. As the two men strike up an unlikely friendship, details of Gatsby'simpossible love for a married woman emerge, until events spiral into tragedy.

The Colossus of Maroussi

Enraptured by a young woman's account of the landscapes of Greece, Henry Miller set off to explore the Grecian countryside with his friend Lawrence Durrell in 1939. In The Colossus of Maroussi he describes drinking from sacred springs, nearly being trampled to death by sheep and encountering the flamboyant Greek poet Katsumbalis, who 'could galvanize the dead with his talk'.