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The Moth : This Is a True Story by Catherine Burns The Moth : This Is a True Story by Catherine Burns favourite
£9.99
1 in stock
With an introduction by Neil GaimanBefore television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. The Moth is a non-profit group that is trying to recapture this lost art, he…
A Dictionary of Bristle A Dictionary of Bristle
£5.95
5 in stock
Have you ever been to Bemminser? Or enjoyed a bag of scrumps after partaking of a few forns down the Volley? Find out with this third edition of "A Dictionary of Bristle".
At Home with Plants At Home with Plants
£20.00
2 in stock
Get inspired to give your home a natural make-over with this stunning book from award-winning interior landscape designer Ian Drummond and interiors editor Kara O'Reilly. Get inspired to give your home a natural make-over with this stunning book from award-winning interior landscape designer Ian Drummond and interiors editor Kara O'Reilly. Houseplants are hot, and creative interior planting is bec…
Birthday by Cesar Aira Birthday by Cesar Aira
£8.99
1 in stock
Birthday by Cesar Aira `Suddenly it hits you: you're not twenty; you're not young any more . . . and in the meantime, while you were thinking about something else, the world has changed.'Birthday begins with a fiftieth birthday. It comes and goes without fanfare, but just a few months later, an apparently banal comment that reveals a gap in the author's knowledge of the world prompts him to sit do…
Black Vodka Black Vodka
£12.00
1 in stock
Anarchy in Mexico - a comic novel about screwed-up families and politics from the author of Down the Rabbit HoleVillalobos' first novel, Down the Rabbit Hole, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011 and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2012It's the 1980s in Lagos de Moreno - a town where there are more cows than people, and more priests than cows - and a poor family is strugg…
Book of Idle Pleasures Book of Idle Pleasures
£14.99
1 in stock
"The Book of Idle Pleasures" is a restorative gift book for the stressed out, tired and hassled. An antidote to our non-stop culture, it is a welcome compedium of timeless delights. The book lists and reflects on 75 simple pastimes and proves that the best things in life really are free: lighting fires, skimming stones, catching falling leaves, whittling, staring out of the window, dreaming, doodl…
Creatures of the Deep : The Pop-Up Book Creatures of the Deep : The Pop-Up Book
£22.50
3 in stock
The book Art Forms in Nature is a collection of prints, made by the scientist Ernst Haeckel, of an enormous variety of flora and fauna from the sea-including microscopic Radiolaria, starfish and jelly fish-and since Prestel published it in 1998, it has been a favourite with artists, designers, illustrators and anyone who enjoys the wondrous forms of the natural world. Now paper engineer Maike Bied…
Great Britain in Colour by Paul Farrell Great Britain in Colour by Paul Farrell
£20.00
1 in stock
Discover a Great Britain unlike any you've ever seen before!Acclaimed illustrator, graphic designer and print-maker, Paul Farrell takes us on a journey through Great Britain that will change the way we think about it forever. Encompassing its countryside, landmarks, and architecture, from the Highlands of Scotland, to the White Cliffs of Dover, the beautiful and bold images in Great Britain in Col…
Hokusai : 22 Pull-Out Posters Hokusai : 22 Pull-Out Posters
£19.99
3 in stock
During his lifetime, Hokusai was one of the most revered artists working in the ukiyo-e school of painting and printmaking. This book gathers the finest examples of Hokusai's breathtaking prints, including his iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa, views of Mt. Fuji, landscapes, domestic scenes, and painstakingly rendered flora and fauna. An introduction by Matthi Forrer offers a brief biography of H…
I Am The Brother Of XX I Am The Brother Of XX
£8.99
1 in stock
A wife is suspended in a bird cage; a thirteenth-century visionary senses the foreskin of Christ on her tongue: Fleur Jaeggy's gothic imagination knows no limits. Whether telling of mystics, tormented families or famously private writers, Jaeggy's terse, telegraphic writing is always psychologically clear-eyed and deeply moving, always one step ahead, or to the side, of her readers' expectations.…
Leaf Supply : A guide to keeping happy house plants Leaf Supply : A guide to keeping happy house plants
£25.00
1 in stock
Leaf Supply : A guide to keeping happy house plants Flowers are great - everyone loves receiving them. But inevitably they're already on the way out the door (and into the trash) by the time they arrive. Plants - living, breathing, life sustaining plants - are where it's at! Authors Lauren and Sophia really want you to fall in love with indoor gardening and growing - they provide specific care ins…
Lime Tree Lime Tree
£8.99
1 in stock
Seeing double rows of elegant lime trees around the main square of his hometown of Colonel Pringles, our narrator - who could well be the author himself, although nothing is guaranteed in a book by Cesar Aira - suddenly recalls the Sunday mornings of his childhood, when his father would take him to gather the lime-flower blossoms from which he made tea. Beginning with his father, handsome and `bla…
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
£8.99
1 in stock
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A STORY OF LOVE AFTER DEATH`A masterpiece' Zadie Smith`Extraordinary' Daily Mail`Breathtaking' Observer`A tour de force' The Sunday TimesThe 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, Will…
Quesadillas Quesadillas
£10.00
1 in stock
Anarchy in Mexico - a comic novel about screwed-up families and politics from the author of Down the Rabbit HoleVillalobos' first novel, Down the Rabbit Hole, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011 and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2012It's the 1980s in Lagos de Moreno - a town where there are more cows than people, and more priests than cows - and a poor family is strugg…
Real Nordic Living Real Nordic Living
£19.95
1 in stock
This stylish publication celebrates the impact Scandinavian culture has had internationally on art, design, fashion, food and interiors, and seeks out those creatives and tastemakers who are currently making their mark on the world stage. Following an introduction by the author providing an overview of hygge (and its antithesis, uhygge) and its place in the Nordic mindset, the book is divided into…
Rock the Boat : Boats, Cabins and Homes on the Water Rock the Boat : Boats, Cabins and Homes on the Water
£40.00
2 in stock
A boat is a hole in the water that you put your passion into. Movable homes provide endless opportunities for exploration and changes of scenery. Modified ferries allow ample space for families. Shanty boats inspire images of Huck Finn's literary journey and youthful spirit. Former cruise ships become charming hotels. These floating domiciles showcase alternative living solutions from the private…
The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada
£9.99
1 in stock
The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada Yoshiro thinks he might never die. A hundred years old and counting, he is one of Japan's many 'old-elderly'; men and women who remember a time before the air and the sea were poisoned, before terrible catastrophe promted Japan to shut itself off from the rest of the world. He may live for decades yet, but he knows his beloved great-grandson - born frail a…
The Maker of Swans The Maker of Swans
£8.99
1 in stock
'Compulsive reading ...rich, strange, beautiful' Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk 'A strange, new and captivating look at a magical realm ...Lavishly entertaining' Independent 'Enthralling ...a literary feast' Stylist The world had forgotten Mr Crowe and his mysterious gifts. Until he killed the poet. He lived a secluded life in the fading grandeur of his country estate. His companions wer…

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