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How to be Topp, cover How to be Topp, with cartoons by Ronald Searle

Penguin has republished the classic Molesworth books from the 1950s. This new review asks: do they stand the test of time? Are they of another time and place, now past? As they say "the past is another country".

Living French, book cover Living French, Full Course of Language Lessons

Book review of a traditional and comprehensive course in the French language. Aimed at beginners and those returning to study of French. It has a supporting audio CD.

Extraordinary Clouds, cover Extraordinary Clouds; Pictures of Dramatic Skies

Extraordinary Clouds is an appreciation and explanation of dramatic cloud formations by Richard Hamblyn who has done much to explain how clouds form and their structure.

German Racing Silver, cover German Racing Silver; Drivers, Cars and Triumphs

Racing Colours are histories of a nation's motor racing drivers, designers, manufacturers and teams. German Racing Silver is the story of the legendary "Silver Arrows".

Banish Clutter, cover Get Tidy, Banish Clutter Forever, Sheila Chandra

Eliminating clutter frees the mind; people then feel better about themselves. It frees time for other things as an organised home needs less cleaning and maintenance.

The Canterbury Tales, cover Canterbury Tales Retold, Still Classically Pious, Bawdy & Ribald

Peter Ackroyd has produced an excellent new translation of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. He retains the classic medieval charm whilst making it easier for modern readers

French Racing Blue, cover French Racing Blue, The History of Motor Racing

It is often forgotten that motor racing started in France and French teams have a long and distinguished history. Some of the original French teams are still competing. French teams have worn their national racing blue with pride for over a century and continue to do so. Indeed they carried on using national colours well after most teams had switched to the livery of their commercial sponsors.

The Enthusiasts’ Guide to Buying a Classic British Sports Car, cover How To Guide for Buying Post-war Sports Cars

Few books are truly definitive; The Enthusiasts' Guide to Buying a Classic British Sports Car is such a book. Peter Hingston's research has produced a much needed bible. Peter Hingston has brought together the information and guidance that the buyer of a classic British sports car needs to make an informed purchase.

Liberal Fascism, The Secret History of the Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning - cover Politics of Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg

Goldberg seeks to demonstrate that fascism is a socialist movement and therefore a misdirected term of abuse by the left-wing of right-leaning policies and politicians.

Future of the business book - KE25001 End of Business and Reference Books in Print?

I am working on long-standing idea for a book on the management of information technology and computer projects. I was thinking about the form it should take and to make the decision whether to publish it myself as an e-book or to find a traditional publisher for a print version.

The Invention of Air, Story of Joseph Priestley - cover Invention of Air, Story of Joseph Priestley

Priestley was a man of The Enlightenment, notable scientist, minister. He founded the Unitarian church but his political ideas forced him to leave England for a new USA.

In Search of the Multiverse, cover In Search of the Multiverse, John Gribbin

John Gribbin provides a masterful and readable explanation of thinking on multiple universes or dimensions. Exploring the multiverse is a key to current cosmological science.

Senna versus Prost, cover Senna Versus Prost, F1 Grand Prix Power Struggle

Great champions are born fighters; Formula One is no exception and the rivalry, on and off the track, between Prost and Senna was one of the greatest in sporting history.

Warrior of Rome, King of Kings, cover Warrior of Rome, King of Kings

A richly detailed novel set in Imperial Rome of Emperor Valerian at the end of the third century AD with the Sassanid challenging the Roman Empire on the eastern borders.

Country Lore and Legends, cover Country Lore and Legend, History and Superstition

A light exploration of English myths, legends and country lore. Some are based on historical events or people; others are long-standing superstitions and country tales.

The Pleasures of English Food, cover Pleasures of English Food – History and Culture

English cuisine is criticised despite a rich heritage and culture that compares with most culinary traditions. This classic extract will inspire both cook and gourmand.

Leen Times, cover Leen Times, saga of the Daniels family continues

Leen Times A R Dance continues the story from Narrow Marsh of William and Abigail Daniels. The Daniels are married with a successful business and their adversary, the wealthy Sir Josiah Sidmouth has been transported to Van Diemen’s Land. Life is looking good but …

The Cloud Book, cover The Cloud Book, Weather Guide by Richard Hamblyn

Published in association with the UK Met Office this book is an accessible guide to clouds and related phenomenon; particularly when caused by moisture in the atmosphere.

Italian Racing Red, cover Italian Racing Red, History of Cars and Drivers

A comprehensive history of international Italian motor racing; the red national racing colours of corsa rosso reflects the Italian passion for cars and motorsport.

British Racing Green, cover British Racing Green, a Car and Driver History

British Racing Green, of whatever hue, still resonates with national pride in Britain's motor racing heritage which is chronicled here; even when other colours were worn.

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