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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.

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.

The Time Paradox, cover The Time Paradox, Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd

The Time Paradox explores how our attitudes to time affect behaviour and consequent lifestyle. It suggests ways that readers can make changes they desire or need.

The Case for Working with Your Hands, cover The Case for Working with Your Hands

This book explains Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good. The problem solving skills of practical work should receive more respect.

Rockers and Rollers, cover Rockers and Rollers,Brian Johnson's Cars History

Automotive autobiography by Brian Johnson, frontman for legendary rock group AC/DC told as a very personal journey through his cars and motoring history.

Grammar for English Language Teachers, cover Grammar for English Language Teachers, Lessons

Grammar for English Language Teachers provides wide coverage of English grammar to support teachers in planning lessons and understanding the difficulties students meet. Martin Parrott takes a fresh approach and moves away from the verb phrase basis that has become the norm in the teaching of English grammar. Instead he looks at grammar both from the basis of word classes and verb phrases.

A Mathematician Plays the Market, cover A Mathematician Plays the Market

Even a mathematician can be grabbed by the psychology of gambling and make losses on stock markets despite maths telling him that prices are unpredictable. He figured the odds and they still beat him.

Rosetta Stone language course Back to Second Language Study

Many who learned a language at school later find a need or desire to use it when travelling. Rosetta Stone can help returning students polish their skills.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 2 - cover Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two

The first volume of this classic cookery reference was extensive but not complete. The second book is a valuable addition as it covers many important missing elements.

The Element, cover The Element, Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

The Element provides reasons why many young people under achieve and disengage from education. Using real life examples it suggests an alternative educational approach that works with an individual's passions.

At Large and At Small, cover At Large and At Small: Essays by Anne Fadiman

Anne Fadiman clearly loves language and expresses that love in this collection of essays - a neglected literary form even as it meets the need of today's time poor reader.

Racing and Sports Car Chassis Design, cover Racing & Sports Car Chassis Design; Build a Car

Although nearly fifty years old this book should be on the bookshelf of all sports and racing car fans. Car technology may change but basic suspension principles do not.

The Long Way Round, cover Long Way Round, Two Men on Bikes, A Challenge

This is not a typical celebrity spin-off but a story of two mates on a personal motorcycle adventure of a lifetime. They just happen to be well known actors. Many readers will have seen the television series and may be concerned that this book was less of an adventure and more a series of photo-opportunities. Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman were determined that it was their personal trip first and filming came second.

Joint Force Harrier, cover Joint Force Harrier, Air Power in Afghanistan

Joint Force Harrier is written in traditionally understated British manner which raises the sense of excitement and tension that would be lost with a more gung-ho style. After the well-regarded Sea Harrier was retired 800 Naval Air Squadron took on the Harrier GR7 and became part of Joint Force Harrier – a force combining Royal Air Force and Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm squadrons.

America, Empire of Liberty - book cover America, Empire of Liberty, History of USA

America is a nation with a particular view of democracy and freedom. This book seeks to explain how that view has been formed through its history of conflicting beliefs. America, Empire of Liberty covers the history of America from before the arrival of European colonists up the election of Barack Obama in November 2008 which was a noteworthy event in the context of this book’s analysis.

English Grammar in Use, book cover English Grammar in Use, Intermediate Reference

English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy may be the definitive textbook for intermediate students of English and Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone for Self Study of a New Language

Rosetta Stone is a quick and painless introduction to learning an additional language. Courses are designed to immerse students in the language so they learn naturally.

Taking the Medicine, book cover Taking the Medicine, History of Drugs and Trust

In Taking the Medicine/em> Burch argues many medical treatments, old and new, have no evidence they work. Good intentions are undermined when bad science meets blind faith.


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