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By Max Brooks
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBe immersed in the Minecraft universe for the first time in a thrilling new adventure like no other! Minecraft: The Island will tell the story of a new hero stranded in the world of Minecraft, who must survive the harsh, unfamiliar environment and...
Here are his often hilarious takes on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory - but also his wryly amusing depictions of ordinary people in extraordinary times, living in bombed-out streets, dealing with food shortages, coping with blackouts,...
How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport? Or be told that, as an actress, the part you're most fitted to play is 'wife of a terrorist'? How does it feel to have words from your native language misused, misappropriated and used...
A passionate opponent of the death penalty, John discovers that young Leon worked on death row in the nation's most notorious prison, under traumatic conditions: befriending the inmates over the years while having to assist with their eventual execution.
Presents a polemical collection of 125 of the author's favourite recipes, each one an example of the fine art of culinary plagiarism. In thsi book, he offers advice such as: why the British never got the hang of garlic; a purist would never dream of putting cheese in a Gratin...
By Steven Poole
`Clever and entertaining.' Sunday Times`Elegantly written and full of surprises.' Daily Telegraph`Always entertaining and often eye-opening.' Financial TimesOld ideas that were mocked or ignored for centuries are now storming back to the cutting edge of research and informing the way we lead our lives.
By Tom Dyckhoff
The "iconic" building is the most obvious architectural phenomenon of our age yet, somehow, no one has quite done what Tom Dyckhoff does with The Age of Spectacle, which is to tell its story clearly and plainly.' Rowan Moore, Observer'First class.