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 Non-Fiction - General

Series:Mini Weapons Os Mass Destruction Ser.

We've come a long way from the Peashooter Era: with the advent of modern household products and office supplies - foldback clips, clothespins, rubber bands, ballpoint pens, toothpicks, paper clips and plastic utensils - the everyday junk drawer can hold all... read more

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

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 Non-Fiction - General

Series:Ladybirds for Grown-Ups Ser.

THE PERFECT GIFT for people who value friendship, uncompromising love, dribble, chewed up furniture and miles and miles of walking to go to the toilet. __________________________________ 'The dog is often called a man's best friend. Dogs are reliable, loya... read more

The Dog (The Ladybird How it Works)

A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Looming Tower, " the now-classic study of al-Qaeda's 9/11 attack. Based on more than two hundred personal int... read more

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

A collection of Jon's newspaper features, reworked and with new material, with a common theme: the ways in which people get themselves into wholly irrational bubbles, within which all manner of lunacy makes perfect sense. In Jon's pre... read more

Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness

Award-winning travel writer Aaron Millar reveals the greatest wonders of the world and the insider secrets on how to see them at their awe-inspiring best. Featuring selections from around the globe, and a number of new and never-seen-before entries, thi... read more

The 50 Greatest Wonders of the World

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 Non-Fiction - General

Reading Level:Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14

Teen counselor Elizabeth Clark created this book for teens as a tool for initiating discussions on sensitive topics. In her research with teens and their world, she became aware of how things have changed for teens in the last 10 years. Internet ac... read more

Love, Sex, and No Regrets for Today's Teens

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Them: Adventures with Extremists

In the late nineteenth century, general housework in the British home was so labour intensive that it required an army of servants to undertake it. Since then, the ways in which we look after our homes may have changed dra... read more

Spit and Polish: Old-Fashioned Ways to Banish Dirt, Dust and Decay

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 Non-Fiction - General

A hilarious, furious and profoundly useful short guide to the most maddening punctuation in English
 
Apostrophes are an f'ing pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly.
 
Originally written ... read more

Fucking Apostrophes

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 Non-Fiction - General

The News is Alain de Botton's witty and insightful exploration of our twenty-first century obsession with media.
Why do we keep checking the news?
Today, the news occupies the same dominant position in our lives as religion once did. But rarely do we co... read more

The News A User's Manual

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 Non-Fiction - General

Reading Level:General Adult

What would Kant's sexts look like? How would Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir break up? What would Confucius think of Tinder? Love Voltaire Us Apart is a hilarious spoof relationship guide with a philosophical edge, made ... read more

Love Voltaire Us Apart: A Philosopher's Guide to Relationships