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From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic-its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connec... read more

Devotion
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If the Sun is the size of a Grapefruit, the Earth is a grain of sand, then the distance between the two is a London bus. Scale is intriguing. Scale is everywhere. Scale is our experience of the world, from our perception of time to physical distance to weights ... read more

The Scale of Things
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age

As language evolves faster than ever before, what is the future of `correct' writing? When Emmy Favilla was tasked with creating a styleguide for BuzzFee... read more

A World Without "Whom" : The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age
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Ever wondered how ink is made? Or what is the bestselling book of all time? Or which are the oldest known books in the world? Highbrow to lowbrow, all aspects of the book are celebrated and explored in 'The Book Lovers' Miscellany'. From a list of unfini... read more

The Book Lovers' Miscellany
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Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly. Originally written as advice by a copywriter for designers - who tend to insert and remove apostrophes at will, for visual effect - this is a light-hearted... read more

Fucking Apostrophes
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The ultimate gift for wordsmiths and lovers of language: a word for every day of the year

The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words
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From the cutting-edge London design agency Here Design - writer and poet Philip Cowell, and award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand, author of The Herbarium, this playful, original, beautifully designed book brings to life the punctuation marks we use every day... read more

This Is Me, Full Stop
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Super-powered with on-the-page links to over 300 amazing videos, YouTube World Records show the greatest feats ever recorded on the video-sharing website. From the tallest and smallest to the greatest and maddest, YouTube World Records has it cov... read more

YouTube World Records (2017 Edition)
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Follow-up to the phenomenal international bestseller.Including letters from:Jane Austen, Richard Burton, Helen Keller, Alan Turing, Albus Dumbledore, Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry James, Sylvia Plath, John Lennon, Gerald... read more

More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience
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Nasty women, unite - and read this compendium of fascinating quotations about powerful women through history. When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as "such a nasty woman", women felt a jolt of recognition - and promptly turned his insult into an emp... read more

Quotes for Nasty Women
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The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Bees can play football.Cholesterol is good for you.Camels gave humans the common cold.English has 3,000 words relating ... read more

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over
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The Wisdom of Oz presents the finest pearls of wisdom from Australians of all walks of life - from politicians to actors, journalists to sportspeople, bushrangers to businessmen. An aphorism worthy of its name requires truth, surprise and concisio... read more

Wisdom of Oz: Australian Aphorisms
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