A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy. From the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railway reveals the hidden stories of railway history acro... read more
|Author:||Helga Leunig; Cate Kennedy (Introduction by)|
In 1996, Helga Leunig moved to a farm in north-east Victoria in order to raise a family, leaving her career as a professional photographer behind her, or so she thought. Here she made a vegetable patch. Made do.Lived with the beauty, simplicity and peace of ... read more
A delectable anthology celebrating the finest writing on wine. In this richly literary anthology, Jay McInerney - bestselling novelist and acclaimed wine columnist for Town & Country, the Wall Street Journal and House and Garden - selects over twenty pieces of memorable fiction and nonfict... read more
|Author:||Les Plus Les Plus Beaux Villages De France Assoc.|
Discover the hidden treasures of the 157 most picturesque villages to visit in France, with this fully illustrated, comprehensive travel guide.
From the half-timbered Alsatian houses of Eguisheim to the vines and lav... read more
Discover the Swedish ethos of balanced living with this little book of Lagom.
The Swedish concept of Lagom (pronounced "lah-gom") roughly translates to "not too little, not too much, just right." This charming book introduces readers to a new way of balanced living that promis... read more
|Series:||One A Day|
One Zentangle A Day is a beautiful interactive book teaching the principles of Zentangles as well as offering fun, related drawing exercises. Zentangles are a new trend in the drawing and paper arts world. The concept was started by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to practice focus and med... read more
This is a unique collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different and iconic Puffin book cover. From picture books to paperbacks, teen fiction to "Puffin Classics", this is a selection from seventy years of outstanding British design and illustration in one sturdy little box.
Bookworms rejoice These charming comics capture exactly what it feels like to be head-over-heels for hardcovers. Book Love is a gift book of comics tailor-made for tea-sipping, spine-sniffing, book-hoarding bibliophiles. Debbie Tung's comics are humorous and instantly recognizable--making re... read more
|Author:||John Lloyd; John Mitchinson; James Harkin|
"Trivia buffs and know-it-alls alike will exult to find so much repeatable wisdom gathered in one place."--New York Times This book is bursting with mindboggling morsels of trivia - informative, hilarious, sometimes arcane or utterly useless, but always entert... read more
Taped together so the world can read all about her life through her eyes, My Diarrhe includes pages from Miranda's baby book, poems from her years as an emotional teen, secrets from her dating life, and stories from her rise to fame. As Miranda herself says, "It has every single secret abou... read more
'Being in charge of your own life, and making decisions based on what you want to do rather than what you have to do, gives you a rare kind of contentment and shows you that every ordinary day offers magnificent opportunities.' Award-winning blogger Rhonda Hetzel shares the day-to-day ... read more