When English colonists settled in New Zealand in the mid-1800s, they brought damson plum stones in their pockets, and this self-fertile heirloom fruit tree has been a beloved backyard cropper ever since. With superlative flavour and a distinctive tang when preserved in jams, gin, chutneys, s... read more


Now a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek, The Old Man and the Gun is here joined by two other riveting true-crime tales.
"The Old Man and the Gun" is the incredible story of a bank robber and pri... read more

The Old Man and the Gun (FTI) And Other Tales of True Crime



Series:The\Little Book Of Ser.

A comprehensive guide to the classic card game of bridge, including an overview of the basics, tips and techniques how to play--and strategies to win; perfect for new bridge players and experienced pros alike.
Bridge is all ... read more

The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

In the spirit of land artists like Andy Goldsworthy, the book is as much about discovery as it is about creation. Leaves shaped like lips might inspire a face; an array of rocks might be become an ec... read more

Foraged Art: Creating Projects Using Blooms, Branches, Leaves, Stones, and Other Elements Discovered in Nature

Terracotta Warriors provides an intriguing, original and up-to-date account of one of the wonders of the ancient world. Illustrated with a wealth of original photographs, this is the first book available for the general reader. In one ... read more

Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries



Reading Level:4 non fiction

To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world.' Oscar Wilde More than ever before, we live in a culture that excoriates inactivity and demonizes idleness. Work, connectivity and a constant flow of information are the cultural norms, and a per... read more

Not Working: Why We Have to Stop

Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and reshaped our world.
Drawing o... read more

Merchants of Truth - Inside the War for Control of the News

Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, and with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, David Attenborough, Martin Rees and Richard Fortey amongst others, this is a remarkable volume celebrating the rich history of the Royal Soc... read more

Seeing Further : The Story of Science and the Royal Society

Five billion people, two-thirds of the world's mega-cities, one-third of the global economy, two-thirds of global economic growth, thirty of the Fortune 100, six of the ten largest banks, eight of the ten largest armies, five nuclear... read more

The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-First Century



Series:Godsfield Bibles Ser.

The Astrology Bible is a comprehensive guide to traditional and modern astrology that brings together everything you need to know about the subject, including its meaning, correspondences and how to practise it. If you are a beginner, ... read more

The Astrology Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Zodiac



Ten Women Who Changed Science tells the moving stories of the physicists, biologists, chemists, astronomers and doctors who helped to shape our world with their extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions, and outlines their remarkable achievements. <... read more

Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the only certainty we all share: death. A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE Told through... read more

With the End in Mind - Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial