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Some new additions to our Non-Fiction stock.
Filled with photographs and cross-referenced maps, this series of travel guides features unique
essays by local writers on the culture, history, and people of each region, with authoritative ratings of not-to-be-missed attractions and landmarks, listings of restaurants and accommodations and practical advice.
Anne Brontë is the forgotten Brontë sister, overshadowed by her older siblings - Or that's what Samantha Ellis, a life-long Emily and 'Wuthering Heights' devotee, had always thought. Until, that is, she started questioning that devotion and, in looking more closely at Emily and Charlotte, found herself confronted by Anne instead.
The Danish word hygge is one of those beautiful words that doesn't directly translate into English, but it more or less means comfort, warmth or togetherness. 'The Little Book of Hygge' will give you practical steps and tips to become more hygge.
Deborah Rodriguez arrived in Afghanistan in 2002 and opened the first beauty salon in Kabul that actually trained local women to become beauticians.
All of these women have a story to tell, and all of them bring their stories to the Kabul Beauty School, a place of perms, friendship and freedom.
'The January Man' is the story of a year of walks that was inspired by a song, Dave Goulder's 'The January Man'. Month by month, season by season and region by region, Christopher Somerville walks the British Isles, following routes that continually bring his father to mind. As he travels the country he describes the history, wildlife, landscapes and people he encounters, down back lanes and old paths, in rain and fair weather.