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|September 1, 2017

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Martin Parr, one of Britain's best-known contemporary photographers, and President of Magnum, the world-famous photographic agency has undertaken a photo-documentary book project. Oxford is a collection of around 100 photographs documenting an academic year in…
The Professor And The Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English…

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The Professor and the Madman , masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The…
Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million…

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"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring…A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Blending history and anecdote,…
The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary, Reissue
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|This title releases July 14, 2018

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"The greatest enterprise of its kind in history," was the verdict of British prime minister Stanley Baldwin in June 1928 when The Oxford English Dictionary was finally published. With its 15,490 pages and nearly two million quotations, it was indeed a monumental…
When The Earth Shakes: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, And Tsunamis

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Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis. Headline-making natural disasters with devastating consequences for millions of people. But what do we actually know about these literally earth-shaking events? New York Times bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and…
Pacific Low Price CD: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators…

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From New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic, a colorful and provocative exploration of the modern Pacific Ocean Winchester focuses on key moments since 1950 that speak to the greater trends and larger truths about the ocean’s…
Atlantic Cd: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million…

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"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring…A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Blending history and anecdote,…
The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries…

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In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman , brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham—the brilliant Cambridge scientist, freethinking intellectual, and practicing nudist who…
Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles
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|May 31, 2005

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In the late 1980s, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester set out on foot to discover the Republic of Korea -- from its southern tip to the North Korean border -- in order to set the record straight about this enigmatic and elusive land. Fascinating…
The Professor And The Madman Movie Tie-in: A Tale Of Murder, Insanity, And The Making Of The Oxford…

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New York Times Bestseller Simon Winchester’s classic about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—soon to be a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson. The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was one of the most ambitious…
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
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|July 5, 2005

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Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman , examines the legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people. The effects of…
The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created The Modern World
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|This title releases May 8, 2018

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The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for…
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