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A History of Seeing in Eleven Inventions

Susan Denham Wade

Packed with fascinating insights and impeccably researched, A History of Seeing in Eleven Inventions investigates the story of seeing from the evolution of eyes 500 million years ago to the present day. Time after time, it reveals, inventions that changed how people saw the world ended up changing it altogether. Can our eyes keep up with technology? Have we gone as far as the eye can see?

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Stop Believing Bullshit and Actually Start Helping Yourself

James Adonis

Stop Believing Bullsh*t offers sense in place of the sparkling nonsense that permeates the inspiration industry. It exposes the unrealistic clichés and misleading mantras that frequently just make you feel bad, replacing them with evidence-based insights that are no less motivating, but are credible, reliable and, most importantly, scientifically tested...



Mauro F. Guillén

Once upon a time, the world was neatly divided into prosperous and backward economies. We expected the rules to remain the same throughout our lifetimes, but that world – and those rules – are over. By 2030, a new reality will take hold. 2030 is both a remarkable guide to the coming changes and an exercise in the power of ‘lateral thinking’, thereby revolutionising the way you think about cataclysmic change and its consequences...



Caroline Harris (editor)

M-Boldened: Menopause Conversations We All Need to Have is a book about menopause unlike any other. Its contributors, speaking from many different walks of life, open up the conversation in new and profound ways for people across the globe. Recognising menopause as a human rights issue that affects everyone everywhere, this book shapes a new courageous conversation about how we can and should view the menopause and midlife...

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Dare To Be Great

Polly Higgins

Celebrated Earth lawyer Polly Higgins was a luminary in the environmental justice movement as she worked to Stop Ecocide globally. She was a beacon for how to live the brave, bold lives that, at our best, we imagine for ourselves. Both a playful, inspirational conversation and a heartfelt, lived call, this book offers each of us a transformational roadmap through selfcare to Earth-care, and will empower you to unlock your potential and step out into the future...

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Fuck Off, I’m Sewing

Profanity Embroidery Group

Swearing is good for you. Stitching is good for you. It’s win f*cking win. Once upon a time in the quiet coastal town of Whitstable, previously known for oysters and fingering, a bunch of unknown stitchers came together to sew, drink and swear. We bring you the highlights and lowlifes of the Profanity Embroidery Group. Inspired by Mrs Winchester who found a positive outlet for her frustrated negative energy. Beautiful stitching for a world that is fucked...

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Zero Altitude

Helen Coffey

Part climate-change investigation, part travel memoir, Zero Altitude follows Helen Coffey as she journeys as far as she can in the course of her job as a top travel journalist – all without getting on a single flight. Among trips by train, boat and bike, she meets climate experts and activists at the forefront of the burgeoning flight-free movement. Over the course of a year, she discovers that keeping both feet on the ground is not only possible but that it can also an exhilarating opportunity for adventure...


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