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New non-fiction for August 2015

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Latest readings by Clive James

Latest readings by Clive James

Latest readings by Clive James

Clive James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia in 2010. As an award-winning author, James shared his evocative musings on literature, family, living and dying in his final book.

Quinntessential baking by Frances Quinn

Quinntessential baking by Frances Quinn

The winner of The Great British Bake Off 2013 delivers her book in time for the Christmas market.

Sudbury, Long Melford and Lavenham through time by Kate J Cole

Sudbury, Long Melford and Lavenham through time by Kate J Cole

Fascinating selection of photographs tracing some of the ways in which Sudbury, Long Melford and Lavenham have changed and developed over the last century.

Platform souls: the trainspotter as 20th-century hero by Nicholas Whittaker

Platform souls: the trainspotter as 21st-century hero by Nicholas Whittaker

A personal odyssey through the lost world of the English railways, from when Whittaker began train-spotting in the 1960s. Covers features such as Dr Beeching’s report, station architecture and privatisation.

Lonely Planet’s ultimate travelist: the 500 best experiences on the planet – ranked

Lonely Planet's ultimate travelist: the 1001 best experiences on the planet - ranked

A compilation of 501 of the world’s most unmissable sights and attractions. It has been ranked by Lonely Planet’s global community of travel experts, so big names such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known gems for a place in the Top 10.

One man’s Everest: the autobiography of Kenton Cool by Kenton Cool

One man's Everest: the autobiography of Kenton Cool by Kenton Cool

The story of how a British climber marked the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of the world’s highest peak by climbing not just Everest but the two huge mountains next to it – all in one go. Sir Ranulph Fiennes calls him “the best alpine climber of his generation”.

A Book of Railway Journeys by Ludovic Kennedy (eBook)

A Book of Railway Journeys by Ludovic Kennedy

Charting 155 years of journeys, adventures and crashes in train travel.

The Secret History of the Blitz by Joshua Levine (eBook)

The Secret History of the Blitz by Joshua Levine

Examination of people’s behaviour during the Blitz, its 75th anniversary this year.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Eastern and Central Europe by Dorling Kindersley (eBook)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Eastern and Central Europe by Dorling Kindersley

Practical information on culture, events and landscapes of such countries as Romania and Hungary.

5 Minutes to Stress Relief by Lauren E Miller (eBook)

5 Minutes to Stress Relief by Lauren E Miller

Identify and release causes of stress with tips from a stress-relief expert.

Brandon King

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