Most popular Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects books
The most popular Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects books currently available. Updated weekly.
"[A]bounds with well-chosen anecdotes...enlightening...a pleasure to read." -Foreign Affairs
<p>With their first bestselling book, The GCHQ Puzzle Book, the UK's intelligence and security experts tested us with puzzles, codes and real-life entrance tests from their archives. Now, they are back with a new collection of head-scratching, mind-boggling and brain-bending puzzles that will leave you pondering for hours.</p><p>For those who often found themselves stumped with the first book, there will be even more starter puzzles to get those brains warmed up. Puzzle aficionados needn't worry though, as there will also be an 'Even Harder' section to test everyone to their limits.</p><p>Not only that, but in celebration of GCHQ's centenary, the puzzles in this new book will sit alongside stories, facts and photos from the organisation's first 100 years at the heart of the nation's security.</p><p>From the Government Code & Cipher School, to Bletchley Park, through to protecting against cyberattacks, the security of our country is in the hands of GCHQ. With this book, you'll get exclusive snapshots into the organisation that keeps us all safe.</p><p>Publisher: Penguin Books<br />ISBN: 9780241365434</p>
From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the fictionalized biography about the exciting life and adventures of Ada Lovelace.
Takes you to the edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. This book brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation. It shows, by harnessing this science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.
Full colour double-sided map of Great Britain at 8.7 miles to 1 inch (1:550,000), with clear, detailed road network and administrative areas shown in colour.
101 Gins to Try Before You Die is the UK's foremost book on gin, and was the first to explore the explosion of innovative gin brands and the artisanal distillers that are reinventing this classic drink - this new edition is updated to include the very latest new gins as well as the eternal classics and original favourites.
An A-Z of gin, explaining everything you need to know about this sylish spirit.
The March 2019 British National Formulary (BNF 77) is your essential reference book for prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines.
Whisky enthusiasts all over the world look forward to the Malt Whisky Yearbook every autumn. This 15th edition is again fully revised and packed with new and up-to-date information on more than 400 whisky distilleries from all over the world.
The clear and detailed mapping in this bestselling Collins world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent geopolitical changes. Great value and contains all the world maps you need in a budget atlas, for family, study and business use.
An essential addition to the start-up toolkit, designed for entrepreneurs, founders, graphic designers, brand creators and anyone seeking to decode the complicated world of brand identity. Book of Branding is a creative guide for new businesses, start-ups and individuals, which puts visual identity at the heart of brand strategy.
Written by a world-renowned expert in perinatal pharmacology, this essential reference contains current, complete, and evidence-based information on the transmission of maternal drugs into human milk. This 2019 edition has been extensively revised, and now includes 39 completely new and 331 updated medications, and state-of-the-art coverage of multiple diseases, vaccines, and syndromes.
This innovative and carefully designed photographic pocket-sized guide provides a concise introduction to the identification of the 246 birds most likely to be seen in Great Britain and Ireland.
A profoundly insightful and helpful book on the power of habit and how to change your behaviour for a lifetime.
This comprehensive guide to decimal coins can trace its history back over 50 years. It puts all the rumours straight and acts as an excellent collectors' guide to UK decimal coinage. Current market values, plus a lot more info, Including some market commentary. The publisher believes it to be the most accurate guide to decimal coinage.
As the first thing a consumer sees when looking at a product, the packaging can make or break a sale. Each year, the Pentawards celebrate the underrated art of package design by recognizing the most influential pieces from around the world. Featuring hundreds of works and with key pieces described in detail, this book brings together the lucky...
The latest dynamic annual for the 21st century.
The brand new edition of the unrivalled and bestselling Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book.
Read their book to find out.' Professor Tali Sharot, author of The Optimism Bias and The Influential Mind'A powerful, profoundly illuminating exploration of one of the most important subjects of our time.
Over 700 campsites, inspected and rated by AA professional inspectors.
A Super Quick guide to finding and assessing good sources for your research assignment or project.
'As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.'Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThis inspirational little book is bursting with witty and positive quotes and uplifting statements, perfect for helping you see yourself as the amazing person you really are.
Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics through the use of IBM SPSS statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students. The only statistics textbook you and your students will ever need just got better!
Official Licensed Merchandise. Arsenal Football Club. Gunners.
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the various methods, techniques and imaging models for measuring the activities of the brain, from fMRI to PET and much more.
More Noble Than War is the vibrant and often shocking history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict told through football.
A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war
Covering all 55 UEFA member countries, this is a statistical yearbook of both domestic & International football during the 2018-19 season. In addition to full line-ups & stats for International games it contains detailed information of games played in the top divisions of each country, final tables and much more.
A Word a Day contains 365 carefully selected words that will enhance and expand your vocabulary, along with their meanings, origins and sample usage and fascinating word-related facts and trivia.
Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial library, and the extraordinary cast of characters he encounters every day.
The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. The atlas comes in a protective slipcase and has been fully updated with extra information next to each map.
The 2020 Maria Thun biodynamic calendar adapted for North American (EST) dates and times, showing optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting.
The 40th-anniversary edition of this essential guide to buying and collecting antiques.