Reference & Language Books

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018 Cover Image
By Sarah Janssen (Editor)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781600572135
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: World Almanac Books - December 5th, 2017

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time


It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476734491
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 7th, 2017

New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family--where it begins and how far it goes--and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the "Family of Humankind."


The Book: An Homage Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781567926071
Availability: Backordered
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - November 1st, 2017

German author Burkhard Spinnen revisits moments of bibliophilia mixed with anguish through a personal and historical journey of the books we encounter and the places we meet them.


Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience Cover Image
By Shaun Usher (Compiled by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781452166322
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 3rd, 2017

This New York Times bestseller offers a unique glimpse of the events and people of history--the brightest and best, the most notorious, and the endearingly everyday. All 125 entries include a transcript of the letter; a short introduction; and, in 100 cases, a captivating facsimile of the letter itself.


Bookshops: A Reader's History Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771961745
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Published: Biblioasis - October 31st, 2017

"Bookshops is the best kind of biblio-mystery, in which a cultivated and civilized detective guides us through the labyrinth of the world's stores, stopping to talk for a while, before plunging off on the next fascinating diversion. Jorge Carrion brings page-turning excitement to the extended essay form." --Iain Sinclair


How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393355185
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 5th, 2017

Grounded in a common-sense approach, friendly and supportive, How to Write Anything is Internet-savvy, with advice throughout about choosing the most appropriate medium for your message: e-mail or pen and paper. At once a how-to, a reference book, and a pioneering guide for writing in a changing world, this may be the only writing resource you'll ever need.


The Old Farmer's Almanac Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781571987358
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Published: Old Farmer's Almanac - August 29th, 2017

It's another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer's Almanac, America's oldest continuously published periodical Always timely, topical, and distinctively "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life.


Guinness World Records 2018: Meet Our Real-Life Superheroes Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781910561720
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Published: Guinness World Records - August 29th, 2017

The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.


Browse: The World in Bookshops Cover Image
By Henry Hitchings (Editor), Various (Contribution by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781782272120
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Published: Pushkin Press - September 5th, 2017

A celebration of the greatest kind of shop in the world, by an award-winning cast of writers including Ali Smith, Michael Dirda, Elif Shafak and Daniel Kehlmann.


Books for Living: Some Thoughts on Reading, Reflecting, and Embracing Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804172752
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Published: Vintage - September 5th, 2017

From the author of the beloved New York Times best-selling The End of Your Life Book Club, an inspiring and magical exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity.


Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks: A Librarian's Love Letters and Breakup Notes to the Books in Her Life Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250106490
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 26th, 2017

Lonely Planet's Atlas of Adventure Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781786577597
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Published: Lonely Planet - September 19th, 2017

Don't just walk on the wild side - hike, climb, cycle, surf and even parachute. Lonely Planet's Atlas of Adventure is an encyclopedia for thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies, featuring the best outdoor experiences, country-by-country, across the world - making it the ultimate introduction to an exciting new world of adventure.


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