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These days, swimming may seem like the most egalitarian of pastimes, open to anyone with a swimsuit - but this wasn't always the case. In the 19th century, swimming was exclusively the domain of men, and access to pools was a luxury limited by class. Women were (barely) allow... read more

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: 9781472938961
: United Book Distributors
: United Book Distributors
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jenny Landreth
: Paperback
: 797.2108209
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Swell: A Waterbiography
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Living with autism challenges you to parent in a different way, opening your mind to new approaches to looking at a situation and developing resilience. People with autism have a unique way of looking at the world and inherent in this ‘difference’ are... read more

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: 9780473416577
: Dunford Jones
: Dunford Jones
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: Ali Beasley
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Emilia's Colours: The gift of autism
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As children, Jessie Cole and her brother Jake ran wild, free to roam their rainforest home as they pleased. They had each other, parents who adored them, and two mysterious, beautiful, clever half-sisters, Billie and Zoe, who came to visit every holidays. But when Jessie was on the... read more

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: 9781925603507
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: Australia
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: Jessie Cole
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Staying: A Memoir
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The Case of the Missing Body is the true and unusual story of Lily, who has no sense of her body. She has struggled with the effects of this her whole life. Desperate to try anything to be normal, a nevertheless sceptical Lily agrees to begin work with her physiotherapi... read more

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: 9781877578311
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 230mm X 155mm
: New Zealand
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: Jenny Powell
: Paperback
: 362.4
: 100
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The Case of the Missing Body
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Jan Pryor blends her personal experience of losing a child with her professional understanding of family dynamics and children's development. The clumsiness of consolation; the challenges of organising a funeral and what to do with Alexander's ashes; the isolatio... read more

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: 9781999702748
: Heddon Publishing
: Heddon Publishing
: 210mm X 140mm X 15mm
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: Jan Pryor; Katharine Smith (Editor); Catherine Clarke (Illustrator)
: Paperback
: 258
: 29 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
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After Alexander: The Legacy of a Son
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Taking their cue from the work of Charles Johns, who has argued that, far from being an ailment, neurosis is in fact the dominant condition of our society today, an array of thinkers have gathered in The Neurotic Turn to address the question: what can 'neurosis' tell us about our ... read more

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: 9781910924655
: Watkins Media
: Repeater Books
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: United Kingdom
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: Charles Johns
: Paperback
: en
: 300
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The Neurotic Turn
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This illuminating study of Benjamin's final essay helps unlock the mystery of this great philosopher Revolutionary critic of the philosophy of progress, nostalgic of the past yet dreaming of the future, romantic partisan of materialism... read more

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: 9781784786410
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
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: Michael Lowy
: en
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Fire Alarm Reading Walter Benjamin's 'on the Concept of History'
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While birds can chirp and monkeys can chatter, only humans possess the extraordinary power to tell stories and offer explanations, to explain and persuade, to baffle and bullshit that we call language. How come? Where did language come from? In t... read more

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: 9781869408633
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 228mm X 264mm
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: Michael C. Corballis
: Paperback
: en
: 264
: D
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The Truth About Language: What it is and Where it Came From
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Studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century.

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: 9780805202410
: Random House USA Inc
: Random House Inc
: 202mm X 135mm X 17mm
: United States
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: Walter Benjamin
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Illuminations
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Full of cheek and charm, these authentic acquaintance cards are how people broke the ice (and got lucky) around the turn of the century. Use them today (or tonight) to find love. Culled from the collection of Alan Mays, the internet's... read more

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: 9780451499233
: Random House USA Inc
: Crown Publications
: United States
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: Alan Mays
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: 50
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May I See You Home?: 19th-Century Pickups for 21st-Century Suitors
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A guided journal based on Rachel Ignotofsky's New York Times bestselling book Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World. Full of writing, drawing, and creativity prompts, I Love Science inspires kids (and adults) of all ag... read more

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: Ten Speed Press
: 203mm X 152mm X 18mm
: United States
: 9781607749806
: Ten Speed Press
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I Love Science: A Journal for Self-Discovery and Big Ideas
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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In th... read more

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: 9780241957851
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Dan Sperber
: Paperback
: 1
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: 121.3
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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding
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