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Mary, Madeleine and Pamela Wyndham were the daughters of bohemian and free-spirited parents who allowed them to develop intellectually and emotionally to become celebrated figures of the late Victorian era.

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For at least a decade under Putin’s rule, Russia has seemed like a sinister overlord grinning crookedly down over Europe, though quiet enough about the exact detail of its operation to bother too many outside its borders.

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When 27-year-old Gideon Lewis-Kraus finds himself in Berlin flittering away his time without any real sense of direction, he seeks something more serious, more focused, more directional: pilgrimage.

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When a struggling writer takes a job proof editing the newsletter of a renowned gourment deli owner, he becomes intrigued by the passion for what is described as the world's most exclusive – and expensive – cheese.

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The four walls that constitute the modern house and all of the components that go into making a home are something that we regularly take for granted.

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J H Brennan explores the relationship of man and the spirit world from prehistory to the present day in Whisperers.

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‘The moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg or arm.’ Thus said Thomas Jefferson, and it is this concept of an ingrained moral compass that Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology at Yale University, uses to explore the origins and development of morality in babies and adults

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New digital technologies have already changed our lives beyond all recognition, but according to Smart Cities the impact of these technologies on our lives is only just beginning.

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A hundred years after her birth, Tove Jansson’s atmospheric novels and quirky Moomin tales continue to delight children and adults around the world, and the fascination with all things Scandinavian has cemented the appeal of her memoirs on the Finnish landscape.

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