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The best kind of history book is the kind that bristles with character, is vivacious rather than dry, and isn’t bogged down in research. With The Vampyre Family, Andrew McConnell Stott has produced just that kind of book.

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In his latest book To The Letter, Simon Garfield journeys through the history of the written letter, from the earliest Greek missives to a lovely cross-continental project aiming to revive letter-writing.

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Immediately upon picking up Wonderbook, the reader will be struck by how gorgeous a production this is. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this is so much more than a writing guide – this is a treasure chest of inspiration.

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Patrick Barkham presents an affectionate, balanced view of the role of badgers in Britain’s countryside in Badgerlands.

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According to Tom Standage, digital editor at the Economist, ‘social media’ has been around for a lot longer than you might think.

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We live in an internet-addicted world; the ubiquitious “free wi-fi” signs in shops, cafes and public transport are testament to that.

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Katie Green had always been fussy with her food, but as she got older it turned from simple childhood awkwardness into something more.

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For almost the full length of Queen Victoria’s reign, there was also a woman in charge in China wielding great power – although behind the scenes – over one-third of the world’s population.

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