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  • DK Children's Encyclopediaby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    Includes information and amazing images, this is the ultimate book of knowledge for kids aged 7 to 9. This thorough children's encyclopedia contains all the homework answers your kids will need, explained clearly and checked by experts. Covering all the key subjects including Arts, People, History, Earth, Nature, Science, Technology, Space, and... more...

  • Explanatorium of Natureby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    Jaw-dropping, up-close photography shows the natural world and animals as you've never seen it before. From fruit to flowers, from shells to sharks, from ants to elephants, this extraordinary new encyclopedia will keep animal and nature enthusiasts aged 9 and over, utterly absorbed by amazing, close-up images. Explanatorium of Nature is the perfect... more...

  • The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellanyby Killian Fox; The Gannet

    Octopus 2017; US$ 14.99

    'This book is the product of a ludicrously obsessive and greedy mind - it is therefore an utter joy.' - JAY RAYNER 'A vital work from a keen mind full to brimming with wonderful thoughts and ideas.' - JEREMY LEE 'The most original, entertaining and downright fascinating book.' - DAVE BROOM 'Exercise caution before you... more...

  • 1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Overby John Lloyd; James Harkin; Anne Miller

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 10.99

    The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. Iceland imports ice cubes A group of ladybirds is called a loveliness It is illegal in Saudi Arabia to name a child Sandi Eight billion particles of fog can fit into a teaspoon People who read books live longer than people... more...

  • Vrae en feite vir nuuskierige agiesby Adinda Vermaak

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2017; US$ 12.00

    Is jy ’n nuuskierige agie wat wil weet ... ... waar sjokolade vandaan kom? Of wat die ergste epidemies is wat die wêreld nog getref het? Dalk wil jy weet waarom ons elke jaar op 5 November Guy Fawkes vier, of waarom Afrika as ’n unieke kontinent beskou kan word. Of jy wil weet watter produkte of uitvindings eg Suid-Afrikaans is, en of honde werklik... more...

  • The Garland Encyclopedia of World Musicby Ellen Koskoff

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 525.00

    This volume makes available the full range of the American/Canadian musical experience, covering-for the first time in print-all major regions, ethnic groups, and traditional and popular contexts. From musical comedy to world beat, from the songs of the Arctic to rap and house music, from Hispanic Texas to the Chinese communities of Vancouver, the... more...

  • 13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everythingby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    Discover the world as you've never seen it before with exploded images of everyday objects from cars and skeletons to pianos and chocolate! Each image has 13 mind-blowing facts plus a little myth-buster that takes young readers on an incredible factual adventure. Did you know that if you shaved a tiger its skin is stripy? Or that your skeleton replaces... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformationby Mark A. Lamport; Bruce Gordon; Martin E. Marty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 237.50

    The Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation is a comprehensive study of the life and work of Martin Luther and the movements that followed him—in history and through today. Entries explore Luther’s contributions to theology, sacraments, his influence on the church and contemporaries, his character, and more. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Political Assassinationsby Nigel West

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 90.00

    The Encyclopedia of Political Assassinations contains a chronology, an introduction, and appendixes. The encyclopedia section has more than 700 cross-referenced entries on assassinations, intelligence agencies, politics and foreign relations. more...

  • Democracy in Contemporary Japanby Gavan McCormack; Yoshio Sugimoto

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    This title was first published in 1986:  This is a study of "karayuki-san", impoverished Japanese women sent abroad to work as prostitutes from the 1860s to the 1920s. It follows the life of one prostitute, Osaki, who is persuaded as a child of ten to accept cleaning work in Borneo and then forced to work as a prostitute in a brothel. more...