From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold book that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility
Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we
A fun reading scheme that uses the 'look and say' approach to learning to read. Essential key words are introduced and regularly repeated to assist with pronunciation and meaning. Level one is for starter readers.
On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities scrambled to understand what was occurring, workers, engineers, firefighters and those living in the area were abandoned to their fate. The blast put the world on the brink of
Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of a society overrun by nihilistic violence and governed by a menacing totalitarian state, A Clockwork Orange includes an introduction by Blake Morrison in Penguin Modern Classics.
Fifteen-year-old Alex doesn't just like ultra-violence - he also enjoys rape,
Ladybird Readers Level 1 - це класифіковані читання традиційних казок, популярних персонажів, сучасних історій та не-літературних творів, написаних для молодих учнів англійської мови як іноземної чи другої.
Красиво проілюстрована і ретельно адаптована, серія поєднує в собі найкращі сюжети
Why do some products capture our attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain things out of sheer habit? Is there an underlying pattern to how technologies hook us?
Nir Eyal answers these questions (and many more) with the Hook Model - a four-step process that, when embedded into
How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living?
Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces
Happiness is just around the corner with this practical guide from happiness researcher Meik Wiking
Meik Wiking understands happiness better than anyone. In his role as Founder and CEO of the world's only Happiness Research Institute, he has travelled the globe interviewing the world's happiest
The Sunday Times #1 Bestseller
The great airborne battle for the bridges in 1944 by Britain's Number One bestselling historian and author of the classic Stalingrad
'Our greatest chronicler of the Second World War . . . his fans will love it' - Robert Fox, Evening Standard
'The eye for telling
On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun - but no Katherines.
Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying
Human civilization is on the verge of living beyond Earth. But how will it happen? World-renowned physicist Michio Kaku takes us on a journey to the future, introducing the mind-boggling developments in robotics, nanotechnology and biotechnology that will one day enable us to make our homes among
What a year for Vogue! Alexandra Shulman reveals the emotional and logistical minefield of producing the 100th anniversary issue (that Duchess of Cambridge cover surprise), organizing the star-studded Vogue 100 Gala, working with designers from Victoria Beckham to Karl Lagerfeld and contributors
Artemis Fowl is attempting to go straight. But there's always time for one last job.
Artemis Fowl has created the most powerful new supercomputer known to man – using stolen technology from an elite race of underground fairies.
And when the computer falls into the hands of an IT billionaire with
In the tenth book, more bad luck follows Greg Heffley in Jeff Kinney's laugh out loud series!
I really don't understand why Mom thinks we need to go BACKWARDS, anyway. From what I can tell, the old days weren't that much fun.
Life was better in the old days. Or was it?
That's the question
Opal Koboi is back, and the power-crazed pixie wants revenge. Her to-do list:
- Frame Holly Short for murder
- Start a war between fairies and humans
- Kill anyone who's ever annoyed her (yes, this includes Artemis)
But knowledge of the fairies has been erased from Artemis's mind, and when you
The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind,
In the early twentieth century, people prophesied that technology would see us all working fifteen-hour weeks and driving flying cars. Instead, something curious happened. Not only have the flying cars not materialised, but average working hours have increased rather than decreased. And now, across
Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In Topsy and Tim Meet the Firefighters the twins have an exciting day out at the fire station! They get to see all the fire appliances and learn
The only holidays I want to hear about are the ones where things went WRONG. That way, I don't feel bad about missing out.
Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town in the twelfth instalment of Jeff Kinney's bestselling series.
With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the
It's the eleventh book in the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!
The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'.
As if that's not scary enough,