The Vanishing Velazquez
: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece
From one of the world's most expert art critics, the incredible true story - part art history and part mystery...
: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis
The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it ...
The Invention of Murder
: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
Levels of Life
Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
The interwoven stories of two men whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time...
The Meaning of Everything
: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
A scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language. Winchester...
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