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Survival of the Prettiest

book cover image The Evolution of Beauty

Charles Darwin once said he was "sickened" by the sight of a peacock's tail; its impressive length was contrary to evolutionary fitness. Then he had an idea.

Vintage BBC

book cover image The Antiques Roadshow

Looking for that lost Norman Rockwell? You're not alone. For forty years, Antiques Roadshow, one of the Britain's most beloved TV shows, has inspired viewers to check their attics.

Nashville, Ontario

book cover image The Man Who Carried Cash

Before Johnny and June got engaged at the London Ice House, there was Johnny and Saul. The Man Who Carried Cash tells the volatile story of Johnny Cash and his manager, Londoner Saul Holiff.

Irish Cuisine 2018

book cover image The New Irish Table

In The New Irish Table, ten award-winning Irish chefs highlight fresh, local, and seasonal food. Just in time for March 17.

The Wars Of The Roses

book cover image Battle Royal

England, 1454. A kingdom is sliding into chaos. Having struggled for a decade to contain the feuding of his dukes, Henry VI is losing his mind. This cannot end well. 

The Power of Onlyness

book cover image The Power of Onlyness

Got a "wild" idea? In The Power of Onlyness Nilofer Merchant, who had many doors slammed in her face, says she has a path to make your dream a reality.

Happiness Here & Now

book cover image Happiness In This Life

Looking for some timely wisdom? Kirkus Reviews says the latest book from Pope Francis offers "gentle encouragements to do the right thing",

Frum on Trump

book cover image Trumpocracy

Toronto-born David Frum may have become a respected Republican insider and go-to conservative commentator, but he is no fan of The Donald. Here's why.

Sparks "R" Us

book cover image The Creative Spark

Of all the species on Earth, says anthropologist Augustin Fuentes, only one has composed a symphony, built a spaceship or written a novel.

Quelle Histoire!

book cover image France

Is France on the rise? If so, what are the roots of its renaissance? Historian and commentator Jonathan Fenby explores.