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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Along the Iron Curtain Tra…

‘Bill Bryson on two wheels’ Independent

Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike.

Asking for trouble and getting it, he sets off at the Arctic winter’s brutal height, bullying his plucky MIFA 900 through the endless and massively sub-zero desolation of snowbound Finland.

Haunted throughout the journey by the border detritus of watchtowers and rusted razor wire, Moore reflects…

Hearing Birds Fly

Pub Date : 2008-09-04 | Author : Louisa Waugh | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780748108572
ISBN 13 : 0748108572

HEARING BIRDS FLY is Louisa Waugh's passionately written account of her time in a remote Mongolian village. Frustrated by the increasingly bland character of the capital city of Ul..

Carried Away

Pub Date : 2001-04-05 | Author : Rachel Bowlby | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231504447
ISBN 13 : 0231504446

Asserting that a history of shopping was, until recently, a history of women, Rachel Bowlby trains her eye on the evolution of the modern shopper. She uses a compelling blend of hi..

How To Go Vegan

Pub Date : 2017-12-28 | Author : Veganuary, | Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 10 : 9781473680975
ISBN 13 : 1473680972

Ever thought about eating less meat and fewer dairy products? Concerned about animal welfare and the environment? Interested in the health benefits of a plant-based lifestyle? This..

Holding Hands Holding Hearts

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Richard D. Phillips | Publisher : Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 0875525202
ISBN 13 : 9780875525204

What does the Bible say about dating? Nothing. And everything! This book offers a biblical view of relationships and provides insight on issues of commitment, attraction, and more...

Inventing The Barbarian

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : Edith Hall | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198147800
ISBN 13 : 0198147805

Incest, polygamy, murder, sacrilege, impalement, castration, female power, and despotism: these are some of the images by which the Greek tragedians defined the non-Greek, `barbari..


Pub Date : 2014-09-16 | Author : Mark Whitaker | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451697995
ISBN 13 : 1451697996

The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with Cosby and more than sixty of his closest friends and as..

From The Fryer To The Fuel Tank

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Joshua Tickell | Publisher : Biodiesel America

ISBN 10 : 0970722702
ISBN 13 : 9780970722706

Discusses the American dependence on imported fossil fuel and proposes a solution in the form of biodiesel engines...

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