Bertrand Russell, born in Monmouthshire, 1872. English philosopher, mathematician, historian, social reformist, and pacifist. He is best known for the work Principia Mathematica, an attempt to ground mathematics on logic. Read Principia Mathematica
Read the opening extract of the brand new Michel Rostain book before its publication on 23/05/2013
Walking Home Simon Armitage
May 2013 Travel Book of the Month.
A uniquely charming, droll, moving, British narrative from writer and poet Simon Armitage as he recounts his 256 mile (North to South) walk along the Pennine... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2013
Other Featured Books this Month
Solo A Thousand Miles from Anywhere Dave Clarke
An epic and inspiring story of an ordinary bloke with a passion for adventure who attempts to row 3,235 miles across the Atlantic. Achieving this would make him the only person to sail and row the Atlantic solo. With candid... Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2012
Paddle A Long Way Around Ireland Jasper Wynn
A journey of the mind - as well as out at sea, amid the basking sharks, seals, fulmars and waves the size of wardrobes. And while storms rage, Jasper seeks refuge in bars, playing guitar and talking, as only the... Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2011
Terra Incognita Travels in Antarctica Sara Wheeler
After writing two highly praised travel books, Sara Wheeler was accepted by the American government to be the first foreigner on their National Science Foundation's Antarctic Artists' and Writers Program. She spent six weeks at the pole and on the... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/1997
There’s a bit of the traveller in all of us, isn’t there? Even if our biggest adventure is the annual 2 week holiday to Europe! Well, we’ll make sure that all your reading journeys have happy endings with our regular emails. With on-line reviews and free book extracts our regular emails will keep you up to date with the latest and best travel writing.
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A selection of authors who will feature in this Lovereading category include:
The Merde Factor (Paul West 5) Stephen Clarke
Funny, outrageous, irreverent, politically incorrect and not to be missed! The fifth adventure for our Englishman in France. Paul West is living the Parisian dream (but with no money, no...
On the Map Simon Garfield
Packed with interesting facts, written in an incredibly accessible style this book is simply amazing. From early attempts to map the world, where strangely East was at the top of...
Atlas Maior of 1665 Joan Blaeu, Peter Van Der Krogt
October 2012 Guest Editor Simon Garfield on Atlas Maior...
The original volume would probably bankrupt you, but this grand and loving reproduction from Taschen serves as a worthy substitute. This...