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See our list of the best classic books and why you should read them. From Robert Louis Stevenson to George Orwell, you're bound to find your next best read.
In this list of the best dystopian novels, extreme cosmetic surgery is enforced, America breaks into a second Civil War, and animals rebel. Prepare to be disturbed, and utterly enthralled.
Similar to our list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime, this list of 50 non-fiction books contains recommendations you might actually read (if you haven't already). This curated list covers the gamut of non-fiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade.
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Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is an opportunity to reflect and learn. Artist Carey Newman built the Witness Blanket from more than 800 humble objects collected from residential schools. This book describes his remarkable journey.
June 16, 2021
Giving used books new life is what we do best. The choice of used books is massive - from classic novels to cookbooks, children's books, and so much more.
June 11, 2021
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June 25, 2021
Whether one of hundreds or one of a kind, a signed book is a wonderful addition to any book collection - find a signed copy from your favourite author.
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June 03, 2021
If you were a child in the 1960s, you'll know the names Beverly Cleary, Roald Dahl, and Shel Silverstein. These were some of the authors who wrote the words that filled our childhoods with adventure, wonder, laughter and more.
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June 03, 2021
Is reading ever again as full of wonder as it is during childhood? Back then, books seemed almost magic, opening doors to strange, wonderful and frightening realities. Without ever leaving the safety of our bedrooms, we were able to explore all kinds of new terrain.
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June 03, 2021
Growing up in the 1980s was idyllic in many ways. In childhood, the stories we explored seemed more full of adventure and wonder than could be possible. We would fight our drooping eyelids, reading late into the night by the light of a flashlight, to see what happened next.
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By Beth Carswell
June 03, 2021
"...Besides, if women are educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?"
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June 03, 2021
Welcome to the Weird Book Room on AbeBooks, where you'll find some of the most funny and bizarre books, the world has ever known.
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By Richard Davies
June 21, 2021
Britain, that most bookish of countries, has seen some heated debate about how many books children should be reading. Politician Michael Gove believes an 11-year-old should read 50 books a year.
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By Richard Davies
June 21, 2021
See our list of the best books to read to a six-year-old, including books by Roald Dahl, Chris Riddell, Tove Jansson and more.
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June 21, 2021
To help get you (and your young reader) started, we've gathered up 50 great books for kids. The list ranges from picture books for young children to little novels for independent readers.
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By Richard Davies
June 21, 2021
A good author should always suffer for his or her art. Well, the best travel writers suffer more than most, so perhaps that's why their books are so memorable. Here's our list of the best travel books to read.
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