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30 August, 2021
AbeBooks analysed sales information from 2000 - 2015 and found The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey topped the list ahead of numerous critically acclaimed examples of classic literature.
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30 August, 2021
Few subjects garner more passionate aficionados than classic cars. Both book collectors and automotive enthusiasts recognize the cultural and historical significance of vintage maintenance manuals, promotional pamphlets, serious analyses of the automotive industry in its infancy, and riveting biographies of early race car drivers and the cars they drove.
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29 August, 2021
Countless books about conflicts, soldiering and warfare have slipped into obscurity. This selection of forgotten gems includes a regimental history, memoirs from combatants, books from guerilla fighters, five-star generals and an Apache warrior, and even a contribution from Mrs. Custer.
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28 August, 2021
Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, Mephistopheles, the prince of darkness - call him what you will, but the devil is a such an intriguing force of evil that countless writers across many centuries have woven a devil, the devil or simply demonic themes into their work.
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14 September, 2021
Kazuo Ishiguro won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature, and was knighted by the British monarch a year later. He is best known for the novels The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, both of which have been turned into films.
By Jessica Doyle 14 September, 2021
A complete list of the Man Booker-winning books since 1969. Find signed copies of the best modern novels.
03 September, 2021
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30 August, 2021
AbeBooks analysed sales information from 2000 - 2015 and found The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey topped the list ahead of numerous critically acclaimed examples of classic literature.
30 August, 2021
Few subjects garner more passionate aficionados than classic cars. Both book collectors and automotive enthusiasts recognize the cultural and historical significance of vintage maintenance manuals, promotional pamphlets, serious analyses of the automotive industry in its infancy, and riveting biographies of early race car drivers and the cars they drove.
By Richard Davies 29 August, 2021
Countless books about conflicts, soldiering and warfare have slipped into obscurity. This selection of forgotten gems includes a regimental history, memoirs from combatants, books from guerilla fighters, five-star generals and an Apache warrior, and even a contribution from Mrs. Custer.
28 August, 2021
Who says book collecting has to break the bank? Often when we imagine collectable books, we envision enormous, golden-edged Shakespeare tomes under glass, but the truth is, it's not limited to antiquarian books - a collectable title can be any rare book, limited edition, unusual book, or any book likely to appreciate in value.
By Richard Davies 28 August, 2021
Trilogies are the sign of a serious reader- people with true commitment to an author’s cause.
28 August, 2021
Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, Mephistopheles, the prince of darkness - call him what you will, but the devil is a such an intriguing force of evil that countless writers across many centuries have woven a devil, the devil or simply demonic themes into their work.
28 August, 2021
Impress your friends & family - read the bestselling book for each year in the Twentieth century.
27 August, 2021
Penguin Books was founded in 1935 by Allen Lane with the purpose of inexpensively producing high quality, but affordable, paperbacks. One of Penguin's strategies was to implement standardised designs for book covers.
By Julie Oreskovich 27 August, 2021
The New Naturalist Series is a collection of books published by Collins in the UK that focuses on natural history topics. Sure, there are plenty of books about nature, but what makes these books stand out from the pack is the gorgeous design of the covers.
27 August, 2021
Andrew Lang was a Scottish poet, novelist and literary critic, but his enduring legacy is not his prodigious writing. Lang is best remembered for his contribution to folklore and storytelling thanks to his 12-volume 'Fairy Books' collection.
27 August, 2021
The study of law is detailed and varied. Regardless of whether you’re studying international law, criminal law, corporate law, or family law, textbooks can be expensive. However, with AbeBooks, law students can buy secondhand law textbooks for cheaper than at the campus bookshop. Buying secondhand textbooks on AbeBooks.co.uk saves students more than 50% off the list price.