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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

How did computers take over the world? In late 1945, a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at ...

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Grimm Tales for Young and Old

Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a 'clear as water' ...

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Dirt

The year is 1985 and twenty-two-year-old Galen lives with his emotionally dependent mother in a secluded old house with a ...

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Scenes from Early Life

One family’s life, and a nation – Bangladesh – are uniquely created through conversation, sacrifice, songs, bonds, blood, bravery and ...

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Orpheus: The Song of Life

A poetic work of history on the figure of Orpheus: his life and myth, and his representation and imagining from ...

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This is Life

This is Life is a missing baby mystery and an enchanted Parisian adventure. Hand in hand with lovable heroine Aurelie ...

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