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Harlow and Sage
Harlow and Sage Brittni Vega
Written in the wise and witty voice of Harlow the Weimaraner, and richly illustrated with more than 125 stunning images of the highly photogenic pups, Harlow & Sage (and Indiana) is a tale about the bond among three dogs, connected by deep love and unparalleled friendship. (It is also a little about Meryl.)
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Beethoven in China: How the Great Composer Became an Icon in the People's Republic: Penguin Specials
Beethoven in China: How the Great Composer Became an Icon in the People's Republic: Penguin Specials Jindong Cai, Sheila Melvin
At the turn of the twentieth century, students returning from abroad brought Beethoven to China. The composer's perseverance in the face of adversity and his musical genius resonated in a nation searching for a way forward. 
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On Photography
On Photography Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form.
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Design As Art
Design As Art Bruno Munari
Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as 'the new Leonardo'.
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The Fry Chronicles
The Fry Chronicles Stephen Fry
National Treasure: noun - someone or something regarded as emblematic of a nation's cultural heritage, such as Stephen Fry (OED 2010). Spanning 1979-1987, The Fry Chronicles charts Stephen's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday.
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Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost John Milton
Paradise Lost's apparent ambivalence towards authority has led to intense debate about whether it manages to 'justify the ways of God to men' or exposes the cruelty of Christianity.
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