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Firstly, let’s establish that Skylines is well-researched, highly interesting, and includes fantastic illustrations. Sadly, however, the authors have missed a trick
What is a mountain? It’s a complex question
By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to be urban. Cities have never been as popular or as ambitious
Try not to skip the introduction of Valerie Hansen’s The Silk Road. In it, the author wastes no time debunking everything you thought you knew about the ancient trade routes spanning China, India, Persia and the eastern Roman Empire
It was almost inevitable for Ranulph Fiennes to write about confronting some of the hottest climates on Earth
This mountain was always going to be an irresistible lure and Conefrey admirably captures the fascination it has for the mountaineering community
We can all agree that safeguarding the future of lions is a splendid idea. There is likely to be less concord when it comes to how this vital goal might be achieved
When the publishers of a new monograph of photographs by Japanese photographer Shōji Ueda (1913–2000) visited his archive in Japan, they found boxes upon boxes of negatives, transparencies and vintage prints stacked from floor to ceiling

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