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ZEN AND SOCKS 26th September 08

WILDLIFE

29th August 02

ECONOMICS: 50 IDEAS IN 500 WORDS 5th September 04 THE MINDFUL KITCHEN 19th September 06

BACKLIST

• Forest Adventures • Montessori Series 16 • Boys With Plants • We Are Feminist • Ikigai • In Other Words 17 • Broth to Bowl • Sourdough • La Mère Brazier • The Virgin Cocktail Garden • The Keto Cure • The Calm Belly Cookbook • The Sugar Detox Plan

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THE STORY OF CODES 3rd October 10 FIBONACCI'S RABBITS 24th October 12 42 RULES FOR MODERN LIFE 31st October 14

• Energy Bites • Cooking With Turmeric • Cooking With Kale • Cooking With Seaweed

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• De/Cipher • The Story of Mathematics

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• Literary Wonderlands • Literary Landscapes 23 • Calligraphy Style • Change Your Life One Day at a Time • Hot Yoga

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• Lemons Are a Girl’s Best Friend • Pretty as a Peach • How to Train Your Cactus

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CONTACT DETAILS

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• The Alkaline Cure • The Alkaline Cookbook • Alkaline Juices & Smoothies 20


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WILDLIFE 36 Rare and Endangered Animals to Colour and Bring to Life

Publication date: 29-Aug-19 RRP: £9.99 ISBN: 978-1-912827-29-9 Paperback with flaps 285 x 260 mm, 80 pages One-colour illustrations

Pick up your colouring pens and pencils and go wild in this unique colouring book inspired by the rare and magnificent creatures that share our world. This beautiful compilation serves to reveal the world’s most stunning species, while the intricate drawings are specifically commissioned to inspire creativity, mindfulness, and relaxation. Each illustration is paired with informative facts about the animal and its habitat. • 36 rare and endangered animals are presented in this unique colouring title • Includes an array of intricate and detailed illustrations, each accompanied by a short text and fact box about the animal and detailing its behaviour and habitat • With a foreword from the World Land Trust, a non-profit environmental organisation whose patrons include Sir David Attenborough and Chris Packham.

Illustrator

Susie Wright is an illustrator and printmaker from Scotland with degrees from Edinburgh College of Art and Central Saint Martins, London. Her selected clients include: Lululemon, Carhartt, Absolut Vodka, Zizzi, Sasha/LNOE and Wallpaper*. Her work can be found at: susiewright.co.uk

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Publication date: 05-Sep-19

ECONOMICS

RRP: £9.99 ISBN: 978-1-912827-28-2 Hardback with jacket

50 Ideas in 500 Words

190 x 133 mm, 128 pages Two-colour illustrations

Also avaliable: Jeremy Stangroom is a philosopher and social

theorist with a PhD from the London School of

Economics. In 1997 he launched the Philosophers’

Magazine, one of the most widely read philosophy periodicals in the world. Jeremy is the author of

Einstein’s Riddle, Is Your Neighbour A Zombie and Would You Eat Your Cat amongst many others.

Socrates

He has featured on BBC Television, BBC National

PHILOSOPHY

Economics: 50 in 500 is a fascinating journey through the greatest minds of economic life thought. Exploring such concepts as macroand worth living. “Theis notunexamined microeconomics, competition, and monopoly,”as well as the contributions of great names such as Mill, Keynes, Marx, and Krugman, this concise book gives extraordinary insight into the development of this internationally significant and all-pervasive modern science. All the key facts and figures are presented here, expertly packed into a pocket full of knowledge.

Philosophy combines history with contemporary, culture and revealed here are 50 of the greatest minds to affect life liberty in the modern world together with 10 of the crucial philosophical concepts that have helped shape our existence. From classical thinkers to cutting-edge postmodern theorists, spanning subjects such as the arts, education, behaviour and sociology, all

Radio, BBC World Service, CBS, the Guardian,

Fifty iconic concepts across two thousand years of Philosophical thought are carefully considered, each explained in under 500 words. In addition, the world’s greatest minds, including Aristotle, Marx and Foucault, are vividly brought to life, showcasing their most significant contributions and famous works.

Education, and the Arts and Letters Daily. He now publishes a new journal, Think, on behalf of The Royal Institute of Philosophy.

J E R E M Y ST A N G R O O M

PHILOSOPHY 50 IDEAS IN 500 WORDS

those that have exerted, or continue to exert, the greatest influence on our lives.

J E R E M Y ST A N G R O O M

PSYCHOLOGY 50 IDEAS IN 500 WORDS

Jeremy Stangroom

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the ideas are distilled and defined, highlighting

50 IDEAS IN 500 WORDS

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• Includes a foreword by Professor Jim Rollo, Associate Research Fellow for Global Economy and Finance at Chatham House and Professor Emeritus at the University of Sussex

Fifty mind-bending breakthroughs in astronomy, physics, anatomy, and chemistry are put under the microscope—each explained in under 500 words. There are also features on key themes such as the solar system, nuclear science, and evolution. The world’s greatest minds, including Galileo, Newton, Darwin, and Einstein, are brought to life in this timeline of human endeavor. Presented chronologically, classical figures such as Copernicus and Galen to contemporary scientists such as Hawking and Sanger are showcased.

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Mathew Forstater is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Research Director with the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. He is a research associate of the Levy Economics Institute and was director of the Center for Full Employment and Price Stability. Printed in China

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sCienCe 50 ideas in 500 words

Follow the achievements of 50 of the brightest and best scientific minds and the ingenuity that has advanced our knowledge and civilization. Then be surprised by the major achievements of science where a theory, a law or even a simple formula has progressed the whole of humanity. From classical thinkers to modern astronomical minds, from astounding medical advances to cutting-edge computing technology, Little Book of Big Ideas: Science distils the overwhelming mass of scientific discovery into a crystalline presentation of the greatest minds and the most important theories.

PETER MOORE

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-Enrico Fermi

Get certain about the Uncertainty Principle, sort your Quantum Theory from your Special Relativity, and brush up on everything between the Big Bang and the Double Helix.

50 ideas in 500 words

Dr Peter Moore is a medical journalist and Honorary fellow of Trinity College, Bristol. He is Chairman of the Medical Journalists’ Association and winner of numerous awards for his journalism, including the MJA Tony Thistlethwaite Award for his most recent book, Blood and Justice. He is also the author of E=MC2 and The Forensics Handbook. He has a Ph.D in Physiology, lectures in ethics and has held a range of post-doctoral research fellowships with The Wellcome Trust and British Heart Foundation.

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Publication date: 19-Sep-19

LESLEY DOWNER'S MINDFUL KITCHEN

RRP: £20.00 ISBN: 978-1-911130-31-4 Hardback PLC 241 x 190 mm, 192 pages

The Zen of Japanese Vegetarian Cooking Step inside Lesley Downer’s mindful kitchen where a healthy and happy mind, body and spirit is always on the menu. Lesley Downer is a highprofile author on Japan, a renowned cook and a lifelong vegetarian, who combines her knowledge of Japanese cuisine and Zen Buddhism in this beautiful new cookbook.

Four-colour photography

Some of my favourite fare is all about simplicity: plain, simple, earthy dishes. We start with the basic Zen meal: rice, pickles and miso soup. These are also the dishes that end every Japanese meal. Rice is life itself, and it must be respected. I learnt always to clean out my rice bowl, not to waste a single grain. Rice is the foundation stone of Japanese cooking. It is the source. The trainee chef begins by spending a year or two just helping out, cleaning and absorbing the master’s spirit. Then he learns how to cook rice, and it’s only when he can make it perfectly that he’s allowed to move on. Many key ingredients are made from rice: mirin, rice vinegar, sake, mochi rice cakes. Pickled vegetables are always served alongside rice, their tangy flavour and crisp texture complementing its earthy softness. When I walked through northern Japan, following Basho’s Narrow Road, I often stayed with farmers. They prided themselves not on their homemade cake, but on their homemade pickles, and always brought out their tastiest creations for me to try. The third cornerstone dish is miso soup, which is made with another staple: dashi. This is the basic stock, made using kombu seaweed (kelp). The Japanese have gathered and enjoyed many varieties of seaweed for centuries. As we’re beginning to discover in the West, seaweed is not only tasty, but also full of goodness. It’s said to ensure glossy hair and

Lesley’s kitchen incorporates a Zen philosophy to the preparation of food; respect for nature and a reconnection to our heritage. Lesley Downer's Mindful Kitchen contains over 75 delicious recipes, either vegan or vegetarian, inspired by the ideals of reducing waste, respecting nature and tradition and being mindful in the way we cook and eat.

sparkling skin, and kombu is a delicacy in its own right.

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• Unique book by a well-known author tapping into the current trend for mindfulness • Perfect for vegans and vegetarians with recipes accessible for a Western audience Author

Lesley Downer is the author of many definitive books on Japanese culture, including the bestselling Geisha: The Secret History of a Vanishing World. Her cookery titles include Step-by-Step Japanese Cooking, and A Taste of Japan. She lived in Japan for over 15 years and now lives in London.

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Publication date: 26-Sep-19 RRP: £12.99

ZEN AND SOCKS A Year in Japan

ISBN: TBC Paperback with flaps 197 x 140mm, 192 pages Four-colour illustrations

The only way for a Westerner to know the real Japan is to become part of it. Kate T. Williamson did just that, spending a year experiencing the culture, studying sock design, and reflecting on her adopted home. She brings her keen observations to us in Zen and Socks, a dramatically different look at a delightfully different way of life. In stunning watercolours and piquant texts, she explains the terms used to order various amounts of tofu, electric rugs, and how to distinguish a maiko from a geisha. She observes sumo wrestlers as they use ATMs and the temple carpenters who spend each Sunday dancing to rockabilly. Zen and Socks is a colourful journey through the beauty, poetry, and quirkiness of modern Japan--a book not just to look at but to experience. • Considered, thoughtful text detailing the simple joys that bring Japanese culture to life • Beautiful watercolour images from the illustrator's own journals kept while living in Japan • Delightful gift package picking up on the Japan trend Author

Kate T. Williamson is a writer and illustrator who studied filmmaking at Harvard University. Her love of travel and interest in sock design, along with a postgraduate fellowship, took her to Kyoto. She lives in New York City.

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Publication date: 03-Oct-19

THE STORY OF CODES

RRP: £16.99 ISBN: 978-1-911130-89-5 Paperback with flaps

The History of Secret Communication

243 x 171mm, 224 pages Four-colour photography

The Story of Codes reveals the complexity and near unparalleled ingenuity of the codemakers’ craft. From their simplest beginnings to the remarkable, recent advances in quantum cryptography, codes and ciphers have challenged and intrigued people for millennia. In this book, you will learn the principles behind many different code systems, find out how they have affected history, and have the opportunity to solve several codes for yourself. • Reviews the world’s greatest unbroken codes and challenges the reader to break one

code analysis Plain a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z Cipher D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C

secret writing Polybius arranged the letters of the alphabet in a 5 x 5 grid (with i and j sharing a cell), and assigned numbers from 1 to 5 for each of the columns and rows.

Above: Could the enciphered messages of the scytale have led the Spartans to victory? Spartan Pausanias leads his army to defeat a Persian army twice its size.

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Perhaps as far back as the seventh century BCE, the warlike Spartans were known to use a device known as a scytale to carry secret messages using a kind of transposition cipher. The Greek historian Plutarch described how it worked: ‘When the [rulers] send out an admiral or a general, they make two round pieces of wood exactly alike in length and thickness, so that each corresponds to the other in its dimensions, and keep one themselves, while they give the other to their envoy. These pieces of wood they call scytalae. Whenever, then, they wish to send some secret and important message, they make a scroll of parchment long and narrow, like a leather strap, and wind it round their scytale, leaving no vacant space thereon, but covering its surface all round with the parchment. After doing this, they write what they wish on the parchment, just as it lies wrapped about the scytale; and when they have written their message, they take the parchment off and send it, without the piece of wood, to the commander. He, when he has received it, cannot otherwise get any meaning out of it – since the letters have no connection, but are disarranged – unless he takes his own scytale and winds the strip of parchment about it.’

1 2 3 4 5

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4 d i/j o t y

5 e k p u z

This allows each letter to be represented by two numbers. The letter c is 13, for example, while m is 32.

understanding the caesar shift

By the time Suetonius was writing about Julius Caesar, the secrets of his ciphers were well known. Anyone who wanted to decipher his letters and get at their meaning, Suetonius wrote, ‘must substitute the fourth letter of the alphabet, namely D, for A, and so with the others’. This type of cipher is known as a Caesar shift. According to Suetonius, Caesar kept his secrets hidden by shifting the letters just three places to the left. But the same principle applies if you shift the letters anywhere from one to 25 places. For letters further into the alphabet, if the shift moves them beyond Z, the alphabet ‘wraps around’ – so the letter y shifted three places becomes B. For example, if you wanted to write Caesar’s famous statement ‘veni, vidi, vici’ (I came, I saw, I conquered) using his cipher, the result would be YHQL, YLGL, YLFL.

The Story of Codes

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• Includes interviews with cryptology experts and features on historic, literary and future codes • The development of codes is revealed as well as tricks on how to read, judge and break them Authors

Stephen Pincock is a news editor for The Scientist magazine and a science columnist for the Financial Times magazine. Stephen has written widely about the development of cryptology, technology and science. Mark Frary is an award-winning technology and science writer, speaker and author of De/Cipher. He has had a lifelong interest in codes and lives close to Bletchley Park in Bedfordshire, where he is a regular visitor.

Unbroken code: the Phaistos Disc In the early days of July, 1908, a young Italian archaeologist by the name of Luigi Pernier was excavating the Minoan palace site of Phaistos, on the south coast of Crete. In the heat of the summer, Pernier was working on the main cell of an underground temple depository when he uncovered a remarkably intact chalk-encrusted terracotta disc, about 15 cm (6 inches) across and just over 1 cm 1 ⁄ inch) thick. ( 2 On both sides, the disc was covered with a total of 241 mysterious hieroglyphic stamps, spiralling from the outer rim into the centre. Among the 45 different glyphs – carved or engraved symbolic figures – several obviously represented every-day things, such as people, fish, insects, birds, a boat and so on. These symbols might be easily recognisable, but what they mean has baffled archaeologists and cryptologists alike in the century that has passed since the disc was found. A major problem is that no other relics bearing the same type of stamped writings have ever been found, leaving would-be decipherers with only 241 characters to work with. What makes this paucity all the more frustrating is that on the other side of Crete, at the site of the Minoan palace of Knossos,

archaeologists had discovered a hoard of hundreds of tablets written in ancient scripts known as Linear A and Linear B. While the earlier script, Linear A, remains undeciphered – and in fact is another of the holy grails of ancient scripts – Linear B, which dates from the fourteenth and thirteenth centuries BCE, was cracked in the 1950s when the English architect Michael Bentris discovered the tablets were written in a form of Greek. Sadly for those fascinated by the Phaistos Disc, many experts think it simply doesn’t contain enough script to allow a definitive decipherment. That hasn’t stopped scores of people taking a stab at it, however. Some amateur archaeologists suggest it may be a kind of prayer, others suggest it is a calendar and others still, a call to arms. There have even been proposals that it is an ancient board game or a geometric theorem. One man who has long been interested in the secrets of the Disc is Anthony Svoronos, a mathematician from Crete who now runs a website listing all the various proposed solutions. ‘The most important aspect of the Disc – in my opinion – is the technique used to create it,’ Svoronos explains. ‘The Disc is printed using multiple seals. The effort involved in the

Above: The two sides of the Phaistos Disc. The meaning of the markings, and even where it was made, remain disputed, and make it one of the most famous mysteries of archaeology and cryptology.

construction of those seals was important and as a result we should assume that they were used to produce many different documents. And yet the Disc is the unique document produced with this set of seals that has survived to our days.’ Another interesting point is that the signs stamped upon it are highly detailed and very clear, in contrast to the much more abstract shapes and signs of the Linear scripts. ‘Only wild speculations can be used to reconcile these characteristics,’ he says. ‘My favourite explanation is that the text on the Phaistos Disc is a question placed to an oracle, and that the ritual at this oracle required that the object inscribed with the question was destroyed during the process of divination.’ This theory might explain why, even though many texts were produced, all were destroyed.

‘Of course, this is a far fetched interpretation of the events that took place in Phaistos and resulted in the creation of this unique object,’ Svoronos admits, but he also notes that there are other pieces of evidence from the area that give it a certain credibility. On the island of Keros, for example, there is archaeological evidence of a cult predating the Phaistos Disc in which valuable ritual statues were deliberately smashed. And in the oracle of Dodoni, which is very old and possibly predates the Phaistos Disc, there are lead tablets that contain queries to the oracle. Perhaps this interpretation is the right one, or perhaps it isn’t. Either way, the world awaits a definitive explanation for this mysterious artifact.

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Publication date: 24-Oct-19

FIBONACCI'S RABBITS

RRP: £12.99 ISBN: 978-1-912827-03-9 Paperback with flaps

And 49 Other Breakthroughs that Revolutionised Mathematics The word mathematics comes from the Greek word mathema, meaning knowledge or learning. And indeed mathematics is at the heart of almost all processes and patterns that occur in the modern world, yet many still find the discipline hard to fathom. Fibonacci’s Rabbits solves this problem in bite-sized ‘hops’ describing the 50 most critical discoveries and revolutionary moments in the history of mathematics from Ancient Greece to the present day.

210 x 152mm, 176 pages Four-colour illustrations

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ISBN: 978-1-911130-32-1

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Originally trained as a chemist at the universities of Oxford, York, and Alberta, Adam Hart-Davis is a writer and broadcaster based in the UK. He has collected various awards for both television and radio, as well as four medals and 14 honorary doctorates.

Introduction

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FEELING THEIR WAY: 20,000 b.c.e.— 300 b.c.e.

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c. 20,000 BCE What is on the Ishango Bone? – Ancient Central Africans c. 3400 BCE How did counting begin?– Egyptians c. 2700 BCE How were the pyramids aligned exactly N, S, E, and W? – Egyptians c. 2000 BCE Why are there 60 minutes in an hour? – Babylonians c. 1650 BCE Can the circle be squared? – Ahmes c. 530 BCE What is proof? – Pythagorus c. 400 BCE How many infinities are there? – Zeno of Elea c. 300 BCE How many prime numbers are there? – Euclid

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TACKLING SPECIFIC PROBLEMS: 260 — 300 b.c.e. 260 BCE How does an orange fit inside a can? – Archimedes c. 250 BCE How big is the pie? – Archimedes 240 BCE How do you find the primes? – Eratosthenes 206 BCE How do rods help you calculate? – Ancient Chinese, Zhou Dynasty c. 100 BCE Can Achilles catch the tortoise? – Zeno of Elea 250 How old is the author? – Diophantus c. 300 What is nothing? – India 628 What is this nothing for? – Brahmagupta

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THE PUZZLERS: 799 – 1665 799 How do you cross the river? – Alcuin 820 Can you do sums without nubers? – Al-Kwarizmi 1202 How many rabbits? – Fibonacci 1572 Can numbers be imaginary? – Bombelli 1614 How do adders multiply? – Napier 1637 Did he really have a proof? – Fermat 1654 What are your chances? – Pascal 1665 Can you calculate speed in tiny steps? – Newton

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GRAND DESIGNS 1687 – 1796 1687 Are there rules about moving? – Newton 1693 When should you die? – Halley 1736 Can you do a circuit? – Euler 1742 Are all even numbers primordial? – Goldbach 1761 Can pi be a fraction? – Lambert 1775 How big is the mountain? – Hutton 1786 Can you show that as a picture? – Playfair 1796 Please may I have a heptadecagon? HANDLING EXPERIMENTS: 1800 – 1880 1800 Can you calculate pi with a matchstick? – Buffon 1805 What curve is the best fit? – Legendre 1828 What is the miller’s theorem? – Green 1847 What is the nature of thought? – Boole 1832 Are all equations solvable? – Galois 1858 What strip only has one surface? – Mobius 1874 Are there more real numbers than whole numbers? – Cantor 1878 How many colours do you need for a map? – Cayley 1880 How old is the earth? – Ussher, Buffon and Kelvin

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ALL IN THE MIND: 1900 – 1994

1900 Can you do this one? – Hilbert c. 1918 What was the dull taxi number? – Ramanjuan 1928 What’s the best way to win? – von Neumann 1931 Is it complete? – Gödel 1936 Can ou decide what it is? – Turing 1963 How did a butterfly do that? – Lorenz 1974 What do darts and kites cover? – Escher & Penrose 1998 Could you confuse a fake hand with your own? – Costantini & Haggard 1994 But did Fermat have a proof? – Wiles

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42 RULES FOR MODERN LIFE Advice from Experts for Uncertain Times

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"The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is 42" Douglas Adams What Douglas didn't mention is that the number 42 referred to rules you never knew existed, but now you can navigate the minefield of modern living with this trusty manual of expert advice. Whether you are making the bed or a cup of tea, you can rely on the head housekeeper at the Ritz or the Chairman of the British Tea Council. Let chef Kylie Kwong help you hold your chopsticks correctly; be guided in your shirt-folding by the menswear manager at Harrods. When everything else seems uncertain, 42 Rules for Modern Life offers the reader a sense of achievement as they successfully sail through daily challenges. • Contains 42 pieces of expert advice for both social and domestic situations • Each entry is authenticated by an international expert and accompanied by informative diagrams Contributors

42 international expert contributors with experience for every situation. Plus an introduction from A.J. Jacobs, editor-at-large at Esquire magazine and an author of the New York Times bestseller The Know-It-All, amongst others. He is also, a commentator on NPR and a columnist for Mental Floss magazine.

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superfood recipes to enrich your diet and boost your health

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SCIENCE & CULTURE 21.25mm

Why is the Voynich manuscript still unsolved after more than 400 years? Did the decryption of the Zimmerman telegram help end World War I?

ince we first learned to communicate, the codemaker’s craft has challenged and fascinated us. For millennia, ankind has used the transmission of encrypted messages o protect privacy, share secrets, conceal truths and win ars. Highlighting the work of famous cryptanalysts, such Alan Turing and the Colossus computer, De/Cipher offers compelling insight into the world of cryptography, revealing the cunning and ingenuity behind fifty of the greatest codes and ciphers.

transposition / caesar shift / substitution / steganography / frequency analysis / n-gram analysis / public-key encryption /

DE/ CIPHER

THE GREATEST CODES

What system was developed by GCHQ to make cipher exchange more secure and how does it work?

DE/CIPHER

What code is hidden on the 3700-year old Phaistos disc?

THE GREATEST CODES EVER INVENTED AND HOW TO BREAK THEM

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De/Cipher has all the tools and techniques to help you crack fifty famous codes including: Phaistos Disc Atbash Cipher Polybius Square Caesar Shift Cipher Ogham Alphabet Cistercian Cipher Mantua Cipher Ave Maria Cipher Jefferson’s Cryptograph Playfair Cipher

Beaufort Cipher Union Route Cipher One-time Pads Hill Cipher Poem Code Purple Cipher VIC Cipher WiFi Ciphers Solitaire Cipher Secure Hash Algorithm And many more.

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HEALTH, BEAUTY & CREATIVITY

CALLIGRAPHY STYLE

CALLIGRAPHY STYLE 65 BEAUTIFUL WRITING PROJECTS FOR EVERY OCCASION

Take calligraphy beyond the page with this inspiring guide for the art of beautiful writing. Filled with elegant projects and step-by-step photographic instructions, producing sophisticated strokes to embellish everything from stationery to centrepieces is surprisingly simple. Calligrapher and graphic designer Veronica Halim equips you with the knowledge and confidence you need to get started, beginning with an overview of materials and equipment, as well as basic lessons and exercises to hone your hand.

VERONICA HALIM

Over 65 projects give you inspiring ideas for: Birthday Cards Antique Style Monograms Ribbon Decorations Book Covers Wrapping Papers Candle Labels Foiled Envelopes Fabric Signs Menus and many more.

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