Philomel Base Library Base Librarian Janet Gilmore
Here ia a small selection of new books that have recently arrived in the Base Library.
North Pole, South Pole: the epic quest to solve the great mystery of Earth’s
This engrossing book tells, for the first time, the complete story of the quest to
understand Earth’s magnetism - from the fascination of ancient Greeks with
magnetised rocks to the astonishing modern discoveries that finally revealed the
From their jungle hideouts, they warned of Japanese air strikes, reported on the
movements of their ships and troops, and saved scores of downed airmen. It was the Coast Watchers’ reports that ultimately gave
the Allies a vital edge in the Pacific, allowing them to take a decisive toll on the enemy.
Together alone: the story of the Finn Brothers Based on interviews, critical analysis, extensive research and the author’s 30-plus
years of following the Finns, “Together Alone” is the first biography written about the Finn brothers. This is the story of
breakthroughs, breakdowns, sibling rivalry and respect - and some of the best pop songs this side of Lennon and McCartney.