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The language of kindness
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*A Guardian, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, The Times, New Statesman Netgalley and Reading Agency Book of the Year 2018*An ...
Modernists & mavericks
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Sunday Times Art Book of the Year 2018'If you are interested in modern British art, the book is unputdownable. If you are not, read it.' - Grey Gowrie...

Rosie
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*A Sunday Times Book of the Year 2018**The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still pa...
Nelson Mandela
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As well as being a remarkable statesman and one of the world's longest-detained political prisoners, Nelson Mandela has become an exemplary figure of ...

The seabird's cry
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WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2018WINNER OF THE JEFFERIES AWARD FOR NATURE WRITING 2017The full story of seabirds from one of the greatest nature wri...
This is going to hurt
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 'Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something enti...

The Secret Barrister
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the Books are My Bag Non-Fiction AwardShortlisted for Waterstones Book of the YearShortlisted for Specsavers Non-...
Bookworm
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A love letter to the joys of childhood reading from Wonderland to Narnia.'Passionate, witty, informed, and gloriously opinionated' Jacqueline Wilson'I...

So they call you pisher!
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The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaignerIn this hilarious, moving memoir, much-loved children's poet and politica...
East West street
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THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLERWhen he receives an invitation to deliver a lecture in the Ukra...

Voices from the factory floor
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In Wales the post-Second World War period was one of gradual decline for the major, traditional, male-orientated industries of coal, steel and slate. ...
Janesville
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* Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year * 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post ...

My family & other animals
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Ten-year-old Gerald doesn't know why his older brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, the fa...
Waiting for the last bus
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Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us?Now in his ninth decade...

Sharp
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A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'This is such a great idea for a book, and Michelle Dean carries it off, showing us the complexities of her fascinating,...
Flâneuse
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*Shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay*Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 by the Financial Times, Guardian, N...

Iris Apfel
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Personal style really originated with Iris Apfel; she has always espoused the virtues of not just dressing for yourself, but being who you are and do...
Ongoingness
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In Ongoingness, Sarah Manguso continues to define the contours of the contemporary essay. In it, she confronts a meticulous diary that she has kept fo...

Undivided
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Vicky Beeching, called arguably the most influential Christian of her generation in The Guardian, began writing songs for the church in her teens. B...
All in the Downs
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A memoir from one of Britain's legendary singers, folklorists, and music historians.A legendary singer, folklorist, and music historian, Shirley Colli...

What I talk about when I talk about running
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In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from At...
Good night stories for rebel girls
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'The definitive book of the year in our house, for both parents and offspring' Maggie O'Farrell, Guardian Books of the Year'Absolutely beautiful - get...

Hillbilly elegy
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWaterstones nonfiction Book of the Month (June)A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2016SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUR...
Popper
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In this book, Bryan Magee demonstrates Popper's importance across the whole range of philosophy, and in doing provides us with a lively and readable introduction to the main themes of philosophy itself.

I know why the caged bird sings
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Now the basis of a major Radio 4 drama, Maya Angelou's debut memoir paints a portrait of 'a brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal w...
Seventy-seven
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Andy Murray is one of Britain's best loved athletes. On the 7th July 2013 he became the first British man to lift the Wimbledon trophy for 77 years. H...

Snowblind
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Zachary Swan: world-class smuggler of the finest cocaine, wicked genius, first-class fool. In his brief and brilliant career as a founding father of ...
As time goes by
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'The sharpest memoir written by one of the Beatles' inner circle.' ObserverDerek Taylor's iconic memoir is a rare opportunity to be immersed in one o...

Shakespeare
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This short biography of William Shakespeare by world famous writer Bill Bryson brims with the author's inimitable wit and intelligence.Includes an exc...
Extreme survivors
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The story of 60 of the most astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. Now available as a small paperback the short stories make it perfect...

Street boys
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The shocking, powerful true story of the lives of 7 young kids, marred by guns, gangs and violence on one of Britain's toughest estates.'Eight years o...
The husband hunters
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Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power...