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At the existentialist café
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Shortlisted for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman PrizeParis, near the turn of 1932-3. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on ...
Confessions of a sociopath
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M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, m...

The hope circuit
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One of the most important psychologists alive today tells the story of the transformation of modern psychology through the lens of his own career and ...
The lost boys
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An Irish Independent book of the year. The fascinating true story of one of the most controversial psychological experiments of the modern era - a re...

Sex v survival
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Who was Sabina Spielrein? Her dramatic life story is most famous for her notorious affair with Carl Jung, dramatised in the film 'A Dangerous Method' starring Keira Knightley. Yet she was a woman who overcame family and psychiatric abuse to become an original thinker in the field of psychotherapy. This biography puts her life and ideas at the centr
Lost child
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From Torey Hayden, the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of One Child comes Lost Girl, a poignant and deeply moving account of a lost little ...

Memories, dreams, reflections
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'I can understand myself only in the light of inner happenings. It is these that make up the singularity of my life, and with these my autobiography d...
Labyrinths
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The story of Emma and Carl Jung's highly unconventional marriage, their relationship with Freud, and their part in the early years of Psychoanalysis.E...

The unexpected joy of being sober
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Gray's tale of going sober is uplifting and inspiring' - The Evening Standard 'An icon of the Quit Lit movement' - Co...
Death in ten minutes
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'Fierce, fresh and feminist, Fern Riddell tells the story of Suffragette Kitty Marion in a way that fizzes and shocks. Exciting, twisty and very very ...

I am dynamite!
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The Times Biography of the YearWinner of the Hawthornden Prize 2019Longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019Longlisted for the Cundhill History Pr...
The philosophy book
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Explaining more than 100 of the most important big ideas and groundbreaking theories of key philosophers in a clear and simple way, this is the perfec...

In search of the good
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One of the founding fathers of bioethics describes the development of the field and his thinking on some of the crucial issues of our time. Daniel Cal...
What would Nietzsche do?
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What Would Nietzsche Do? uses the key ideas of more than 80 philosophical thinkers, past and present, to shine new light onto today's everyday proble...

Living in the Moment
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Epiah Khan is an apocryphal Middle Eastern mystic, martial artist, writer and poet believed to have been born in Baghdad in 1860. Much of Epiah's earl...
David Sedaris diaries
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In Theft by Finding, David Sedaris opened up his written diaries (and himself) to the world in an unprecedented way. Now, in this illustrated volume, ...

Isolation shepherd
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In August 1956 a young shepherd, his wife, two-year-old daughter and ten-day-old son sat huddled in a small boat on Loch Monar in Ross-shire as a stor...
What it means to be human
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What is the role of fate in our lives? Why should we avoid repeating patterns? And how can we identify our purpose?In What It Means To Be Human, forme...

Growing pains
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'A remarkable, powerful, tender and insightful book that will change lives' Stephen Fry'A unique book . . . The stories [Shooter] tells are poignant a...
Walden or, life in the woods
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In this classic of American literature, Thoreau gives an account of his two years' experience of the 'simple life' in the woods, telling how he sought...