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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 ...
The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
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*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthr...

The salt path
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_________The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastli...
How not to be a boy
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERRobert Webb tried to follow the rules for being a man: Don't cryDrink beerPlay rough Don't talk about feelingsLo...

Modern nature
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A divine, meditative and inspiring diary of Derek Jarman's famous garden at Dungeness.'An essential - urgent - book for the 21st Century' Hans Ulrich ...
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...

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-...
When breath becomes air
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THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERTHE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 'Finishing this book and th...

Quite a good time to be born
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'I drew my first breath on the 28th of January 1935, which was quite a good time for a future writer to be born in England...' The only child in a low...
Period piece
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This new edition celebrates the 65th anniversary of the publication of Period Piece, which has never been out of print. Period Piece is the classic me...

Running for my life
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'An amazing story of one woman's journey through mental illness... So inspiring and proving once again that exercise changes lives' Mel Sykes Sufferi...
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...

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...
Familiar stranger
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'This is a miracle of a book' George Lamming 'Compelling. Stuart Hall's story is the story of an age' Owen Jones 'Sometimes I feel I was the last colo...

Brit(ish)
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**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**Where are you really from?You're British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your chil...
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. ...

The best we could do
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National bestseller2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection Barnes & Noble Discover G...
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...

Nigel
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERNIGEL - One of Britain's favourite dogs! MONTY - One of Britain's favourite presenters. When Monty Don's golden retriever ...
The road to Wigan Pier
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A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s...

All that remains
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_________'Utterly gripping' - The Guardian'Fascinating' - The Sunday Times'Moving' - Scotsman 'Engrossing' - Financial Times__________The incredible m...
Reasons to stay alive
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD FOR NON-FICTIONWHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FEEL TRULY ALIVE? Aged 24, Matt...

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...
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...

Pour me
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 PEN ACKERLEY PRIZE'An intense, succulent read that's intermittently dazzling' THE TIMES'Chilling, exquisitely moving' DAILY T...
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...
When Hitler stole pink rabbit
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This semi-autobiographical and unforgettable story, of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany before the start of the Second World War, now reissued wit...

Feel free
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FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDAS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKThe one and only Zadie Smith, prize-winning, bestselling au...
The crossway
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Winner - Edward Stanford Travel Memoir of the Year 2019.Shortlisted - Rathbones Folio Prize, RSL Ondaatje Prize, and Somerset Maugham Award 2019.In 20...

Things can only get worse?
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'.as the Labour candidate I prepared for every possible question on the local radio Election Phone-In. What I had not prepared for was my mum ringing ...
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...

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...
Balancing acts
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The Sunday Times BestsellerThis is the inside story of twelve years at the helm of Britain's greatest theatre.It is a story of lunatic failures and sp...

Mad girl
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THE NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB 2017 PICKA new Sunday Times bestseller from Bryony Gordon, Telegraph columnist a...
My family and other animals
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My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gera...

The devil's diary
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An unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler's post-invasion plans for Russia told through the recent...
Stronger
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Jeff Bauman woke up on 16th April 2013, in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries and missing his legs. Just 30 hours...

With the end in mind
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In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the only certainty we all shar...
Down to earth
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Written as he talks, this is Monty Don right beside you in the garden, challenging norms and sharing his advice based on years of experience. Month-by-month, Monty reveals the jobs he does in his own garden, that he hopes are relevant to you. Discover his thoughts and musings on nature, seasons, colour, design, pests, flowering shrubs, containers,

The scapegoat
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'An Extraordinary story of innocence and persecution, determination and grit . it had me rattling through the pages' SOPHIE DRAPERA gripping true crim...
Straight jacket
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'This is an essential read for every gay person on the planet' - Elton JohnWINNER BOYZ BEST LGBT BOOK 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI BOOK PRIZE 2017St...

Caged bird
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'I was the shadow child no one ever saw...'From the day she was born until she escaped aged 30, Katy Morgan-Davies knew nothing but a life in captivit...
Somebody I used to know
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THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK CHOSEN AS A 2018 SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, FINAN...

The lonely city
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 GORDON BURN PRIZECHOSEN AS 'BOOK OF THE YEAR' BYObserverGuardianTelegraphIrish TimesNew StatesmanTimes Literary SupplementHer...
A life in the day
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Hunter Davies' childhood lived amongst the post-war dirt and grime of Carlisle was immediately hailed as a classic memoir from one of Britain's foremo...

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...
Tony 10
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Tony 10 was the online betting username of Tony O'Reilly, the postman who became front-page news in 2011 after he stole _1.75 million from An Post whi...