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  • This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt (Paperback) Adam Kay

    The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope.

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    4 stars

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  • Do No Harm by Henry Marsh
    Do No Harm (English, Paperback) Henry Marsh

    An astonishingly candid insight into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon - its triumphs and disasters. A SUNDAY TIMES bestseller, and shortlisted for the GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD and the COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD, as well as longlisted for the SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION.

    $11.33

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  • Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd
    Unnatural Causes (Hardback) Richard Shepherd

    'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that but it's fascinating' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2...

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  • Dying to Be Me by Anita Moorjani
    Dying to Be Me (Paperback) Anita Moorjani

    A memoir of Anita Moorjani that relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body-overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system-began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth... and the actual cause of her disease.

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  • Leon and June: Our Story by June Bernicoff
    Leon and June: Our Story (English, Hardback) June Bernicoff

    'Leon often said he'd like to write our story. Now, I'll do it for him.'...

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  • The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
    The Argonauts (Paperback) Maggie Nelson

    A genre-bending memoir that offers fierce and fresh reflections on motherhood, desire, identity and feminism. At the centre is a love-story, between Nelson and the artist Harry Dodge, who is undergoing gender reassignment, while Nelson undergoes the transformations of pregnancy. Personal, honest and wide-ranging, Nelson explores the challenges and complexities that make up a modern family.

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  • The Yorkshire Vet by Peter Wright
    The Yorkshire Vet (Hardback) Peter Wright, Helen Leavey

    A warm and engaging memoir from the star of Channel 5's popular series 'The Yorkshire Vet'. From work experience under James Herriot to eventually taking over his practice in the Yorkshire Dales, Peter Wright tells the hilarious and heartbreaking story of his encounters with creatures of all shapes and sizes.

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  • The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley
    The Doors of Perception (English, Paperback) Aldous Huxley

    BALLARDIn 1953, in the presence of an investigator, Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gramme of mescalin, sat down and waited to see what would happen. Still bristling with a sense of excitement and discovery, these illuminating and influential writings remain the most fascinating account of the visionary experience ever written.

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  • The Sarawak Report
    The Sarawak Report (Paperback)
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  • A Tale of Two Kitties by Nick Harding
    A Tale of Two Kitties (Paperback) Nick Harding

    A Tale of Two Kitties is the story of Nick Harding's unlikely trajectory from cat hater to reluctant cat owner and finally to cat lover, via a global investigation of the weirdly fascinating domestic cat world.

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  • This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt (English, Hardback) Adam Kay

    The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope.

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  • The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley
    The Sober Diaries (English, Hardback) Clare Pooley

    A bravely honest and brilliantly comic account of how one mother gave up drinking and started living. Think Bridget Jones Dries Out!

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  • How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb
    How Not To Be a Boy (English, Paperback) Robert Webb

    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - Robert Webb's part-memoir, part call-to-arms

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  • So Here It Is by Dave Hill
    So Here It Is (Paperback) Dave Hill $12.91
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  • Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby
    Love and War in the Apennines (Paperback) Eric Newby

    Hailed as Newby's 'masterpiece', `Love and War in the Apennines' is the gripping real-life story of Newby's imprisonment and escape from an Italian prison camp during World War II.

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  • The Perfect Car by Nick Skeens
    The Perfect Car (Hardback) Nick Skeens

    John Barnard revolutionised Formula 1, and motorsport as a whole, through his unrelenting quest for perfection in racing car design. Written with Barnard's cooperation and with input from dozens of associates, drivers and rivals, this biography tells the entire story, both personal and professional, of a British design genius.

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  • Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
    Split Tooth (English, Hardback) Tanya Tagaq

    Longlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize...

    $22.71 $24.95
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  • Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
    Fun Home (Paperback) Alison Bechdel

    DISCOVER the BESTSELLING GRAPHIC MEMOIR behind the SENSATIONAL LONDON MUSICAL The award-winning musical adaptation that took America by storm now playing to five star reviews at the Young Vic | `A sapphic graphic treat' The TimesA moving and darkly humorous family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Alison Bechdel's gothic drawings.

    $15.12 $18.25

    5 stars

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  • Whatever Happened to Margo? by Margaret Durrell
    Whatever Happened to Margo? (Paperback) Margaret Durrell

    *With a foreword from Gerald Durrell*...

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  • Wine - A Way of Life by Steven Spurrier
    Wine - A Way of Life (Hardback) Steven Spurrier

    he bought a wine shop in Paris ("Your wine merchant speaks English"), and organised what became known as the Judgement of Paris, when, at a blind tasting, nine of the best tasters in France placed Californian wines, both white and red, above the greatest French wines, changing the wine world forever.

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