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

    $11.14

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  • Carrying the Fire by Michael Collins
    Carrying the Fire (English, Paperback) Michael Collins

    The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the event: man reaching the moon remains one of the great events of our lifetime. This book conveys the drama and beauty of that adventure.

    $15.21 $17.00

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  • Darcey Bussell: Evolved by Darcey Bussell
    Darcey Bussell: Evolved (English, Hardback) Darcey Bussell

    The first book from Darcey Bussell in over six years, retired darling of the British Ballet and beloved judge of Strictly Come Dancing, this publishing extravaganza coincides with the superstar ballerina's 50th birthday....

    $33.70 $38.32
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  • The Yorkshire Shepherdess by Amanda Owen
    The Yorkshire Shepherdess (English, Paperback) Amanda Owen

    A funny, heartwarming and inspiring true story of life as a shepherdess in one of the most remote and beautiful spots in England.

    $9.90
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  • The Yorkshire Vet by Peter Wright
    The Yorkshire Vet (English, 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.

    $19.85 $24.26
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  • Whatever Happened to Margo? by Margaret Durrell
    Whatever Happened to Margo? (English, Paperback) Margaret Durrell

    *With a foreword from Gerald Durrell*...

    $10.41 $12.76
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  • Down to Earth by Monty Don
    Down to Earth (English, Hardback) Monty Don

    NOW A UK BESTSELLER...

    $21.61 $22.98
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  • Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd
    Unnatural Causes (Hardback) Richard Shepherd

    Included in The Times Books of the Year 2018...

    $21.71 $25.55
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  • Harry's Last Stand by Harry Leslie Smith
    Harry's Last Stand (English, Paperback) Harry Leslie Smith

    The paperback edition of one of this year's most exciting and influential political books

    $10.85 $12.95
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  • I Am Football by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    I Am Football (English, Hardback) Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF I AM ZLATAN COMES......

    $30.69
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  • Wine - A Way of Life by Steven Spurrier
    Wine - A Way of Life (English, 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.

    $22.93 $25.55
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  • There is No Map in Hell by Steve Birkinshaw
    There is No Map in Hell (Paperback) Steve Birkinshaw

    In 2014, Steve Birkinshaw attempted to set a new record for completing a continuous 300-mile circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District. With a foreword by Joss Naylor, There is no Map in Hell recounts Birkinshaw's preparation, training and experience, and the physiological aftermath of the feat.

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  • French Children Don't Throw Food by Pamela Druckerman
    French Children Don't Throw Food (Paperback) Pamela Druckerman

    The book everyone is talking about: how the French manage to raise well-behaved children, and have a life! Who hasn't noticed how well-behaved French children are, compared to our own?*Why do French children happily eat what is put in front of them?*How can French mothers chat to their friends while their children play quietly?

    $11.00 $18.00
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  • So Here It Is by Dave Hill
    So Here It Is (English, Paperback) Dave Hill $11.17
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  • The Library of Ice by Nancy Campbell
    The Library of Ice (English, Hardback) Nancy Campbell

    A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place, which will appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger Deakin and Olivia Laing.

    $13.50 $19.15
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  • Fingers in the Sparkle Jar by Chris Packham
    Fingers in the Sparkle Jar (English, Paperback) Chris Packham

    Voted the UK's Favourite Nature BookThe memoir that inspired Chris Packham's BBC documentary, Asperger's and MeEvery minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn't do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real live Kestrel on my wrist!

    $11.48
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  • Never Grow Up by Jackie Chan
    Never Grow Up (English, Hardback) Jackie Chan

    A candid, honest memoir from one of the most recognisable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world.

    $18.96 $25.55
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  • The Light in the Dark by Horatio Clare
    The Light in the Dark (English, Hardback) Horatio Clare

    A moving winter diary that reveals the healing power of the natural world.

    $12.63 $16.59
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  • The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
    The Argonauts (English, 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.

    $9.96 $16.75
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  • Managing Humans by Michael Lopp
    Managing Humans (English, Paperback) Michael Lopp

    Read hilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences as a manager at Apple, Pinterest, Palantir, Netscape, Symantec, Slack, and Borland. Many of the stories first appeared in primitive form in Lopp's perennially popular blog, Rands in Repose. The Third Edition of Managing Humans contains a whole new season of episodes from the...

    $26.64 $29.99
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