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  • Do No Harm
    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.

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  • This is Going to Hurt
    This is Going to Hurt (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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  • My Life, Our Times
    My Life, Our Times (Hardback) Gordon Brown

    Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its achievements - the minimum wage, tax credits, Bank of England independence and the refinancing of the National Health Service - he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

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  • Back to the Boy
    Back to the Boy (Hardback) James Arthur

    An inspiring autobiography about the pressures of success, mental health, and the power of second chances.

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  • Don't Let My Past Be Your Future
    Don't Let My Past Be Your Future (English, Hardback) Harry Leslie Smith

    Don't Let My Past Be Your Future, Harry Leslie Smith's follow-up to Harry's Last Stand, is both a survival guide for today's generations and a memoir about persevering through difficult times with one's dignity and optimism intact.

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  • The Yorkshire Shepherdess
    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.

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  • The Stranger in the Woods
    The Stranger in the Woods (Hardback) Michael Finkel

    The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years

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  • Fun Home
    Fun Home (Paperback) Alison Bechdel

    One of the most eagerly anticipated graphic memoirs of recent years, Fun Home is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Alison Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings.

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  • The Boy with the Topknot
    The Boy with the Topknot (Paperback) Sathnam Sanghera

    For the author, growing up in Wolverhampton in the eighties was a confusing business. On the one hand, these were the heady days of George Michael mix-tapes, Dallas on TV and, if he was lucky, the occasional Bounty Bar. This title tells his story.

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  • Finding Ultra
    Finding Ultra (English, Paperback) Rich Roll

    The incredible true story of the author's remarkable transformation, at the age of 40, from out-of-shape average Joe into one of the world's best endurance athletes...

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  • Thatcher Stole My Trousers
    Thatcher Stole My Trousers (Paperback) Alexei Sayle

    'Enlightening ... Funny, smart, original and provocative ... It is hard to imagine the stalwarts of Mock the Week recognising the Druze militia leader Walid Jumblatt in a London cinema' New Statesman...

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  • The Glass Castle
    The Glass Castle (English, Paperback) Jeannette Walls

    Walls has carved a story with precision and grace out of one of the most chaotic, heart-breaking childhoods... This deeply affecting memoir is a triumph in every possible way, and it does what all good books should: it affirms our faith in the human spirit.' - Dani Shapiro

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  • 21st-Century Yokel
    21st-Century Yokel (English, Hardback) Tom Cox

    The feel of the book has a lot in common with the country walks Tom Cox was on when he composed much of it: it's bewitched by fresh air, intrepid in minor ways, haunted by weather and old stories and the spooky edges of the outdoors, restless, sometimes foolish, and prone to a few detours...

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  • Park Life
    Park Life (English, Hardback) John Bartram, John Karter

    'Retire? You can't retire!', Sir David Attenborough told John Bartram, when the man who has been gamekeeper and senior wildlife officer for Richmond Park for the past thirty years announced his intention to step away from the role, bidding farewell to the iconic park which has been his home and way of life for so long.

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

    Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, the new Mitchell and Webb sitcom, comes part-memoir, part call-to-arms from the award-winning and hilariously funny Robert Webb

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  • What Happened
    What Happened (Hardback) Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Untitled essays on words to live by.

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  • I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic (English, Paperback) Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    A memoir of Zlatan Ibrahimovich, one of the world's most gifted and controversial footballers. It tells the story of how a Swedish outsider rose from poverty to become a football genius.

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  • Fingers in the Sparkle Jar
    Fingers in the Sparkle Jar (English, Paperback) Chris Packham

    The 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!

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  • Swim, Bike, Run
    Swim, Bike, Run (English, Paperback) Alistair Brownlee, Jonathan Brownlee

    A guide to triathlon by two Olympic heroes. It tells the story of how two skinny lads from west Yorkshire became the best triathletes in the world.

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  • Groomed
    Groomed (Paperback) Casey Watson

    It's late on Friday night when Casey's mobile starts to ring. She is expecting it to be her daughter Riley. But it isn't Riley. It's a woman from the Emergency Duty Team. So begins Casey and Mike's latest fostering challenge - a fifteen-year-old girl called Keeley who's run away from her long-term foster home 25 miles away.

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