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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 72 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Outrun by Amy Liptrot
    The Outrun - by Amy Liptrot

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786894229 | ISBN 10: 178689422x

    WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME PRIZE 2016   When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Insomnia by Marina Benjamin
    Insomnia - by Marina Benjamin

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911344926 | ISBN 10: 1911344927

    "Insomnia reads with the surreal and suspended cadence of those lonely hours in the night that only the sleep-less experience. It is, therefore, a kind and intimate companion to our meandering, agitated, non-knowing, spiritually naked thoughts at suc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry by Lynne Jones
    Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry - by Lynne Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474605762 | ISBN 10: 1474605761

    Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.   Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
    Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body - by Roxane Gay

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472153791 | ISBN 10: 1472153790

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.   'I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Language of Kindness: A Nurse
    The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story - by Christie Watson

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784741976 | ISBN 10: 1784741973

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER *BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  An astonishing memoir about nursing and an urgent call for compassion and kindness.   Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Taking us from birth to death and from ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor - by Adam Kay

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509858637 | ISBN 10: 1509858636

    "Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable."(Stephen Fry) Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Winner of the Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Book of the Year Winner o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses by Stephen McGann
    Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses - by Stephen McGann

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471160813 | ISBN 10: 1471160815

    His family survived famine-ravaged Ireland in the 1850s.  His ancestors settled in poverty-rife Victorian Liverpool, working to survive and thrive.  Some of them became soldiers serving on the Western Front.  One would be the last man to step off ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Life in My Hands by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life in My Hands - by Rachel Clarke

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786068651 | ISBN 10: 1786068656

    To be a medical novice who makes decisions which - if you get them wrong - might forever alter, or end, a person's life? To toughen up the hard way, through repeated exposure to life-and-death situations, clinging on until your skills, expertise and ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Beautiful Work In Progress by Mirna Valerio
    A Beautiful Work In Progress - by Mirna Valerio

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781503943391 | ISBN 10: 1503943399

    Runners’ vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for “Did Not Start” and DNF for “Did Not Finish,” but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for “Did Not Quit.”   Valerio has tied on her ru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things That Help: Healing Our Lives Through Feminism, Anarchism, Punk, & Adventure by Cindy Crabb
    Things That Help: Healing Our Lives Through Feminism, Anarchism, Punk, & Adventure - by Cindy Crabb

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621068648 | ISBN 10: 1621068641

    Living in the margins of a culture she never felt comfortable in, Cindy Crabb touches on her experiences with feminism, girl-gangs, abuse, and gender identity. With stories, essays, interviews, and more, Cindy writes with fierce honesty and compassio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life by Catherine Gray
    The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life - by Catherine Gray

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781912023387 | ISBN 10: 1912023385

    Going sober will make you happier, healthier, wealthier, slimmer and sexier. Despite all of these upsides, it's easier said than done.  This inspirational, aspirational and highly relatable narrative champions the benefits of sobriety; combining ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swimming with Seals by Victoria Whitworth
    Swimming with Seals - by Victoria Whitworth

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784978396 | ISBN 10: 1784978396

    This is a memoir of intense physical and personal experience, exploring how swimming with seals, gulls and orcas in the cold waters off Orkney provided Victoria Whitworth with an escape from a series of life crises and helped her to deal with intoler ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love by Marissa Moss
    Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love - by Marissa Moss

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781573246989 | ISBN 10: 1573246980

    Last Things is the true and intensely personal story of how one woman coped with the devastating effects of a catastrophic illness in her family.   Using her trademark mix of words and pictures to sharp effect, Marissa Moss presents the story ... more

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  • Cover image of book If You Sit Very Still by Marian Partington
    If You Sit Very Still - by Marian Partington

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785921407 | ISBN 10: 1785921401

    When the news broke that her missing sister Lucy had been murdered, Marian Partington had one of two choices to make. She could let the grief and rage she felt overwhelm her, or she could try to turn her trauma into something good. This moving memoir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Expecting: The Inner Life of Pregnancy by Chitra Ramaswamy
    Expecting: The Inner Life of Pregnancy - by Chitra Ramaswamy

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910192214 | ISBN 10: 191019221x

    When Chitra Ramaswamy discovered she was pregnant, she longed for a book that went above and beyond a manual. A book that did more than simply describe what was happening in her growing body day by day, week by week and month by month.   Expec ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Embroidered Cancer Comic by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin
    The Embroidered Cancer Comic - by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848192898 | ISBN 10: 1848192894

    Decreased libido is a common effect of cancer treatment, but it can be awkward to talk about and it is often brushed under the carpet.  Elizabeth Shefrin doesn't shy away from this most intimate of topics, and in this embroidered comic she share ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's All in Your Head: Stories from the Frontline of Psychosomatic Illness - by Suzanne O'Sullivan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099597858 | ISBN 10: 0099597853

    WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2016  Pauline first became ill when she was fifteen. What seemed to be a urinary infection became joint pain, then life-threatening appendicitis. After a routine operation Pauline lost all the strength in her ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hot Topic: A Life-Changing Look at the Change of Life by Christa DSouza
    The Hot Topic: A Life-Changing Look at the Change of Life - by Christa DSouza

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780722672 | ISBN 10: 1780722672

    There has never been a better time to be a menopausal woman. Technology is such that 60 really is the new 40 (or even 35)...  But, for Christa DSouza, some nagging questions remain... What is the point of us now that we are officially biolog ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Time in Between: A Memoir of Hunger and Hope by Nancy Tucker
    The Time in Between: A Memoir of Hunger and Hope - by Nancy Tucker

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785780417 | ISBN 10: 1785780417

    When Nancy Tucker was eight years old, her class had to write about what they wanted in life. She thought, and thought, and then, though she didnt know why, she wrote: I want to be thin. Over the next twelve years, she developed anorexia nervo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones by Sandra Tsing Loh
    The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones - by Sandra Tsing Loh

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780393351095 | ISBN 10: 0393351092

    In a voice that is wry, disarming and totally candid, the "imaginatively twisted and fearless" (Los Angeles Times) Sandra Tsing Loh tells the moving and laugh-out-loud tale of her roller coaster ride through "the change". Loh chronicles relatable, ev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Iceberg: A Memoir by Marion Coutts
    The Iceberg: A Memoir - by Marion Coutts

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782393528 | ISBN 10: 1782393528

    In 2008 the art critic Tom Lubbock was diagnosed with a brain tumour. The tumour was located in the area controlling speech and language, and would eventually rob him of the ability to speak. He died early in 2011. Marion Coutts was his wife.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The C-Word by Lisa Lynch
    The C-Word - by Lisa Lynch

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784750473 | ISBN 10: 1784750476

    Updated with new material, The C Word is the incredibly moving, darkly humorous account of one woman's fight against breast cancer. Now a BBC Drama starring Sheridan Smith.   The last thing Lisa Lynch had expected to put on her 'things to do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pondlife: A Swimmer
    Pondlife: A Swimmer's Journal - by Al Alvarez

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408841020 | ISBN 10: 1408841029

    The ponds of Hampstead Heath are small oases; fragments of wild nature nestled in the heart of north-west London. For the best part of his life Al Alvarez poet, critic, novelist, rock-climber and poker player has swum in them almost daily. &nbs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stammered Songbook: A Mother
    Stammered Songbook: A Mother's Book of Hours - by Erwin Mortier

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782270218 | ISBN 10: 1782270213

    'My mother, a house that is slowly collapsing, a bridge dancing to a tremor.' It started when she could no longer remember the word for 'book'. Then her mind, her language and her identity began to slip away. This is Erwin Mortier's moving, e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything by Sally Magnusson
    Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything - by Sally Magnusson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444751819 | ISBN 10: 1444751816

    Scottish broadcaster and author, Sally Magnusson, cared with her two sisters for her mother, Mamie, during her long struggle with dementia, until her death in 2012. This moving and honest account of losing a loved one day by day to an insidious disea ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lot Like Eve: Fashion, Faith and Fig-Leaves: A Memoir by Joanna Jepson
    A Lot Like Eve: Fashion, Faith and Fig-Leaves: A Memoir - by Joanna Jepson

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472913173 | ISBN 10: 1472913175

    Joanna Jepson was born with a facial deformity that led to her being mercilessly bullied through childhood and adolescence whilst a strict evangelical upbringing imposed further challenges. Reconstructive facial surgery and a religious meltdown left ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rules of Inheritance by Claire Bidwell Smith
    The Rules of Inheritance - by Claire Bidwell Smith

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472214317 | ISBN 10: 1472214315

    A powerful and exhilarating story of life and loss. Claire Bidwell Smith, an only child, is just fourteen years old when both of her charismatic parents are diagnosed with cancer. What follows is a coming-of-age story that is both heartbreaking and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Picked Up, Patched Up and Sent Home: Why I Love the NHS by Carl Walker
    Picked Up, Patched Up and Sent Home: Why I Love the NHS - by Carl Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780719814433 | ISBN 10: 071981443x

    In this personal, irreverent book, Carl Walker represents the average stories of average people whose lives are routinely and often unnoticeably held together by the people who work in the NHS. These are the people who patch us up, sew us up, radiate ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks
    A Leg to Stand On - by Oliver Sacks

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330507622 | ISBN 10: 0330507621

    When Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, were far ... more

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  • Cover image of book [Sic] by Joshua Cody
    [Sic] - by Joshua Cody

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822463 | ISBN 10: 1408822466

    Joshua Cody was about to receive his PhD from Columbia University when he was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. He underwent six months of chemotherapy. The treatment failed. Expectations for survival plummeted. After consulting with several oncol ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Goodbye: A Memoir by Meghan O
    The Long Goodbye: A Memoir - by Meghan O'Rourke

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844086771 | ISBN 10: 1844086771

    Meghan O'Rourke was thirty-two when her mother died of cancer on Christmas Day, 2008. As a writer, even in the depths of her grief, she was fascinated by what she observed of herself in the aftermath: the rage she felt, not only at what had happened ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Heart Blown Open: The Life and Practice of Zen Master Jun PO Denis Kelly Roshi by Keith Martin-Smith
    A Heart Blown Open: The Life and Practice of Zen Master Jun PO Denis Kelly Roshi - by Keith Martin-Smith

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781611250084 | ISBN 10: 1611250080

    Denis Kelly's life is part Hunter S. Thompson, part Timothy Leary, and part Eckhart Tolle.   From his beginnings in an abusive and alcoholic home in Wisconsin to becoming a major force in the counterculture movement, and then from a life on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Rover: A Blistering Journey Along Britain
    The Wild Rover: A Blistering Journey Along Britain's Footpaths - by Mike Parker

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007448456 | ISBN 10: 0007448457

    Mike Parker, bestselling author of Map Addict, is back with a brilliant, intelligent and witty exploration of a glorious and passionate British subject - footpaths and our rights of way. Mike discovers how these paths have become part of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You
    Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You're Going Through - by Iyanla Vanzant

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848504882 | ISBN 10: 1848504888

    How do you find your way through the broken pieces and the pain to peace? In this searingly honest and searching book, the New York Times bestselling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her profoundly human journey. Although Ilyanla had ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain by Portia de Rossi
    Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain - by Portia de Rossi

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857204110 | ISBN 10: 0857204114

    "I didn't decide to become anorexic. It snuck up on me disguised as a healthy diet, a professional attitude. Although there was a certain glamour to anorexics, I didn't want to be one. I just wanted to excel in dieting. And weighing in at 80 pounds o ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Born Every Minute: Real Stories from the Delivery Room by Maria Dore and Ros Bradbury
    One Born Every Minute: Real Stories from the Delivery Room - by Maria Dore and Ros Bradbury

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780751546002 | ISBN 10: 0751546003

    One Born Every Minute, Channel 4s Bafta-winning documentary series, was the critical and popular smash-hit of 2010. And in February 2011, well be back on the maternity ward for twelve brand-new, thrilling episodes.   In this wonderful n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves by Siri Hustvedt
    The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves - by Siri Hustvedt

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780340998779 | ISBN 10: 0340998776

    While speaking at a memorial event for her father, the novelist Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck down. Was it triggered by nerves, emotion - or something else entirely?  In this profoundly thought-provoking and revea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mean Little Deaf Queer: A Memoir by Terry Galloway
    Mean Little Deaf Queer: A Memoir - by Terry Galloway

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780807073315 | ISBN 10: 0807073318

    When Terry Galloway was born on Halloween, no one knew that an experimental antibiotic given to her mother had wreaked havoc on her fetal nervous system. After her family moved from Berlin, Germany, to Austin, Texas, hers became a deafening, hallucin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Teach Us to Sit Still: A Sceptic
    Teach Us to Sit Still: A Sceptic's Search for Health and Healing - by Tim Parks

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099548881 | ISBN 10: 0099548887

    'Just when the medical profession had given up on me and I on it, just when I seemed to be walled up in a life sentence of chronic pain, someone proposed a bizarre way out: sit still, they said, and breathe... Teach Us to Sit Still is the vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Depresso - Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Being Bonkers! by Brick
    Depresso - Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Being Bonkers! - by Brick

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780861661701 | ISBN 10: 0861661702

    Our world is plagued by madness. With leaders bent on insane policies and too many citizens locked in crippling depression, normality seems elusive and questionable. Part travelogue, part indictment of mad medicine, Depresso is Tom Freeman's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hammered by Mark Ward
    Hammered - by Mark Ward

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781843582724 | ISBN 10: 1843582724

    Mark Ward enjoyed all the trappings of success as one of the most popular and highly-rated right wingers in football. 'Wardy' proved an overnight sensation at Oldham and continued to be a star at West Ham, Man City and Everton before inspiring Birmin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keeper: A Book About Memory, Identity, Isolation, Wordsworth and Cake by Andrea Gillies
    Keeper: A Book About Memory, Identity, Isolation, Wordsworth and Cake - by Andrea Gillies

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906021993 | ISBN 10: 1906021996

    WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE 2010 WINNER OF THE INAUGURAL WELLCOME PRIZE 2009   Can our personalities be taken away from us? Are memory and identity mutually dependent? What exactly is the soul?   Three years ago, Andrea Gillies, a wri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloody Mary: My Life and Times by Mary Coughlan
    Bloody Mary: My Life and Times - by Mary Coughlan

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780340993484 | ISBN 10: 0340993480

    Since she rose to international fame in 1985 with her seminal Irish jazz album Tired and Emotional, Mary Coughlan's battles with addiction, the problems in her personal life and career have been well documented. But until now she has never spoken of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Second Opinion: A Doctor
    Second Opinion: A Doctor's Notes from the Inner City - by Theodore Dalrymple

    £14.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906308124 | ISBN 10: 1906308128

    Theodore Dalrymple has spent 20 years working as a prison and hospital doctor in one of Britains poorest inner cities and chronicling his experiences in regular dispatches in some of Britains best-selling magazines.  Drug addicts and desp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting by Meredith Norton
    Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting - by Meredith Norton

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844086146 | ISBN 10: 1844086143

    As far as I'm concerned, Lance Armstrong and I are close to exact opposites, both physically and mentally If surviving this particularly deadly form of breast cancer required any of the Lance-like traits, such as a willingness to physically exert ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Threads by Jean Davison
    The Dark Threads - by Jean Davison

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906373597 | ISBN 10: 1906373590

    Teenage life in the swinging sixties, hanging out in coffee bars talking fashion and pop music, who could wish for more? But in August 1968, growing pains started to kick hard for 18-year-old office worker Jean Davison and adolescent idealism quickly ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Nice Girl Like Me by Rosie Boycott
    A Nice Girl Like Me - by Rosie Boycott

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847394705 | ISBN 10: 1847394701

    Rosie Boycott wasn't a typical 1960's Cheltenham Ladies College girl. By the age of 21 she had co-founded the feminist magazine Spare Rib and the feminist publishing house Virago, whilst experimenting with drugs, sex and booze. But she wanted more: m ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Hands To Hold and No Legs To Dance On: A Thalidomide Survivor
    No Hands To Hold and No Legs To Dance On: A Thalidomide Survivor's Story - by Louise Medus

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906373573 | ISBN 10: 1906373574

    While the battle for the compensation of Thalidomide victims was raging in the 1970s, former Labour MP Jack Ashley asked in a parliamentary debate how Louise, then 11 years old, could look forward to 'laughing and loving with no hand to hold and no l ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist
    My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey - by Jill Bolte Taylor

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340980507 | ISBN 10: 0340980508

    Jill Bolte Taylor experienced a massive stroke aged 37 when a blood vessel exploded in the left side of her brain. A brain scientist by profession, she was in the rare position of being able to observe her own mind completely deteriorate to the point ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grass Arena by John Healy
    The Grass Arena - by John Healy

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141189598 | ISBN 10: 0141189592

    In his searing autobiography, John Healy describes his fifteen years living rough in London without state aid, when begginh carried an automatic three-year prison sentence and vagrant alcoholics prowled the parks and streets in search of drink or pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating by Barbara Kingsolver
    Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780571233571 | ISBN 10: 0571233570

    Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver's riveting new book will open your eyes in a hundred different ways to an old truth: you are what you eat.'This is the story of a year in which we made every attempt to feed ourselves animals and vegetables whos ... more

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  • Cover image of book 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa by Stephanie Nolen
    28: Stories of AIDS in Africa - by Stephanie Nolen

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846270383 | ISBN 10: 1846270383

    There are 28 million people living with HIV in Arica. Why should we care? Here, in 28 stories, are 28 reasons why. "From the tiny virus, via 28 individual human stories, to an entire continent, these stories will tear you apart before putting you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black, White and Gold: My Autobiography by Kelly Holmes with Fanny Blake
    Black, White and Gold: My Autobiography - by Kelly Holmes with Fanny Blake

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753513170 | ISBN 10: 075351317x

    Kelly Holmes had two dreams - to join the army, and bring home a gold medal from the Olympic Games. But winning double gold in the 2004 Olympics and becoming Dame Kelly Holmes was much more than fulfilling a dream; it was a reward for a lifetime of r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The After-Death Room: Journey into Spiritual Activism by Michael McColly
    The After-Death Room: Journey into Spiritual Activism - by Michael McColly

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781932360929 | ISBN 10: 1932360921

    The After-Death Room offers an insider's urgent quest for a more global understanding of the psycho-spiritual challenges that people face who wake up each morning inside the AIDS epidemic and have to act, to learn, to hope from there. McColly's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trouble in My Head: A Young Girl
    Trouble in My Head: A Young Girl's Fight with Depression - by Mathilde Monaque

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780091917234 | ISBN 10: 0091917239

    Mathilde Monaque developed severe depression when she was just 14. The eldest in a family of six and an exceptionally bright and gifted little girl, the discovery shook her family to the core. Trouble in My Head is Mathilde's tender and illuminating ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eating Myself by Candida Crewe
    Eating Myself - by Candida Crewe

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747585626 | ISBN 10: 0747585628

    Beautifully written and wickedly honest, a memoir of one womans normal-abnormal relationship with food.  Candida Crewe's relationship with food is anxiety-ridden. In fact, is there anything normal about any womans relationship with th ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Than Eyes Can See: A Nine Month Journey into the Aids Pandemic by Rhidian Brook
    More Than Eyes Can See: A Nine Month Journey into the Aids Pandemic - by Rhidian Brook

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780714531427 | ISBN 10: 0714531421

    An extraordinary account of a nine-month journey made by the author and his family into some of the Worlds HIV/AIDS epicentres.  Sent by the Salvation Army to bear witness to the work they were doing in response to the pandemic, Rhidian Brook ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bi-Polar Expedition by Neil Walton
    Bi-Polar Expedition - by Neil Walton

    £10.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781847471239 | ISBN 10: 1847471234

    With this book about severe bi-polar disorder, Neil Walton gives the reader a real insight into what it is like to live with this common, yet misunderstood and often seriously debilitating illness.  Neil's life has been something of a journey of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nonrunner
    The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women: Get Off Your Butt and on with Your Training - by Dawn Dais

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781580052054 | ISBN 10: 1580052053

    Dawn Dais was a woman who didn't believe that running was part of her biological destiny, and yet she tackled her doubts, laced up her shoes, and crossed the finish line on marathon day.  In this hilarious, true-to-life guide, she shares hard-ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sunlight on the Garden: A Family in Love, War and Madness by Elizabeth Speller
    The Sunlight on the Garden: A Family in Love, War and Madness - by Elizabeth Speller

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781862079250 | ISBN 10: 1862079250

    In 1880 Ada Curtis bore Gerald Howard the first of several illegitimate children. Ada was a housemaid, the daughter of a Lincolnshire butcher. Gerald was her employer and the son of a once-grand family now obsessed with its own threadbare nobility. T ... more

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  • Cover image of book Take Off Your Party Dress: When Life
    Take Off Your Party Dress: When Life's Too Busy for Breast Cancer - by Dina Rabinovitch

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781416527886 | ISBN 10: 1416527885

    'In a world that doesn't do scar-chic, just what do you wear when you're one-breasted, or no-breasted? In my post-hospital weeks I'm not able to life my arm so clothes that go over the head are out of the question. I phone Vogue to ask their fashion ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cancer Vixen: A True Story by Marisa Acocella Marchetto
    Cancer Vixen: A True Story - by Marisa Acocella Marchetto

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007258963 | ISBN 10: 0007258968

    "What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoon-ist with a fabulous life finds...a lump in her breast?"That's the question that sets this ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    The Year of Magical Thinking - by Joan Didion

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007216857 | ISBN 10: 0007216858

    Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill. At first they thought it was flu, then pneumonia, then complete sceptic shock. She was put into an induced coma and placed on life sup ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Father and Other Working Class Football Heroes by Gary Imlach
    My Father and Other Working Class Football Heroes - by Gary Imlach

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224072687 | ISBN 10: 0224072684

    Stewart Imlach was an ordinary neighbourhood soccer star of his time. A brilliant winger who thrilled the crowd on Saturdays, then worked alongside them in the off-season; who represented Scotland in the 1958 World Cup and never received a cap for hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Have America Surrounded: The Life of Timothy Leary by John Higgs
    I Have America Surrounded: The Life of Timothy Leary - by John Higgs

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905548255 | ISBN 10: 1905548257

    Before he began working with LSD, Dr Timothy Leary was a brilliant and respected behavioural psychologist. Afterwards he was, in the words of President Nixon, 'the most dangerous man in America'. Leary has gone down in history as the man who per ... more

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  • Cover image of book Smashed: Growing Up A  Drunk Girl by Koren Zailckas
    Smashed: Growing Up A Drunk Girl - by Koren Zailckas

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091905606 | ISBN 10: 0091905605

    The day Koren turned fourteen she tasted alcohol for the first time. By the time she was fifteen, she was piecing together forgotten fragments of drink, men and misplaced clothes. And so it began...  A New York Times bestseller, Smashed has alre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond a Boundary by C L R James
    Beyond a Boundary - by C L R James

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780224074278 | ISBN 10: 022407427x

    C L R James, one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth century, was devoted to the game of cricket. In this classic summation of half a lifetime spent playing, watching and writing about the sport, he recounts the story of his overriding pas ... more

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  • Cover image of book In The Company of Women by Alwin Peter
    In The Company of Women - by Alwin Peter

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780953247714 | ISBN 10: 0953247716

    If you only ever buy one book this has to be it. This book is just extraordinary in the true meaning of the word. It is rare to find a book, which voices the experience of black women on such a wide range of issues. This book is straight talking and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The L.A. Diaries by James Brown
    The L.A. Diaries - by James Brown

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747574668 | ISBN 10: 0747574669

    James Brown worked as a successful Hollywood screenwriter and would drive the freeways of Los Angeles from meeting to meeting with movie executives. But he carried a terrible, destructive secret. He was unable to function without stopping off in a ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Body by Eve Ensler
    The Good Body - by Eve Ensler

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099476528 | ISBN 10: 0099476525

    Eve Ensler, the author of The Vagina Monologues is back with another round of poignant and hilarious stories about the secret lives of women! We're told to eat less, weigh less, want more - to have better bums, bigger breasts, better hair, no wrinkle ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memories, Dreams, Reflections by C.G. Jung
    Memories, Dreams, Reflections - by C.G. Jung

    £10.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780006540274 | ISBN 10: 0006540279

    The frank revelations of the innermost life of one of the greatest explorers of the human mind. A unique document of our own and of all time."Jung's single-minded humility, his passion to unearth truth, is one of the loveliest impressions to emerge f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Depression and How to Survive It by Spike Milligan and Anthony Clare
    Depression and How to Survive It - by Spike Milligan and Anthony Clare

    £10.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780099858300 | ISBN 10: 0099858304

    In 1982 Anthony Clare interviewed Spike Milligan for the radio series In The Psychiatrists's Chair and was so overwhelmed by Milligan's account of his forty years of depressive experiences that he knew he had found the person to help him illuminate ... more

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