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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World by Julian Baggini - £9.99
The thinking person's tonic for our troubling times.   How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex hi ... more
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My Father's Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die by Kevin Toolis - £16.99
An intimate, lyrical memoir exploring the ancient rite of the Irish wake, and the Irish way of overcoming our fear of death - Being Mortal meets The Last Act of Love.  Death is a whisper in the Anglo-Saxon world. But on a remote island, off t ... more
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Be A Man by Chris Hemmings - £12.99
For decades women have shone the spotlight on equality and asked why they’re treated like second-class citizens. They’ve understandably demanded freedoms, rights and legal protections and, while they’ve slowly won some battles, it has been far ... more
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The Off-Modern: Psychology Estranged by Ron Roberts - £14.99
Society is undergoing a process of deep change and transformation as the neoliberal order moves into crisis. Contemporary psychology, mired in exceptionalism and individualism, fails to address this broader context and continues with a fragmented red ... more
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Sensation by Isabel Losada - £9.99
Isabel Losada brings her unique blend of humour, curiosity and honesty to the still-taboo subject of sexuality and pleasure. This is a brave, funny and often vulnerable quest to find out how we can make our sex lives better.   On behalf of all ... more
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One Year Wiser: A Graphic Guide to Mindful Living by Mike Medaglia - £12.99
As we travel through the world, we are often faced with conflicts and challenges that cause unhappiness, fear or anxiety. The practice of mindfulness has the power to transform this negativity into feelings of love, compassion and positivity.   I ... more
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The Pocket Thich Nhat Hanh by Thich Nhat Hanh, edited by Melvin McLeod - £8.99
Since Thich Nhat Hanh’s exile from his native Vietnam in 1966, this Zen Buddhist monk has gone on to become one of the most influential and beloved spiritual masters of our age. The seeming simplicity of his words belies the power of this teaching ... more
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The Pocket Rumi by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, edited by Kabir Helminski - £8.99
The renowned Persian Sufi mystic Mevlâna Jalâluddin Rumi (1207–1273) is one of the most widely read poets in the world today. His compassionate insight into the nature of human existence, joyful humor, deep wisdom, and ecstatic songs of divine un ... more
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The Pocket Pema Chodron by Pema Chodron - £8.99
Pema Chödrön, beloved Buddhist nun and best-selling author, offers this treasury of 108 short selections from her more than four decades of study and writings.  Here she presents teachings on breaking free of destructive patterns; developing p ... more
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The Wisdom of Trees Oracle by Jane Struthers - £14.99
They have been here long before we arrived on this planet, and will be here long after we are gone. The power and wisdom of trees have been noted by many cultures throughout history, from the image of the World Tree to the symbolism of the Tree of Li ... more
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Pride and Joy: A Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Parents by Sarah and Rachel Hagger-Holt - £11.99
There have always been lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) parents. But now there is a 'gayby boom'. Changes in social attitudes, the law and medical technology mean that more LGBT people are becoming parents, and living proud and open family liv ... more
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Working With Earth Energies: How To Tap into the Healing Powers of the Natural World by David Furlong - £8.99
Working with Earth Energies is the new book from leading healer and spiritual teacher, David Furlong, which tells you how to reconnect with the Earth and nature. He will teach you how to connect not only with plants and trees, but with sacred sites w ... more
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Football's Coming Out: Life As a Gay Fan and Player by Neil Beasley - £9.99
Being gay in football - as fan or player - is to risk the homophobia that has run through the game for years. But things are changing. Gradually a few brave professional players have come out. And someone like Neil Beasley now feels able to tell his ... more
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Tears to Triumph: Spiritual Healing for the Modern Plagues of Anxiety and Depression by Marianne Williamson - £9.99
The internationally recognized teacher, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love argues that our desire to avoid pain is actually detrimental to our lives, disconnecting us from our deepest emotions and preventing true heali ... more
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Quotes That Will Change Your Life: A Curated Collection of Mind-Blowing Wisdom by Russ Kick (Editor) - £11.99
The right quotation can change your life. That condensed idea — expressed in just a few words or a sentence or two — can shift your thinking, trigger an epiphany, and alter your way of seeing the world. The wisest, most experienced, and most thou ... more
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Live Lagom: Balanced Living, The Swedish Way by Anna Brones - £9.99
Lagom has been described by Elle as ‘the more sustainable and enjoyable lifestyle we’ll all be wanting in 2017’.   Live Lagom is a practical lifestyle guide based on the Swedish philosophy of Lagom. Meaning "just the right amount", the c ... more
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The Way We Die Now by Seamus O'Mahony - £7.99
We have lost the ability to deal with death. Most of our friends and beloved relations will die in a busy hospital in the care of strangers, doctors and nurses they have known at best for a couple of weeks. They may not even know they are dying, vict ... more
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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida - £14.99
Following his ground-breaking international bestseller The Reason I Jump, written when he was only thirteen, Naoki Higashida offers equally illuminating and practical insights into autism from his current perspective as a young man.   Naoki Hi ... more
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Speaking of Death: What the Bereaved Really Need by Annie Broadbent - £8.99
Absorbing and heartfelt stories of grief combined with timely advice on how to help support your loved one through a time of loss.   'To support the bereaved, we need to get to grips with death.'   Talking about death and grief has beco ... more
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Muslim Identity in a Turbulent Age by Mike Hardy, Fiyaz Mughal and Sarah Markiewicz (Editors) - £14.99
How can Islam be understood in the context of internal struggles for unity and identity, a rise in anti-Muslim hate crime and continued media portrayals of violence, extremism, warfare and oppression? Looking at Islam as a faith, a whole system with ... more
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Boys Don't Cry by Tim Grayburn - £16.99
Boys Don't Cry is a book that will make sense of depression and anxiety for people who might not recognise those feelings in themselves or others.   Suicide is the single biggest killer of men aged 20-45 in the UK. Depression and undiagnosed ... more
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The Recovery Letters: Addressed to People Experiencing Depression by James Withey and Olivia Sagan (Editors) Afterword by Tom Couser - £9.99
In 2012, The Recovery Letters was launched to host a series of letters online written by people recovering from depression, addressed to those currently affected by a mental health condition. Addressed to 'Dear You', the inspirational and heartfelt l ... more
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The Land of the Green Man: A Journey Through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles by Carolyne Larrington - £10.99
Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-frets: of wraith-like fog banks, druidic mistletoe and peculiar creatures that lurk, half-unseen, in th ... more
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Yoga, Power and Spirit: Patanjali the Shaman by Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D. - £10.99
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is the classic Hindu text on the spiritual practice of yoga. Written more than 2,000 years ago, these teachings provide a rich, contemplative understanding of yoga and philosophy. Derived from an ancient oral tradition, w ... more
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The Mysterious World of Cats: What Magic, Myths and Shamanism Teach Us About Their Secret Powers by Herbie Brennan - £10.99
"In ancient times cats were worshipped a gods; they have not forgotten this."(Terry Pratchett) Herbie Brennan is a New York Times bestselling author on the occult who has sold over ten million books world-wide - including in France, Germany and It ... more
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Your Life in My Hands by Rachel Clarke - £16.99
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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Under the Lights and in the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's Soccer by Gwendolyn Oxenham - £14.99
In 2004 football author, journalist and award-winning documentary maker Gwendolyn Oxenham played futebol feminino for Santos FC, Brazil. The team hitchhiked to practice, shared their field with a horse and wore hand-me-downs from the men’s team. I ... more
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Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness by Joe Moran - £9.99
Our success as a species is built on sociability, so shyness in humans should be an anomaly. But it's actually remarkably common - we all know what it's like to cringe in embarrassment, stand tongue-tied at the fringe of an unfamiliar group, or flush ... more
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Eat. Sweat. Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives by Anna Kessel - £8.99
Long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, 2016   For too long society has led us to believe that women and sport don't mix. While perspiration and 'fitspiration' have never been so hot, sport continues to be stubbornly cast a ... more
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Is Monogamy Dead? Rethinking Relationships in the 21st Century by Rosie Wilby - £8.99
In early 2013, comedian Rosie Wilby found herself at a crossroads with everything she'd ever believed about romantic relationships. When people asked, 'who's the love of your life?' there was no simple answer. Did they mean her former flatmate who sh ... more
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay - £13.99
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 ... more
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Pagan Portals: The Crane Bag by Joanna van der Hoeven - £6.99
An introduction to the ritual tools and practices found in the Druid tradition.   Held deeply within Celtic mythology, the crane bag is both a symbol of sovereignty, as well as an item containing the ritual tools of the Druid. With the proper ... more
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The Art of Mindful Birdwatching: Reflections on Freedom & Being by Claire Thompson - £8.99
Through personal anecdote and expert insight, Claire Thompson of BirdLife International invites us on a mindful journey through gardens, cities, open country, forests, coasts and mountains to enjoy and learn from the magnificent beauty and diversity ... more
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Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love by Marissa Moss - £14.99
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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Instant Tarot: Your Complete Guide to Reading the Cards by Monte Farber and Amy Zerner - £14.99
Read tarot card predictions within minutes with the Instant Tarot!   The authors unique Instant Tarot system is devised to enable beginners to read virtually every Tarot deck. The clearly organized Instant Tarot text interprets every card in e ... more
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Crystals: How to Use Crystals and Their Energy to Enhance Your Life by Judy Hall - £8.99
Crystals: How to use Crystals and their Energy to Enhance Your Life is an illuminating guide to working with crystals that will show you how to sense the energy of these precious stones and choose the right ones to support you in different areas of y ... more
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The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin - £12.99
Since the original publication of The Birth Partner, new mothers' partners, friends, and relatives and doulas (professional birth assistants) have relied on Penny Simkin's guidance in caring for the new mother from the last few weeks of pregnancy thr ... more
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The Good Witch's Guide: A Modern-Day Wiccapedia of Magickal Ingredients and Spells by Shawn Robbins and Charity Bedel - £12.99
From cleansing spells to hands-on healing to the spiritual use of herbs, witches know which magickal and natural remedies work best!  The Good Witch’s Guide offers a treasure chest filled with holistic Wiccan magic and lore. Illustrated thr ... more
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The Little Book of Witchcraft by Astrid Carvel - £9.99
Are you in need of a little magic to entice love into your life? Maybe someone you know could benefit from a good-luck spell? Or perhaps you want to feel more in control of your destiny?   The Little Book of Witchcraft uncovers the myste ... more
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Jaguar in the Body, Butterfly in the Heart: The Real-life Initiation of an Everyday Shaman by Ya’Acov Darling Khan - £14.99
'Shaman', which means 'intermediary between spirit and the natural world', is a much over-used and maligned word. It is not a title one can give oneself; it is a vocation and a student is traditionally given this 'job title' by their elders and teach ... more
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way by Tim Seldin - £12.99
Written by Tim Seldin, President of the Montessori Foundation, this is the most fully up-to-date guide on Montessori parenting, packed with brand-new advice on children's use of digital media, and the neuroscience of child development.  The M ... more
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Goddess Wisdom: Connect to the Power of the Sacred Feminine Through Ancient Teachings and Practices by Tanishka - £8.99
Ancient civilizations worshipped female deities, and women were the leaders, counselors, and healers of nations. However, through various historical events, such as the arrival of Christianity in many cultures, the worship of the goddess was lost.&nb ... more
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The Anxiety Journal: Exercises to Soothe Stress and Eliminate Anxiety Wherever You Are by Corinne Sweet, illustrated by Marcia Mihotich - £9.99
While some forms of anxiety are natural, even helpful, anxiety disorders can lead you into a spiral of stress and worry, and interfere with your everyday life.  Practical, supportive and uplifting, this is a journal for anyone who struggles w ... more
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Man Up: Boys, Men and Breaking the Male Rules by Rebecca Asher - £9.99
What does it mean to be a man today? Much is being done to change negative female stereotypes but we still expect that big boys don�t cry, strong and silent types get the girl, and that there is such a thing as a �real man�. Man Up challenges t ... more
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Saffron Soul: Healthy, Vegetarian Heritage Recipes from India by Mira Manek - £20.00
Indian food is an internationally popular cuisine, yet, unfairly, it is often considered to be heavy, rich and indulgent. With more people than ever before turning to healthy home cooking there has never been a better time for a fresh and lighter tak ... more
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Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic by Lisa Lister - £10.99
A witch is a wise woman, a healer. Yet for so long the word “witch” has had negative connotations. In this book, third generation hereditary witch Lisa Lister explains the history behind witchcraft, why identifying as a healer in past centuries l ... more
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Project Happiness: 273 Little Tips and Big Ideas for Finding Joy by Sophie Golding - £8.99
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."(Henry David Thoreau) Everybody wants to find happiness, although we don’t always know how to get there. Packed with creative ideas and uplifting quotes, this litt ... more
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Science and Islam: A History by Ehsan Masood - £8.99
From Musa al-Khwarizmi who developed algebra in 9th century Baghdad to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the reciprocating piston, Science and Islam tells the story of one of history’s ... more
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Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man by Nina Lyon - £8.99
Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times?   An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads Nina Lyon on a search to track him down in all his various guis ... more
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Eat This, My Friend: Everyday Vegetarian Recipes for Sharing by Jade O'Donahoo - £10.00
60 meat-free and refined sugar-free recipes are presented across five chapters (breakfast, brunch, lunch, sides, dinner, and sweets). The dishes prioritise vegetables and wholefoods for simple food that nourishes you and tastes great.  Eat Th ... more
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Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain - £9.99
The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults.   Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talkin ... more
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