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Soccer Vs. The State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics by Gabriel Kuhn - £15.99
Soccer has turned into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Professionalism and commercialization dominate its global image. Yet the game retains a rebellious side, maybe more so than any other sport co-opted by moneymakers and corrupt politicians. From ... more
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Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors by Caroline Elton - £9.99
Doctors are the people we turn to in our darkest moments. We trust them with our lives. But what does that stress do to a person?   What does it take to confront death, disease, distress and suffering every day? To work in a healthcare system stre ... more
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Wild Running: Britain's 200 Greatest Trail Runs by Jen and Sim Benson - £16.99
This brand new edition of Wild Running selects Britain’s top 200 trail runs (including 150 brand new routes). Chosen for their incredible terrain, sensational beauty and ease of navigation, this is the perfect running guide for beginners and expert ... more
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Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope by Johann Hari - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER.   From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety   What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve them? Awar ... more
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101 Things To Do When You Can't Get To Sleep by Dusty Sandman - £5.99
Do you spend your nights tossing and turning, watching the clock, staring into the abyss, anxiously thinking about tomorrow?   It’s time to take back the night!  Whether you want tips to help you sleep, imaginative ways to be product ... more
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You Have The Right To Remain Fat: A Manifesto by Virgie Tovar - £7.99
An inspiring feminist manifesto calling for the end of oppressive diet culture - and embracing and accepting bodies of all sizes.   Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of ... more
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Witchcraft... Into the Wilds by Rachel Patterson - £11.99
Witchcraft... Into the Wilds leads us through the wilds of nature and back to the roots and bones of witchcraft, a natural witchcraft that works with the seasons and all the natural items that Mother Nature provides, drawing on magical folk lore and ... more
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The Outrun by Amy Liptrot - £9.99
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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Mindful Crafting: The Maker's Creative Journey by Sarah Samuel - £9.99
Apart from the sheer enjoyment of using our hands to create something new, crafting helps us to connect with who we are. Sarah Samuel casts fresh light on how the basic human need to create is often forgotten as mass-consumerism grows, and how we can ... more
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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story by Christie Watson - £8.99
"It made me cry. It made me think. It made me laugh. It encouraged me to appreciate this most underappreciated of professions more than ever"(Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt) Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Taking us from b ... more
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Breaking Mad: The Insider's Guide to Conquering Anxiety by Anna Williamson - £8.99
Welcome to the therapist in your pocket – full of anxiety-busting advice, read this book to learn how to live better and restore your confidence when panic attacks.   Drawing on her own personal experiences with anxiety, therapist Anna Willi ... more
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What Are You Doing With Your Life? by J. Krishnamurti - £9.99
Who are you? What are you? What do you want from life?  One of the world’s great philosophical teachers, Krishnamurti, offers his inspiring wisdom on many of life’s hurdles from relationships and love, to anxiety and loneliness.  ... more
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How to Be Human: The Manual by Ruby Wax - £8.99
*FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRAZZLED* "A three way encounter between a Monk, a neuroscientist and Ruby Wax sounds like the set up for a joke. Instead it's produced one of the most fascinating, intriguing and informative books about mi ... more
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Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder by Gabor Mate - £9.99
Scattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based – and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition.   Gabor Maté is a revered physician who specializes in neurology, ps ... more
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Make Someone Happy and Find Your Own Happiness Along the Way: A Creative Kindness Journal by Emily Coxhead - £9.99
When we are kind we feel happy and this inspiring journal will help you to do just that: every page focuses on the bright spots we overlook every day and will encourage you to pass these simple joys on to others. With infectious charm and delightful ... more
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Shout Your Abortion by Amelia Bonow and Emily Nokes (Editors) - £21.99
Following the U.S. Congress’s attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, the hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion became a viral conduit for abortion storytelling, receiving extensive media coverage and positioning real human experiences at the center of America ... more
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The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life by Melanie Choukas-Bradley, illustrated by Lieke van der Vorst - £10.99
A simple antidote to our nature-starved lives, The Joy of Forest Bathing is an enticing and comprehensive introduction to forest bathing — or Shinrin-yoku, in Japan — the meditative practice of connecting with nature and disconnecting from the d ... more
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Starman Tarot (Tarot Card deck) by Davide De Angelis - £28.00
78 cards, measuring 75 x 140mm   The Starman Tarot is an emergent phenomena seeded and inspired by the artistic collaborations of Davide De Angelis with the iconic David Bowie.   This, combined with his deep desire to explore and visual ... more
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Insomnia by Marina Benjamin - £9.99
"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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I'm a Joke and So Are You: A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human by Robin Ince - £16.99
What better way to understand ourselves than through the eyes of comedians – those who professionally examine our quirks on stage daily? In this touching and witty book, award-winning presenter and comic Robin Ince uses the life of the stand-up as ... more
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The Colour Of Madness Anthology: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK by Samara Linton and Rianna Walcott (Editors) - £9.99
The Colour of Madness is a seminal anthology, comprised of poetry, fiction, essays, memoirs and art submitted by Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers, academics, mental health workers, artists and those who are still navigating life with me ... more
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The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks - £9.99
Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The best-selling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his ill ... more
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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy by Lynne Segal - £9.99
What is the true meaning of happiness? Lynne Segal explores the radical potential of being together.   Why are we so obsessed by the pursuit of happiness? With new ways to measure contentment we are told that we have a right to individual joy. But ... more
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Silence: In the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge - £8.99
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER   This breathtaking, inspiring little book teaches us how to find precious moments of silence - whether we are crossing the Antarctic, climbing Everest, or on the train at rush hour.  What is silence? Where can it ... more
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Eat Up! Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want by Ruby Tandoh - £8.99
TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER   Think about that first tickle of hunger in your stomach. A moment ago, you could have been thinking about anything, but now it's thickly buttered marmite toast, a frosty scoop of ice cream straight from the tu ... more
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The Little Book of Ikigai: The secret Japanese way to live a happy and long life by Ken Mogi - £8.99
Written by a Japanese expert and bestselling writer, The Little Book of Ikigai reveals all about this mysterious and fascinating miracle that is at the heart of Japan's record-breaking long life, astonishing appreciation of sensory beauty and inheren ... more
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Mindfulness in Music by Mark Tanner - £9.99
Mindfulness in Music is a joyful exploration into the meditative nature of music and its holistic beauty. Mark Tanner reveals how composers and musicians have always embraced mindful connections, and how everyone can cherish the same life-affirming ... more
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Our Psychiatric Future by Nikolas Rose - £17.99
Our everyday lives are increasingly intertwined with psychiatry and discussions of mental health. Yet the dominant medical discipline of psychiatry remains surrounded by controversy. Is mental distress really an illness like any other, treatable by d ... more
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Motherhood Missed: Stories from Women Who are Childless by Circumstance by Lois Tonkin - £12.99
Honouring women who are childless by circumstance, these first-person stories describe their emotional responses and under-discussed grief. While exploring their sense of loss, the book also presents the hopefulness and positivity of the women interv ... more
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From Daughter to Woman: Parenting Girls Safely Through Their Teens by Kim McCabe - £12.99
This book aims to make the adolescent's journey just that bit safer, kinder, and better supported - so parents and teens can enjoy the teenage years more.   The teen years are tough - for teens and for parents. Many parents dread the moodines ... more
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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry - £8.99
The Greek Myths retold...   No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses.   In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the ... more
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How to Make Children Laugh by Michael Rosen - £9.99
Learn the most beautiful skill in the world from the world expert in making children laugh, Michael Rosen.   Jokes, a jack-in-the-box, jelly and jumping beans make children laugh.   As do practical jokes, peekaboo, pantomine and poe ... more
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Mindful Thoughts for Birdwatchers: Finding Awareness in Nature by Adam Ford - £5.99
Noticing and appreciating the awesome nature of birdlife is a spiritually affirming activity–reconnecting us to the natural world each and every day.   Mindful Thoughts for Birdwatchers presents a meaningful flock of enriching thoughts on th ... more
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On Living: Life's Greatest Lessons and Last Thoughts from the Dying by Kerry Egan - £9.99
What are the greatest regrets of the dying?   At her patients' bedside, witnessing their final moments, this is what Kerry Egan discovers. How do the dying seek to making meaning of their lives, the people and moments that have shaped them; an ... more
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My Father's Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die by Kevin Toolis - £8.99
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 the c ... more
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Will I Still Be Me? Finding a Continuing Sense of Self in the Lived Experience of Dementia by Christine Bryden - £12.99
Christine Bryden was diagnosed with dementia in 1995, but her experiences do not reflect the mainstream discourse of loss of self while living with dementia. In this book she explains why people with dementia have a meaningful and continuing sense of ... more
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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World by Julian Baggini - £8.99
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 histor ... more
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Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism by Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett - £15.99
Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand ... more
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A Sparrow Stirs Its Wings by Rachel Finch - £12.00
Sudden Denouement Publishing is honored to publish Rachel Finch’s book of poetry A Sparrow Stirs Its Wings. Finch is the powerhouse behind the Bruised But Not Broken community on Facebook, which provides support and healing for trauma survivors. Sh ... more
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Coping with Pregnancy Loss by Petra Boynton - £11.99
Pregnancy loss can leave us with many unanswered questions, and knowing where to find answers is not always clear.   This book is for you if, like me, you’ve been affected by any kind of pregnancy loss – currently or in the past. It provid ... more
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Reclaiming Life after Trauma: Healing PTSD with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Yoga by Daniel Mintie, LCSW and Julie K. Staples, Ph.D. - £12.99
Trauma, the Greek word for “wound,” is the most common form of suffering in the world today. An inescapable part of living, the bad things that happen to us always leave aftereffects in both body and mind. While many people experience these after ... more
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Talking Across the Divide by Justin Lee - £12.99
A guide to learning how to communicate with people who have diametrically opposed opinions from you, how to empathize with them, and how to (possibly) change their minds.   America is more polarized than ever. Whether the issue is Donald Trump ... more
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Queer Magic: LGBT+ Spirituality and Culture from Around the World by Tomás Prower - £15.99
Queer Magic provides nourishment for LGBT+ souls and their allies who are interested in learning about the significant presence and influence of queer folks throughout history.  Explore fascinating insights into queer relationships and spiritual pra ... more
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When I Loved Myself Enough: Inspiring Words to Help You Find Happiness and Joy by Kim McMillen - £8.99
When I Loved Myself Enough is a beautiful collection of wisdom that is startling in its simplicity. By the end of the book the message becomes clear: loving yourself holds the key to loving others and having others love you. By sharing her insights, ... more
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Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's Soccer by Gwendolyn Oxenham - £8.99
Under the Lights and In the Dark takes an unprecedented look inside the lives of professional football players around the world – from precarious positions in underfunded teams and leagues, to sold-out stadiums and bright lights. Award-winning film ... more
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Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry by Lynne Jones - £9.99
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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You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters by Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos - £8.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  In this book, that combines cutting edge science with real world applications, Chopra and Kafatos redefine our nature of reality and what is possible.  Here they ask 9 questions:  What Came Befor ... more
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An Introduction to Self-Help for Distressing Voices by Cassie Hazell, Mark Hayward, Clara Strauss, and David Kingdon - £4.99
A concise, introductory guide to the distressing condition of hearing voices, commonly linked with schizophrenia and psychosis, which shows how cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help.   Hearing voices can be highly distressing and impact ... more
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Chase the Rainbow by Poorna Bell - £8.99
An honest yet uplifting account of a woman's life affected (but not defined) by the suicide of her husband and the deadly paradox of modern-day masculinity.   Punk rocker, bird nerd and book lover Rob Bell had a full, happy life. He had a lov ... more
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It's Only Blood: Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation by Anna Dahlqvist - £9.99
Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood rendered invisible. In many parts of the ... more
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Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig - £12.99
The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive.  The world is messing with our minds.  Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet ... more
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