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1 Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor (Paperback)

by Max Pemberton

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 07/08/2008

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In the vein of the best 'blog books' - the real life story of a hapless junior doctor, based on his columns written anonymously for the... Read more

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2 The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism (Paperback)

by Naoki Higashida, David Mitchell, Keiko Yoshida

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 24/04/2014

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3 If This is a Man/The Truce (Paperback)

by Primo Levi, Stuart Woolf

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 01/01/1988

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Primo Levi's classic memoir of The Camps. Read more

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4 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically acclaimed history... Read more

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5 Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science (Paperback)

by Atul Gawande

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 17/11/2007

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Giving an account of the life of a surgeon, this book looks at what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the - literally life and death -... Read more

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6 Birthday Letters (Paperback)

by Ted Hughes

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 17/03/1999

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With just two exceptions, these 88 poems, in the form of an intimate and candid narrative, are addressed to Sylvia Plath, the American poet to whom... Read more

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7 A Year in Provence (Paperback)

by Peter Mayle, Judith Clancy

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 01/06/2000

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Peter Mayle and his wife did what most of us only imagine doing when they made their long-cherished dream of a life abroad a reality: throwing... Read more

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8 The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (Paperback)

by Vincent van Gogh, Ronald de Leeuw, Arnold J. Pomerans

Format: Paperback 560 pages
Published: 31/07/1997

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A selection of Vincent Van Gough's letters, based on an entirely fresh translation, revealing his religious struggles, his fascination with the... Read more

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9 Out of Africa (Paperback)

by Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 27/09/2001

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From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa. Drawn to the intense colours and... Read more

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10 Mortality (Paperback)

by Christopher Hitchens

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 03/10/2013

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The world's greatest contrarian confronts his own death in this brave and unforgettable book. Read more

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