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The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2015 shortlist has been announced!
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Amazing new books!

This week's publishing is utterly brilliant - we've been aching to share it with you!

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The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson
Simply Nigella by Nigella Lawson
Get Even by Martina Cole

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New in Fiction

A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin
The Mountain Shadow by Gregory David Roberts
Warriors of the Storm by Bernard Cornwell

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Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay
Little Stars by Jacqueline Wilson

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The Amazing Book is Not on Fire
Easily Distracted by Steve Coogan
Over the Top and Back by Tom Jones

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New in Food & Drink

Everyday Super Foods by Jamie Oliver
Love Your Leftovers by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Great British Bake Off: Another Slice of 2015

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1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro
The Great British Dream Factory by Dominic Sanbrook
The Lost Tudor Princess by Alison Weird

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Books of the Month

Lila by Marilynne Robinson
The Marshmallow Test: Understanding Self-Control and How to Master it by Walter Mischel
The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson

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Reviewed in the papers

The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson
Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life by Jonathan Bates
Call Me Dave by Michael Ashcroft and Isabel Oakeshott

Buy books for Syria and raise one million pounds for refugees through oxfam

All Waterstones shops are now selling a fantastic selection of books by bestselling authors in our 'Buy Books for Syria' campaign. 100% of the sales price of each of these books will be donated to Oxfam. With your help, we will raise one million pounds for Oxfam's Syria crisis appeal.

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