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Finding a Way

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Finding a Way

Graeme Innes

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with disability

Paperback

I learned from my family that most things could be achieved - the challenge was finding a way. Blind from birth, Graeme Innes... [more]

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The Road to Character

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The Road to Character

David Brooks

Ethics & moral philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

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With an interweaving of politics, spirituality and psychology, this book explains why selflessness leads to greater success.... [more]

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Office & workplace; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [more]

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Happy Gluten-Free Kids

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Happy Gluten-Free Kids

Bridget Pennington

Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Has your child been diagnosed with gluten intolerance? Are they a coeliac? Do you spend hours reading labels and madly trying... [more]

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Experiencing Chinese: Living in China with Audio CD

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Experiencing Chinese: Living in China with Audio CD

Zhu Xiaoxing

Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Living & working abroad; Languages & ESL

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Each book in this new series consists of 100 phrases relating to a specific purpose, such as work, travel or study. Each phrase... [more]

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Dinner with Edward: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship

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Dinner with Edward: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship

Isabel Vincent

Biography; Memoirs; Family & relationships

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Thinking she is merely checking in on a friend's nonagenarian dad, Isabel Vincent has no idea that the man in the kitchen... [more]

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People...

Steve Silberman

Disability: social aspects; Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Medicine; Coping with illness

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Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, this Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller upends conventional... [more]

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Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change and Thrive in Work and Life

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Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change and Thrive in Work and Life...

Susan David

Psychology: emotions; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Every day we speak around 16,000 words - but the voice in our head creates thousands more. Thoughts such as 'I'm not spending... [more]

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The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence

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The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence

Dacher Keltner

Social, group or collective psychology; Health & Self-Help

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An account of the power dynamics that shape everyday life - from the board room to the dinner table, the playground to the... [more]

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Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide

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Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide

Frederic Lenoir

Philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Translation of: Du bonheur: un voyage philosophique. [more]

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The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer's

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The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer's

Jay Ingram

Medicine; Coping with illness; Coping with old age

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For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have been robbed of their memories and ability to think clearly. This... [more]

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Beautiful Failures

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Beautiful Failures

Lucy Clark

Secondary schools; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

<strong>ABBEY'S CHOICE JULY 2016 -----</strong> 'I imagine we would all agree on the things education should not be. It should... [more]

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 Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of our Obsession with Weight Loss

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Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of our Obsession with...

Sandra Aamodt

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Combining deep research and brutal candour about her own experience as a yo-yo dieter, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt explains... [more]

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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

Jenny Lawson

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

Paperback

The poignant and hilarious new memoir by the bestselling author of Let's Pretend This Never Happened. [more]

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A Bird on My Shoulder: A Memoir

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A Bird on My Shoulder: A Memoir

Lucy Palmer

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement

Paperback

'What do you think are the gifts of cancer?'..Even now, all these years later, when I recall the question, a sense of shock... [more]

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The Panic Virus: Fear, Myth and the Vaccination Debate

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The Panic Virus: Fear, Myth and the Vaccination Debate

Seth Mnookin

Medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

In 1998 Andrew Wakefield published a paper containing a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might cause... [more]

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Steven C. Hatch

Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

A unique insight into how and why medicine can go wrong: combines Daniel Kahneman with Atul Gawande to explain the science... [more]

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You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

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You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

Tom Vanderbilt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

Probing the underexplored regions of our tastes:What part of our likes and dislikes comes from within, and what part is driven... [more]

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Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking

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Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking

Richard Nisbett

Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Many scientific and philosophical ideas are so powerful that they can be applied to our lives to help us think effectively... [more]

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Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking...

Susan Cain

Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Childhood, adolescence and your early twenties are times wrought with insecurity and self-doubt. Your search for your place... [more]

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Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

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Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

Richard Louv

Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

From the bestselling authority on connecting children with nature, a one-of-a-kind guide full of practical ideas, advice,... [more]

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We're All Going to Die: A Joyful Book About Death

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We're All Going to Die: A Joyful Book About Death

Leah Kaminsky

Health & Self-Help; Family & health

Paperback

A joyful book about the necessity of celebrating life in the face of death. [more]

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Only in Naples: Lessons in Food and Famiglia from my Italian Mother-in-Law

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Only in Naples: Lessons in Food and Famiglia from my Italian Mother-in-Law...

Katherine Wilson

Biography; Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Family & relationships; Health & wholefood cookery

Paperback

A spellbinding journey into the heart of Neapolitan life. [more]

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No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon

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No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Popular psychology

Hardback

A beautiful memento, a thought-provoking set of ideas, and a new opportunity for Buzz Aldrin to connect with the masses of... [more]

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The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything

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The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything

Michael Puett, Christine Gross-Loh

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

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In the first book of its kind, The Path draws on the work of six of the great - but largely unknown - Chinese philosophers... [more]

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