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On Sleep

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On Sleep

Fleur Anderson

Literary essays; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

On Sleep is the story of our love-hate relationship with slumber. Part-time insomniac Fleur Anderson ponders the big questions-... [more]

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The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We Are, and Who We Can Be

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The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We Are, and Who We Can...

Dexter Dias

Prose: non-fiction; Psychology; Law & society; Popular psychology

Paperback

This book will introduce you to ten people. They are the Ten Types of Human.<br... [more]

$24.99

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The 1 Minute Commute

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The 1 Minute Commute

Robert Gerrish

Business & Economics; Entrepreneurship; Small businesses & self-employed; Advice on careers & achieving success

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The essential guide to ditching your job and working for yourself. [more]

$32.99

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What Would Unicorn Do: Magical Rules for a Happy Life

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What Would Unicorn Do: Magical Rules for a Happy Life

Sarah Ford

Fiction-related items; Popular psychology; Humour; Gift books

Paperback

A little book of invaluable Unicorn life lessons. [more]

$9.99

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How to Buy a Home: From Debt to a Deposit

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How to Buy a Home: From Debt to a Deposit

Emily Power

Business & Economics; Personal finance; Housing & property buying & selling & legal aspects

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When Emily Power declared online, 'I am 33 and my parents give me pocket money,' she started a national debate about personal... [more]

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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Jaron Lanier

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Technology: general issues; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Today's World

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You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists... [more]

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRY What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? Aristotle's... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living...

Mark Manson

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be... [more]

$29.99

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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; Psychology; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development

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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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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Star Wars Little Golden Book

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Star Wars Little Golden Book...

Geof Smith

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Popular psychology; Humour

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Feel like the weight of the galaxy is on your shoulders? Thinking about joining the dark side? To restore your inner peace... [more]

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A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life

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A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life

James E. Hamerstone, Lindsay Musser Hough

Business & Economics; Office & workplace; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Successfully Navigating a Profession is a comprehensive resource for young women trying to figure out how to build a successful... [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

Paperback

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

$40.95

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Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions

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Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions

Russell Brand

Memoirs; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Popular psychology

Paperback

This book is not just about extremists like me. This is a book about you. [more]

$18.99

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Mensa: Assess Your IQ

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Mensa: Assess Your IQ

Mensa

Memory improvement & thinking techniques; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes

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A series of puzzles designed by some of Mensa's leading puzzle-setters with the aim of testing - and training - all aspects... [more]

$16.99

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Happy Never After: Why the happiness fairytale is driving us mad (and how I flipped the script)

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Happy Never After: Why the happiness fairytale is driving us mad (and how...

Jill Stark

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Popular psychology; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Jill Stark was living the dream. She had a coveted job as a senior journalist, she was dating a sports star, and her first... [more]

$35.00

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Finding Your Path: A Guide to Life and Happiness After School

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Finding Your Path: A Guide to Life and Happiness After School

Amba Brown

Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

Paperback

Finding Your Path is a smart, upbeat, simple and fun guidebook written to inspire graduating students in the next all-important... [more]

$24.99

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Renew Your Mind: How to rewire your brain for a happier, healthier life

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Renew Your Mind: How to rewire your brain for a happier, healthier life...

Chantal Hofstee

Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

Developed from clinical psychologist and executive coach Chantal Hofstee's highly successful book, Mindfulness on the Run,... [more]

$32.99

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Purposeful: Are You a Manager... or a Movement Starter?

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Purposeful: Are You a Manager... or a Movement Starter?

Jennifer Dulski

Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Paperback

Packed with practical advice and the inspiring true stories of movement starters from all walks of life, Purposeful will empower... [more]

$35.00

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Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do

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Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do

John Bargh

Psychology; Conscious & unconscious; Popular psychology

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In Before You Know It, Dr John Bargh - the world's leading expert on the unconscious mind - reveals the psychological forces... [more]

$22.99

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Ultimate Interview: Master the Art of Interview Success with 100s of Typical, Unusual and Industry-specific Questions and Answers

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Ultimate Interview: Master the Art of Interview Success with 100s of Typical,...

Lynn Williams

Careers guidance; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Succeed at interview with this ultimate guide to impressing employers and obtaining your dream job. [more]

$34.99

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Ultimate Job Search: Master the Art of Finding Your Ideal Job, Getting an Interview and Networking

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Ultimate Job Search: Master the Art of Finding Your Ideal Job, Getting an...

Lynn Williams

Careers guidance; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Get invaluable advice on networking, CVs, cover letters, interviews, aptitude and personality tests, offers, rejections and... [more]

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Ultimate Aptitude Tests: Over 1000 Practice Questions for Abstract Visual, Numerical, Verbal, Physical, Spatial and Systems Tests

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Ultimate Aptitude Tests: Over 1000 Practice Questions for Abstract Visual,...

Jim Barrett, Tom Barrett

Careers guidance; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Excel at aptitude tests with this essential guide for candidates facing recruitment and selection tests - the biggest book... [more]

$34.99

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

Paperback

From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

$19.99

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Overcoming Grief 2nd Edition: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

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Overcoming Grief 2nd Edition: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural...

Sue Morris

Psychology; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

Paperback

Reassuring and helpful strategies to guide you through your grief [more]

$26.99

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