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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

Oliver Sacks

Literary essays; Popular science; Popular psychology

Hardback

A remarkable celebration of Sacks's varied interests, told with his characteristic compassion and erudition, and in his luminous... [more]

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

At the forefront of empathy research, Dr. Jamil Zaki has made an important discovery: empathy is flexible. [more]

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Breaking Badly

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Breaking Badly

Georgie Dent

Biography; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

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The Courage to be Happy

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The Courage to be Happy

Ichiro Kishimi, Fumitake Koga

Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

This book is a compass. Navigate and discover along your path the courage... [more]

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Biography; Autobiography: general; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

A passionate argument for female empowerment by Melinda Gates, one of the world's most admired and respected women. [more]

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Popular psychology

Paperback

The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves... [more]

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

Paul Dolan

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Psychology: emotions; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

Paperback

Get a good education, be successful, get married, have kids and look after your health. This is what we're told will make... [more]

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams...

Alice Robb

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

Why we Dream will explore fascinating new discoveries about the function and meaning of dreams that have been made possible... [more]

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

Tiffany Watt Smith

Fiction & Literature; Psychology: emotions; Popular psychology; Gift books

Hardback

'Nothing makes the world gleam like bad people getting the fate they deserve. For one glorious moment, the stars align, the... [more]

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Primary Greatness: The 12 Levers of Success

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Primary Greatness: The 12 Levers of Success

Stephen R. Covey

Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [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

Paperback

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

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Develop Your Leadership Skills: Fast, Effective Ways to Become a Leader People Want to Follow

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Develop Your Leadership Skills: Fast, Effective Ways to Become a Leader...

John Adair

Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Gain essential skills for career development with this distilled pocket guide by world leading leadership expert John Adair.... [more]

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How to Manage People: Fast, Effective Management Skills that Really Get Results

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How to Manage People: Fast, Effective Management Skills that Really Get...

Michael Armstrong

Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation; Personnel & human resources management; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Gain essential skills for career development with practical advice on how to manage performance, deal with difficult people... [more]

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How to Write a Marketing Plan: Define Your Strategy, Plan Effectively and Reach Your Marketing Goals

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How to Write a Marketing Plan: Define Your Strategy, Plan Effectively and...

John Westwood

Business & Economics; Sales & marketing; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Gain essential skills for career development with this step-by-step guide to improving your ability to research and write... [more]

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Dealing with Difficult People: Fast, Effective Strategies for Handling Problem People

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Dealing with Difficult People: Fast, Effective Strategies for Handling Problem...

Roy Lilley

Business & Economics; Management & management techniques; Business communication & presentation; Customer services; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Gain essential skills for career development with this pocket guide to handling the hardest kinds of people, including tricky... [more]

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Rip All the Pages!: 52 Tear-Out Adventures for Creative Writers

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Rip All the Pages!: 52 Tear-Out Adventures for Creative Writers

Karen Benke

Self-help & personal development; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Creative writing prompts that will have you cutting, folding, tearing, and ripping the page! Make creative writing more active... [more]

$22.99

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The Imposter Cure: How to stop feeling like a fraud and escape the mind-trap of imposter syndrome

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The Imposter Cure: How to stop feeling like a fraud and escape the mind-trap...

Jessamy Hibberd

Psychology; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Paperback

A solution-based self-help book that explores the psychological impact of imposter syndrome. [more]

$29.99

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Happy Money: The Zen path to a happier and more prosperous life

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Happy Money: The Zen path to a happier and more prosperous life

Ken Honda

Business & Economics; Self-help & personal development; Personal finance

Paperback

For many of us, the subject of money is unavoidably stressful. Managing our personal finances is complicated, time-consuming... [more]

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The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine

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The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine...

Marco Magrini

Psychology; Human biology; Popular psychology

Paperback

Congratulations on the purchase of this exclusive product, tailor-made just for you. It will provide you with years of continuous... [more]

$24.99

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Memory Craft: Improve Your Memory Using the Most Powerful Methods from Around the World

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Memory Craft: Improve Your Memory Using the Most Powerful Methods from Around...

Lynne Kelly

Psychology; Memory; Memory improvement & thinking techniques; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Our brain is a muscle. Like our bodies, it needs exercise. In the last few hundred years, we have stopped training our memories... [more]

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Reinventing Your Life

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Reinventing Your Life

Jeffrey E. Young, Janet S. Klosko

Psychology; Popular psychology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

End the self-destructive behaviours that stop you from living your best life. [more]

$29.99

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HBR Guide to Work-Life Balance

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HBR Guide to Work-Life Balance

Harvard Business Review

Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

You can have it all. You can't have it all. Balance your work and your life. There is no balance. Prioritise! Manage your... [more]

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