Duckworth Overlook

We found 52 items
View
Sort by
View as

How Not to be a Doctor: And Other Essays

Hardback
by Launer, John
How Not to Be A Doctor is a selection of essays by John Launer, doctor and medical columnist, on the practice and teaching of medicine. Taken together, they set out an argument that being a doctor - a real doctor - should mean being able to draw on every aspect of yourself, your interests, and your experiences, however remote these may seem from the medical task of the moment.
In stock online
Online Stock:
18 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 16 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£14.99
£14.99

Staying On

Paperback
by Taylor, C. M.
Tony Metcalfe, Yorkshireman and retired expat, is going through a three-quarter life crisis. Viva Espagne - his bar at the heart of a small mountain village beyond the Costa Blanca - is failing. He wanted it to be a home away from home for British expats to enjoy some well-deserved rest under the Spanish sun. But now Brexit has the pound falling, pensions are frozen and the property crash hasn't done them a...
In stock online
Online Stock:
94 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 50+ in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£7.99
£7.99

Churchill and Orwell

Paperback
by Ricks, Thomas E.
Today, as liberty and truth are increasingly challenged, the figures of Churchill and Orwell loom large. Exemplars of Britishness, they preserved individual freedom and democracy for the world through their far-sighted vision and inspired action, and cast a long shadow across our culture and politics. In Churchill & Orwell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas E. Ricks masterfully argues that these extr...
In stock online
Online Stock:
15 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 14 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£12.99
£12.99

Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the Asia Pacific and the Strategy of Chinese Expansion

Hardback
by Hawksley, Humphrey
Few territories are as hotly contested as the western Pacific Ocean. Across the 1.5 million square mile expanse of the East and South China Sea, six countries lay overlapping claims that date back centuries. China, Vietnam, Korea and Indonesia assert their right to trade routes, deploying military garrisons to defend disputed territories while Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines resist their expansion. But n...
In stock online
Online Stock:
72 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 50+ in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£20.00
£20.00

Floating

Paperback
by Minihane, Joe
This is one man's journey, swimming across Britain's countryside and immersing in the sometimes icy waters while coming to terms with something more challenging than the choppy waters of the English Channel.
In stock online
Online Stock:
10 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 4 in stock
  • Bristol Store - 2 in stock
  • Warehouse - 6 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

A Wood of One's Own

Hardback
by Pavey, Ruth
After years of living in London's urban jungle, Ruth Pavey dreamt of reconnecting with the British countryside. In pursuit of a haven from the unrest of city life, she embarked on a journey to find the perfect plot of land on which to plant a wood. But creating this would-be sanctuary proved more daunting than she expected. In this inspiring memoir, Pavey shares her story of finding peace by sowing her lega...
In stock online
Online Stock:
7 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 7 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£14.99
£14.99

Floating: A Life Regained

Hardback
by Joe Minihane
"Water has always had the magical power to cure..." writes Roger Deakin in his bestseller Waterlog. This reasoning served as the inspiration for Minihane to take his new obsession with wild swimming to greater heights, with the goal of swimming in every river, lake, lido and bay which Deakin visited on his own trip in the mid-1990s. But beyond his plans to use the journey as a means to see and experience th...
In stock online
Online Stock:
7 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 7 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£14.99
£14.99

Rainsongs

Paperback
by Hubbard, Sue
Rainsongs is a novel about memory, faith and love, "a compelling story freighted with heartbreak and loss" (Shena Mackay), and a meditation on the fragile, improbable ways that history, landscape and unlikely intimacies can offer quiet redemption. Newly widowed Martha Cassidy has returned to a remote cottage on the west coast of Ireland to a virtually abandoned village.
In stock online
Online Stock:
6 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 6 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£11.99
£11.99

One Kiss or Two?: In Search of The Perfect Greeting

Hardback
by Scott, Andy
Every encounter between two people begins with a greeting. Be it a quick `Hello!' or the somewhat longer and gracious `Sula manchwanta galunga omugobe!', shaking hands or shaking, well, rather more private parts of our anatomy, we have been doing it many times daily for thousands of years. It should really be the most straightforward thing in the world, but this apparently simple act is fraught with complic...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£16.99
£16.99

The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

Hardback
by Partanen, Anu
At a 2012 conference on social mobility, Ed Miliband said: `If you want the American dream, go to Finland.' For decades, the country best known for opportunity had been the United States, but that crown has now been taken by our Nordic neighbours. When journalist Anu Partanen moved from her Scandinavian home to the US in 2008, she quickly went from being a confident, successful professional to a wary, self-...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£20.00
£20.00

Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks: Classic Cocktail and Punch Recipes for the Discerning Drinker

Hardback
by Terrington, William
From Amontillado to Apple-Water, Claret Cup to Cobblers, Pale Ale to Parfait Amour - welcome to the world of delightful drinks, with Britain's first ever cocktail book. In William Terrington's timeless classic, published for the first time nearly 150 years ago, you will encounter a collection of nineteenth-century libations perfect for the modern-day mixologist. The numerous irresistible recipes include the...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£12.99
£12.99

The Bonjour Effect

Paperback
by Barlow, Julie
Why do the French enjoy starting a conversation with an argument? Why do they love talking about the decline of their country? Why do they claim to hate their jobs even when they don't, and fall silent if anyone so much as mentions money?
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - 2 in stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry

Hardback
by Nasmyth, Peter
Peter Nasmyth has lived in and travelled extensively throughout Georgia for twenty years. Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry is his fascinating account of this intriguing country, based on his travels and hundreds of wide-ranging interviews. Reprinted numerous times, it remains the only comprehensive book on Georgia's history and culture written for the general reader, now substantially revised and expanded...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£25.00
£25.00

Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses

Paperback
by Lovejoy, Bess
In the long run, we're all dead. But for some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a new adventure. The famous deceased have been stolen, burned, sold, pickled, frozen, stuffed, impersonated and even filed away in a lawyer's office. Their fingers, teeth, toes, arms, legs, skulls, hearts, lungs and nether regions have embarked on voyages that criss-cross the globe and stretch...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£10.99
£10.99

The War is in the Mountains: Violence in the World's High Places

Hardback
by Matloff, Judith
Mountainous regions are home to only ten percent of the world's population yet host a strikingly disproportionate share of the world's conflicts. Mountains provide a natural refuge for those who want to elude authority, and their remoteness has allowed archaic practices to persist well into our globalized era. As Judith Matloff shows, the result is a combustible mix those in the lowlands cannot afford to ig...
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£20.00
£20.00

Arcadian Nights

Paperback
by Spurling, John
The vibrant retelling of the central Greek myths by acclaimed novelist John Spurling, author of The Ten Thousand Things, winner of the 2015 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The classical Greek intellectual tradition pervades nearly every aspect of our modern Western civilization. Our logic and science, our philosophy, politics, literature, architecture, and art are all indebted to the ancient inha...
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Cleopatra's Wedding Present

Paperback
by Robert Tewdwr Moss
Cleopatra's Wedding Present is the rare book that captivates its reader from the very first page. Tewdwr Moss, a brilliant young writer who was murdered in London the day he finished the book, left this lyrical gem as his legacy. He adeptly captures an essence of the Middle East that is foreign to most of us, but which becomes real with his astute observations of the region's culture and explosive politics....
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Squadron: Ending the African Slave Trade

Hardback
by Broich, John
Despite the British being early abolitionists, a significant slave trade remained down the east coast of Africa through the mid-1800s. What further undermined the British Empire was that many of the vessels involved in the trade were themselves British ships.
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£20.00
£20.00

Darwin Slept Here

Paperback
by Simons, Eric
One snowy day in Ushuaia, Argentina, the self-proclaimed 'southernmost city in the world,' at the end of a long trip designed to put as much distance between himself and a frustrating job as possible, writer Eric Simons picked up a copy of Charles Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle. Simons had just hiked the mountains overlooking Beagle Channel, and found himself engrossed in Darwin's account. Like Simons, Darwi...
In stock online
Online Stock:
2 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - Out of stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Dead Men

Paperback
by Pierce Richard
The discovery of Captain Scott's body in the Antarctic in November 1912 started a global obsession with him as a man and an explorer. But one mystery remains - why did he and his companions spend their last ten days in a tent only 11 miles from the safety of a depot that promised food and shelter? Birdie Bowers, a notoriously secretive painter, is a woman with a dead man's name. Her parents were fascinate...
In stock online
Online Stock:
2 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99
View
Sort by
View as

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. By using this site you give implied consent. For more infomation please review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy and then Accept and Close this bar.

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. By using this site you give implied consent. For more infomation please review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy and then Accept and Close this bar.