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Postcard from the Past

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by Jackson, Tom
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARK HADDON In Postcard From The Past, Tom Jackson has gathered a collection of the funniest, weirdest and most moving real messages from the backs of old postcards. 'Sublimely funny' Jason Hazeley, author of the Ladybird Books for Grown Ups 'My favourite Twitter account is now my favourite book. Irresistible!' Jill Mansell 'This book is an absolute treat' Holly Walsh 'Transfixing, b...
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Made at Home: The food I cook for the people I love

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by Locatelli, Giorgio
From Tuscan tomato and bread soup to monkfish stew, simple spaghettis or lemon and pistachio polenta cake, Made at Home is a colourful collection of the food that Giorgio Locatelli loves to prepare for family and friends.
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Barkskins

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by Proulx, Annie
From Annie Proulx, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain, comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world's forests.
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My Absolute Darling: The Most Talked About Debut of 2017

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by Tallent, Gabriel
`The year's must read novel' The Times `You think you're invincible. You think you won't ever miss. We need to put the fear on you. You need to surrender yourself to death before you ever begin, and accept your life as a state of grace, and then and only then will you be good enough.' At 14, Turtle Alveston knows the use of every gun on her wall;That ch...
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RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

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by Hoare, Philip
Rich and strange from the tip of its title to its deep-sunk bones' Robert Macfarlane From the author of Leviathan, or, The Whale, comes a composite portrait of the subtle, beautiful, inspired and demented ways in which we have come to terms with our watery planet.
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Miss Treadway & the Field of Stars

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by Emmerson, Miranda
How do you find a missing actress in a city where everyone's playing a role? `FABULOUS!' Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand `Scintillating' Observer `Vibrant and atmospheric' Daily Express Soho. 1965, When an American actress disappears from the Galaxy Theatre, her ...
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The Sport of Kings

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by Morgan, C. E.
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR An American myth and a contemporary portrait of the scars of the past that run through a family, and of our desperate need to escape our history, to subsume it with pleasure - or to rise above it with glory. 'You and I are family. Blood and treasure. Listen to me, I created this world with my own two hands, and I...
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Foxlowe

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by Wasserberg, Eleanor
A compulsive and chilling debut about a girl growing up in a cult WHY WOULD ANYONE WANT TO LEAVE? Green and Blue are sisters. Foxlowe is home. Outside is Bad. Green understands. Why can't Blue? 'Will lure you in - then cut to the kill' Guardian 'Wonderfully tense' Emerald Street 'To read Foxlowe is not unlike wandering through Foxlowe itself on some long night: I felt never quite certain where the corridors...
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What We Cannot Know: From Consciousness to the Cosmos, the Cutting Edge of Science Explained

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by Sautoy, Marcus du
'Brilliant and fascinating. No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting' Bill Bryson Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know. Is the universe infinite? Do we know what happened before the Big Bang? Where is human consciousness located in the brain? And are there more undiscovered particles out there, beyond the Higgs boson? In...
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Purity

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by Franzen, Jonathan
The Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Freedom and The Corrections Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with student debt and a reclusive mother, but there are few clues as to who her father is or how she'll ever have a normal life. Then she meets Andreas Wolf - internet outlaw, charismatic provocateur, a man who deals in secrets and might jus...
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Speckled People

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by Hamilton Hugo
'This is the most gripping book I've read in ages ...It is beautifully written, fascinating, disturbing and often very funny.' Roddy Doyle The childhood world of Hugo Hamilton, born and brought up in Dublin, is a confused place. His father, a sometimes brutal Irish nationalist, demands his children speak Gaelic, while his mother, a softly spoken German emigrant who has been marked by the Nazi past, speaks t...
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Wolf Hall

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by Hilary Mantel
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.' England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into t...
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Bring up the Bodies

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by Hilary Mantel
The 2012 Man Booker-winning sequel to the Wolf Hall, itself a Man Booker winner in 2009, paints an intriguing picture of Anne Boleyn through Thomas Cromwell's statesman eyes.
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A Modern Way to Cook: Over 150 Quick, Smart and Flavour-Packed Recipes for Every Day

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by Jones, Anna
From the author of the brilliant A Modern Way to Eat, a new collection of delicious, healthy, inspiring vegetarian recipes - that are so quick to make they're achievable on any night of the week. Many more of us are interested in eating healthier food on a regular basis but sometimes, when we're home late, tired after work, and don't have time to buy lots of ingredients, it can just seem too complicated. In...
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Mislaid

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by Zink, Nell
Startlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before - this is the most exciting novel you will read this year. 'Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range. Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know.' Jonathan Franzen Virginia, 1966. The motionless deeps of the lake outside Stillwater College are be...
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A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip

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by Masters, Alexander
Unique, transgressive and as funny as its subject, A Life Discarded has all the suspense of a murder mystery. Written with his characteristic warmth, respect and humour, Masters asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heap. A Life Discarded is a biographical detective story. In 2001, 148 tattered and mould-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken brick...
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The Thing Around Your Neck

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by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Orange Prize-winning author of “Half of a Yellow Sun” and “Purple Hibiscus”, comes twelve stories in which she turns her eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West.
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The Art of Fielding

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by Harbach Chad
A wonderful, warm novel from a major new American voice. Henry Skrimshander, newly arrived at college, shy and out of his depth, has a talent for baseball that borders on genius. But sometimes it seems that his only friend is big Mike Schwartz - who champions the talents of others, at the expense of his own. And Owen, Henry's clever, charismatic, gay roommate, who has a secret that could put his brilliant c...
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Longitude

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by Dava Sobel
The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a new Foreword by the celebrated astronaut Neil Armstrong. 'Sobel has done the impossible and made horology sexy -- no mean feat' New Scientist Anyone alive in the 18th century would have known that 'the longitude...
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The Corrections

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by Jonathan Franzen
From the author of 'Freedom', a panoramic vision of America at the beginning of the 21st century, seen through the turbulent lives of the Lambert family. The Corrections is now seen by many as one of the greatest American novels of the last decade. The Lamberts - Enid and Alfred and their three grown-up children - are a troubled family living in a troubled age. Alfred is ill and as his condition worsens the...
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