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When Breath Becomes Air
from Kalanithi, Paul, ISBN: 9781784701994
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Hello, is this planet Earth?: My View from the International Space Station (Official Tim Peake Book)
Hello, is this planet Earth?: My View from the…
The first book by astronaut Tim Peake - a mesmerising collection of over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the International Space Station, many of which have not been seen before. Includes a personal commentary from Tim. Tim's proceeds received from the book will be donated to The Prince's Trust. Hello, is this planet Earth? takes readers on a mesmerizing tour of Tim's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the international space station, many of which have not been seen before, this lavish collection showcases the beauty of earth from above, and is the perfect visual time capsule of Tim's remarkable trip, which captured the imaginations of millions of children and adults across the world. The book can be enjoyed by readers of all ages, and comes with a personal commentary from Tim, full of his characteristic warmth and charm. The book includes breath-taking aerial photos of cities illuminated at night, the northern lights and unforgettable vistas of oceans, mountains and deserts. The title of the book is inspired by Tim's famous 'wrong number' dialled from space, when he accidentally misdialled a woman from the space station and inquired, 'Hello, is this planet Earth?' This hardback book has 240 pages and measures: 23.5 x 23.5 x 2cm
from Peake, Tim, ISBN: 9781780897158
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Mad Girl
from Gordon, Bryony, ISBN: 9781472232090
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Born to Run
Born to Run
In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl's halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That's how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humour and originality found in his songs. Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, but this book is much more than a legendary rock star's memoir. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll. Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep. Like many of his songs ('Thunder Road', 'Badlands', 'Darkness on the Edge of Town', 'The River', 'Born in the U.S.A.', 'The Rising', and 'The Ghost of Tom Joad', to name just a few), Bruce Springsteen's autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences. This hardback book has 528 pages and measures: 24 x 16 x 3.5cm
from Springsteen, Bruce, ISBN: 9781471157790
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Happy: Finding joy in every day and letting go of perfect
Happy: Finding joy in every day and letting go…
Happiness isn't a mountain to climb, it's just one foot in front of the other on the path of life, and here you'll find little steps that will help make the differences that count.For many of us, life can feel like it's moving too fast with pressure bearing down on us from all sides - whether that's from school or work, family or social media. As a result, we find ourselves frazzled, lost and - too often - feeling blue. Using her own experiences and advice from experts in the field, Fearne Cotton eloquently helps you paint a picture of a happier and more fulfilling life. With workbook elements to help you start and end the day well; get in touch with your creative side; and find peace through written exercises, simple practical ideas and visualisations, these are daily tricks and reminders to help you unlock that inner happiness."This book is a way to release what's going on inside your head and to keep heading towards the good stuff. The simple stuff. The stuff that's going to really hit up that happiness on a deep and nourishing level. Whether you dip into these pages every now and then when you feel you need it, or use it daily as a positive exercise, I hope it brings you much relief, joy and calm." - Fearne Cotton This hardback book has 274 pages and measures: 23 x 18.6 x 2.5cm
from Cotton, Fearne, ISBN: 9781409169413
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The Princess Diarist
The Princess Diarist
The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher's intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie. When Carrie Fisher recently discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved?plaintive love poems, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized. Today, her fame as an author, actress, and pop-culture icon is indisputable, but in 1977, Carrie Fisher was just a (sort-of) regular teenager. With these excerpts from her handwritten notebooks, The Princess Diarist is Fisher's intimate and revealing recollection of what happened on one of the most famous film sets of all time?and what developed behind the scenes. And today, as she reprises her most iconic role for the latest Star Wars trilogy, Fisher also ponders the joys and insanity of celebrity, and the absurdity of a life spawned by Hollywood royalty, only to be surpassed by her own outer-space royalty. Laugh-out-loud hilarious and endlessly quotable, The Princess Diarist brims with the candour and introspection of a diary while offering shrewd insight into the type of stardom that few will ever experience. This hardback book has 258 pages and measures: 22.2 x 14 x 2.5cm
from Fisher, Carrie, ISBN: 9780593077566
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British Royalty

Charles I: King and Collector
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White King: Charles I – Traitor, Murderer, Martyr
from de Lisle, Leanda, ISBN: 9780701185862
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Wallis in Love: The untold true passion of the Duchess of Windsor
from Morton, Andrew, ISBN: 9781782437222
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Children's & Young Adult

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World
from Pankhurst, Kate, ISBN: 9781408876985
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The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition
The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition
Diary of a Young Girl
from Frank, Anne, ISBN: 9780141315188
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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World
from Ignotofsky, Rachel, ISBN: 9781526360519
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Essays, Journals & Letters

I Let Him Go: The heartbreaking book from the mother of James Bulger
from Fergus, Denise, ISBN: 9781911600121
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What Does This Button Do?: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography
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from Dickinson, Bruce, ISBN: 9780008172435
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I An Distracted by Everything
from Tarbuck, Liza, ISBN: 9780718183783
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Film, Television & Music

Me. You. A Diary: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
from French, Dawn, ISBN: 9780718187569
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Adventures of a Young Naturalist: SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH'S ZOO QUEST EXPEDITIONS
from Attenborough, Sir David, ISBN: 9781473664401
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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost
from Jason, David, ISBN: 9781780897950
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Gay & Lesbian

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens
from Izzard, Eddie, ISBN: 9780718181727
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HELP
from Amstell, Simon, ISBN: 9781910931547
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Spectacles
Spectacles
When I began writing this book, I went home to see if my mum had kept some of my stuff. What I found was that she hadn't kept some of it. She had kept all of it - every bus ticket, postcard, school report - from the moment I was born to the moment I finally had the confidence to turn round and say 'Why is our house full of this shit?' Sadly, a recycling 'incident' destroyed the bulk of this archive. This has meant two things: firstly, Dear Reader, you will never get to see countless drawings of wizards, read a poem about corn on the cob, or marvel at the kilos of brown flowers I so lovingly pressed as a child. Secondly, it's left me with no choice but to actually write this thing myself. This, my first ever book, will answer questions such as 'Is Mary Berry real?', 'Is it true you wear a surgical truss?' and 'Is a non-spherically symmetric gravitational pull from outside the observable universe responsible for some of the observed motion of large objects such as galactic clusters in the universe?' Most of this book is true. I have, of course, amplified my more positive characteristics in an effort to make you like me. This paperback book has 464 pages and measures 12.9 x 2.8 x 19.8cm
from Perkins, Sue, ISBN: 9781405918558
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Holocaust

The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition
The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition
Diary of a Young Girl
from Frank, Anne, ISBN: 9780141315188
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The Complete MAUS
The Complete MAUS
Complete Maus
from Spiegelman, Art, ISBN: 9780141014081
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The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) (Blackie Abridged Non Fiction)
The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young…
Diary of Anne Frank
from Frank, Anne, ISBN: 9780141345352
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Medical, Legal & Social Sciences

Happy: Finding joy in every day and letting go of perfect
from Cotton, Fearne, ISBN: 9781409175070
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This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor - The Sunday Times Bestseller
from Kay, Adam, ISBN: 9781509858613
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How to Be Human: The Manual
from Wax, Ruby, ISBN: 9780241294727
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Novelists, Poets & Playwrights

Me. You. A Diary: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
from French, Dawn, ISBN: 9780718187569
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The Complete MAUS
The Complete MAUS
Complete Maus
from Spiegelman, Art, ISBN: 9780141014081
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The Fire Next Time: My Dungeon Shook; Down at the Cross (Penguin Modern Classics)
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Fire Next Time
from Baldwin, James, ISBN: 9780140182750
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Political

Fire and Fury
Fire and Fury
Fire And Fury: Inside The White House by Michael Wolff (Hardback)With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, award winning author, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous - and absolutely mesmerising. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself.In this explosive book, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office. Among the revelations:What President Trump's staff really think of himWhat inspired Trump to claim he was wire-tapped by President ObamaWhy FBI director James Comey was really firedWhy chief strategist Steve Bannon and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner couldn't be in the same roomWho is really directing the Trump administration's strategy in the wake of Bannon's firingWhat the secret to communicating with Trump isWhat the Trump administration has in common with the movie The ProducersNever before has a presidency so divided the American people. Brilliantly reported and astoundingly fresh, Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury shows us how and why Donald Trump has become the king of discord and disunion.Publisher: Little Brown Book Group ISBN: 9781408711408
from Wolff, Michael, ISBN: 9781408711408
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a children's book packed with 100 BEDTIME STORIES about the life of 100 EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 FEMALE ARTISTS from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is also the MOST CROWDFUNDED ORIGINAL BOOK IN HISTORY. hardcover, with an extra smooth matte scuff-free lamination, 100lbs beautiful paper, a double satin bookmark and an extraordinary print quality, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a beautiful object, it's printed with soy and vegetable based inks and it's FSC certified.
from Favilli, Elena, ISBN: 9780141986005
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Religious

In the Days of Rain: Winner of The 2017 Costa Biography Award
from Stott, Rebecca, ISBN: 9780008209193
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The Remains of the Day
The Remains of the Day
Remains of the Day
from Ishiguro, Kazuo, ISBN: 9780571258246
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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values
from Pirsig, Robert, ISBN: 9780099786405
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Social & Health Issues

I Let Him Go: The heartbreaking book from the mother of James Bulger
from Fergus, Denise, ISBN: 9781911600121
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Somebody I Used to Know
from Mitchell, Wendy, ISBN: 9781408893364
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Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions
from Brand, Russell, ISBN: 9781509844944
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Sport

How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer
How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the…
From his early career in IndyCar racing and on to his unparalleled success in Formula One, we learn in comprehensive, engaging and highly entertaining detail how a car actually works.The world's foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain's greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.How to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian's unrivalled 35-year career in Formula One through the prism of the cars he has designed, the drivers he has worked alongside and the races in which he's been involved.A true engineering genius, even in adolescence Adrian's thoughts naturally emerged in shape and form - he began sketching his own car designs at the age of 12 and took a welding course in his school summer holidays.Adrian Newey has designed for the likes of Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, always with a shark-like purity of purpose: to make the car go faster. And while his career has been marked by unbelievable triumphs, there have also been deep tragedies; most notably Ayrton Senna's death during his time at Williams in 1994.Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers ISBN: 9780008196806
from Newey, Adrian, ISBN: 9780008196806
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Jenson Button: Life to the Limit: My Autobiography
Jenson Button: Life to the Limit: My Autobiography
Jenson Button is one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His seventeen years in Formula 1 have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing underpowered cars around the track to winning World Championships and everything in between. Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, intelligent and eloquent style. From growing up as part of a motor-racing-mad family under the guidance of his father, John, to arriving at Williams as a fresh-faced 20 year-old, to being written off by some as a playboy and his fight back to the very pinnacle of his sport. Jenson's World Championship victory for the unsponsored and unfancied Brawn GP team is one of the most extraordinary against-the-odds sports stories of the century. Jenson's book lifts the lid on the gilded and often hidden world of Formula 1. He reveals his relationships with some of the biggest names in Formula 1- Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso as well some of the most colourful characters like Bernie Ecclestone, Ron Dennis, Frank Williams and serial winner Ross Brawn. Above all, he puts you right inside the cockpit, in the driving seat, travelling at over 200 miles per hour, battling the fear of death, showing you what happens when it goes wrong at high speed and allowing you to experience the euphoria of crossing the line first. Ideal for Formula One fans. This hardback book has 344 pages and measures: 24 x 16 x 3.5cm approx.
from Button, Jenson, ISBN: 9781911600343
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Over and Out: My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special: Memories of Test Match Special from a broadcasting icon
Over and Out: My Innings of a Lifetime with Test…
For over half a century, Henry Blofeld has conveyed his unfailing enthusiasm for the game of cricket as a much loved broadcaster and journalist. His characteristically patrician tones, overlaid with those of the bon viveur, have delighted listeners to the BBC's Test Match Special where the personality of the broadcaster comes second only to a deep knowledge of the game and its players. With his engaging conversational tone it is easy to see why listeners feel as if they are actually at the Test match watching in Henry's friendly company. Now that 'Blowers' has decided to declare his TMS innings closed, his book reveals the secrets of life in the commentary box and of the rich cast of characters with whom he shared it, from the early days of John Arlott and Brian Johnson to Aggers and new boys Boycott, Swann, Vaughan and Tuffers. Henry is equally revealing of his own performances and self-deprecatingly recalls his several verbal misfortunes while live broadcasting. Like the greatest commentators and writers on the game Blofeld has always understood that there is a world beyond the cricket field. Not forgetting pigeons passing, red buses and much loved cricket grounds, Henry Blofeld writes of his favourite countries, and experiences while travelling, and meeting and interviewing many cricket-loving celebrities. His passionate and entertaining book will become one of the classics of cricket's literature. Ideal for cricket fans. This hardback book has 304 pages and measures: 24 x 16 x 3cm approx.
from Blofeld, Henry, ISBN: 9781473670914
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Theatre & Performance Art

Happy: Finding joy in every day and letting go of perfect
from Cotton, Fearne, ISBN: 9781409175070
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Me. You. A Diary: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
from French, Dawn, ISBN: 9780718187569
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Tragic Life Stories

Girl, Interrupted
Girl, Interrupted
Girl, InterruptedAmazon Review:Susanna Kaysen's Girl, Interrupted is the autobiographical story of the author's time in a psychiatric award in 1967. Sylvia Plath was a patient at the same hospital in the early 1950s so inevitably comparisons have been made between Plath's The Bell Jar and Kaysen's novel--both recounting a young woman's descent into insanity. This, however, is where the similarities end--The Bell Jar is a haunting and lyrical book; Girl, Interrupted is a more hard-edged, documentary-style narrative. It has none of the beauty and poetry of Plath's prose and is more akin to Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation , an up-to-date memoir of a young girl's struggle with depression and drugs. Both these books offer a brutal and stark image of a life of mental illness. Kaysen's account goes further and questions the standard notions of sanity and insanity. Her plausible voice allows the reader to accept a world where time is distorted, chaos reigns and questions are left unanswered, capturing perfectly the sense of helplessness and frustration felt by these women. The book's gritty realism is also heightened by copies of the author's original medical reports lodged between the chapters. However, it is her penetrating insights into those around her, from those cared for to the caretakers, that make "Girl, Interrupted" so potent. Lacing her narrative with a hard-edged, sardonic sting, she introduces us to a cast of characters from the outrageous Lisa to the chicken-hoarding Daisy to the Martian's girlfriend: Daisy was a seasonal event. She came before Thanksgiving and stayed through Christmas every year ... "Would anyone like to share?" the head nurse asked ... "Me! Me! Somebody who was a Martian's girlfriend and also had a little penis of her own, which she was eager to show off, raised a hand; nobody wanted to share with her. "Girl, Interrupted" is a credible and creditable chronicle of the lives of women in the 1960s who, through the ignorance and narrow-mindedness of society, were contained and monitored for not fitting into the "norm", the mainstream. Nicola Perry
from Kaysen, Susanna, ISBN: 9781860497926
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My Story: A Child Called It, The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave
My Story: A Child Called It, The Lost Boy, A Man…
My Story: 'a Child Called It', 'the Lost Boy', 'a Man Named Dave'
from Pelzer, Dave, ISBN: 9781407219721
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A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas
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Gift from Bob
from Bowen, James, ISBN: 9781473605800
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Women

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a children's book packed with 100 BEDTIME STORIES about the life of 100 EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 FEMALE ARTISTS from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is also the MOST CROWDFUNDED ORIGINAL BOOK IN HISTORY. hardcover, with an extra smooth matte scuff-free lamination, 100lbs beautiful paper, a double satin bookmark and an extraordinary print quality, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a beautiful object, it's printed with soy and vegetable based inks and it's FSC certified.
from Favilli, Elena, ISBN: 9780141986005
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Me. You. A Diary: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
from French, Dawn, ISBN: 9780718187569
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How to be Champion: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography
How to be Champion: The No.1 Sunday Times…
Part autobiography, part self help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican's debut book delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life's blips. If you've ever worn glasses at the age of six, worn an off-the-shoulder gown with no confidence, been contacted by an old school bully, lived in your childhood bedroom in your thirties, cried so much you felt great, worn leggings two days in a row even though they smelt of wee from a distance, then this is YOUR book. If you haven't done those things but wish you had, this is YOUR book. If you just want to laugh on a train/sofa/toilet or under your desk at work, this is YOUR book. This hardback book has 298 pages and measures: 24 x 16 x 2.6cm
from Millican, Sarah, ISBN: 9781409174301
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