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 Psychology

In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been reflecting on his experiences with such patients in the context of a lifetime... read more

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: 9781447263661
: Pan Macmillan
: Macmillan
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Oliver Sacks
: 256
: Air Iri OME
: Paperback
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The River of Consciousness
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"The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed". (DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate). In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unima... read more

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: 9781846045103
: Ebury Publishing
: Rider & Co
: 222mm X 138mm
: United Kingdom
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: Edith Eger
: 192
: 158.1
: en
: 917
: Hardback
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The Choice : Embrace the Possible
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'Thoughtful, subtle, elegantly clever and oddly joyous, Every Third Thought is beautiful' Kate Mosse In 1995, at the age of forty two, Robert McCrum suffered a dramatic and near-fatal stroke, the subject of his acclaimed memoir My Year Off. Ever si... read more

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: 9781509815289
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Robert McCrum
: 256
: 155.937
: en
: Main Market Ed.
: Hardback
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Every Third Thought: On Life, Death and the End-Game
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Category:

 Psychology

The Case of the Missing Body is the true and unusual story of Lily, who has no sense of her body. She has struggled with the effects of this her whole life. Desperate to try anything to be normal, a nevertheless sceptical Lily agrees to begin work with her physiotherapi... read more

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: 9781877578311
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 230mm X 155mm
: New Zealand
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: Jenny Powell
: 100
: 362.4
: Paperback
: books
The Case of the Missing Body
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Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities-famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old-on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day de... read more

This is a fascinating book about the philosophical, practical and emotional connections we have with what we wear. This book is jam-packed with interesting ideas, photographic essays, explorations of personal collections, candid discussions and intriguing quest... read more

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: 9781846148354
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Particular Books
: 225mm X 168mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sheila Heti
: 532
: 391.2
: 1014
: Paperback
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Women in Clothes - Why We Wear What We Wear
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What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future - all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the pre-eminent species on Earth. Bu... read more

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: 9781783783069
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.80 cmmm X 2.70 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Frans De Waal
: 340
: 591.513
: en
: 817
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
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"If one keeps on walking, everything will be alright." So said Danish writer Soren Kierkegaard, and so thought philosophy buff Gary Hayden as he set off on Britain's most challenging trek: to walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. But i... read more

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: 9781780746562
: Oneworld Publications
: Oneworld Publications
: 198mm X 129mm X 20mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gary Hayden
: 224
: 100
: English
: Hardback
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Walking with Plato: A Philosophical Hike Through the British Isles
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Our relentless drive to create makes us unique among living creatures. What is special about the human brain that enables us to innovate? Why don't cows choreograph dances? Why don't squirrels build elevators to their treetops? Why don't al... read more

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: 9780857862075
: Canongate Books Ltd
: Canongate Books Ltd
: 214mm X 154mm X 22mm
: United Kingdom
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: David Eagleman
: Integrated colour photos and images throughout.
: 304
: 612.8
: English
: Export/Airside - Export/Airside/Ireland
: Paperback
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The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World
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Category:

 Psychology

Only when I first understood that I had a primal need for silence, was I able to begin my search for it - and there, deep beneath a cacophony of traffic noise and thoughts, music and machinery, iPhones and snowploughs, it lay in wait for me. The silence.' In Silence, Erl... read more

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: 9780241309872
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Viking
: 175mm X 125mm
: United Kingdom
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: Erling Kagge
: 160
: 920
: en
: 1
: Hardback
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Silence: In the Age of Noise
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Category:

 Psychology

Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History suggests a unique approach to the inner life and its ordinary pains. Francis O'Gorman charts the emergence of our contemporary idea of worry in the Victorian era and its establishment, after the First World War, as a... read more

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: 9781501320323
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Academic USA
: 216mm X 140mm X 10mm
: United States
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: Francis O'Gorman
: 200
: 809.93355
: Paperback
: books
Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History
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This illuminating study of Benjamin's final essay helps unlock the mystery of this great philosopher Revolutionary critic of the philosophy of progress, nostalgic of the past yet dreaming of the future, romantic partisan of materialism... read more

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: 9781784786410
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
: 21.00 cmmm X 15.00 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
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: Michael Lowy
: 148
: en
: books
Fire Alarm Reading Walter Benjamin's 'on the Concept of History'
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Category:

 Psychology

From the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers, a delightful and eclectic exploration of language, and what it can teach us about ourselves and our lives.Why is the name 'Cleopatra' not allowed in Iceland? Why do clocks 'talk' to the ... read more

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: 9780340961377
: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Daniel Tammet
: None
: 288
: 248
: en
: 917
: Paperback
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Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing
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