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 Psychology

Jan Pryor blends her personal experience of losing a child with her professional understanding of family dynamics and children's development. The clumsiness of consolation; the challenges of organising a funeral and what to do with Alexander's ashes; the isolatio... read more

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: 9781999702748
: Heddon Publishing
: Heddon Publishing
: 210mm X 140mm X 15mm
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: Jan Pryor; Katharine Smith (Editor); Catherine Clarke (Illustrator)
: Paperback
: 258
: 29 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
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After Alexander: The Legacy of a Son
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Living with autism challenges you to parent in a different way, opening your mind to new approaches to looking at a situation and developing resilience. People with autism have a unique way of looking at the world and inherent in this ‘difference’ are... read more

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: 9780473416577
: Dunford Jones
: Dunford Jones
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: Ali Beasley
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Emilia's Colours: The gift of autism
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 Psychology

These days, swimming may seem like the most egalitarian of pastimes, open to anyone with a swimsuit - but this wasn't always the case. In the 19th century, swimming was exclusively the domain of men, and access to pools was a luxury limited by class. Women were (barely) allow... read more

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: 9781472938961
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Featherstone Education
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jenny Landreth
: Paperback
: 797.2108209
: 336
: 1 x 16 page colour plate section
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Swell: A Waterbiography
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 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
: Paperback
: 362.4
: 100
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The Case of the Missing Body
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This book is about disobedience. Positive disobedience. Disobedience as a kind of professional behaviour. It shows how teachers can survive and even influence an education system that does staggering damage to potential. More impor... read more

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: 9781927322666
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 230mm X 155mm
: New Zealand
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: Welby Ings
: Paperback
: en
: 370
: 206
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Disobedient Teaching: Surviving and Creating Change in the Classroom
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In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unimaginable experiences, including being ... read more

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: 9781846045103
: Ebury Publishing
: Rider
: 222mm X 138mm
: United Kingdom
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: Edith Eger
: Hardback
: 917
: English
: 155.93
: 400
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The Choice : Embrace the Possible
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As a practicing mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies. In this new book she sets out in search of cultures unburdened by such fears, exploring Indonesian burial caves and meeting a... read more

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: 9781474606523
: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Caitlin Doughty
: Paperback
: 1
: Landis Blair
: 393/.93
: 208
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From Here to Eternity: Travelling The World to Find The Good Death
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Category:

 Psychology

In her mid-30s Rebecca Loncraine was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, and after months of gruelling treatment, she flew in a glider for the first time. In that engineless plane, soaring 3000 feet over the landscape of her childhood with only the rising the... read more

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: 9781447273882
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rebecca Loncraine
: Paperback
: English
: 629.13092
: 320
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Skybound: A Journey In Flight
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Category:

 Philosophy

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: 9781408893210
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rutger Bregman
: Paperback
: English
: 909.83
: 336
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Utopia for Realists
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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In th... read more

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: 9780241957851
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Dan Sperber
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 121.3
: 416
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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding
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Category:

 Philosophy

Studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century.

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: 9780805202410
: Random House USA Inc
: Random House Inc
: 202mm X 135mm X 17mm
: United States
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: Walter Benjamin
: Paperback
: 169
: 809
: 288
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Illuminations
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How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex history of truth and falsehood. It identifies ten ty... read more

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: 9781786488886
: Quercus
: Quercus
: 20.40 cmmm X 13.20 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Julian Baggini
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 121.09
: 128
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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World
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