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9 06, 2018

BOTW: The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

2018-06-09T11:58:23+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

The Things you Can See Only When you Slow Down by Haemin Sunim Described as "essential truths, beautifully expressed", this Sunday Times Bestseller is a manual to peace and relaxation by a Buddhist monk. Sunim's wisdom encompasses advice on love, friendships, self-care and how to engage with the busy world around us. These teachings are [...]

28 04, 2018

Book of The Week: Self-Care for The Real World

2018-04-28T11:27:42+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

Self-Care for The Real World by Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips   Containing delicious recipes, physical exercises, and important lessons, Self-Care for The Real World is a beautiful guide to looking after oneself in the context of modern life and all its accompanying pressures. Teaching us little by little techniques to calm, collect, and [...]

17 03, 2018

Book of The Week: The Idiot Brain

2018-03-17T11:14:50+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , , , |

The Idiot Brain by Dean Burnett Ever walked into a room and immediately forgotten why you were headed in there at all? Wondered why our own bodies inflict motion sickness or unnerving nightmares on us? The answers are in this book - and they're a little ridiculous. Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist who shares his [...]

2 12, 2017

Book Of The Week: Last Minute Rooms in Bethlehem

2017-12-02T12:56:22+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

Last Minute Rooms in Bethlehem (And Other Great Internet Search Histories of The Past) by Dale Shaw   Have you ever wondered what Karl Marx, Mary and Joseph, Pablo Picasso or Boudica would have, if they could have, typed into Google? Are you curious about Cinderella's search history (Do I have PTSD?), God's (Best size [...]

4 11, 2017

Book of The Week: Get Me The Urgent Biscuits

2017-11-03T15:56:53+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: News, Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

Get Me The Urgent Biscuits by Sweetpea Slight   This is the story of how Jane became Sweetpea. Swept up at age 18 by the whirlwind world of theatre, a glorious cacophony propelled by people larger than life and more eccentric than the characters on stage, Sweetpea recounts the true story of how she met [...]

9 09, 2017

Book of The Week: This is Going to Hurt

2017-09-09T11:59:30+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Categories: News, Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay   Doctors see more in a day than most of us see in our lifetimes. They are also apparently funny, feeling, and incredibly dedicated. Well, they rather have to be, given how appallingly they are treated by politicians (always) and patients (more often than fair). Junior Doctors [...]