Bestselling Non-Fiction Books

  • WALM
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    With its iconic yellow jacket, the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every year since 1864 and this 155th edition of the sporting miscellany might just be the best yet.

    A huge favourite with Book People customers and cricket fans all over the world, this almanack contains coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation. It offers reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs - including the eagerly awaited Editor's Notes and examples of the best sports writing of the year.

    This hardback is a must-have for every cricket fan.
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    Jamie Oliver celebrates his favourite Italian food - and shows you how to cook bellissimo dishes in the comfort of your own home - in his latest bestselling cookbook.

    With chapters on antipasti, salad, soup, meat, pasta, fish, rice and dumplings, bread and pastry and desserts, Jamie provides step-by-step recipes for the likes of classic carbonara, baked risotto pie and limoncello tiramisu.

    The recipes can be quick or slow to make and Jamie offers his unique twists on some of the traditional favourites.
  • VBFO
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    Footy facts, stats and trivia all feature in the 10th edition of the popular Vision Book of Football Records.

    Fully up to date include all the action from the incredible 2018 World Cup, this book includes an entry on every English league team, all the Scottish SPL club and major European and world clubs.

    It also covers the quirkier side of the game with a focus on mascots, bizarre bookings and record-breaking goals!
  • MGNF
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    From the Mr. Men for Grown-ups series, this humorous little book follows Mr. Grumpy and his tricky adventures in fatherhood.

    The original Mr. Men books have tickled children for generations, and now they are all grown up! Mr. Grumpy faces new challenges as a father and he has to be prepared for anything that's thrown at him.

    Can he nail all the expectations his family have for him?
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    Despite the popularity of satnavs and Google Maps, there is still nothing better than a physical map to help you get where you need to go while navigating Britain's roads and motorways.

    This spiral-bound atlas, brought to you by the experts at the AA, features clear mapping and 102 city, town and port plans. Each page has been titled with its geographical location so that you can find the page you need with ease and there is also a comprehensive 31,500 entry index with airports, tourist sites and motorways services listed.

    Static speed camera locations are also indicated, along with their speed limits, while National Trust, English and World Heritage and tourist attractions are also all featured. The AA even highlight their top 300 AA-inspected caravan and camping sites!
  • UPBF
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    Following the devastating stillborn birth of their son Willem, seasoned adventurer Ben Fogle and his wife Marina made a promise to embrace every day and be more positive. This led to Ben's dream of conquering Mount Everest.

    In April 2018, Ben set off along with Olympic Gold-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton and mountaineer Kenton Cool to climb to the top while raising funds for the British Red Cross and highlighting the environmental challenges mountains face.

    The trio walked the fine line between life and death 8,000 metres above sea level and Ben quickly realised how enlightening this seven-week journey was going to be.

    This memoir is told with humour and warmth and covers both Ben and Marina's - who was holding the family together at home - experiences during his expedition.
  • GBBO
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    For many years, The Great British Bake Off has inspired and encouraged so many budding star bakers to get in the kitchen and make some amazing treats.

    It takes inspiration from GBBO's most ambitious bakes but simplifies their recipes and offers step-by-step instructions that even the biggest baking novice could follow.

    With a focus on sharing, this book has ideas for birthdays, charity fundraisers and celebrations.
  • DEPB
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    This vegan cookbook finds Ella Mills of Deliciously Ella fame showcasing 100 new all-plant recipes for you to try at home.

    From colourful salads to veggie burgers and one-pot stews, there is something for every meal and all tastes - even the most hardened carnivore. All the recipes make use of simple and nourishing ingredients and are perfect for veteran vegans and those who are new to plant-based cooking.

    As well as delicious recipes, Ella talks about her rise to stardom and how a blog that was started while she was suffering from illness became one of the country's favourite well-being brands.
  • VADR
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    Embrace your destiny with the Dark Side and move from apprentice to master by following the assertive advice of Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine and Supreme Leader Snoke.

    From negotiating workplace issues to gaining a promotion and managing difficult employees, you can find inspiration from the so-called baddies of the Star Wars universe. If you're in a difficult situation, simply ask 'What would Vader do?'

    The perfect gift for colleagues and friends alike, Star Wars: Be More Vader is a tongue-in-cheek guide on how to advance your career. It features photographs of favourite moments from the Star Wars series alongside hilarious - and useful - advice and quotes about being assertive.
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    Peter Ackroyd continues his History of England series with Dominion. This impressive hardback tome will delight any armchair historian.

    This book takes us from post-Battle of Waterloo Britain in 1815 though to the last years of the Regency and death of Queen Victoria in 1901. Ackroyd casts his eye over William IV's reign that saw the modernisation of the political system and the abolition of slavery, the accession of Queen Victoria and technological progress including the invention of steam railways and the first telegram.

    This richly detailed book also looks at industrialisation and the sheer amount of great literature that was written during this era (Byron, Shelley, Wordsworth and, of course, Dickens). It celebrates a time when Britannia really did seem to rule the waves.
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    From the author of The Secret Lives of Colour, this fascinating book explores the history of civilization and human creativity: from the mummies of Ancient Egypt and the silken dragon robes of Imperial China to the woollen sails of Viking longboats and the Indian calicoes.

    Kassia St Clair studied the history of women's dress and masquerade during the 18th century and uses her knowledge and wit to argue that fabrics have changed and shaped the world we live in today.

    Packed with compelling stories from around the world and spanning thousands of years of human ingenuity, this book is sure to change the way you see the world.
  • The Good Pub Guide 2019 - Paperback - 9781785038686 - Fiona Stapley
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    The Good Pub Guide 2019 provides a list of over 5,000 town centre pubs, classic countryside inns and gastropubs for you to visit all over the UK.

    The 37th edition in this bestselling series, the pubs are listed county by county and many have been recommended by readers. There is also a focus on pubs that specialise in malt whisky and craft beers and the winners of the coveted Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year awards are recognised.

    The Good Pub Guide is packed with beloved favourites and hidden gems.
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    Celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force with this book packed full of facts and figures.

    From who flew the most sorties to the pilot with the longest career and the weight of the heaviest bomb, there are so many facts for military history enthusiasts to pore over.

    Illustrated with infographics and stunning photographs, this eye-catching book also offers biographies of the RAF's most famous pilots. It's packed with facts and myth busters for armchair historians to dip into.
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    We all know Brits love to talk about the weather but did you know that you can actually tell what's going to happen next by studying the behaviour of nature?

    Storm Dunlop's How to Read the Weather is a pocket-sized guide to looking up and seeing what will happen next. It explains what those funny-shaped clouds indicate and whether red sky at night really will delight.

    He also looks over the history of weather and discusses some of the strangest events in our history. Perfect for armchair meteorologists and those who love the great outdoors, this book covers everything from barometers to blizzards and cloud bursts to cross winds.
  • SBTC
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    Learn how to crochet 20 beautiful stripy blankets with this incredible book by Instagram sensation and blogger Haafner Linssen.

    Ranging from simple designs that use basic stitches to more complex creations, these patterns and projects are pleasingly repetitive, can be worked up quickly and don't have lots of ends to sew in.

    Each project also comes with a written pattern, chart, colour advice and information for making it in a variety of sizes.
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    Did you know that most black holes are not actually that much bigger than London? Or that 1 millilitre of blood contains 5 million red blood cells? How about the fact 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every day?

    The Big Book of Science is packed with facts, figures and theories that will blow anyone's mind. Many are accompanied by diagrams, charts and illustrations that make them even more accessible.

    This incredibly informative book is full of infographics that will help readers understand the fundamental scientific principles and theories by using analogies to describe the abstract ideas using everyday objects.

    There are chapters dedicated to science topics including physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, Earth sciences, anatomy and technology.
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    MasterChef winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed's Khazana is a cookbook packed with mouth-watering recipes steeped in Persian flavours.

    Inspired by Saliha's travels in India and Pakistan, the tantalising recipes range from smokey chicken and basil kebabs with buttermilk riata to Moghul fish korma with almond rice.

    Khazana translates as treasure trove and the food featured here will delight and inspire you in so many ways.
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    Everyone's favourite gardener Alan Titchmarsh introduces a stunning book about the National Trust's best houses, gardens, landscapes, historical sites and artistic treasures.

    Packed with beautiful artwork, this book focuses on National Trust destinations throughout the UK and is full of recommendations and tips for making the most of your visit.

    From beautiful beaches to wonderful wildlife reserves and gorgeous gardens to ancient landmarks, there are so many places to explore and discover throughout Great Britain.
  • CHRO
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    Learn how 50 natural science experiments changed the world with this incredible book. From Schroedinger's Cat to Galileo's stargazing, it breaks down the theories into easily understandable chunks that will delight any armchair philosopher.

    It also reveals all you ever wanted to know about quantum teleportation, the splitting of the atom and Newton's experiments with optics.

    Every experiment is fully described and all possible results and implications are covered, helping you understand the processes and methodology used in each one.
  • VRLL
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    Valentino Rossi is one of the greatest motorcycle racers of all time and this visual book celebrates all of his incredible achievements.

    From winning the World Championship in only his second season to his 87 wins in 500cc/MotoGP races, this book covers them all. It looks at his victories, rivalries and the issues he faced as he moved from brand to brand.

    As well as stunning action photographs, this book lifts the lid on Rossi's incredible charm, wit and candour.
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    Looking to lose weight in 2018? Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge can help. This cookbook ties in with his latest BBC series and contains 100 recipes that are low in calories but big on flavour.

    Having lost over 11 stone in the last four years, there is no-one more qualified to motivate you to start eating good food as you look to shift the pounds. Better still, Tom's dishes are served in portion sizes that would satisfy even the hungriest person.

    You'll never feel like you're missing out, especially with the likes of warm halloumi salad, sweet potato and black bean burritos and baked doughnuts with sweet five-spice dust on offer!
  • How to Ride a Bike - Hardback - 9780600635215 - Sir Chris Hoy
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    Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy explains how to make the most of cycling - whatever your age, experience or ability may be.

    Alongside anecdotes from his glittering career, Chris offers practical advice on strength conditioning, training plans, strengthening weaker areas and taking care of your bike.

    This handy book also covers cycling skills and safety, riding on different terrains and offers advice on diet, weight loss and the psychology of cycling.
  • PLFR
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    Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith shares her favourite recipes of all time in this mouth-watering cookbook. She also offers fascinating anecdotes from her incredible life.

    Prue provides a host of easy-to-follow recipes for firm favourites, lazy leftovers, meat-free meals and perfect puddings and they're all sure to tantalise your taste buds.

    This is Prue's first cookbook in 25 years - and recipes including halibut with green linguine and slow-cooked rat-a-tat-touille ensure it's well worth the wait.
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they enjoy one of the most exciting, eventful and potentially embarrassing events of the year - the office Christmas party!

    The gang are planning on putting on the best Christmas party ever, matching all the beloved traditions with new favourites but then, things start to go partridge in a pear tree-shaped... This festive edition of the comical capers makes a great Christmas present for any fan.