Non-Fiction Book Chart: Books Everyone is Talking About

  • BOKFV
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    Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, comedian Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a fascinating insight into the multitude of work the staff of the NHS has to undertake to keep us all safe and in good health.

    A junior doctor between 2004 and 2010, Adam provides a no-holds-barred account of the 97-hour weeks, life-or-death decisions and the constant tsunami of bodily fluids he had to contend with...

    Looking back on notes scribbled in secret after his busy shifts, Adam also explains how he managed to survive on the low pay and the effect his choice of career had on both his social life and relationships. This is a book that will tell you everything you ever wanted to know - and a few things you didn't - about life on and off the hospital ward.
  • ANDDK
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    Yuval Noah Harari's A Brief History of Mankind will take you all the way through human history and explain how we came to live in the world we do today. From being insignificant apes to the discovery of fire, the beginnings of farming and how money and science make the world go round, it's a truly extraordinary tale and all told in witty and accessible prose.

    This incredible non-fiction book has sold over a million copies and can count individuals as diverse as Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Jarvis Cocker among its fans. It's a book you'll definitely remember reading for the first time.
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    Nadiya Hussain has made a welcome return with new BBC series Family Favourites and this tie-in cookbook is bursting with easy and delicious recipes for all tastes.

    From speedy suppers for weeknights to big-tasting meals for get-togethers at the weekend, these dishes are so simple and satisfying to make. There are over 100 to make!

    Among the treats you can try are mocha swirls, bombay potato taco and peanut honeycomb banana cake.
  • NONP
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    Matt Haig, the author of the bestselling self-help book Reasons to Stay Alive and fiction titles How to Stop Time and The Radleys, looks at ways in which we can stay sane when the world is making us mad in Notes on a Nervous Planet.

    Rates of stress and anxiety are rising in people all over the world and the pace of living is not helping. The advent of social media and the fact we're always connected also encourages people to worry about everything from work to body mass index and politics almost constantly.

    In this powerful and essential book, Matt - who has experienced anxiety and panic attacks for many years - reveals a number of ways in which we can all stay happy and human in our increasingly technological world.
  • BOLIG
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    Former Special Boat Service (SBS) sniper Ant Middleton tells his incredible life story in this exhilarating and jaw-dropping autobiography.

    He offers an insight into Special Forces training and how you're programmed to understand failure is not an option. He also talks about the lessons he's learned and the personal tragedies he's suffered along the way.
  • BRMAK
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    This fascinating guide to pebbles shows you how they are formed, what they actually are and how to identify individual stones in the best pebble-spotting grounds in the UK.

    Both witty and knowledgeable, Clarence Ellis explores pebble-hunting as a hobby and shows you the difference it can make to a trip to the beach, lakeside or riverbank!

    Including a foreword by Robert Macfarlane, this illustrated guide will help you to know your chert from your schist and your onyx from your agate.
  • AXLUK
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    Yubal Noah Harari's Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow looks at the concepts and ideas that will shaped the 21st century - including AI. It asks where we go from today's digital world and how we can stop ourselves from destroying this fragile planet.
  • AUDLY
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    This incredibly informative book provides an expertly balanced insight into geopolitics and the importance it has on the decisions of leaders of countries all around the world.

    It explains how many choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete and how they should be made based on people, ideas and movements. From why Putin believes Russia needs a navy to the reasons why countries in the Middle East are logically shaped, this is an eye-opening book.

    It uses maps, essays and author Tim Marshall's personal experiences to reveal how the past, present and future can shape the future of our world.
  • BLZMG
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    Jordan Peterson is one of the world's favourite popular thinkers and in this book he talks about the value of taking individual responsibility for your actions, explaining how this can help change things for the better all around the world.

    He provides you with 12 profound and practical rules that will help give your life more meaning. He argues you should search for meaning rather than happiness and covers everything from setting your house in order to self-comparison to the person you were the day before. He combined cutting-edge psychology and philosophy with ideas from humanity's oldest myths and stories to come up with these 12 important life lessons.
  • ANLDG
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    This is a book no driver should be without. It contains all the information you need in order to drive safely and lists all the road signs you will see while on your travels.

    Perfect for learners and those who feel they need a refresher in learning the rules of the road. It also offers advice on looking after your motor.
  • BMFHG
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    Learn all about why sleep is so important and how a lack of it can be linked to every major disease in the developed world.

    Using cutting-edge research, Matthew Walker delves into the science behind why we sleep and why it matters so much. He reveals what really happens during REM sleep and how caffeine and alcohol affect it. He also examines the ways sleep patterns change over a lifetime. This is an endlessly fascinating and important read.
  • BOSH
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    The plant-based recipes in the brilliantly named BOSH! cookbook are easy to make and unbelievably tasty.

    Inspired by the popular YouTube channel, the meat- and dairy-free recipes are perfect for breakfasts, dinners, desserts and even parties. Sure to delight even the most committed carnivore, the recipes including burrito samosa, the Big Bhaji Burger, satay sweet potato and a salted caramel crunch tart.

    These filling recipes are oh-so-satisfying both to make and eat. With over 140 recipes to try, they're perfect, whether you're already vegan or if you're looking to cut down on meat and dairy.
  • BMJRJ
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    Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is a vital and contemporary award-winner that sparked discussions all over the world.

    This refreshing and thought-provoking book looks at everything from eradicated black history to the links between class and race.
  • BMSIJ
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    Dolly Alderton, a journalist who was the dating columnist for the Sunday Times, talks about growing up and the struggles of early adulthood in this honest and hilarious memoir.

    She talks about falling in love, finding a job, getting drunk, being dumped and throwing a disastrous Rod Stewart-themed house party. She also reveals how it came to be that Ivan from the corner shop is the only man she's ever been able to rely on...

    Packed with insight, wit, heart and humour, this is a personal book that doesn't shy away from the more grubby aspects of growing up, growing older and navigating different kinds of love.
  • BOGNZ
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    The world is so divisive right now, but Hans Rosling's Factfulness is here to reveal that things are not quite as bad as many think.

    The author talks about how many things that we systematically get wrong (a chimpanzee choosing answers at random consistently outguesses journalists) and why this happens.

    If we worry about everything instead of basing our view on facts, we feel threatened. This book will help you change your outlook on the world.
  • BPQLV
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    I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death is bestselling author Maggie O'Farrell's memoir about her extraordinary life.

    It's an intimate, insightful and extraordinary account of the fragility and strength of life. From a childhood experience she wasn't expected to survive to a mismanaged labour and terrifying encounters on beaten paths, it's an eye-opening read.
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    After winning the Pulitzer Prize for The Dead Hand, David E. Hoffman bring you The Billion Dollar Spy. This true crime story has been described as "one of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War" by Washington Post and would be loved by fans of Ben Mcintyre and Clare Mulley.

    January, 1977. As the chief of the CIA's Moscow station fills his gas tank, a stranger drops a note into the car. In the years that followed, that stranger became one of the West's most valuable spies, and his name is Adolf Tolkachev. Using spy cameras, props and private codes to elude the KGB in its own backyard, Tolkachev and his handlers conducted clandestine meetings across Moscow - until a shocking betrayal put them all at risk.
  • HBMA
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    In The Hairy Bikers' latest BBC Two show, they head off to France, Spain and Italy to sample the hearty and healthy delights of Mediterranean food. This cookbook has a generous collection of recipes from the series.

    Easy to follow and with something for every season of the year, these fresh and simple dishes will help you embrace the amazing tastes and health benefits of a Med diet. They will help you bring the flavours of this famous region to any occasion.

    Among Si and Dave's 150 dishes are corsican lamb, n'duja stromboli and blood orange sorbet. You'll love every one!
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    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FEEL TRULY ALIVE? Aged 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live again. A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Reasons to Stay Alive is more than a memoir. It is a book about making the most of your time on earth. "I wrote this book because the oldest cliches remain the truest. Time heals. The bottom of the valley never provides the clearest view. The tunnel does have light at the end of it, even if we haven't been able to see it ...Words, just sometimes, really can set you free."
  • BLYCV
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    Mark Manson's bestselling book encourages you to give up on positivity and deal in reality. This self-help guide is raw, refreshing and full of brutal honesty.

    Backed by academic research and a fondness for poop jokes, Manson argues that improving lives means taking notice of our flaws and embracing fears, faults and uncertainties.

    He tells you to start only caring about the things most important to you in order to live a more contended and grounded life.
  • ABGTY
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    Prof. Steve Peters, consultant psychiatrist to Liverpool FC, Sky ProCycling, Ronnie O'Sullivan and the England football team describes how he helps his clients manage their minds and fulfil their potential in his bestselling book The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness.

    Dr. Peters knows how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can change people's lives in both a professional and personal capacity, and in this book he shares his mind-management programme that has helped everyone from the likes of Steven Gerrard to senior managers conquer their fears and grow in focus and confidence.

    Using real-life case studies and memorable analogies such as the 'chimp' - the seemingly irrational and impulsive being that inhabits our minds - to explain seemingly complex concepts, this book will help you understand your own behaviour and natural responses to people and situations, control your emotional impulses and help you live a happier life both at home and at work.
  • BMWSV
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    This handy little history book reveals how Germany came to be the liberal and democratic nation we know today.

    From Julius Caesar's invasion in 58 BC through to the wars, the fall of the Berlin Wall and beyond, this is a concise and accessible non-fiction book that covers the politically charged history of Deutschland.

    It places the extremes of the German political experience throughout ancient and recent history in relation to the broader climate.
  • BOOCS
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    Acclaimed historian Damien Lewis' SAS Ghost Patrol: The Ultra-secret Unit that Posed as Nazi Stormtrooper is a book that looks at one of the most explosive moments of the Second World War - the day in 1942 when the SAS donned Nazi uniforms in a mission that was deemed beyond top secret....
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    Sarah Millican is one of Britain's favourite comedians and in her autobiography she recalls some of the daftest and funniest experiences of her life.

    From being contacted by an old school bully to living in your childhood bedroom in your 30s and being unceremoniously dumped in a Frankie & Benny's, this is an honest and hilarious book full of confessions about life and all its embarrassments.

    She also talks about how she was good at school but not so adept at making friends; the way she changed her life for the better after her divorce; and the excitement (!) of IBS .