Richard Holloway

Waiting for the Last Bus is a masterpiece, a moving, elegiac, practical, amusing exploration of – death. It is also a stirring plea to reconsider what our mortality means. Now in his ninth decade, Richard has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of the dying and now he offers advice and observations both to himself and the reader…

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Richard Dawkins

Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist is a sparkling new anthology of essays, lectures and letters by the brilliant and ever-controversial evolutionary biologist and author of The God Delusion, The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker…

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Debi Gliori: Night Shift

Shortlisted for the 2018 Kate Greenaway Medal, Night Shift: An insight into depression that words often struggle to reach is a remarkable insight that is drawn from Debi’s own experience. David Walliams wrote “I cannot recommend this beautiful picture book highly enough. It’s a masterpiece”…

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Frank Quitely: Drawings & Sketches

Frank Quitely is known worldwide for drawing Batman, Superman, Flex Mentallo and X-Men. If you’re a writer, you want to work with him; if you’re an artist, you admire his draughtsmanship and signature style, and if you’re a fan you’ll queue for hours to meet him in a comic convention…

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Neil Oliver

Best known as an excellent TV presenter, historian, archaeologist, novelist and conservationist, Neil is now President of the National Trust for Scotland and he has spent his life and career caring about Scotland and trying to understand its story…

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Kate Figes

On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions is an account of how one of Britain’s best loved journalists has coped with living with a life-threatening disease. She offers an intelligent and passionate look at the way we can approach disappointment and trouble, friendship and love – every day…

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Gordon Brown

Chancellor for ten years, prime minister for three, Gordon Brown was a pivotal political figure for much longer than most, and, in My Life, Our Times, a candid memoir, he offers a pungent sense of the pressures, problems and occasional joys of government…

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Mark Millar

Bestselling Scottish writer Mark Millar is the man behind many of the biggest comic book titles and their movie adaptations in recent years. He is the author of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kick-Ass and Wanted which have all been made into major Hollywood films…

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