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500 Reasons Why… I Hate the Office Malcolm Burgess

This work is about an often painful but always witty journey through the daily grind. From the agony of the away day via Hot Desking, office politics, romances and parties to the sheer terror of work …

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Cowgirls, Cockroaches and Celebrity Lingerie Michelle Lovric

This is an eye-popping tour of some of the most eccentric, bizarre and downright absurd collections of artefacts ever put on show. Strange things, human beings. They get passionate about strange thing …

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Dear All A Collection of Round Robins Andrew Duffy, Caroline Duffy, Oliver Pugh

Always over-informative, often overwrought and occasionally offensive, the Christmas round robin is a modern curse. Under the guise of retaining friendship, the desire to boast, beleaguer and bore run …

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Do You Think You’re Clever? The Oxford and Cambridge Questions John Farndon, Libby Purves

‘What happens if I drop an ant’? ‘What books are bad for you’? ‘What percentage of the world’s water is contained in a cow’? The Oxbridge undergraduate interviews are infamous for their unique ways of …

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Every Woman’s Book of Love and Marriage and Family Life Anonymous, Totem Books

An invaluable guide to married life, child-rearing and many more unique vignettes of advice from a time long gone by. …

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Forty-fied How to be a Fortysomething Malcolm Burgess

“I Hate the Office” author presents a walking tour of your fifth decade, and advice on which fleece to take along…Is being forty the new thirty or are we all just kidding ourselves? Malcolm Burgess …

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Googlies, Nutmegs and Bogeys The Origins of Peculiar Sporting Lingo Bob Wilson

Have you ever flashed at a zooter in the corridor of uncertainty while on a sticky dog? Maybe you’ve seen someone hit a mulligan out of the screws to grab a birdie at Amen Corner? The world of sport h …

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Groovy Old Men Nick Baker

The rise of an impressive new species of older man is hilariously and perceptively charted by journalist, broadcaster and producer Nick Baker. Groovy old men still move with the times. They’re still i …

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I Hate the Office Malcolm Burgess

Office escapee Malcolm Burgess exploits the deep vein of negativity and rebelliousness that runs through every office – from the agony of the away day via Hot Desking, office politics, romances and pa …

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Places to Hide In England, Scotland and Wales Dixe Wills

Sometimes facing up to your problems is just not an option. Dixe Wills reveals the ultimate rural, coastal, urban and mountainous getaways for when life gets a bit too much…”Places to Hide” offers a …

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The Burglar Caught by a Skeleton And Other Singular Tales from the Victorian Press Jeremy Clay

HOLIDAYMAKER FIGHTS OFF AFRICAN LION IN WELSH HOTEL ROOM MAN SWALLOWS MOUSE AND DIES WIFE DRIVEN MAD BY HUSBAND TICKLING FEET PALLBEARER KILLED BY COFFIN IN GRAVEYARD LIBERALS EAT DOG From the newspap …

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The Lucky Bugger’s Casebook Tales of Serendipity and Outrageous Good Fortune Daniel Smith

What connects the discovery of America, the creation of Coca Cola and the art book bought for GBP50 that turned out to contain original Picassos? That’s right: sheer blind luck. No matter how meticulo …

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The Man Who Ate Bluebottles And Other Great British Eccentrics Catherine Caufield, Peter Till

‘Catherine Caufield has shown us that eccentrics are fascinating characters … they add to the gaiety of nations and it would be sad to see them fade away’ Patrick Moore, Daily Express’A hilarious co …

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The World’s Greatest Idea John Farndon

An exploration of mankind’s greatest-ever ideas, from the author of the bestselling Do You Think You’re Clever? Where would humanity be now without fire, vaccinations, farming … or wine? A great idea …

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Walking in on Mum and Dad Adventures in Embarrassment Brian King

Shortly before Charles de Gaulle’s retirement, his wife was asked by Harold Macmillan’s wife Dorothy what she most looked forward to in the coming years. ‘A penis’, she declared. Coming to his wife’s …

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What Every Man Wants The Ultimate Trophy Book Andrew Mann, Frankie Dettori

If you like your sport, the chances are you’ve dreamed about winning one of the trophies in this book. If you love your sport, you’ve probably dreamt about them all. Whether you have aspirations to on …

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What is Myrrh Anyway? Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas Jonathan Green

This is a hugely enjoyable, festive excursion through the history, science, music, culture and traditions of everyone’s favourite winter holiday.Why is Christmas celebrated on 25 December? Why is turk …

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