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1. Cult Movies in Sixty Seconds: The Best Movies in the World in Less Than a Minute by Soren McCarthy [Sports/Entertainment/General Nonfiction]
2. CND: Now More Than Ever: The Story of a Peace Movement by Kate Hudson [History/History]
3. Alive and Well in Pakistan: A Human Journey in a Dangerous Time by Ethan Casey [Travel/Travel]
4. Brief Encounters: The Women's Guide to Casual Sex by Emily Dubberley [Family/Relationships/General Nonfiction]
5. Between the Dying and the Dead: Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the Assisted Suicide Machine and the Battle to Legalise Euthanasia by Neal Nicol & Harry L Wylie [People/General Nonfiction]
  1. Lost Histories: Exploring the World's Most Famous Mysteries by Joel Levy [History/Mystery/Crime]
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Alive and Well in Pakistan: A Human Journey in a Dangerous Time
How wide is the gulf in understanding between the West and the Muslim world? How real is the risk of nuclear war on the subcontinent? What will be the long term effects of the Afghan Wars? How widespread--and how justified--is resentment towards the US and the West? Ethan Casey examines these compelling questions while living, working and teaching in Lahore, Pakistan--a Muslim country on the frontline of the US-declared 'war on terror'.
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And in the End: The World's Weirdest Funerals
Full of anecdotes on the weirdest funerals and final resting places the world over, this guidebook is a tongue-in-cheek romp to an aspect of life that frightens most people. Discussing the burial practices of the past--from the embalming practices of ancient Egyptians to the funeral pyres used in India--while looking closely at how death and funeral services are practiced today, this humorously macabre guide answers questions such as What kind of party should be held at a funeral ceremony? Who s... more info>>
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Beat the Flu--How to Stay Healthy through the Coming Bird Flu Pandemic
According to most experts, bird flu is coming. It's not a question of if, but when. In 1918 up to 50 million died in the Spanish Influenza outbreak; with increased global travel, this next pandemic could be even worse. The avian flu virus, H5N1, could kill millions upon millions if it mixes with a human strain of influenza. It poses more of a threat to global society than terrorism, natural disasters or economic collapse. Our governments are aware of the threat, but are radically unprepared to p... more info>>
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Between the Dying and the Dead: Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the Assisted Suicide Machine and the Battle to Legalise Euthanasia
Jack Kevorkian is best known for inventing the 'suicide machine' and being an outspoken proponent of the right to die with dignity. He has revolutionised the way the world thinks about euthanasia. Until now his story has never been properly told, but in this fully-authorised biography Kevorkian lifts his self-imposed silence through his closest associates. In addition to his work on pioneering 'living wills' and the assisted suicide machine, he was nominated for a Nobel Prize for his work in pat... more info>>
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Brief Encounters: The Women's Guide to Casual Sex
You don't need to be in a relationship to have sex and this ultimate guide to no-strings sex ensures that single doesn't have to mean celibate.
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Childfree and Loving It!
Childfree and Loving It! is a broad and definitive exploration of non-parenthood, challenging the myths of parenthood and boldly proclaiming the joys of a childfree life. 'The responsibility of parenthood is overwhelming and incredibly stressful. And it's for life. Don't give up a pleasant life for a life of unpaid drudgery. Your standard of living drastically declines, and the kids take off as soon as they can, without a backward glance.'--Shirley Conran
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CND: Now More Than Ever: The Story of a Peace Movement
Published to mark the 60th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, CND: Now More Than Ever is a fascinating and timely look at an archetypal campaigning organisation. 'CND remains a key and important part of the peace movement.' Ken Livingstone
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Confessions of a Showman: My Life in the Circus
Gerry Cottle, a stockbroker's son, ran away to join the circus when he was just 15 and soon married into Britain's oldest circus dynasty. In time he was the owner of the biggest circus in the world until his growing cocaine addiction led to his arrest and bankruptcy. He recovered, and, ever the showman, went on to make millions with the first ever non-animal circus, the Moscow and Chinese State circuses, and the Circus of Horrors.
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Cult Movies in Sixty Seconds: The Best Movies in the World in Less Than a Minute
The definitive collection of cult films from the past 50 years of filmmaking.
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Extradited!: One Man's Prison Hell and His Lover's Fight for Justice
A man wrongly imprisoned in a foreign country for drug smuggling and the girlfriend who led the fight to free him tell this extraordinary account of prison horror and endurance, laced with romance and adventure. John Packwood and Jane Amestoy alternate chapters as they recount John's Spanish imprisonment and extradition to Morocco, as Jane's case eventually catches the attention of politicians, human rights campaigners, and celebrities such as George Clooney, Hugh Grant, Joseph Fiennes, Damien H... more info>>
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For a House Made of Stone: Gina's Story
The latest ghosted memoir from Andrew Crofts, the bestselling ghost writer of The Little Prisoner, The Kid and Just a Boy. This is the extraordinary true story of a young woman from the Philippine mountains who wanted to help her family and ended up on trial for murder in the UK in 2001.
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In Good Company: The Escort's Guide
It may be the oldest profession, but it doesn't have to be the worst. In this groundbreaking guide for both complete beginners and seasoned professionals, industry insider Kay Good explains how to make sex-work work for you.
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Lost Histories: Exploring the World's Most Famous Mysteries
Lost Histories looks at some of the great mysteries of the past, telling the stories of the tomb raiders and glory seekers who sought to solve them, and examining legends and historical facts to sort truth from myth.
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Saving the Planet Without Costing the Earth: 500 Steps to a Greener Lifestyle
This is the only book that shows you how to make your life more environmentally friendly while also boosting your bank balance.
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The Doomsday Book: Scenarios for the End of the World
Whether it's a tsunami or an asteroid, a terrorist attack or a nuclear war, the end of the world is never far away. But just what are the chances of civilisation being destroyed, and which method of meltdown is most likely?
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The Good Giving Guide: A Supporters' Guide to Charities and Campaigning
The tragic events in Asia have highlighted the work and fundraising methods used by charities. This is the only book which can help the reader distinguish between the thousands of different charities jostling for public support.
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The Little Hero: One Boy's Fight for Freedom; Iqbal Masih's Story
Iqbal Masih was gunned down by an assassin in cold blood. He was just 13 years old. Andrew Crofts, the bestselling ghostwriter of "The Little Prisoner and The Kid", tells the heart-wrenching story of this courageous child martyr, who died trying to end child slavery. After six years of bonded labour in a Pakistani carpet factory, Iqbal escaped the clutches of his tyrannical carpet-master, and then tirelessly worked to spread the word to other enslaved children that they could be free too. He add... more info>>
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Under the Weather: How Weather and Climate Affect Our Health
Under the Weather is a fact-filled look at the links between health and climate. Pat Thomas details both short-term and life-threatening conditions that can be aggravated by the weather and explains how to ease symptoms and protect yourself from the weather's growing extremes.
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You Must Be My Best Friend ... Because I Hate You!: Friendship and How to Survive It
A frank and funny look at the truth about friendship--this book will be your new best friend!
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