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Anyone who has followed the career of the former Bishop of Edinburgh through his extensive writing, or the colourful newspaper headlines he has attracted, is already likely to hold an opinion of the man.

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Middle age as we commonly believe it to be represents the beginning of our inevitable physical decline and the approach of death.

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In The Life of Slang, Julie Coleman reaches back into the depths of Old English, using newspapers and court records to discover the origins of slang and trace its life cycle.

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This is  a book of delights, of simple and scrummy recipes that range from how to make your own cheese and smoke your own fish to making rustic pasta.

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Some subjects - no matter how poignant - are difficult to read to read, and none more so than that which revolves around the death of a 16-year-old Elisa Claps in Italy in 1993.

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The Blue Door is an exceptionally brave memoir from first-time author Lise Kristensen, describing her experiences in the Javanese prisoner of war camps during the Second World War and her determination to survive.

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Whether or not there ever was a real, historical Robin Hood is unknown and much debated.

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