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If you fancy a down-to-earth experience of man versus the elements, look no further than Naked and Marooned by Ed Stafford.

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Barry Forshaw must have one of the best jobs around - unless you hate popcorn. He spends most of his time watching films or reading.

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Charlie Carroll’s fascinating account of his recent trip to "the roof of the world" is no ordinary travelogue but also an extremely detailed version of the history of Tibet and its relationship with China.

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Slang lexicographer Jonathon Green's memoir Odd Job Man not only chronicles his 32-year devotion to collecting language at the margins but also to a life spent reading off the beaten path. 

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Ellen N. La Motte was an independent and extremely articulate American nurse who volunteered at a French Army Field hospital ten kilometres from the Belgian front-line. What she found there appalled and depressed but did not silence her.

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Do No Harm humanizes the impregnable clinicism of the neurosurgeon, and offers a unique insight into the personal and professional experience of the medical practitioner.

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If you have ever experienced the exhilarating pleasure of seeing a brilliant, iridescent jewel quivering and darting amongst the flowers of a lush forest in South America, or even someone’s garden just off LA’s Rodeo Drive as was the scene of my first hummingbird encounter, you may already be hoo

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Censoring Queen Victoria illuminates how the great queen produced a torrent of correspondence, writing two and a half thousand words every single day of her adult life.

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