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Andrzej Stasiuk's Europe is in the East. As he travels through cities and towns that have had German and Russian names throughout the last two centuries, the landscapes are at first bleak.

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There's a new addition to Quadrille's "New Voices in Food" series. Lavishly illustrated, James Ramsden's Small Adventures in Cooking combines innovative recipes with a twist together with quirky thoughts in a book where food is the real focus.

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Fashion shows and recycling, star quality and chickens, custard doughnuts and moving house; more adventures in the life of Daizy Star, who, encouraged by best friends Willow, Beth and Murphy, attempts to impress Miss Moon so that she can be 'Star of the Week'.

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A good heist is about personality, planning and hairsbreadth escapes. If the prize is unique and priceless (like moon rocks) that just makes it more exciting.

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Beth's journey on a cruise ship with her unremarkable boyfriend is not the story of The Blue Book: the story lies all in the telling.

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This is a stunning and deeply moving memoir told from the viewpoint of the author, his wife and his mother, about the latter's battle with cancer. When Joan was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Rory MacLean and his wife Katrin took her into their home.

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Me and Mine is a memoir about an extended Irish family in the 1950s who, one by one, leave to seek a new life in London.

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This first novel from the critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter and actor Steve Earle tells the story of Doc Ebersole. Set in 1960s Texas, Doc is haunted by the ghost of Hank Williams, after administering the final morphine dose that killed him.

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Searching for the perfect holiday read? Look no further than bestselling chick lit author Wendy Holden’s Marrying Up.

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