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''So lithe,' they say. 'So spry and sparkling. So uncannily youthful. How on earth do you do it?' Well, what can I tell you? An hour of tai chi first thing in the morning, an HIIT work-out with my personal trainer, a bowl of steamed kale and a handful of almonds for lunch, and then two hours of yoga in the afternoon followed by an ice bath - this is a routine which I'm sure would work miracles for anyone of any age, although I can't be entirely sure because I haven't myself adopted any aspect of it at any point. Fortunately, during my life and career I have been given all sorts of advice and learned huge amounts from some great and enormously talented people. I've been blessed to play characters such as Derek Trotter, Granville, Pop Larkin and Frost, who have changed my life in all sorts of ways, and taught me lessons that go far beyond the television set. And I've worked a few things out for myself as well, about friendship, ambition, rejection, success, failure, adversity and fortune. With any luck, some of these thoughts and observations will chime with episodes and challenges you have faced, or are facing, in your own life. And if they don't... well, hopefully, at the very least you'll get to have a good old laugh at my expense. So lean back, pour yourself a glass, and try not to fall through the bar flap...' Delve into the hilariously funny but deeply heartfelt autobiography of the national treasure that is David Jason - a must-have read for all those who truly adore Del boy. Product Information: ISBN: 9781529125115 Author: David Jason Publisher: Century Format: Hardback Pages: 336 Dimensions: 24 x 15.6 x 3cm 

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Calling all David Attenborough fans... the legacy-defining book we have all been waiting for has finally arrived! Join Attenborough as he reflects upon his life's work, the dramatic changes to the planet that he has witnessed and what we can do to it a make a brighter, better future. 'I am 94. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.' 'A Life on Our Planet is my witness statement, and my vision for the future. It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.' 'We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' 'All we need is the will to do so.' A gripping and inspiring insight into a rather extraordinary life's account of what really is important to the universe - a must-have read for all Attenborough-lovers and those looking to start making change! Product Information: ISBN: 9781529108279 Author: David Attenborough Publisher: Ebury Press Format: Hardback Pages: 272 Dimensions: 16.3 x 24.1 x 3.1cm

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From one of Britain's most-loved national treasures comes a much-needed Bible of straight-talking honesty and sharp observational humour. Fresh from months of staying at home, Freddie is ready to impart his effortless charm and wisdom on a wild array of topics. From the significant: climate change - maybe it's our time to go? To the vital: I'm only doing things I like doing now, not the things I should. From time-worn questions: what even is political correctness and has the world really gone mad? To our new reality: what are the politics of zoom and is it okay to keep pretending my computer has crashed? Right, Said Fred is exactly the tonic you need after experiencing all of the highs and many, many lows of a helluva year. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788701983 • Author: Andrew Flintoff • Publisher: Blink Publishing • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 2.9 cm

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Michelle Clark has loved animals all her life, filling her home with stray cats and dogs. But when her work leads to a chance meeting with a desperate man, and a quest to find a missing Staffie named Poppy, she has no idea that her life will be transformed forever. Poppy is unlike any other dog that Michelle has ever met, with her unwavering loyalty, gentle nature and wise, kind eyes. Soon, Poppy finds her way not just into Michelle's heart, but into her home too. Inspired Poppy's extraordinary love and devotion, Michelle finds herself at the start of a journey to bring hope and help to the hundreds of other precious dogs who call the city streets their home. An inspiring, heartwarming true story about the incredible bond that exists between humans and animals, and how, in rescuing them, we can also rescue ourselves. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781409195436 • Author: Michelle Clark • Publisher: Seven Dials • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 1.6 cm

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Sir Trevor McDonald is an extraordinary man - and he has led an improbable life. Now in his 80th year, he is known and loved by people the world over for his humility, charm and natural ease. As a natural storyteller and communicator, he has few equals. In An Improbable Life, Sir Trevor recounts his personal experience of world events and interviews with globally famous - or notorious - figures. He has witnessed war and death and risked his own life to meet and talk with despots and liberators. We read about his first trip to South Africa, and obtaining the first British television interview with Nelson Mandela; his reflections on the Windrush generation; and experiencing Barack Obama's momentous inauguration as President of the USA. Engaging, intimate and moving, this is the life story of an exceptional journalist and broadcaster who over decades has expertly revealed to us history in the making. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781474614757 • Author: Trevor McDonald • Publisher: W&N • Format: Hardback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 16.2 x 3.4cm

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Barack Obama's political vision for the future of America, written two years before he became president; the New York Times bestseller Product information: ISBN: 9781847670830 Author: Barack Obama Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd Format: Paperback Pages: 384

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‘For a long time, I felt that I couldn't write this book. At first, I didn't think I'd lived enough, then life got busy and filled with distractions…’ ‘I have recently decided that the truth is the only thing that can set me free. The truth has taken a long time to make itself clear to me, but now is the right time to share it, all of it.’ With television and broadcasting within his DNA, Philip Schofield spent long summers at home as a young boy, managing to land himself a job at the ice-cream kiosk nearby. Join Schofield in Life's What You Make It as he takes a look back with nostalgic delight on his life, from being a young boy endlessly writing letters to the BBC in pursuit of a job in broadcasting, to making it on to the Broom Cupboard, with his infamous sidekick Gordon the Gopher, to being on Going Live and starring as the lead in Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat! ‘It has taken four decades to get here but I feel lucky to have called the sets of Talking Telephone Numbers, The Cube, Dancing on Ice and of course, This Morning, home.’ ‘Take it from someone who has sat on the very edge and looked over, it's all about the people that love you, and after that anything is possible. So, finally, here we go, this is the real me.’ Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241501177 • Author: Phillip Schofield • Publisher: Michael Joseph • Format: Hardback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 3.7cm

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They called him the 'angriest black man in America' . . . Celebrated and vilified the world over for his courageous but bitter fight to gain for millions of black men and women the equality and respect denied them by their white neighbours, Malcolm X inspired as many people in the United States as he caused to fear him. His remarkable autobiography, completed just before his murder in 1965, ranges from Omaha and Michigan to Harlem and Mecca, and tells of a young, disenfranchised man whose descent into drug addition, robbery and prison was only reversed by his belief in the rights struggle for black America, and his conversion to the Nation of Islam. Not only is this an enormously important record of the Civil Rights Movement in America, but also the scintillating story of a man who refused to allow anyone to tell him who or what he was. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780141032726 • Author: Malcolm X • Publisher: Penguin Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 512 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.9 x 3.4cm

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A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series. Product information: ISBN: 9780753825853 Author: Jennifer, SRN, SCM Worth Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Format: Paperback Pages: 304

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Thirty years ago, Noel Fitzpatrick graduated as a veterinary surgeon, unaware that he was about to become one of the leading veterinary surgeons in the world... Treating thousands of animals, many of whom were thought to be beyond help, Noel has had a rather extraordinary journey, learning how animals have changed his life, and the lives of those around them, for the better. Join Noel as he shares his rather moving and often funny tales about the animals he's treated and the unique 'animal people' he has met along the way! Reflecting on valuable lessons of Integrity, Care, Love and Hope, discover how these factors have sustained him through the unbelievable highs and crushing lows of a profession where lives are quite literally at stake. As Noel explores what makes us connect with animals so deeply, we meet Peanut, the world's first cat with two front bionic limbs!  From eight-year-old therapy dachschund Olive to the gorgeous five-year-old Dobermann Odin, embark on some of Noel's most challenging cases - and of course meet his beloved companions Ricochet, the Maine Coon, and Keira, the scruffy Border terrier who is always by his side. Product Information: ISBN: 9781409183792 Author: Professor Noel Fitzpatrick  Publisher: Trapeze Format: Hardback Pages: 448 Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 4.2cm

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'As a player and pundit I've seen and experienced plenty of the good, the bad and the ugly. And let's get face facts - there is still plenty of the bad and ugly. Our game can be so much better, and in this book I'll tell you just how.' Join Chris as sets his sights on 25 aspects of the modern game that need fixing told and discover which managers Sutton slams for giving bland post-match interviews, which clubs are fleecing their fans and why he believes Messi and Ronaldo aren't as good as Best and Maradona.   In his trademark tell-it-like-it-is style, delve into Chris' views on ridiculous rules and feckless agents to dreaded VAR and abusive fans - no subject is out of bounds! Also revealing who has bagged a spot in his top 10 lists, from the best-value players and most entertaining teams, to the most underrated players and best FA Cup moments. Chris knows the game from the inside out... Now observing from the commentator's perch, his perspective is shot through with experience, passion and occasionally a little anger. Sutton is a man on a mission and he is determined to get under the skin of the game he loves and to call out exactly what's going wrong.  Product Information: ISBN: 9781913183257 Author: Chris Sutton Publisher: Monoray Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Dimensions: 23.2 x 15.2 x 2.6cm

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In December 2018, after fifty years of belly-laughs, energy and outrage, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live stand-up comedy. It had been an extraordinary career. When he first started out in the late sixties, Billy played the banjo in the folk clubs of Scotland. Between songs, he would improvise a bit, telling anecdotes from the Clyde shipyard where he'd worked. In the process, he made all kinds of discoveries about what audiences found funny, from his own brilliant mimes to the power of speaking irreverently about politics or explicitly about sex. He began to understand the craft of great storytelling. Soon the songs became shorter and the monologues longer, and Billy quickly became recognised as one of the most exciting comedians of his generation. Tall Tales and Wee Stories brings together the very best of Billy's storytelling for the first time. With an introduction and original illustrations by Billy throughout, it is an inspirational, energetic and riotously funny read, and a fitting celebration of our greatest ever comedian. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529361360 • Author: Billy Connolly • Publisher: Two Roads • Format: Paperback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 12.7 x 2.22 cm

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Join Jason Fox in this powerful and inspiring new book and learn how to manage stress, harness fear and even develop the mind-set to thrive under pressure! Having experienced the Special Forces, rowing oceans or investigating some of the world’s most notorious drug cartels, Jason Fox has had his fair share of emotional and psychological battles… Drawing on the practices of the British military and the techniques developed during his career, delve into Fox’s practices on how anyone can build the strength of mind and the resilience of an elite soldier! Explore the tools Jason Fox has used to overcome the extreme and hostile environments that have tested his resolve, and learn to build the grit and inner strength needed to conquer whatever challenge life puts in front of you. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787633193 • Author: Jason Fox • Publisher: Bantam Press • Format: Hardback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 24.5 x 16.5 x 3cm

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The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller by Kevin Keegan, one of the greatest players in English football history, famed for his style on the pitch, his relentless ambition and passion for the game. In My Life in Football Keegan tells the story of his remarkable rise through the sport, from the Peglers Brass Works reserve team in Doncaster to winning a Bundesliga title with Hamburg and captaining England.  Fifty years since making his professional debut, Keegan tells the full story of the exhilarating highs and excruciating lows. From that epic battle with Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United in the 1995-6 season, as well as the pain of managing England and, finally, the shattering truth about his unhappy return to Newcastle in the controversial Mike Ashley era. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781509877232 • Author: Kevin Keegan • Publisher: Macmillan  • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352   • Dimensions: 19.05 x 13.34 x 2.54 cm

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