TOP 5 BOOKS

Top 5 books about unreliable therapists, chosen by Graeme Macrae Burnet
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Top 5 books about unreliable therapists, chosen by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Case Study author Graeme Macrae Burnet takes his pick of books exploring the trials and tribulations of opening up

Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez
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Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez

Author Paul Mendez, whose debut novel Rainbow Milk has been nominated for the Polari First Book Prize 2021, chooses his top five books that tell the stories of the Windrush Generation.

Top 5 books for children, chosen by Matt Lucas
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Top 5 books for children, chosen by Matt Lucas

Upon the release of Matt Lucas’s game book, he shares with his top 5 book recommendations for kids.

Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks
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Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks

Top 5 books about faceless bureaucracies, from Catch-22 to The Handmaid’s Tale
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Top 5 books about faceless bureaucracies, from Catch-22 to The Handmaid’s Tale

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Top 5 books for young explorers
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Top 5 books for young explorers

Top 5 books for keeping kids active
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Top 5 books for keeping kids active

Top 5 books for aspiring lovers
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Top 5 books for aspiring lovers

Top 5 books by autistic authors
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Top 5 books by autistic authors

Top 5 historical heroines of 2021
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Top 5 historical heroines of 2021

Top 5 books written by ghostwriters
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Top 5 books written by ghostwriters

Top 5 books about looking the other way
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Top 5 books about looking the other way

Top 5 books about social climbers
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Top 5 books about social climbers

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Top 5 kid’s picture books with black people in them
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Top 5 kid’s picture books with black people in them

Top 5 books for adults to share with kids
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Top 5 books for adults to share with kids

Top 5 gothic novels
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Top 5 gothic novels

Top 5 books about art
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Top 5 books about art

Top 5 young adult books
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Top 5 young adult books

Top 5 books featuring teenage friendships
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Top 5 books featuring teenage friendships

Top 5 unconventional self-help books
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Top 5 unconventional self-help books

Top 5 book antidotes to our miserable times
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Top 5 book antidotes to our miserable times

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Top 5 books about love that survives war and other duress
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Top 5 books about love that survives war and other duress

Top 5 books about boys
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Top 5 books about boys

The Big Issue’s top 5 books about bookshops
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The Big Issue’s top 5 books about bookshops

Top 5 books about archaeology
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Top 5 books about archaeology

Top 5 books about dogs
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Top 5 books about dogs

Top 5 books with life-changing lies
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Top 5 books with life-changing lies

Top 5 books for hip hop fans
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Top 5 books for hip hop fans

Top 5 novels set in WW2
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Top 5 novels set in WW2

Top 5 gender-bending books
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Top 5 gender-bending books

Top 5 British legal thrillers
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Top 5 British legal thrillers

Top 5 books about lonely lives
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Top 5 books about lonely lives

Top 5 libraries in books
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Top 5 libraries in books