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Aarathi Prasad spent a year in India carrying out research for her new book, The Bonesetter's Waiting Room.  See photos from her trip with commentary from Aarathi.

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Adam Kurcharski at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival
In conjunction with the Oxford Festival of Nature 2016 we welcome natural history writers and passionate environmentalists Charles Foster and Hugh Warwick to Waterstones. Charles Foster "I think I got closer to foxes than anyone else." Hugh Warwick and Charles Foster both in their way represent a particular sort of British eccentricity. Yet, beyond the humor so evident in both their works, there can also be found important questions about our relationship with nature, the destructive and terrible mess humanity is making of the countryside and, ultimately, what it means to be human.
Rossiter Books host a launch for and a talk about Polly Morland's new book, Metamorphosis - How and Why We Change. Combining the journalism of her background in film with ideas from psychology and philosophy, Polly's work blends remarkable human stories with reflections on how we live today-and how we can live better. Polly is an award-winning writer and documentarian. During fifteen years as a film-maker for the BBC, Channel Four and the Discovery Channel, she tackled subjects from war crimes to artistic reclusion, political terrorism to biblical history. Polly's first widely-acclaimed book The Society of Timid Souls, or How To Be Brave (2013) won a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award and was long-listed for the Guardian First Book Award. Her second book, Risk Wise - Nine Everyday Adventures (2015) was written in conjunction with The School of Life in London, of which Polly is a faculty member. Her latest book, just out, is Metamorphosis - How and Why We Change (2016).

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