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Profile Christmas Book Gift Guide 2018

We're hoping to make the next few weeks a bit easier for you with our Christmas gift guide. From funny to challenging to mind-boggling to chilling, there's something that'll fit happily on the shelf of the book lover in your life.

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FOR THE MISANTHROPE


Dairy of a bookseller


Shaun Bythell's wry and hilarious account of life in Scotland's biggest second-hand bookshop and the band of eccentrics and book-obsessives who work there.

Schadenfreude


A quest to understand life's ultimate guilty pleasure, and how it can reveal profound truths about our relationships and our identity.


FOR THE PEOPLE PERSON


DRAMATIC EXHCANGES


A unique collection of correspondence between the most celebrated actors, directors and playwrights of the past 50 years.

BENEATH THE SKIN
 

Fifteen writers, including Naomi Alderman, AL Kennedy and Chibundu Onuzo, explore a different body part in this funny and moving collection. 


FOR THE ACTIVIST


WOMEN AND POWER


Mary Beard's bestselling feminist manifesto in paperback - now with a new afterword discussing #MeToo.

MONEYLAND


Sunday Times Business Book of the Year: a deep dive into the outrageous corruption in finance.


FOR THE THINKER


hungary


The divisive impacts of identity politics laid bare by the bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order and The End of History. 

laws of human nature


From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power comes the definitive new book on decoding the behaviour of the people around you. 


FOR THE WORLD EXPLORER


DARWIN


A rediscovery of Darwin the botanist and his theories on insectivorous and climbing plants.

SERIOUSLY CURIOUS


109 facts and figures to turn your world upside down - a collection of astonishing bite-sized explainers from the Economist.


FOR THE WORDSMITH


TALK ON THE WILD SIDE


How language outsmarts its would-be masters - a journey of discovery into the deep strangeness of language. 

BABEL


A language-lovers tour of the twenty most-spoken languages in the world - what puts them a cut above the other six thousand?


FOR THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL MONSTER


MURDEROUS CHRISTMAS


Ten of the best classic crime writers come together to unleash festive havoc, with murder, mayhem and twists aplenty.

Mary Shelley


Mary Shelley as never before - a new biography that shows the woman behind Frankenstein.

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