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The Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith

The Kalahari Typing School for Men

By Alexander McCall Smith

A rival is providing competition for the No1 Ladies Detective Agency, ostrich rustlers are on the prowl, a Speedy Motors apprentice has got religion and Mma Makutsi wants to set up a typing school for men. Just another day for Precious Ramotswe. Fans will be delighted and new readers intrigued.

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Paddy Indian by Cauvery Madhaven

Paddy Indian

By Cauvery Madhaven

Sparkling comedy of manners as a young Indian doctor from Madras arrives in Dublin to further his training. Gorgeous and hugely tempting descriptions of Indian cooking abound.

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Desperately Seeking Paradise by Ziauddin Sardar

Desperately Seeking Paradise

By Ziauddin Sardar

This is a physical and emotional quest to discover the truth about modern Islam from an author who describes himself, in the subtitle of his book, as a ‘sceptical Muslim’. Expect to be educated but, more importantly, entertained in a surprisingly irreverent fashion.

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Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential

By Anthony Bourdain

This book spells out the difference between the calm, sophisticated dining area of a restaurant and the culinary trenches of the kitchen and its unappetising, industry-wide practices. Not recommended for the faint-hearted, this read will provide plenty of laughs for anyone who can stomach it.

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Girls by Nic Kelman


By Nic Kelman

Girls - a disturbing journey into the dark corners of the male mind, where men lust and girls oblige. If you take your fiction neat, this one will hit the spot at the back of the throat.

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