Atomic Habits by James Clear — Transform your life with tiny changes in behaviour starting now.
First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A new conversation about anxiety by Sarah Wilson — If you have anxiety, this book is for you.
Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez — Invisible Women reveals how in a world built for and by men we are systematically ignoring half of the population, often with disastrous consequences.
Becoming by Michelle Obama —An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.
All That Remains: A Life in Death by Professor Sue Black — Part memoir, part science, part meditation on death, her book is compassionate, surprisingly funny, and it will make you think about death in a new light.
Unnatural Causes by Dr Richard Shepherd — Forensic pathologist tells the story of not only the cases and bodies that have haunted him the most, but also how to live a life steeped in death.
The Salt Path by Raynor Winn — The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastline.
Educated by Tara Westover — The international bestselling memoir.
Traces by Patricia Wiltshire — The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator.
Into the Magic Shop by Dr James Doty — A neurosurgeon’s true story of the life-changing magic of mindfulness and compassion
The Choice by Edith Eger — A true story of hope
The Prison Doctor by Dr Amanda Brown — Despite their crimes, she is still their doctor.
The Dark Side of the Mind by Kerry Daynes — True Stories from My Life as a Forensic Psychologist
Breaking & Mending by Joanna Cannon — A junior doctor’s stories of compassion & burnout
Factfulness by Hans Rosling , Ola Rosling , et al. — Ten reasons we’re wrong about the world – and why things are better than you think.
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo — Three Women is a record of unmet needs, unspoken thoughts, disappointments, hopes and unrelenting obsessions.
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey — A shocking exploration of addiction.
My Friend Leonard by James Frey — The story of an extraordinary friendship formed in the most unlikely circumstances. Follow up to A Million Little Pieces. Possibly fiction!
Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig — The world is messing with our minds. What if there was something we could do about it?
Step By Step by Simon Reeve — The perfect gift for the adventurer in your life.
How to be Champion by Sarah Millican — Hilarious, heartwarming and inspirational autobiography
This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay — Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor.
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi — Paul Kalanithi died while working on this profoundly moving book, yet his words live on as a guide to us all.
Lion: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley — The heart breaking and original tale of the lost little boy who found his way home twenty-five years later.
How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb — Robert Webb tried to follow the rules for being a man: Don’t cry; Drink beer; Play rough; Don’t talk about feelings. Looking back over his life he asks whether these rules are actually any use. To anyone.