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The A-Z of Humans by Matt Haig

buynow_jackets_green_2Do you: Know a human?; Love a human?; Have trouble dealing with humans? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above, this book is for you. Whether you are planning a high level of human interaction or just a casual visit to the planet, this user-guide to the human race will help you translate their sayings, understand exotic concepts such as ‘democracy’ and ‘sofas’, and make sense of their habits and bizarre customs. A phrase book, a dictionary and a survival guide, this book unravels all the oddness, idiosyncrasies and wonder of the species, allowing everyone to make the most of their time on Earth.
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‘A brilliant exploration of what it is to love, and to be human, The Humans is both heartwarming and hilarious, weird, and utterly wonderful. One of the best books I’ve read in a very long time’ S. J. Watson, author of Before I Go To Sleep

Rarely have I enjoyed reading a glossary. This ties in very nicely with THE HUMANS and, while independently amusing, will work much better of you’ve read that novel first. Some very sharp, funny entries, too. Nice, understated humour throughout.

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