Top 5 Books

Top 5 books on boxing, chosen by commentator Andy Clarke
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Top 5 books on boxing, chosen by commentator Andy Clarke

Novels, travelogues and interview collections that get under the skin of boxers
Top 5 books about the British seaside, chosen by crime writer William Shaw
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Top 5 books about the British seaside, chosen by crime writer William Shaw

Top 5 queer love stories, chosen by Justin Myers aka The Guyliner
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Top 5 queer love stories, chosen by Justin Myers aka The Guyliner

Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley
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Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley

Top 5 children's books set on islands, selected by children's author Lucy Strange 
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Top 5 children's books set on islands, selected by children's author Lucy Strange 

Top 5 books on future tech and video game fiction, chosen by star YA author Triona Campbell
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Top 5 books on future tech and video game fiction, chosen by star YA author Triona Campbell

Top 5 inventive, speculative fiction books – chosen by poet and playwright Joelle Taylor
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Top 5 inventive, speculative fiction books – chosen by poet and playwright Joelle Taylor

Top 5 books about the ocean, chosen by Deep Water author James Bradley
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Top 5 books about the ocean, chosen by Deep Water author James Bradley

Top 5 books about early modern witchcraft, chosen by author Ramie Targoff
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Top 5 books about early modern witchcraft, chosen by author Ramie Targoff

Top 5 books inspired by folklore, chosen by Scottish novelist LA MacRae
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Top 5 books inspired by folklore, chosen by Scottish novelist LA MacRae

Top 5 most important children's books, selected by The School of Life
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Top 5 most important children's books, selected by The School of Life

Top 5 most accessible economics books, chosen by politician and author Andrew Leigh
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Top 5 most accessible economics books, chosen by politician and author Andrew Leigh

Top 5 books with magical creatures, chosen by best-selling author Alex Bell
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Top 5 books with magical creatures, chosen by best-selling author Alex Bell

Top 5 books on understanding the real China, chosen by Wish Lanterns author Alec Ash
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Top 5 books on understanding the real China, chosen by Wish Lanterns author Alec Ash

Top 5 books about getting lost, chosen by travel writer Tom Chesshyre
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Top 5 books about getting lost, chosen by travel writer Tom Chesshyre

5 books to make kids care about the climate, selected by comedian and author James Campbell
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5 books to make kids care about the climate, selected by comedian and author James Campbell

Top 5 books with a sense of place and community, chosen by writer and journalist Aniefiok Ekpoudom
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Top 5 books with a sense of place and community, chosen by writer and journalist Aniefiok Ekpoudom

5 books to read about women confronting racism, selected by author and comedian Njambi McGrath
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5 books to read about women confronting racism, selected by author and comedian Njambi McGrath

Top 5 books featuring doppelgängers – chosen by acclaimed Rabbit Hole author Kate Brody
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Top 5 books featuring doppelgängers – chosen by acclaimed Rabbit Hole author Kate Brody

Top 5 gothic mysteries, selected by acclaimed queer author CA Castle
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Top 5 gothic mysteries, selected by acclaimed queer author CA Castle

Top 5 young adult thrillers, selected by award-winning author Sarah Wishart
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Top 5 young adult thrillers, selected by award-winning author Sarah Wishart

Top 5 quite interesting books about sport – selected by QI's James Harkin
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Top 5 quite interesting books about sport – selected by QI's James Harkin

Top 5 books set in historic London, selected by author Mike Delaney
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Top 5 books set in historic London, selected by author Mike Delaney

5 best rom-com books, selected by rising star novelist Alex Sarkis
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5 best rom-com books, selected by rising star novelist Alex Sarkis

Top 5 books about love, selected by 'QI elf' Edward Brooke-Hitching
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Top 5 books about love, selected by 'QI elf' Edward Brooke-Hitching