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Books for the progressive, independent thinkers born 20 January – 18 February.

A deep-thinking people person, you’re gifted with the empathy and imagination required to consider the other point of view. Emotional expression might not exactly be your greatest strength. (Did someone say, ‘aloof’?) But your quick mind, conversational flair and passion for helping others easily wins over the haters – making you a go-to confidant and a cherished friend. Here are some books for one-of-a-kind Aquarians.

  • The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.

  • A satirical and daring collection of short stories exploring black life from one of America's rising stars

  • Tim Winton's Breath, winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, is a story about the wildness of youth and learning to live with its passing.

  • A stunning bespoke gift package featuring an iconic design from the prize-winning artist, Noma Bar, eye-catching sprayed edges and ribbon. The perfect present for those who like their beauty with a bit of bite.

  • Malala's father's passionate account of his amazing journey, the values that inspired Malala and how love drove him to fight for the rights of girls and women everywhere.

  • WINNER OF THE 2019 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION. THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION 'Haunting . . . Beautifully written' The New York Times Book Review 'Compelling' The Washington Post 'Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant' Elle

  • An unforgettable love story about how we live now - from the bestselling, Man Booker shortlisted author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

  • Based on real people and events, All That I Am is a masterful and exhilarating exploration of bravery and betrayal, of the risks and sacrifices some people make for their beliefs, and of heroism hidden in the most unexpected places.

  • Research professor and TED talk phenomenon Dr Brené Brown reveals how to choose courage over comfort, so we can step up, make a difference and dare to lead.

  • The magnificent new novel by the bestselling and award-winning Kate Atkinson: 'Masterpiece' - Telegraph; 'Pageturner' - Evening Standard; 'Wise, funny and paced like a thriller' - Observer

  • Want to make a change but don’t know where to start? The practical thirty-day guide to radically reducing your waste by 80%, from waste warrior Anita Vandyke.

  • Deborah Rodriguez's bestselling novel about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there ...

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