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  1. 1.
    My Life in Red and White
    by Arsene Wenger
  2. 2.
    Life's What You Make It
    by Phillip Schofield
  3. 3.
    War Lord
    by Bernard Cornwell
  4. 4.
    Rag-and-Bone Christmas
    by Dilly Court
  5. 5.
    Ghosts
    by Dolly Alderton
  6. 6.
    Mary Berry's Simple Comforts
    by Mary Berry
  7. 7.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  8. 8.
    The Thursday Murder Club
    by Richard Osman
  9. 9.
    Serpentine
    by Philip Pullman; Tom Duxbury
  10. 10.
    Kay’s Anatomy
    by Kay, Adam
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