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THIS IS GOING TO HURT by Adam Kay (2017)

Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian and writer. He previously worked for many years as a junior doctor. His first book ‘This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor’ was a Sunday Times number one bestseller for over a year and has sold over two million copies. It has been translated into 37 languages and is winner of four National Book Awards, including Book of the Year, and will be a major new comedy drama for the BBC and AMC starring Ben Whishaw. His second book ‘Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas’ (2019) was an instant Sunday Times number one bestseller and sold over 500,000 copies in its first few weeks. His first children’s book ‘Kay’s Anatomy’ will be released in October 2020.