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Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art
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Julian Barnes
 
Fully illustrated in colour throughout, this book contains essays on Gericault, Delacroix, Courbet, Manet, Fantin-Latour, Cezanne, Degas, Redon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Vallotton, Braque, Magritte, Oldenburg, Howard Hodgkin and Lucian Freud.
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The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers ...
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Antonia Fraser; Victoria Gray; ...
 
In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to...
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The Examined Life: How We Lose and...
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Stephen Grosz
 
Reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most complicated, confounding and human of experiences. This title includes stories about our everyday lives: they are about the people we...
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Politics and the English Language
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George Orwell
 
Includes all issues such as political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. This title offers an essay on style.
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1Q84: Books 1 and 2: Books 1 and 2
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Haruki Murakami
The year is 1Q84. This is the real world, there is no doubt about that. But in this world, there are two moons in the sky. In this world, the...
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Reasons to Stay Alive
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Matt Haig
 
Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This book tells the story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that...
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Gangsta Granny
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David Walliams
 
Another hilarious and moving novel from bestselling, critically acclaimed author David Walliams, the natural successor to Roald Dahl.
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Forward Book of Poetry: 2015
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Various Poets; Jeremy Paxman
Showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2014's prestigious Forward Poetry Prizes.
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The Lighthouse
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Alison Moore
The story of Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. As he travels, he contemplates his childhood; a complicated friendship with the son of...
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1Q84: Book 3: Book 3
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Haruki Murakami
Aomame standing on the Metropolitan Expressway with a gun between her lips. She knows she is being hunted, and that she has put herself in terrible danger in order to...
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Pure
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Andrew Miller
*WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD*
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The Sense of an Ending
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Julian Barnes
Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth form together, trading in affectations, in-jokes, rumour and wit. May...
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Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
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David Sedaris
 
A new roundup of personal essays from the No. 1 bestselling writer named by Time as America's Favourite Humorist.
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The Verso Book of Dissent: From...
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Verso; Ali Tariq
 
A sparkling anthology of revolt and resistance to orthodoxy and repression.
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The Sense of Style: The Thinking...
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Steven Pinker
 
What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this book about the modern art of writing...
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New Selected Journals, 1939-1995
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Stephen Spender; Lara Feigel; John...
 
A dedication to Stephen Spender, who in 1932 wrote almost a million words of journal entries between his September Journal in 1939 and his death in 1995. It provides a...
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