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And Yet: Essays
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Christopher Hitchens
 
And Yet... brings together the previously uncollected essays of the late Christopher Hitchens into a final volume of vintage prose from one of the great thinkers of our times
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The Bitter Taste of Victory: In the...
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Lara Feigel
 
As the Second World War neared its conclusion, Germany was a nation reduced to rubble: 3.6 million German homes had been destroyed leaving 7.5 million people homeless;...
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West of Eden
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Jean Stein
 
Features a story of Hollywood, told, in their own words, by the people on the inside: Lauren Bacall, Arthur Miller, Dennis Hopper, Frank Gehry, Ring Lardner, Joan Didion, Stephen Sondheim...
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Shame and Wonder
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David Searcy
 
Like dispatches from another world, the twenty-one essays in David Searcy's debut collection are unfamiliar, profound and haunting. In his late sixties, he became drawn to non-fiction, writing 'straight-up', on...
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All Day Long: A Portrait of Britain ...
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Joanna Biggs
 
Nearly all of us have to work, but how much do we really know about what other people do all day? What is it like to be a fishmonger, a...
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Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars,...
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Ioan Grillo
 
In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps five hundred body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders...
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Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance
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Daisy Hay
 
He was a debt-ridden dandy, a mid-ranking novelist armed with enormous political ambition. She was a moneyed widow twelve years older than her new husband, always overdressed for society dinners...
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Making it Up as I Go Along
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Marian Keyes
 
Features author's observations on modern life, love and much, much else besides.
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City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the...
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Ben Rawlence
 
A fearless work of reportage taking you inside Dadaab, the world's biggest and most notorious refugee camp, through the stories of the people who live there.
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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of...
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Daisy Dunn
 
Daisy Dunn's immediate narrative rediscovers the life and poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first 'modern' poet, a dandy who fell in love with another man's wife and made it...
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The Confidence Game: The Psychology ...
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Maria Konnikova
 
A compelling investigation into the minds, motives and methods of con artists by a New York Times bestselling psychologist
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Where I'm Reading from: The Changing...
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Tim Parks
 
Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? This...
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A Little, Aloud with Love
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Angela Macmillan; Angela Macmillan
 
Research has shown that being read to makes us healthier and happier, it enriches our hearts and minds. This title gathers together favourite poems and prose as well as some...
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Stop the Clocks: Thoughts on What I...
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Joan Bakewell
 
Now in her eighties, one of Britain's finest and most spirited women looks back on her life.
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In Other Words
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Jhumpa Lahiri; Ann Goldstein
 
In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a...
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Young Eliot: From St Louis to the...
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Robert Crawford
 
Traces the life of T S Eliot from his childhood in the ragtime city of St Louis right up to the publication of his most famous poem, The Waste Land...
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