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Blazing Star: The Life and Times of...
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Alexander Larman
 
A thrilling portrait of the wild freedoms enjoyed at the court of Charles II, focusing on the most notorious man of the age, the scandalous Earl of Rochester.
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The Challenge of Things: Thinking...
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A. C. Grayling
 
A. C. Grayling's lucid and stimulating books, based on the idea that philosophy should engage with the world and make itself useful, are immensely popular. The...
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The Avengers Vault
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Peter A. David
 
A visual history of one of Marvel's major brands: The Avengers. The book will trace the evolution of Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk and Captain America from comic book issue...
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My Dear Bessie: A Love Story in Letters
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Chris Barker; Bessie Moore; Simon...
 
Twenty hours have gone since I last wrote. I have been thinking of you. I shall think of you until I post this, and until you get it. Can you...
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A Fortunate Man: The Story of a...
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John Berger; Gavin Francis; Jean Mohr
 
In 1966 the author spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. This is a portrait of one selfless individual and the rural...
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The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters
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Adam Nicolson
 
Longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 'A thrilling and complex book, enlarges our view of Homer ...
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Young Eliot: From St Louis to The...
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Robert Crawford
 
Quoting extensively from poetry and prose as well as drawing on new interviews, archives, and previously undisclosed memoirs, this book shows how T S Eliot's background in Missouri, Massachusetts and...
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You Made Me Late Again!: My New...
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Pam Ayres
 
With over fifty new poems from Britain's favourite poet, this book presents an essential addition to author's incomparable collection of works.
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Reasons to Stay Alive
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Matt Haig
 
Aged 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This book tells the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over...
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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle...
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Kevin Birmingham
 
SUNDAY TIMES 2014 LITERARY NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR! The extraordinary and exhilarating story of James Joyce's 15-year battle to publish his masterpiece, Ulysses.
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Reading the World: Confessions of a...
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Ann Morgan
 
Dealing with the issues that affect us all: personal, political, national and global, this book explores questions such as: What is cultural heritage? How do we define national identity? Is...
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The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford...
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John Carey
 
A funny memoir of John Carey, best known for his provocative stance on the arts and the academic establishment. It shows his journey from an ordinary background to Oxford's oldest...
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Leaving Before the Rains Come
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Alexandra Fuller
 
In 1992 the author embarked on a new journey, into a long, tempestuous marriage to Charlie Ross, the love of her life. In this frank, personal memoir, a sequel to...
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The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to ...
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Shumon Basar; Douglas Coupland;...
 
Provides the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images...
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Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard...
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Geoff Dyer; Chris Steele-Perkins
 
In November 2011, the author fulfilled a childhood dream of spending time on an aircraft carrier. His stay on the USS George Bush, on active service in the Arabian Gulf...
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Everyday English for Grown-Ups:...
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Michelle Finlay
 
This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help native and non-native speakers alike to master the English language. Everyday English includes sections...
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