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Life, Love and the Archers:...
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Wendy Cope
 
'ENTERTAINING AND MOVING' Independent on Sunday - 'WONDERFUL, WISTFUL AND HAS SOME WISECRACKING ONE LINERS' Tatler - 'FUNNY, FEARLESS AND UNFLINCHINGLY TRUTHFUL' TLS...
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Men Explain Things to Me: And Other...
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Rebecca Solnit
 
A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today
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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? Why...
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Lists of Note
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Shaun Usher
 
Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. This book features 125 lists with facsimiles or illustrations, including: a shopping list written by two 9th-century...
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On Writers and Writing
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Margaret Atwood
 
A fascinating collection of six essays, written for the William Empson Lectures in Oxford, each exploring an aspect of writerly contemplation.
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Roth Unbound
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Claudia Roth Pierpont
 
Philip Roth - one of the most renowned writers of his generation. From his debut, Goodbye, Columbus, which won the National Book Award, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning American Pastoral, to...
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When the Facts Change: Essays 1995 -...
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Tony Judt
 
A collection of essays from the author of Postwar and Thinking the Twentieth Century, that spans a career of extraordinary intellectual engagement. It includes essays that are centred on twentieth-century...
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Classical Literature
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Richard Jenkyns
 
What makes Greek and Roman literature great? How has classical literature influenced Western culture? What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other? The author deals with these questions.
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Quite A Good Time to be Born: A...
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David Lodge
 
The only child in a lower-middle-class family, who got his artistic genes from his musician father and his Catholic faith from his mother, the author was four when World War...
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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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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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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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Beauty and the Inferno
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Roberto Saviano; Oonagh Stransky
 
Twenty-five powerful and incisive essays by the formidably courageous investigative journalist Roberto Saviano, author of Gomorrah.
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Bring Me Home
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Alan Titchmarsh
 
Captivating family mystery from masterful storyteller Alan Titchmarsh. The perfect escapist read for fans of Kate Morton and Judy Finnigan.
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I Must Collect Myself: Choice Cuts...
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Maureen Lipman
 
The hilarious new book from the magnificent Maureen Lipman, one of Britain's most recognisable comic talents
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