Terry Pratchett; Neil Gaiman
Brings together the finest examples of author's non fiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be a writer (and why banana daiquiris...
Lena Dunham, acclaimed writer-director-star of HBO and Sky Atlantic's 'Girls' and the award-winning movie 'Tiny Furniture', displays her unique powers of observation, wisdom and humour in this exceptional collection of...
Nora Ephron; India Knight
Offers an anthology of author's writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman; on the importance of food (including of course her favourite recipes), and on the bittersweet reality of...
John Heilemann; Mark Halperin
In Game Change / Race of a Lifetime, the authors captured the full drama of Barack Obama's improbable, dazzling victory over the Clintons, John McCain and Sarah Palin. This book...
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...
Lunule. Moon rise over the reservoir - a hush of wind on the embankment, fingertip indentations in the grass, each with a darker lunule. She asks: What are you doing?...
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.
The story of a remarkable woman--the story of our times. A stunning debut novel from iconic actor and bestselling author Sheila Hancock.
From the oldest bookshop in the world, to the smallest you could imagine, this book examines the history of books, talks to authors about their favourite places, and looks at...
The late 20th century author, humorist and thinker Douglas Adams was big - vastly, hugely and thoroughly mind-bogglingly so, both in physical terms, and as a writer who has touched...
Renowned critic and bestselling writer Clive James sets down his thoughts on the art form which matters to him most: poetry
A celebration of George Eliot's life, work and greatest novel, exploring through a mixture of literary biography, deep reading and personal memoir how Middlemarch answers fundamental questions about life and...
Reading Lolita in Tehran, told the story of how, the author taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her students in Iran. In this follow-up, she invites us to...
Bad writing can't be blamed on the Internet, or on 'the kids today'. Good writing has always been hard: a performance requiring pretense, empathy, and a drive for...
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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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