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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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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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Night Walking: A Nocturnal History of...
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Matthew Beaumont; Self Will
 
A captivating literary portrait of the writers who explore the city at night, and the people they met
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Some Desperate Glory: The First World...
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Max Egremont
 
After his highly successful history of Prussia, the authorized biographer of Siegfried Sassoon examines the First World War through the lives of the poets who fought at the front.
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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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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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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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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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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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