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Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art
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Julian Barnes
 
Fully illustrated in colour throughout, this book contains essays on Gericault, Delacroix, Courbet, Manet, Fantin-Latour, Cezanne, Degas, Redon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Vallotton, Braque, Magritte, Oldenburg, Howard Hodgkin and Lucian Freud.
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The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers ...
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Antonia Fraser; Victoria Gray; ...
 
In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to...
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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2016: ...
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Foreword by Rachel Joyce The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook ...
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Love + Hate: Stories and Essays
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Hanif Kureishi
 
Tells the story of a Pakistani woman who has begun a new life in Paris, an essay about the writing of author's acclaimed film Le Week-End, and an account of...
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The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the...
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Peter Finn; Petra Couvee
 
With first access to previously classified CIA files, this book gives an portrait of Pasternak, and takes us deep into the Cold War, back to a time when literature had...
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Rogues
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George R. R. Martin; Gardner Dozois
 
This thrilling collection of twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. George Martin himself...
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Granta 132: Possession
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Sigrid Rausing
 
Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry, reportage, memoir, photography and art.
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Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the...
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Anjan Sundaram
 
"A brilliant and thrilling memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in the Congo, set against the backdrop of the explosively violent 2006 elections "
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The House in Smyrna
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Tatiana Salem Levy
 
In Rio de Janeiro, a woman suffering from a mysterious illness, which is eroding her body and mind, decides to accept a challenge from her grandfather: to take the key...
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Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays...
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Mario Vargas Llosa; John King
 
In the past, culture was a kind of vital consciousness that constantly rejuvenated and revivified everyday reality. Now it is largely a mechanism of distraction and entertainment. This book offers...
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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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Reasons to Stay Alive
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Matt Haig
 
Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This book tells the story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that...
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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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Gangsta Granny
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David Walliams
 
Another hilarious and moving novel from bestselling, critically acclaimed author David Walliams, the natural successor to Roald Dahl.
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Forward Book of Poetry: 2015
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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.
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