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How to Become a Writer
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Lorrie Moore
 
Taken from award-winning writer Lorrie Moore's debut short story collection Self-Help (1985), this is a wryly witty deconstruction of tips for aspiring writers, told in vignettes by a self-absorbed narrator...
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The Year of Reading Dangerously: How...
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Andy Miller
 
A working father whose life no longer feels like his own discovers the transforming powers of great (and downright terrible) literature in this laugh-out-loud memoir.
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Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir
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Alan Cumming
 
Presents the story of authors journey of discovery, both a memoir of his childhood in Scotland, and an investigation into his family history which would change him forever.
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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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A Curious Career
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Lynn Barber
 
Lynn Barber, by her own admission, has always suffered from a compelling sense of nosiness. An exceptionally inquisitive child she constantly questioned everyone she...
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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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Indonesia etc.: Exploring the...
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Elizabeth Pisani
 
A compelling, entertaining and fascinating journey through one of the world's largest, most dynamic and most contradictory countries
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The Lights of Pointe-Noire
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Alain Mabanckou; Helen Stevenson
 
Finalist for the Man Booker International Prize 2015 Alain Mabanckou left Congo in 1989, at the age of twenty-two, not to return until a quarter of a century later....
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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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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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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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Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
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David Sedaris
 
A new roundup of personal essays from the No. 1 bestselling writer named by Time as America's Favourite Humorist.
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The Lighthouse
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Alison Moore
The story of Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. As he travels, he contemplates his childhood; a complicated friendship with the son of...
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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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