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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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William S. Burroughs: A Life
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Barry Miles
 
Authoritative biography of cult writer William Burroughs (1914-1997).
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Potter's Field
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Andrea Camilleri
 
While Vigata is wracked by storms, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is called to attend the discovery of a dismembered body in a field of clay. Bearing all the marks of an...
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The Frood: The Authorised and Very...
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Jem Roberts
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...
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Zbinden's Progress
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Christoph Simon; Donal McLaughlin
 
An elderly man muses on the people who played a part in his life: the wife who was his soulmate, the son with whom he scarecly spoke and others met...
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Strictly English: The Correct Way to...
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Simon Heffer
 
Makes an impassioned case for an end to the sloppiness that has become such a hallmark of everyday speech and writing. This title shows how accuracy and clarity are within...
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Letters 1941-1985
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Italo Calvino
 
The author was a masterful letter writer whose correspondents included Umberto Eco, Primo Levi, Gore Vidal and Pier Paolo Pasolini. This book offers a collection of his letters.
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The House of Rumour
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Jake Arnott
 
From the author of the cult hit The Long Firm, a mind-bending, thrilling journey into 20th-century history and outer space.
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Miss Carter's War
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Sheila Hancock
 
The story of a remarkable woman--the story of our times. A stunning debut novel from iconic actor and bestselling author Sheila Hancock.
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Sidewalks
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Valeria Luiselli; Christina MacSweeney
 
A dazzling follow-up to the novel Faces in the Crowd, this collection of literary peregrinations around the margins of metropolitan life demonstrates Valeria Luiselli's equal virtuosity as a writer of...
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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?:...
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David Bellos
 
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at...
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Stieg and Me: Memories of My Life ...
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Eva Gabrielsson; Marie-Francoise...
 
The poignant account of the thirty-year life shared together by Stieg Larsson and Eva Gabrielsson.
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Understanding a Photograph
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John Berger; Geoff Dyer
 
Contains essays and previously uncollected pieces written for exhibitions and catalogues in which Berger probes the work of photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and W Eugene Smith - and the...
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This is Not the End of the Book: A...
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Umberto Eco; Jean-Claude Carriere;...
 
These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. This book presents conversations in which Jean-Claude Carriere and Umberto Eco...
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What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty...
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John Mullan
 
From 'Is there Sex Before Marriage in Austen?' to 'Which important Austen characters never speak?' the Guardian Book Club columnist answers 21 apparently trivial questions that reveal deep and hidden...
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Norman Mailer: A Double Life
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J. Michael Lennon
 
Definitive biography of the famous novelist, journalist and public figure by the authorised biographer who knew Mailer for decades.
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