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Swimming Home
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Deborah Levy; Tom McCarthy
 
Swimming Home is a subversive page-turner, a merciless gaze at the insidious harm that depression can have on apparently stable, well-turned-out people. Set in a summer villa, the story is...
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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of...
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Marina Warner
 
In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive...
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The Forgotten Affairs of Youth: An...
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Alexander McCall Smith; Lesley Mackie
 
* The latest adventure from Edinburgh's favourite philosopher, Isabel Dalhousie, out now in paperback.
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Charles Dickens: A Life
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Claire Tomalin
 
Charles Dickens was a phenomenon: a demonicly hardworking journalist, the father of ten children, a tireless walker and traveller, a supporter of liberal social causes, but most of all a...
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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook: 2015
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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 is now in its 108th...
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Shark
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Will Self
 
When Creep, an American resident in the 1970s at the therapeutic community in north London supervised by psychiatrist Zack Busner, starts to tell rambling stories of thrashing about in the...
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Winter Pollen: Occasional Prose
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Ted Hughes; William Scammell
 
A collection of prose pieces by the Poet Laureate, on literary matters and on writers as diverse as Emily Dickinson, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Walter de la Mare, T.S. Eliot, Wilfred...
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
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Jonathon Bate; Dora Thornton
 
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Train Songs: Poetry of the Railway
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Don Paterson; Sean O'Brien; Don...
 
Wordsworth was the first laureate of locomotives: in fact he railed against them, and against the consequent opening up of the Lakes to holiday hordes ('On the Projected Kendal and...
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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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The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the...
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Peter Finn; Petra Couvee
 
Presents the story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West. This book tells how in 1956, Boris Pasternak...
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The Man Who Forgot His Wife
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John O'Farrell
 
Lots of husbands forget things: they forget that their wife had an important meeting that morning; some of them forget their wedding anniversary. But Vaughan has forgotten he even has...
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Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits...
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J. K. Rowling; Joel Holland
 
J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice in this artfully illustrated book. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply...
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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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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other...
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Caitlin Doughty
From her very first day at Westwind Cremation & Burial, twenty-three-year-old Caitlin Doughty threw herself into the gruesome daily tasks of her curious new profession. But as she started to...
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The Anatomy of Murder
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The Detection Club; Dorothy L. ...
 
A unique anthology for crime aficionados - seven of the world's most notorious genuine murder mysteries retold by the most accomplished classic crime writers of their generation.
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