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Through the Window
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Julian Barnes
 
In 17 essays and one short story, Julian Barnes discusses the writers that mean most to him, including Orwell, Kipling and Houellebecq.
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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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Deux
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Series: Deux
Némirovsky, Irène
 
Following the lives of Antoine and Marianne, as well as her sister and an old friend of Antoine, Némirovsky reveals the morals of the post-war era.
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How to Cure a Fanatic
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Amos Oz
 
The author grew up in war-torn Jerusalem, where as a boy he witnessed first-hand the poisonous consequences of fanaticism. In this book, he brings us face to face with fanaticism...
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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic...
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Dale Townsend
 
Terror and Wonder provides a compelling and comprehensive overview of the Gothic imagination over the past 250 years.
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1Q84: Book 3: Book 3
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Haruki Murakami
Aomame standing on the Metropolitan Expressway with a gun between her lips. She knows she is being hunted, and that she has put herself in terrible danger in order to...
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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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One Night in Winter
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
 
As Stalin and his courtiers celebrate victory over Hitler, shots ring out. On a nearby bridge, a teenage boy and girl lie dead. But this is no ordinary tragedy and...
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The Nearest Thing to Life
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James Wood
 
Argues that, of all the arts, fiction has a unique ability to describe the shape of our lives, and to rescue the texture of those lives from death and historical...
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Working the Room: Essays and Reviews:...
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Geoff Dyer
 
'Dyer is becoming a character just as arch and seductive as that professional self-effacer from the previous generation, Alan Bennett.' Observer
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath
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Sylvia Plath
 
Presents exact and complete transcriptions of the journals kept by Sylvia Plath for the last twelve years of her life - covering her marriage to Ted Hughes and her struggle...
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Freedom and the Arts: Essays on Music...
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Charles Rosen
 
Is there a moment in history when a work receives its ideal interpretation? Or is perpetual negotiation required to preserve the past and accommodate the present? The freedom of interpretation...
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The Calling Card Script: A Writer's...
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Paul Ashton
 
Used a toolbox to aid the craftsman, The Writer's Toolkit shows how to write the 'calling card' script that expresses your voice, gets you noticed, and is ultimately produced. Written...
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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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Joseph Anton
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Salman Rushdie
 
On Valentine's Day, 1989, Salman Rushdie received a telephone call from a BBC journalist that would change his life forever: Ayatollah Khomeini, a leading Muslim scholar, had issued him with...
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Mystery and Manners
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Flannery O'Connor
 
Includes three essays on regional writing, including "The Fiction Writer and His Country" and "Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction"; two pieces on teaching literature, including "Total Effect...
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