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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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New Selected Journals, 1939-1995
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Stephen Spender; Lara Feigel; John...
 
A dedication to Stephen Spender, who in 1932 wrote almost a million words of journal entries between his September Journal in 1939 and his death in 1995. It provides a...
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Plain Words
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Ernest Gowers; Rebecca Gowers
 
Reflects the many changes in English usage. This book draws on an extensive private archive, previously hidden away in family cupboards and attics, to tell the story behind a book...
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The Sense of an Ending
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Julian Barnes
Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth form together, trading in affectations, in-jokes, rumour and wit. May...
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A London Address: the Artangel Essays
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Artangel
 
The thirteen writers of A London Address respond to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in a series of essays - some haunting, some charming, and all a truly fascinating read
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The Traveller's Daybook: A Tour of ...
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Fergus Fleming
 
A masterly anthology of extracts from the journals and writings of travellers, explorers and adventurers throughout history, The Traveller's Daybook takes the reader on 366 unforgettable journeys -...
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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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Rupert Brooke: Life, Death and Myth
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Nigel Jones
 
A candid, sometimes shocking, biography of Rupert Brooke reveals that the very different reality behind the golden-boy facade of this English literary icon.
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From Germany to Germany: Diary 1990
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Gunter Grass; Krishna Winston
 
Gives the reader an insight into a key moment in the life of modern Europe. This title also provides an insight into the creative process as the reader witnesses ideas...
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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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Andrew Miller
*WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD*
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The Empathy Exams: Essays
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Leslie Jamison
 
A powerful yet refreshing essay collection centred around themes of confession, illness, violence and sentimentality from an exciting new American talent
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Adonis to Zorro: Oxford Dictionary of...
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Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
 
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
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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 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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Word Events: Perspectives on Verbal...
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John Lely; James Saunders
 
Verbal notation is commonly used in experimental music, as well as related areas of arts practice involving performance or object making. This book focuses on an approach to notation that...
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