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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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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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Edward Thomas: from Adlestrop to...
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Jean Moorcroft Wilson
 
The first full biography of major World War I poet Edward Thomas in thirty years.
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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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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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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 Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and...
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Zachary Leader
 
2015 will mark the centenary of Saul Bellow's birth as well as the tenth anniversary of his death. This biography intends to discuss his life and work in its entirety...
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The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth,...
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J. M. Coetzee; Arabella Kurtz
 
Working alone, the writer is in sole charge of the story he or she tells. The therapist, on the other hand, collaborates with the patient in telling the story of...
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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 Perfect Stranger
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P. J. Kavanagh
 
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Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed:...
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Meghan Daum
 
The idea that some women and men prefer not to have children is often met with sharp criticism and incredulity by the public and mainstream media. This book includes collection...
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God Help the Child
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Toni Morrison
 
Sweetness wants to love her child, Bride, but she struggles to love her as a mother should. Bride, now glamorous, grown up, ebony-black and panther-like, wants to love her man...
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God Help the Child
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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary...
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Charlotte Gordon
 
English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and author Mary Shelley were mother and daughter, yet these two extraordinary women never knew one another. Nevertheless, their passionate and pioneering lives remained closely intertwined...
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Curiosity
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Alberto Manguel
 
An eclectic history of human curiosity, a great feast of ideas, and a memoir of a reading life from the internationally celebrated Alberto Manguel
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Shakespeare: Ideas in Profile
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Paul Edmondson
 
An essential exploration of our greatest writer
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