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Weatherland: Writers and Artists ...
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Alexandra Harris
 
The story of English culture over a thousand years can be told as the story of changing ideas about the weather. Writers and artists across the centuries, looking up at...
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Kipling and War: From 'Tommy' to 'My...
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Andrew Lycett
 
Although Rudyard Kipling never fought, he was one of Britiain s foremost observers of and commentators on war. Through his writing on the harsh realities of life as a...
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The Lost Landscape
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Joyce Carol Oates
 
A momentous memoir of childhood and adolescence from one of our finest and most beloved writers, as we've never seen her before.
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J.M. Coetzee & the Life of Writing:...
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David Attwell
 
J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing is a fresh, fascinating take on one of the most important and opaque literary figures of our time.
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The Most of Nora Ephron
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Nora Ephron; India Knight
 
Offers an anthology of author's writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman; on the importance of food, and on the bittersweet reality of growing old. This book includes extracts...
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More Letters of Note: Correspondence...
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Shaun Usher
 
Featuring Richard Burton's farewell note to Elizabeth Taylor, Helen Keller's letter to The New York Symphony Orchestra about 'hearing' their concert through her fingers, the final missives from a doomed...
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Limonov
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Emmanuel Carrere; John Lambert
 
Limonov is not a fictional character, but he could have been. He's lived a hundred lives. This book tells the story about this charecter.
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The Movie Doctors
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Simon Mayo; Mark Kermode
 
Donning their surgical scrubs and bringing their blend of deep movie knowledge and medical ignorance, this book offers improbable cinematic cures for the dilemmas of modern life.
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When the Facts Change: Essays 1995 -...
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Tony Judt
 
The author's first collection of essays, Reappraisals, was centred on twentieth-century Europe in history and memory. In this book, his widow and fellow historian, gathers together important essays from the...
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Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life
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Jonathan Bate
 
A magisterial life of Ted Hughes - identified recently as the only English poet since the First World War with a claim to true greatness and one of Britain's most...
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The Givenness of Things
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Marilynne Robinson
 
A profound new essay collection from the beloved author of Gilead, Houskeeping and Lila.
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1606: William Shakespeare and the ...
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James Shapiro
 
Deals with Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabethan play, The Chronicle History of King Leir, and transformed it into...
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John Le Carre: The Biography
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Adam Sisman
 
John le Carre is still at the top, more than half a century after The Spy Who Came in from the Cold became a worldwide bestseller. From his bleak...
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D.I.Y Magic: A Strange and Whimsical...
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Anthony Alvarado
 
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The Brain: The Story of You
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David Eagleman
 
Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and eye-opening journey into the world of the brain
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Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An...
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Alan Bennett
 
Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. In this personal anthology, the author has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the...
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