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Miss Carter's War
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Sheila Hancock
 
The story of a remarkable woman--the story of our times. A stunning debut novel from iconic actor and bestselling author Sheila Hancock.
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Of Things Gone Astray
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Janina Matthewson
 
Mrs Featherby had been having pleasant dreams until she woke to discover the front of her house had vanished overnight ...
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The News: A User's Manual
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Alain de Botton
 
Looks at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the news' occupies in our lives. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers an illustrated guide to the precautions we...
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Why Religion is Immoral: And Other...
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Christopher Hitchens
 
A new collection of Hitchens's sharpest unpublished interventions, focusing largely on religion - the subject that made him a household name.
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A Fortunate Man: The Story of a...
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John Berger; Gavin Francis; Jean Mohr
 
In 1966 the author spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. This is a portrait of one selfless individual and the rural...
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Blazing Star: The Life and Times of...
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Alexander Larman
 
A thrilling portrait of the wild freedoms enjoyed at the court of Charles II, focusing on the most notorious man of the age, the scandalous Earl of Rochester.
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Reading the World: Confessions of a...
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Ann Morgan
 
In 2012, the author read her way around the globe's 196 independent countries, sampling one book from every nation. It wasn't easy. Many languages have next to nothing translated into...
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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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Leaving Before the Rains Come
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Alexandra Fuller
 
In 1992 the author embarked on a new journey, into a long, tempestuous marriage to Charlie Ross, the love of her life. In this frank, personal memoir, a sequel to...
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Roth Unbound
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Claudia Roth Pierpont
 
Philip Roth - one of the most renowned writers of his generation. From his debut, Goodbye, Columbus, which won the National Book Award, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning American Pastoral, to...
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The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters
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Adam Nicolson
 
Where does Homer come from? And why does Homer matter? His epic poems of war and suffering can still speak to us of the role of destiny in life, of...
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Culture and Anarchy and Other ...
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Matthew Arnold; P. Keating
 
Poet, education reformer, social theorist and passionate critic of Victorian England condemned an industrial society in 'bondage to machinery' and argued instead that the wonder and joy of culture -...
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You Made Me Late Again!: My New...
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Pam Ayres
 
With over fifty new poems from Britain's favourite poet, this book presents an essential addition to author's incomparable collection of works.
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Young Eliot: From St Louis to The...
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Robert Crawford
 
Quoting extensively from poetry and prose as well as drawing on new interviews, archives, and previously undisclosed memoirs, this book shows how T S Eliot's background in Missouri, Massachusetts and...
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Quite A Good Time to be Born: A...
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David Lodge
 
The only child in a lower-middle-class family, who got his artistic genes from his musician father and his Catholic faith from his mother, the author was four when World War...
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When the Facts Change: Essays 1995 -...
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Tony Judt
 
A collection of essays from the author of Postwar and Thinking the Twentieth Century, that spans a career of extraordinary intellectual engagement. It includes essays that are centred on twentieth-century...
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