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Moranifesto
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Caitlin Moran
 
Combining the best of the author's columns with lots of new writing, this book deals with topics as pressing and diverse as 1980s swearing, benefits, boarding schools, and why the...
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Shakespeare and Me: Great Writers,...
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Susannah Carson; Harold Bloom
 
With original work from Ralph Fiennes, James Franco, Dame Margaret Drabble, Isabel Allende and Sir Ben Kingsley, among others
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The Lonely City: Adventures in the ...
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Olivia Laing
A dazzling investigation into loneliness, art and the modern city from the critically acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo Spring
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Where I'm Reading from: The Changing...
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Tim Parks
 
Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? This...
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Nemesis: The Hunt for Brazil's Most...
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Misha Glenny
 
Tells the story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest slum in Rio, the head of a drug cartel and Brazil's most notorious criminal.
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Granta 136: Legacies of Love
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Sigrid Rausing
 
What happens after you fall in love? The essays and fiction in this issue of Granta look at the risk and reward of loving someone.
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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of...
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Marina Warner
 
In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive...
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Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in...
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Lauren Elkin
 
Part cultural meander, part memoir, this book traces the relationship between the city and creativity through a journey that begins in New York and moves us to Paris, via Venice...
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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook: 2017
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This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and...
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Insanely Gifted: Turn Your Demons ...
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Jamie Catto
 
From the creative dynamo, workshop leader and founder member of Faithless comes a manifesto for embracing our dark side and a blueprint for boosting our creativity
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Release the Bats: Writing Your Way ...
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D. B. C. Pierre
 
When the author burst onto the scene in 2003, he arrived with no particular literary education. Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, this book explores the mysteries of...
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The Song of Middle-Earth: J. R. R....
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David Harvey
 
Available for the first time in paperback, this is the pre-eminent critical study, and exploration, of how myth and legend played such a significant role in the works of J.R.R...
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Dishonored - The Corroded Man
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Adam Christopher
 
Picking up where Dishonoured left off, this first novel continues the adventures of Corvo Attano as he protects and trains his daughter, Emily, now the Empress of Isles residing in...
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Dostoyevsky: A Life of Contradiction
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Judith Gunn
 
An accomplished study of the life and works of one of the world's most celebrated writers
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Reasons to Stay Alive
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Matt Haig
 
THE MOST TALKED ABOUT MEMOIR OF 2015 - NOW IN PAPERBACK
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Politics and the English Language
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George Orwell
 
Includes all issues such as political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. This title offers an essay on style.
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