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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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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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Slow Burn City: London in the...
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Rowan Moore
 
London has become the global city above all others. Money from all over the world flows through it; its land and homes are tradable commodities; it is a nexus...
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Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of...
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Matthew Beaumont
 
A captivating literary portrait of the writers who explore the city at night, and the people they met
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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
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James Shapiro
 
Following the biographical style of 1599, this book traces Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabethan play, The Chronicle...
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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
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James Shapiro
 
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Landmarks
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Robert Macfarlane
 
Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide...
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Granta 135: New Irish Writing
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Sigrid Rausing
 
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Six Facets of Light
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Ann Wroe
 
Goethe claimed to know what light was. Galileo and Einstein both confessed they didn't. On the essential nature of light, and how it operates, the scientific jury is still out...
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A Notable Woman: The Romantic ...
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Jean Lucey Pratt; Simon Garfield;...
 
The extraordinary journals chronicling one ordinary woman's life: a fascinating slice of British social history edited and introduced by Simon Garfield
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Gate of Lilacs: A Verse Commentary on...
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Clive James
 
Over a period of fifteen years Clive James learned French by almost no other method than reading A la recherche du temps perdu. Then he spent half a century trying...
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Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life
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Jonathan Bate
 
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE'Gripping and at times ineffably sad, this book would be poetic even without the poetry. It will be the standard biography of Ted Hughes...
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Between You & Me: Confessions of a...
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Mary Norris
 
From a thirty-year veteran of The New Yorker comes the most irreverent and helpful book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves
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