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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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A Confederacy of Dunces
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John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy
The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble...
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Looking at Pictures
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Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to...
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Jeff VanderMeer; Jeremy Zerfoss
Wonderbook is an innovative, completely novel approach on a writing guide. Through an accessible, example rich approach that emphasises the importance of playfulness and pragmatism, Wonderbook will motivate while also...
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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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Suite Francaise
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Irene Nemirovsky; Sandra Smith
 
With a depiction of a group of Parisians as they flee the Nazi invasion, this book tells about the inhabitants of a small rural community under occupation.
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A Notable Woman: The Romantic ...
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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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Memories - From Moscow to the Black Sea
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Teffi; Robert Chandler; Anne Marie...
 
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The Ongoing Moment: A Book About...
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Geoff Dyer
 
'One of the most graceful ruminations on photography ever ... Dyer's tour de force is as inspirational as it is accessible.' Sunday Telegraph
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The View from the Cheap Seats:...
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Neil Gaiman
 
A collection of speeches, articles, essays and introductions from Sunday Times bestselling author, commentator and craftsman Neil Gaiman.
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More Moaning: The Enlightened One...
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Karl Pilkington
 
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Walking Away
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Simon Armitage
 
From the surreal pleasure dome of Minehead Butlins to a smoke-filled roundhouse on the Penwith Peninsula then out to the Isles of Scilly and beyond, the author tackles this personal...
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The New Odyssey: The Story of ...
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Patrick Kingsley
 
Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II. The author, Guardian's migration correspondent, has reported on this crisis in depth. Throughout 2015, he...
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