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Literary essays

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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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The Seven Good Years
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Etgar Keret
 
Over the last seven years Etgar Keret has had plenty of reasons to worry. His son, Lev, was born in the middle of a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv. His...
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Collected Columns
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Michael Frayn
 
Provides explorations of human foibles, sex, politics, manners, and the events of the day.
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A Literary Tour of Italy
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Tim Parks
 
From Boccaccio and Machiavelli through to Moravia and Tabucchi, from the Stil Novo to Divisionism, across centuries of history and intellectual movements, these essays will give English readers, and lovers...
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Your Song Changed My Life: From Jimmy...
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Bob Boilen
 
From the beloved host and creator of NPR's All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concerts comes an essential oral history of modern music, told in the voices of iconic ...
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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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Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art
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Julian Barnes
 
Fully illustrated in colour throughout, this book contains essays on Gericault, Delacroix, Courbet, Manet, Fantin-Latour, Cezanne, Degas, Redon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Vallotton, Braque, Magritte, Oldenburg, Howard Hodgkin and Lucian Freud.
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Men Explain Things to Me: And Other...
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Rebecca Solnit
A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today
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And Yet: Essays
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Christopher Hitchens
 
And Yet... gathers the previously uncollected essays of the late Christopher Hitchens into a final volume of peerless prose from one of the great thinkers of our times.
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Things I Don't Want to Know
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Deborah Levy
 
Presents a response to George Orwell's 'Why I Write'. Taking Orwell's famous list of motives for writing as the jumping-off point for a sequence of reflections on the writing life...
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Making it Up as I Go Along
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Marian Keyes
 
Features author's observations on modern life, love and much, much else besides.
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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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Arguably
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Christopher Hitchens
 
For forty years, Christopher Hitchens was at the epicentre of the battle of letters in Britain & America. This blockbuster volume is the the most comprehensive collection of his writings...
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Understanding a Photograph
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John Berger; Geoff Dyer
 
Contains essays and previously uncollected pieces written for exhibitions and catalogues in which Berger probes the work of photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and W Eugene Smith - and the...
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The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to ...
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Provides the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images...
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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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