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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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Beauty and the Inferno
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Roberto Saviano; Oonagh Stransky
 
Twenty-five powerful and incisive essays by the formidably courageous investigative journalist Roberto Saviano, author of Gomorrah.
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Winter: Five Windows on the Season
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Adam Gopnik
 
Winter takes us on an intimate tour of the artists, poets, composers, writers, explorers, scientists and thinkers who helped shape a new and modern idea of winter.
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Tretower to Clyro: Essays
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Things That are: Encounters with...
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From the tiniest Earth dwellers to far-flung celestial bodies - considering everything from the similarity of gods to donkeys, to exploding stars and exploding sea cucumbers, the author rekindles our...
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The Empathy Exams: Essays
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Leslie Jamison
 
A powerful yet refreshing essay collection centred around themes of confession, illness, violence and sentimentality from an exciting new American talent
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Frank Sinatra Has a Cold: and Other...
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How to be Alone
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The further thoughts of Clive James.
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Things I Don't Want to Know
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Deborah Levy
 
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Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays
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How to Cure a Fanatic
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