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Literary essays

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And Yet: Essays
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Christopher Hitchens
 
And Yet... brings together the previously uncollected essays of the late Christopher Hitchens into a final volume of vintage prose from one of the great thinkers of our times
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Shame and Wonder
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David Searcy
 
Like dispatches from another world, the twenty-one essays in David Searcy's debut collection are unfamiliar, profound and haunting. In his late sixties, he became drawn to non-fiction, writing 'straight-up', on...
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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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In Other Words
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Jhumpa Lahiri; Ann Goldstein
 
In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a...
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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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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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The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to ...
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Shumon Basar; Douglas Coupland;...
 
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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Ali Smith
 
Refusing to be tied down to either fiction or the essay form, this title is narrated by a character who is haunted - literally - by a former lover, the...
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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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Love + Hate: Stories and Essays
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Hanif Kureishi
 
Offering a collection of short fiction and essays, this book is centered around the vexed relationship between love and hate.
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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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On Writing
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Charles Bukowski; Abel Debritto
 
The never-before-published letters of Charles Bukowski on the art of writing
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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 and America. This blockbuster volume is the the most comprehensive collection of his writings...
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Granta 132: Possession
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Sigrid Rausing
 
Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry, reportage, memoir, photography and art.
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