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The Nearest Thing to Life
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James Wood
 
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Politics and the English Language
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George Orwell
 
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'Dyer is becoming a character just as arch and seductive as that professional self-effacer from the previous generation, Alan Bennett.' Observer
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A London Address: the Artangel Essays
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The thirteen writers of A London Address respond to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in a series of essays - some haunting, some charming, and all a truly fascinating read
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Winter: Five Windows on the Season
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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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Men Explain Things to Me: And Other...
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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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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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