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Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in...
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Lauren Elkin
 
Part cultural meander, part memoir, this book traces the relationship between the city and creativity through a journey that begins in New York and moves us to Paris, via Venice...
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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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Neil Gaiman
 
A collection of speeches, articles, essays and introductions from Sunday Times bestselling author, commentator and craftsman Neil Gaiman.
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Men Explain Things to Me: And Other...
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Rebecca Solnit
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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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Looking at Pictures
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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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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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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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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 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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Making it Up as I Go Along
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Marian Keyes
 
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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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The Givenness of Things
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Marilynne Robinson
 
A profound new essay collection from the beloved author of Gilead, Houskeeping and Lila.
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On Writing
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Charles Bukowski; Abel Debritto
 
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Me Talk Pretty One Day
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David Sedaris
 
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