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  • Mom and Me and Mom
    Mom and Me and Mom (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    For the first time, Maya Angelou - one of America's most celebrated memoirists and poets - shares the deepest personal story of her life: the story of her relationship with her mother.

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings
    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings (English, Paperback) Thomas De Quincey

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes.

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  • The Unexpected Professor
    The Unexpected Professor (Hardback) John Carey

    Best known for his provocative take on cultural issues in The Intellectuals and the Masses and What Good Are the Arts?, the author describes the events that formed him - an escape from the London blitz to an idyllic rural village, army service in Egypt, an open scholarship to Oxford and an academic career that saw him elected.

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  • The World of Yesterday
    The World of Yesterday (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    Austrian writer Stefan Zweig's final work, posted to his publisher the day before his tragic death, brings the destruction of a war-torn Europe vividly to rise.

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  • The Enchanted Places
    The Enchanted Places (English, Paperback) Christopher Milne

    Millions of readers throughout the world have grown up with the stories and verses of A. A. Milne; have envied Christopher Robin in his enchanted world; laughed at Pooh?a bear of very little brain?and worried about Piglet and his problems. But what was it like to be the small boy with the long hair, smock and wellington boots? At the age of 54 Christopher Milne recalled his early childhood,...

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  • Autumn Journal
    Autumn Journal (Paperback) Louis MacNeice

    A testament of living through the thirties by a young writer. It presents a record of the author's emotional and intellectual experience during those months, the trivia of everyday living set against the events of the world outside, the settlement in Munich and slow defeat in Spain.

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  • Red Sky at Sunrise
    Red Sky at Sunrise (Paperback) Laurie Lee

    Presents a sequence of early recollections, beginning with the dazzling lights and sounds of my first footings on earth in a steep Cotswold valley some three miles long.

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  • A Moveable Feast
    A Moveable Feast (English, Paperback) Ernest Hemingway

    Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works.

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  • The Pigeon Tunnel
    The Pigeon Tunnel (English, CD-Audio) John le Carre

    "Recounted with the storytelling élan of a master raconteur ? by turns dramatic and funny, charming, tart and melancholy." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself.I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide....

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  • Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark
    Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (English, Paperback) Mary Wollstonecraft

    Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (1796) is both an arresting travel book and a personal memoir. In it Wollstonecraft describes the sublime landscape and the events and people she encounters. This edition includes reviews, additional letters, and documents on the background to the journey.

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  • Devotion
    Devotion (English, Hardback) Patti Smith

    From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention

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  • Running in the Family
    Running in the Family (Paperback) Michael Ondaatje

    The much-loved, critically-acclaimed memoir from the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient

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  • The Unexpected Professor
    The Unexpected Professor (Paperback) John Carey

    A funny memoir of John Carey, best known for his provocative stance on the arts and the academic establishment. It shows his journey from an ordinary background to Oxford's oldest literary professorship.

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  • The Distance Between Us
    The Distance Between Us (English, Paperback) Reyna Grande

    "In this poignant memoir about her childhood in Mexico, Reyna Grande skillfully depicts another side of the immigrant experience?the hardships and heartbreaks of the children who are left behind." ?Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize winner, and author of Enrique's Journey...

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  • A Life in the Day
    A Life in the Day (Hardback) Hunter Davies

    The sequel to the hugely enjoyable and poignant childhood memoir by Hunter Davies - The Co-op's Got Bananas!

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  • Land's Edge
    Land's Edge (English, Paperback) Tim Winton

    Tim Winton's homage to the ocean and his childhood is a magnificent celebration of life at its limits

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  • Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
    Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (English, Paperback) Jeanette Winterson

    In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson. It was a cover story, a painful past written over and repainted. It was a story of survival.

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  • Going Up
    Going Up (Hardback) Frederic Raphael

    The manager's name was Love. His first-floor flat was diagonally across the private road and the rose beds from ours. Each weekday morning, at eight fifteen, he hooked open his lattice-paned bedroom window and did exercises, in a white sleeveless vest and white drawers. So begins the extraordinary life story of one of Britain's most celebrated writers, Frederic Raphael. Going Up is a journey...

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  • Letters to Milena
    Letters to Milena (English, Paperback) Franz Kafka

    A reissue of the passionate correspondence between one of the greatest twentieth-century literary figures and the woman whom he described as ?a living fire, such as I have never seen.?...

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