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  • Packing My Library by Alberto Manguel
    Packing My Library (English, Hardback) Alberto Manguel

    A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    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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  • This is M. Sasek by Olga Cerna
    This is M. Sasek (English, Hardback) Olga Cerna

    A charming biography of the artist behind the bestselling This is series of children s books which have sold over a million copies since being reissued by Universe illustrated in the style of Miroslav Sasek himself.

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  • Letter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou
    Letter To My Daughter (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    A collection of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best-loved writers, Maya Angelou.

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  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (Paperback) Maya Angelou

    One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography

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  • Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou
    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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  • Molly Keane by Sally Phipps
    Molly Keane (English, Paperback) Sally Phipps

    A wonderfully honest and deeply accomplished tribute to a complicated, talented mother and writer - 'An Irish writer whose only equal is Elizabeth Bowen' (Bookseller) - by her daughter.

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  • Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas by Maya Angelou
    Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas (Paperback) Maya Angelou

    * The third title in Maya Angelou's bestselling five-volume autobiography is reissued with a new look to coincide with the publication of her new book

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  • In Byron's Wake by Miranda Seymour
    In Byron's Wake (Hardback) Miranda Seymour

    BYRON'S WAKE The Extraordinary Story of Lord Byron's Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace The only legitimate daughter of Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was to become a pioneer of the computer revolution. This masterful new biography is a portrait of two remarkable women, Ada and her mother Annabella, haunted by the mercurial spirit of the notorious poet.

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  • Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje
    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 Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
    The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (English, Paperback) Sylvia Plath

    An uncensored collection of the late poet's complete journals as recorded during the last twelve years of her life is made up of some sixty percent previously unpublished material and chronicles her personal and literary struggles. Original.

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  • Virginia Woolf's Garden: the Story of the Garden at Monk's House by Caroline Zoob
    Virginia Woolf's Garden: the Story of the Garden at Monk's House (English, Hardback) Caroline Zoob

    A chronological account takes the reader through the key events in the lives of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, and their deaths.

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  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (Hardback) Maya Angelou

    One of America's most important classics, a beautiful special edition hardback of the first and best-loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography

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  • Autumn Journal by Louis MacNeice
    Autumn Journal (Paperback) Louis MacNeice

    Written between August and December 1938, Autumn Journal is still considered one of the most valuable and moving testaments of living through the thirties by a young writer.

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  • The Blasket Islandman by Gerald Hayes
    The Blasket Islandman (Paperback) Gerald Hayes

    Tells, for the first time, the full story of Tomas's life, with its many triumphs and travails. Also describes the forces that influenced his work and details his impressive legacy. More than eighty years after his passing, he remains the famed `Blasket Islandman' and, to paraphrase the man himself, the like of him will never be again.

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  • A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
    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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  • Insomniac Dreams by Vladimir Nabokov
    Insomniac Dreams (English, Hardback) Vladimir Nabokov

    First publication of an index-card diary in which Nabokov recorded sixty-four dreams and subsequent daytime episodes, allowing the reader a glimpse of his innermost life.

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  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    Walden (English, Paperback) Henry David Thoreau

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BENJAMIN MARKOVITSIn 1845 Thoreau, a Harvard-educated 28-year-old, went to live by himself in the woods in Massachusetts.

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  • Into the Mountain by Charlotte Peacock
    Into the Mountain (Hardback) Charlotte Peacock $20.87 $28.30
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  • Devotion by Patti Smith
    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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