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  • The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah by Benjamin Zephaniah
    The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah (Hardback) Benjamin Zephaniah

    The stunning autobiography of the poet, writer, lyricist and activist, Benjamin Zephaniah.

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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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  • 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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  • The Heart Of A Woman by Maya Angelou
    The Heart Of A Woman (Paperback) Maya Angelou

    * The fourth title in Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography.

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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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  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    The Year of Magical Thinking (English, Paperback) Joan Didion

    From one of America's iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life - in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric honesty and passion.

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  • Gather Together In My Name by Maya Angelou
    Gather Together In My Name (Paperback) Maya Angelou

    The second title in Maya Angelou's bestselling autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of her new book

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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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  • 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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  • How to Live by Sarah Bakewell
    How to Live (Paperback) Sarah Bakewell

    The Essays was an instant bestseller, and over four hundred years later, readers still come to him in search of companionship, wisdom and entertainment - and in search of themselves.

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  • The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables by Catherine Reid
    The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables (English, Hardback) Catherine Reid, Kerry Michaels

    Discover the extraordinary landscapes that inspired the writing of Anne of Green Gables.

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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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  • 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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  • Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
    Down and Out in Paris and London (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Deals with the underworld of society. In this book, the author documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as a dishwasher in Paris' vile 'Hotel X', surviving on scraps and cigarette butts, living alongside tramps, a star-gazing pavement artist and more.

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  • Making Oscar Wilde by Michele Mendelssohn
    Making Oscar Wilde (English, Hardback) Michele Mendelssohn

    Packed with new evidence, Making Oscar Wilde tells the untold story of a local Irish eccentric who became a global cultural icon. This must-read book dramatizes Oscar Wilde's remarkable rise in Victorian England and post-Civil War America. Michele Mendelssohn interweaves biography and social history to reveal a life like no other.

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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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  • Living in Squares, Loving in Triangles by Amy Licence
    Living in Squares, Loving in Triangles (English, Paperback) Amy Licence

    Extraordinary lives, tangled relationships, innovative art: the story of sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf and their Bloomsbury Group.

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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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