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  • The Rules Do Not Apply
    The Rules Do Not Apply (Paperback) Ariel Levy

    The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy.

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  • James Joyce and Italo Svevo
    James Joyce and Italo Svevo (Paperback) Stanley Price $19.85
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  • Keeping on Keeping on
    Keeping on Keeping on (Hardback) Alan Bennett

    'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy and essentially harmless. I am in the pigeon-hole marked 'no threat' and did I stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear.' Alan Bennett's third collection of prose Keeping On Keeping On...

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau (English, Hardback) Laura Dassow Walls

    "Walden. Yesterday I came here to live." That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to "live deliberately" in a small woods at the edge of his hometown of Concord has been a touchstone for individualists and seekers since the publication of Walden in 1854....

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  • Village Christmas
    Village Christmas (Hardback) Laurie Lee

    The author left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was nineteen, but it remained with him throughout his life until, many years later, he returned for good. This collection brings to life the sights, sounds, landscapes and traditions of his home.

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  • The Invention of Angela Carter
    The Invention of Angela Carter (Paperback) Edmund Gordon

    Angela Carter is widely acknowledged as one of the most important and beguiling writers of the last century. This is the story of how Angela Carter invented herself - as a new kind of woman and a new kind of writer - and how she came to write such seductive works as The Bloody Chamber, Nights at the Circus and Wise Children.

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  • Joyce in Court
    Joyce in Court (Hardback) Adrian Hardiman

    An accessible and original book about Joyce, by a hugely respected figure in Ireland. A brilliant recreation of the late 19th- and early 20th-century legal system in Ireland.

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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 Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (English, Paperback) Olaudah Equiano

    This is a memoir written by Olaudah Equiano, an influential African advocate of abolishing the slave trade in Britain during the late 18th century.

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  • A Child's Christmas in Wales
    A Child's Christmas in Wales (English, Hardback) Dylan Thomas, Peter Bailey

    Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly issued in with full colour illustrations by Peter Bailey in this beautiful, cloth-bound hardback gift edition for Thomas's centenary.

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  • Take Courage
    Take Courage (Hardback) Samantha Ellis

    Anne Bronte is the forgotten Bronte sister, overshadowed by her older siblings - virtuous, successful Charlotte, free-spirited Emily and dissolute Branwell. Tragic, virginal, sweet, stoic, selfless, Anne. The less talented Bronte, the other Bronte.

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  • The Story of Beatrix Potter
    The Story of Beatrix Potter (English, Hardback) Sarah Gristwood

    Historian Sarah Gristwood follows Potter from her constricted Victorian childhood to the success and tragedy of the years 1901-13, when she published nearly all her major books yet was denied love by the death of her fiance. Finally, she traces the last 30 years of Potter's life, when she abandoned books to become a working farmer and pioneer of the conservation movement in the early days of the...

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  • Romantic Outlaws
    Romantic Outlaws (Paperback) Charlotte Gordon

    ***AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4*** NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER 'A gripping account of the heartbreaks and triumphs of two of history's most formidable female intellectuals, Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley.

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  • Sylvia Plath in Devon
    Sylvia Plath in Devon (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Sigmund, Gail Crowther

    An unique analysis of a crucial period in the life of this iconic writer, who tragically committed suicide just months later

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  • Village Christmas
    Village Christmas (Paperback) Laurie Lee

    From the author of Cider With Rosie, Village Christmas is a moving, lyrical portrait of England through the changing years and seasons. Laurie Lee left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was nineteen, but it remained with him throughout his life until, many years later, he returned for good. This collection brings to life the sights, sounds, landscapes and traditions of his home - from...

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  • The Disappearance of Emile Zola
    The Disappearance of Emile Zola (Hardback) Michael Rosen

    It is the evening of 18 July 1898 and the world-renowned novelist Emile Zola is on the run. Forced to leave Paris, with nothing but the clothes he is standing in and a nightshirt wrapped in newspaper, Zola flees to England with no idea when he will return.This is the little-known story of his time in exile.

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  • Music at Midnight
    Music at Midnight (Paperback) John Drury

    Integrates the life and poetry of George Herbert, giving us in Music at Midnight the definitive biography of the man behind some of the most famous poems in the English Language. This book sets the poetry in the whole context of the poet's life and times, so that the reader can understand the frame of mind and kind of society which produced it.

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  • Island Home
    Island Home (Hardback) Tim Winton

    'I grew up on the world's largest island.' From his childhood, Tim Winton's relationship with the landscape around him - Australia's swamps and bush, rockpools, seacaves and scrub - has been as vital as any other connection. Whether camping in hidden inlets, walking in the high rocky desert fringe, or diving at Ningaloo Reef, Winton has felt the place seep into him - its rhythms, its dangers, its...

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  • Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words
    Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words (Hardback) Boel Westin

    The definitive, authorised biography of the creator of The Moomins

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