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  • The Unabridged Journals of 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complete journals as recorded during the last twelve years of her life is made up of some sixty percent previously unpublished material and chronicles her personal and literary struggles.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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  • The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn
    The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn (English, Hardback) Margaret Willes

    An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history

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  • The Year of Magical Thinking
    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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  • 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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  • Insomniac Dreams
    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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  • Appointment in Arezzo
    Appointment in Arezzo (Hardback) Alan Taylor

    This book is an intimate, fond and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century.

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

    Christopher Robin's story in his own words.

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  • Living in Squares, Loving in Triangles
    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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  • Eternity's Sunrise
    Eternity's Sunrise (English, Paperback) Leo Damrosch

    William Blake, overlooked in his time, remains an enigmatic figure to contemporary readers despite his near canonical status. Out of a wounding sense of alienation and dividedness he created a profoundly original symbolic language, in which words and images unite in a unique interpretation of self and society. He was a counterculture prophet whose art still challenges us to think afresh about...

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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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  • Letter To My Daughter
    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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  • Gather Together In My Name
    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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  • 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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  • Speak, Memory
    Speak, Memory (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    An autobiography of Vladimir Nabokov. It presents recollections - of his comfortable childhood and adolescence, of his rich, liberal-minded father, his beautiful mother, an army of relations and family hangers - on and of grand old houses in St Petersburg and the surrounding countryside in pre-Revolutionary Russia.

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  • Fasting and Feasting
    Fasting and Feasting (Hardback) Adam Federman

    The remarkable and largely untold story of this culinary food writer who spent more than three decades living in a remote part of Italy, and who had a lasting and profound effect on the way we view and celebrate good food and regional cuisines.

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  • The Illustrated Letters of Virginia Woolf
    The Illustrated Letters of Virginia Woolf (English, Hardback) Frances Spalding

    The moving story of the life and work of novelist Virginia Woolf, revealed through her own letters to those closest to her.

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  • My House of Sky
    My House of Sky (English, Hardback) Hetty Saunders

    This is the first book about the enigmatic author J A Baker, author of The Peregrine.

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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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  • At the Loch of the Green Corrie
    At the Loch of the Green Corrie (Paperback) Andrew Greig

    A fishing trip honoring a dying man's wish becomes a meditation on life, nature and friendship, a literary biography and a celebration of the beauty of the Highlands of Scotland.

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  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    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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