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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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  • 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 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complete journals as recorded during the last twelve years of her life is made up of some sixty percent previously unpublished material and chronicles her personal and literary struggles.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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  • 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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  • Montaigne
    Montaigne (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    Written during the Second World War, Zweig's typically passionate and readable biography of Michel de Montaigne, is also a heartfelt argument for the importance of intellectual freedom, tolerance and humanism. Zweig draws strong parallels between Montaigne's age, when Europe was torn in two by conflict between Catholicism and Protestantism, and his own, in which the twin fanaticisms of Fascism and...

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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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  • 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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  • Surprised by Joy
    Surprised by Joy (Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    For many years an atheist, C. S. Lewis vividly describes the spiritual quest that convinced him of the truth and reality of Christianity, in his famous autobiography.

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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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  • 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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  • James Joyce
    James Joyce (English, Paperback) Edna O'Brien

    One of Ireland's greatest contemporary writers turns her attention to one of the country's greatest novelists: James Joyce.

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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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  • Iris Origo
    Iris Origo (English, Paperback) Caroline Moorehead

    In this biography of Iris Origo, Caroline Moorehead has drawn on unpublished letters, diaries and manuscripts to provide a vivid picture of the life of one of the most intriguing and attractive women of the 20th century.

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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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  • 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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  • 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare
    1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (Paperback) James Shapiro

    Presents the history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes, but the course of literature. In this one year, we follow what he reads and writes, what he saw, and who he worked with as he creates four of his most famous plays - "Henry V", "Julius Caesar", "As You Like It", and "Hamlet".

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  • Down and Out in Paris and London
    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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  • 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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  • Into the Mountain
    Into the Mountain (Hardback) Charlotte Peacock $26.14 $28.25
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