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  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (English, Paperback) Hunter S. Thompson

    `We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like, "I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive ..."'

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  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
    House Made of Dawn (English, Paperback) N. Scott Momaday

    The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land "Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature.

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  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe
    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (English, Paperback) Alan Sillitoe

    From the author of `Saturday Night and Sunday Morning' come stories of hardship and hope in post-war Britain.

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  • The Odyssey of Homer by Richmond Lattimore
    The Odyssey of Homer (English, Paperback) Richmond Lattimore

    Odysseus survives a storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope.

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  • If I Die in a Combat Zone by Tim O'Brien
    If I Die in a Combat Zone (English, Paperback) Tim O'Brien

    Hailed as one of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam War, If I Die in a Combat Zone is a fascinating insight into the lives of the soldiers caught in the conflict.

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  • When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom
    When Nietzsche Wept (English, Paperback) Irvin D. Yalom

    Asked to treat Friedrich Nietzsche for his suicidal despair following a broken love affair, eminent Viennese physician Josef Breuer devises an ingenius approach that would force Nietzsche to apply his own theories to cure himself.

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  • Creativity by Dr Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
    Creativity (English, Paperback) Dr Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

    Explains the creative process and shares personal anecdotes of successful people to show readers how to tap into their own creativity.

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  • The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir
    The Mandarins (English, Paperback) Simone de Beauvoir

    A Harper Perennial Modern Classics reissue of this unflinching examination of post-war French intellectual life, and an amazing chronicle of love, philosophy and politics from one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century.

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  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe
    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (English, Paperback) Alan Sillitoe

    This cult classic of working class life in post-war Nottingham follows the exploits of rebellious factory worker Arthur Seaton and is introduced by Richard Bradford.

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  • The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien
    The Third Policeman (English, Paperback) Flann O'Brien

    A masterpiece of black humour from the renown comic and acclaimed author of `At Swim-Two-Birds' - Flann O'Brien.

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  • Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard
    Empire of the Sun (English, Paperback) J. G. Ballard

    The classic, heartrending story of a British boy's four year ordeal in a Japanese prison camp during the Second World War. Newly reissued with an introduction by John Lanchester.

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  • The Female Eunuch by Dr. Germaine Greer
    The Female Eunuch (English, Paperback) Dr. Germaine Greer

    A new cover re-issue of the ground-breaking, worldwide bestselling feminist tract.

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  • Papillon by Henri Charriere
    Papillon (English, Paperback) Henri Charriere

    An immediate sensation upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks and heroic adventure on shark-infested seas.

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  • Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson
    Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 (English, Paperback) Hunter S. Thompson

    The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption.

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  • Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
    Flow (English, Paperback) Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

    Providing an introduction to "flow," a new field of behavioral science that offers life-fulfilling potentialities, this study explains its principals and shows how to introduce flow into all aspects of life, avoiding the interferences of disharmony

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  • She Came to Stay by Simone de Beauvoir
    She Came to Stay (English, Paperback) Simone de Beauvoir

    Written as an act of revenge against the 17 year-old who came between her and Jean-Paul Sartre, She Came to Stay is Simone de Beauvoir's first novel - a lacerating study of a young, naive couple in love and the usurping woman who comes between them.

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  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (English, Paperback) Betty Smith

    Young Francie Nolan, having inherited both her father's romantic and her mother's practical nature, struggles to survive and thrive growing up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early twentieth century.

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  • The Woman Destroyed by Simone de Beauvoir
    The Woman Destroyed (English, Paperback) Simone de Beauvoir

    First published in 1967, this book consists of three short novellas on the theme of women's vulnerability - in the first, to the process of ageing, in the second to loneliness, and, in the third, to the growing indifference of a loved one.

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  • The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley
    The Perennial Philosophy (English, Paperback) Aldous Huxley

    Examines well-known works on Western mysticism and the writings of Oriental and Mohammedan mystics to provide an overview of the "Philosophia Perennis."

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  • Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks
    Selected Poems (English, Paperback) Gwendolyn Brooks

    Selections from three earlier volumes reflect the distinguished poet's response to the realities of modern life.

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