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  • Politics and the English Language
    Politics and the English Language (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Includes all issues such as political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. This title offers an essay on style.

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  • On the Shortness of Life
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

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  • Hyperbole and a Half
    Hyperbole and a Half (English, Paperback) Alexandra Brosh

    Hilarious stories about life's mishaps from the creator of the immensely popular blog 'Hyperbole and a Half'. She tells fantastically funny, wise stories about the mishaps of her everyday life, with titles like 'Why Dogs Don't Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving' and 'The God of Cake'.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    A Streetcar Named Desire (English, Paperback) Tennessee Williams

    Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley.

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  • The Living Mountain
    The Living Mountain (English, Paperback) Nan Shepherd

    Introduced by Robert Macfarlane

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  • Meditations
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    Stirring reflections on the human condition provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman warrior and emperor of the 2nd century.

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  • An Inspector Calls and Other Plays
    An Inspector Calls and Other Plays (English, Paperback) J. B. Priestley

    Includes plays "An Inspector Calls", "Time and the Conways", "I Have Been Here Before", and "The Linden Tree".

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  • Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda
    Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda (Paperback) F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald

    Through his alcoholism and her mental illness, his career highs (and lows) and her institutional confinement, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for more than twenty-two years. This book presents a collection of correspondence between Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

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  • How to Write About Contemporary Art
    How to Write About Contemporary Art (English, Paperback) Gilda Williams

    Suitable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, this book navigates readers through the key elements of style and content, from the aims and structure of a piece to its tone and language.

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  • Japanese from Zero!: 1
    Japanese from Zero!: 1 (Multiple languages, Paperback) George Trombley, Yukari Takenaka

    Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley and co-writer Yukari Takenaka. The lessons and techniques used in this series have been taught successfully for over fifteen years in classrooms throughout the world. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero! is the perfect course...

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  • The Reading Strategies Book
    The Reading Strategies Book (English, Paperback) Jennifer Serravallo

    With hit books that support strategic reading through conferring, small groups, and assessment, Jen Serravallo gets emails almost daily asking, "Isn't there a book of the strategies themselves?" Now there is....

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  • Do the Work
    Do the Work (English, Paperback) Steven Pressfield

    "There is an enemy. There is an intelligent, active, malign force working against us. Step one is to recognize this. This recognition alone is enormously powerful. It saved my life, and it will save yours." ...

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  • The Anatomy of Story
    The Anatomy of Story (English, Paperback) John Truby

    "If you're ready to graduate from the boy-meets-girl league of screenwriting, meet John Truby . . . [his lessons inspire] epiphanies that make you see the contours of your psyche as sharply as your script."...

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  • Mr Burns
    Mr Burns (English, Paperback) Anne Washburn

    Mr Burns will be directed at the Almeida by Robert Icke whose joint adaption of Orwell's 1984 has seen massive success and is transferring to West End this summer. Following the success of the US run in New York in October 2013 which was met with critical acclaim:

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  • British Sign Language For Dummies
    British Sign Language For Dummies (English, Paperback) City Lit Centre for the Deaf (London, England)

    BSL is the language used by the Deaf Community in the UK and is an officially recognised language in its own right. It has its own grammar and syntax, which are completely different from the grammatical rules of English.

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  • Save the Cat!
    Save the Cat! (English, Paperback) Blake Snyder

    Here's what started the phenomenon: the best seller, for over 15 years, that's been used by screenwriters around the world! Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. ?Save the Cat? is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying, including:The four elements of every winning loglineThe seven...

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  • DNA (School Edition)
    DNA (School Edition) (Paperback) Dennis Kelly

    A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where's the incentive to put things right? DNA is a poignant and, sometimes, hilarious tale with a very dark heart.

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  • Cite Them Right
    Cite Them Right (English, Paperback) Richard Pears, Graham Shields

    Renowned as the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to referencing available, this book guides students in the skills of identifying and referencing sources and avoiding plagiarism. This fully revised and expanded edition includes coverage of more sources across the referencing systems and the addition of guidance on Chicago referencing.

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  • Tree and Leaf
    Tree and Leaf (Paperback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    Repackaged to feature Tolkien's own painting of the Tree of Amalion, this collection includes his famous essay, `On Fairy-stories' and the story that exemplifies this, `Leaf by Niggle', together with the poem `Mythopoeia' and the verse drama, `The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth', which tells of the events following the disastrous Battle of Maldon.

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