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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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  • Second-hand Time
    Second-hand Time (Paperback) Svetlana Alexievich

    Second-hand Time is the latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. In this book she creates a singular, polyphonic literary form by bringing together the voices of dozens of witnesses to the collapse of the USSR in a brilliant, poignant and unique portrait of post-Soviet society.

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  • Against Everything
    Against Everything (Hardback) Mark Greif

    A brilliant collection of essays from one of the most highly acclaimed young writers in the US

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  • The Four Elements
    The Four Elements (Paperback) John O'Donohue

    In The Four Elements, poet and philosopher John O'Donohue draws upon his Celtic heritage and the love of his native landscape, the west of Ireland, to weave together a tapestry of beautifully evoked images of nature.

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  • A Year With C. S. Lewis
    A Year With C. S. Lewis (Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    To mark the fiftieth anniversary of C. S. Lewis' death, this attractive book offers daily inspirational readings from this much-loved writer, making this a most thoughtful gift.

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  • Notes of a Native Son
    Notes of a Native Son (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin's most influential work...

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  • Bento's Sketchbook
    Bento's Sketchbook (English, Paperback) John Berger

    A meditation, in words and images, on the practice of drawing, by the author of Ways of Seeing.

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  • Essays in Idleness
    Essays in Idleness (English, Paperback) Yoshida Kenko, Kamo no Chomei

    Offers two works on life's fleeting pleasures by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan, but each shows a different world-view. This book includes ribald stories of drunken monks to aching nostalgia for the fading traditions of the Japanese court.

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  • Memory Theatre
    Memory Theatre (English, Paperback) Simon Critchley

    Simon Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers in the archives of a deceased philosopher friend of his. Among them is a chart for Critchley himself, laying out in great detail the course of his life and eventual demise.

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  • The Sea Close By
    The Sea Close By (English, Paperback) Albert Camus

    Celebrating 100 years of Albert Camus, this book reveals the writer as a sensual witness of landscapes, the sea and sailing.

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  • A Way of Being Free
    A Way of Being Free (English, Paperback) Ben Okri

    Twelve of Ben Okri's most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom.

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  • Sister Outsider
    Sister Outsider (English, Paperback) Professor Audre Lorde

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and...

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  • A Jar of Wild Flowers
    A Jar of Wild Flowers (English, Paperback) Amarjit Chandan

    The first collection of essays dedicated to examining the work of John Berger, with cross-cultural contributions from an array of international names.

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  • Frank Sinatra Has a Cold
    Frank Sinatra Has a Cold (English, Paperback) Gay Talese

    A selection of writings including a description of a meeting between two legends, Fidel Castro and Muhammad Ali; a dissection of the offices of Vogue magazine; an account of travelling to Ireland with hellraiser Peter O'Toole; and, a profile of fading baseball star Joe DiMaggio, which turns into a immaculately-crafted meditation on celebrity.

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  • How to Use Your Enemies
    How to Use Your Enemies (English, Paperback) Baltasar Gracian

    Shows us how to exploit friends and enemies alike to thrive in a world of deception and illusion.

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  • Nicotine
    Nicotine (Paperback) Gregor Hens

    Written with the passion of an obsessive, Nicotine addresses a life of addiction, from the epiphany of the first drag to the perennial last last cigarette. With comic insight and meticulous precision, Hens deconstructs every facet of the dependency and offers a brilliant disquisition on the psychopathology of addiction.

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  • Man Alone with Himself
    Man Alone with Himself (English, Paperback) Friedrich Nietzsche

    Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy. Here he sets out his subversive views in a series of aphorisms on subjects ranging from art to arrogance, boredom to passion, science to vanity, rejecting conventional notions of morality to celebrate the individual's 'will to power'.

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  • Are We Human?
    Are We Human? (English, Paperback) Beatriz Colomina, Mark Wigley

    A holistic approach toward the omnipotence of design.

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  • Selected Essays
    Selected Essays (Paperback) Virginia Woolf

    This selection brings together thirty of Woolf's best essays across a wide range of subjects including writing and reading, the role and reputation of women writers, the art of biography, and the London scene. They are enchanting in their own right, and indispensable to an understanding of this great writer.

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  • Walden
    Walden (Paperback) Henry Thoreau

    Features a story about one man's attempt to live the simple life in the wilderness, and the great, founding text both for the environmental movement and the entire counter-culture.

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