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

    Introduced by Robert Macfarlane

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  • Imaginary Cities
    Imaginary Cities (English, Paperback) Darran Anderson

    Inspired by the surreal accounts of the explorer and 'man of a million lies' Marco Polo, Imaginary Cities charts the metropolis and the imagination, and the symbiosis therein.

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  • Reasons to Stay Alive
    Reasons to Stay Alive (English, Hardback) Matt Haig

    Warm, witty, honest and human, this book is a manifesto for staying alive, whatever your demons

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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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  • Nothing is True and Everything is Possible
    Nothing is True and Everything is Possible (Paperback) Peter Pomerantsev

    Takes you on a journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia. This book offers a wild ride into this political and ethical vacuum.

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  • Meditations
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • We Are the Change We Seek
    We Are the Change We Seek (Paperback) E. J. Dionne, Joy-Ann Reid

    A collection of Barack Obama's greatest speeches selected and introduced by columnist E.J. Dionne and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid....

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  • Essayism
    Essayism (Paperback) Brian Dillon

    ESSAYISM is a personal, critical and polemical book about the genre, its history and its contemporary possibilities, itself an example of what it describes: an essay that is curious and digressive and at the same time held together by a personal voice and a polemical point.

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  • Peacock and Vine
    Peacock and Vine (Hardback) A. S. Byatt

    Born a generation apart, they were seeming opposites: Mariano Fortuny, a Spanish aristocrat thrilled by the cultures of Crete and Knossos; William Morris, a British craftsman, in thrall to the myths of the North. Yet through their inventions and textiles, they inspired a new variety of art. This book traces their genius right to the source.

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  • A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful
    A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful (English, Paperback) Edmund Burke

    In his Enquiry Edmund Burke overturned the Platonic tradition in aesthetics and replaced metaphysics with psychology. His revolutions in method and sensibility influenced later philosophers and literary and artistic movements from the Gothic novel to Romanticism and beyond. This new edition guides the reader through Burke's arguments.

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  • Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist
    Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist (Paperback) Paul Kingsnorth

    With lyrical evocations of nature and the wild, this book features essays that have charted the change in Kingsnorth's thinking. It articulates a vision that he calls 'dark ecology,' which stands firmly in opposition to the belief that technology can save us, and he argues for a renewed balance between the human and nonhuman worlds.

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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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  • 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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  • The Most of Nora Ephron
    The Most of Nora Ephron (English, Paperback) Nora Ephron

    Offers an anthology of author's writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman; on the importance of food, and on the bittersweet reality of growing old. This book includes extracts from the novel Heartburn, written in the wake of author's divorce from Carl Bernstein, and from her screenplay for the movie When Harry Met Sally, and more.

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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 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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  • 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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  • Short Walks from Bogota
    Short Walks from Bogota (English, Paperback) Tom Feiling

    For decades, Colombia was the 'narcostate'. Now it's seen as one of the rising stars of the global economy. Where does the truth lie? How did a land likened to paradise by the first conquistadores become a byword for hell on earth? And how is it rebuilding itself after decades of violence?

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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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