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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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  • Men Explain Things to Me
    Men Explain Things to Me (Hardback) Rebecca Solnit

    A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    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 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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    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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  • 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 White Album
    The White Album (English, Paperback) Joan Didion

    First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era?including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and the shopping mall?through the lens of her own spiritual confusion, Joan Didion helped to define mass culture as we now understand it. Written with a commanding sureness of tone and linguistic...

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  • Mrs Griffin Sends Her Love
    Mrs Griffin Sends Her Love (English, Paperback) Miss Read

    A nostalgic collection on rural schools, childhood and English country life from the much-loved author of VILLAGE SCHOOL.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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