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50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Know
In a series of 50 accessible essays, John Sutherland introduces and explains the important forms, co...
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Papyrus: The Invention of Books in the Ancient World
The bestselling phenomenon – an enthralling 6,000-year journey through the history of books and read...
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Agatha Christie: A Very Ilusive Woman
** Shortlisted for the @CrimeFest H.R.F. Keating Award **‘A smart and highly entertaining portrait o...
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Only a Voice: Essays
In Only a Voice, George Scialabba examines the chasm between modernity's promise of progress and the...
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Too Much of Life: Complete Chronicles
A TLS Book of the YearThis exhilarating collection of non-fiction sees one of the greatest twentieth...
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The Dictionary People: The Unsung Heroes Who Created the Oxford English Dictionary
'[An] astonishing book' Sunday TimesWhat do three murderers, Karl Marx's daughter and a vegetarian v...
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Henry at Work: Thoreau on Making a Living
Henry at Work invites readers to rethink how we work today by exploring an aspect of Henry David Tho...
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Orwell: The New Life
Over seventy years since his premature death, George Orwell (1903-50) has become one of the most sig...
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Dinner with Joseph Johnson: Books and Friendship in a Revolutionary Age
*Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize*In late eighteenth-century London, a group of extraordinar...
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The Singer of Tales
First published in 1960, Albert B. Lord’s The Singer of Tales remains the fundamental study of the d...
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The Cambridge Companion to Plutarch
Plutarch is one of the most prolific and important writers from antiquity. His Parallel Lives contin...
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Osip Mandelstam: A Biography
This is the first full-scale biography of Osip Mandelstam to combine an analysis of his poetry with...
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The Call of the Tribe: Essays
In The Call of the Tribe, Mario Vargas Llosa surveys the readings that have shaped the way he thinks...
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The Novel Cure: An A to Z of Literary Remedies
When read at the right moment, a novel can change your life. Bibliotherapists Ella Berthoud and Susa...
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Homer and His Iliad
A thrilling study of the greatest of all epic poems, by one of the world's leading classicistsHomer'...
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