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Autobiography: literary books

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Recently Published

It's Too Late Now The Autobiography of a Writer by A. A. Milne It's Too Late Now The Autobiography of a Writer

In It's Too Late Now: The Autobiography of a Writer, A.A Milne, with his characteristic self-deprecating humour, recalls a blissfully happy childhood in the company of his brothers and writes with touching affection about his father whom he adored. From...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Never Look An American In The Eye A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian America by Okey A. Ndibe Never Look An American In The Eye A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian America


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Russian Soul: Selections from a Writer's Diary by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Rosamund Bartlett The Russian Soul: Selections from a Writer's Diary
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A new anthology of Dostoevsky's remarkable work 'A Writer's Diary'. A voluminous and variegated miscellany in which the celebrated author spoke to his readers about issues concerning Russia, it is a work as eerily prescient of global preoccupations in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Release the Bats A Pocket Guide to Writing Your Way Out Of It by DBC Pierre Release the Bats A Pocket Guide to Writing Your Way Out Of It

A guide to writing fiction by the Booker Prize-winning author of Vernon God Little.Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, Release the Bats explores the mysteries of why and how we tell stories, and the craft of writing fiction.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Devotion by Patti Smith Devotion

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

A Shot Story From Juvie to Ph.D. by David Borkowski A Shot Story From Juvie to Ph.D.

David Borkowski was nearly shot to death during a botched robbery when he was 15. Soon before turning 40, he obtained a Ph.D. in Literature and Rhetoric from the CUNY Graduate School. He is now a Professor of English. A...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Book of Emma Reyes A Memoir in Correspondence by Emma Reyes, Daniel Alarcon The Book of Emma Reyes A Memoir in Correspondence
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The extraordinary, posthumously published memoir in letters of a Colombian artist whose writing was championed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Book of Emma Reyes A Memoir in Correspondence by Emma Reyes, Daniel Alarcon The Book of Emma Reyes A Memoir in Correspondence
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The extraordinary, posthumously published memoir in letters of a Colombian artist whose writing was championed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Coming Soon

Logical Family A Memoir by Armistead Maupin Logical Family A Memoir

Born in the mid-twentieth century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man on the very spot where the first shots of the Civil War were fired. This is a portrait...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Keeping On Keeping On by Alan Bennett Keeping On Keeping On

'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Other books in this genre

In My Own Time Thoughts and Afterthoughts by Jane Miller In My Own Time Thoughts and Afterthoughts

'Jane Miller's collected journalism is a treasure trove of literary, personal and political marvels. The writing is a joy, as is the observation, wit and humanity that underpin it: like Montaigne, only funnier'Matthew d'Ancona, Guardian and Evening Standard columnist
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

An Equal Joy Reflections on God, Death and Belonging by Catherine Lim An Equal Joy Reflections on God, Death and Belonging

-I have noticed, increasingly, that people after the age of 65 or thereabouts begin to experience the fear of death in a very palpable way. While in their childhood and youth they had viewed death as happening only to grandparents,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

What is Africa to Me? Fragments of a True-to-Life Autobiography by Maryse Cond What is Africa to Me? Fragments of a True-to-Life Autobiography

Maryse Conde is one of the best-known and most beloved French Caribbean literary voices. The author of more than twenty novels, she was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize in 2015 and has long been recognized as a giant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

What Language Do I Dream In? My Family's Secret History by Elena Lappin What Language Do I Dream In? My Family's Secret History

A moving and erudite memoir on the importance of language to who we are and an ode to the language that has given the author a home in exile.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Walden by Henry David Thoreau Walden

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BENJAMIN MARKOVITSIn 1845 Thoreau, a Harvard-educated 28-year-old, went to live by himself in the woods in Massachusetts.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Hungry Heart by Jennifer Weiner Hungry Heart

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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

India Picador Classic by V. S. Naipaul India Picador Classic

With an introduction from Paul Theroux V.S. Naipaul first visited India in 1962 at twenty-nine. His most recent visit was in 2015 at eighty-two. The intervening years and visits sparked by an inquisitiveness about a country he had never seen...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Man Alive A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man by Thomas Page McBee Man Alive A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

A wry, tender memoir by one of the leading voices on transition and masculinity
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Turning A Swimming Memoir by Jessica J. Lee Turning A Swimming Memoir

She swims to explore the natural history of fresh water and to examine her own place and identity in the world. Turning is a nature memoir chronicling Jessica J. Lee's year of swimming.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

Island Home A Landscape Memoir by Tim Winton Island Home A Landscape Memoir

'I grew up on the world's largest island.' From his childhood, Tim Winton's relationship with the landscape around him - Australia's swamps and bush, rockpools, seacaves and scrub - has been as vital as any other connection. Whether camping in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Turning A Swimming Memoir by Jessica J. Lee Turning A Swimming Memoir

She swims to explore the natural history of fresh water and to examine her own place and identity in the world. Turning is a nature memoir chronicling Jessica J. Lee's year of swimming.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Thoreau's Animals by Henry David Thoreau Thoreau's Animals

From Thoreau's renowned Journal, a treasury of memorable, funny, and sharply observed accounts of his encounters with the wild and domestic animals of Concord
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Scratches The Rules of the Game by Michel Leiris Scratches The Rules of the Game

A dazzling translation by Lydia Davis of the first volume of Michel Leiris's masterwork, perhaps the most important French autobiographical enterprise of the twentieth century
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2017

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