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Autobiography: literary books

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The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story by Ellen G. Friedman The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story

A literary memoir of exile and survival in Soviet prison camps during the Holocaust. Most Polish Jews who survived the Second World War did not go to concentration camps, but were banished by Stalin to the remote prison settlements and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story by Ellen G. Friedman The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story

A literary memoir of exile and survival in Soviet prison camps during the Holocaust. Most Polish Jews who survived the Second World War did not go to concentration camps, but were banished by Stalin to the remote prison settlements and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Of Silence and Song by Dan Beachy-Quick Of Silence and Song


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

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

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

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....
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

Coming Soon

The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy The Rules Do Not Apply

The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

My Life as a Russian Novel by Emmanuel Carrere My Life as a Russian Novel

Set in Paris and Kotelnich, a small post-Soviet town, My Life as a Russian Novel traces Carrere's pursuit of two consuming obsessions: the disappearance of his Russian grandfather amid suspicions that he was a Nazi collaborator in the Second World...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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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

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: 05/09/2017

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

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: 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: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

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: 15/08/2017

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

Subjective Geography A Poet's Thoughts on Life and Craft by Madeline DeFrees Subjective Geography A Poet's Thoughts on Life and Craft

This volume presents, in one piece, much of the incredibly careful and nuanced thought of one of the finest American poets of the twentieth century, and beyond: she died at the age of ninety-six in 2015. Severe, funny, mischievous, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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

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