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Prose: non-fiction books

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The World Broke in Two Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature by Bill Goldstein The World Broke in Two Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

A revelatory narrative charting the lives and works of legendary authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism `The world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts,' the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Reason & Lovelessness Essays, Reviews & Encounters, 1985-2015 by Barry Hill Reason & Lovelessness Essays, Reviews & Encounters, 1985-2015


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

In the Archive of Longing Susan Sontag's Critical Modernism by Mena Mitrano In the Archive of Longing Susan Sontag's Critical Modernism

This adventurous critical inquiry into Sontag's archive illuminates the intimate link between modernism and theory while also providing a fascinating reintroduction to these two movements and concepts.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 01/08/2017

Timekeepers How the World Became Obsessed With Time by Simon Garfield Timekeepers How the World Became Obsessed With Time

A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Peaks and Troughs In at the Deep End, High in the Hills by Nick Perry Peaks and Troughs In at the Deep End, High in the Hills

The Good Life meets Withnail and I in this funny nostalgic memoir
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2017

Paving a Positive Path To The Future: Lessons in Anger Management by Debbie A Heaton Paving a Positive Path To The Future: Lessons in Anger Management

Life without difficulties and conflicts is impossible; and if it were achievable, it would cause intellectual and emotional stagnation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Literary Activism Perspectives by Amit Chaudhuri Literary Activism Perspectives

Literary Activism - activism that revisits and interrogates an idea of literature - emerges from a radically altered landscape for both publishing and academia, where market pressures are effecting changes - on language, on the measuring of value, on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Jane Austen: Illustrated Quotations by The Bodleian Library Jane Austen: Illustrated Quotations

`Here I am once more in this Scene of Dissipation and vice, and I begin to find already my Morals corrupted.' Drawing together fifty quotations from Jane Austen's letters and novels with vibrant illustrations which illuminate everyday aspects of life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2017

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London Perceived A Portrait of the City by V.S. Pritchett London Perceived A Portrait of the City


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Summoning Pearl Harbor by Alexander Nemerov Summoning Pearl Harbor


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

C. Day-Lewis: The Golden Bridle Selected Prose by Albert (William Robertson Coe Professor of American Literature, Emeritus, Stanford University) Gelpi C. Day-Lewis: The Golden Bridle Selected Prose
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A selection of the prose writings of the poet and novelist Cecil Day-Lewis (1904-72), poet laureate and Oxford professor of poetry, who published more than twenty volumes of poetry in his lifetime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Last Kiss by F. Scott Fitzgerald Last Kiss

Last Kiss brings together a variety of Fitzgerald's writings from throughout his career, including drama, poems, book reviews, short stories, and journalism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Why Can't Everything Just Stay the Same? And Other Things I Shout When I Can't Cope by Stefanie Preissner Why Can't Everything Just Stay the Same? And Other Things I Shout When I Can't Cope

First book from the creator of hit TV series Can't Cope/Won't Cope
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Art, Sex and Politics at the Early Georgian Court An Eighteenth-Century Lady-in-Waiting's 'Collection of Pictures' by Eric Weichel Art, Sex and Politics at the Early Georgian Court An Eighteenth-Century Lady-in-Waiting's 'Collection of Pictures'

A provocative letter from a prominent eighteenth-century British noblewoman, Henrietta Howard, to her close friend Mary Hervey is a rare survivor of the informal, collaborative satires created by court women in this period. This particular June 1729 artifact contains a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Courage Is Contagious And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama by Nick Haramis Courage Is Contagious And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

London Writing of the 1930s by Anna Cottrell London Writing of the 1930s

London Writing in the 1930s offers a new perspective on the decade that has long been associated with the Auden generation and the rise of documentary.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 31/10/2017

Oscar Wilde on Life, Love and Money by Colleen Sattler Oscar Wilde on Life, Love and Money

A gift book of the juiciest quotes about life from the 19th Century Irish novelist and playwright Oscar Wilde. Focusing on love, marriage, money, men, women, friendship, intelligence, looks, ageing, conversation, warnings and general wisdom - the book is sure...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Irish Political Writings after 1725 A Modest Proposal and Other Works by Jonathan Swift Irish Political Writings after 1725 A Modest Proposal and Other Works

The first fully annotated, contextualised, and textually authoritative edition of Swift's Irish prose writings from 1726 to 1738.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die by Amber Massie-Blomfield Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die

Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die is a love letter to British theatre. Join Amber Massie-Blomfield as she veers off the beaten track to discover the pasts and present of the UK's most unique performance spaces.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Winter (Seasons Quartet 2) by Karl Ove Knausgaard Winter (Seasons Quartet 2)


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Winter (Seasons Quartet 2) by Karl Ove Knausgaard Winter (Seasons Quartet 2)

The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughterIt is strange that you exist, but you don't know anything about what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Selected Writings of James Fitzjames Stephen Liberty, Equality, Fraternity by Julia (Durham University) Stapleton Selected Writings of James Fitzjames Stephen Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

This is the first critical edition of James Fitzjames Stephen's Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, a systematic attack on J. S. Mill's later social and political thought. It raises significant questions concerning the limits of tolerance, the relationship between liberty and individuality,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Of All That Ends by Gunter Grass Of All That Ends

The final work of Nobel Prize-winning writer Gunter Grass - a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, and the world. In a striking interplay of poetry, lyric prose and drawings, Grass creates his final, major work...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/11/2017

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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2017

The Art of Selling Lemons by The Art of Selling Lemons

Imagine if you will, that Earth is visited by handful of aliens. Their powers are awesome, and they are telepathic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

The Art of Selling Lemons by The Art of Selling Lemons

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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2017

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Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

John Muir A Miscellany by John Muir A Miscellany


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

Everybody Lies The New York Times Bestseller by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Everybody Lies The New York Times Bestseller

Insightful, surprising and with ground-breaking revelations about our society, Everybody Lies exposes the secrets embedded in our internet searches, with a foreword by bestselling author Steven Pinker Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters - and to themselves. In Internet...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Memories - From Moscow to the Black Sea by Teffi Memories - From Moscow to the Black Sea

BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'Wonderfully idiosyncratic, coolly heartfelt and memorable' William Boyd'One of the great writers of early 20th Century Russia' Simon Sebag Montefiore'A remarkable memoir . . . both potent and endearing' Erica Wagner, New StatesmanThe writer...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Signal Failure London to Birmingham, HS2 on Foot by Tom Jeffreys Signal Failure London to Birmingham, HS2 on Foot

One November morning, Tom Jeffreys set off from Euston Station with a gnarled old walking stick in his hand and an overloaded rucksack. His aim was to walk the 119 miles from London to Birmingham along the proposed route of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

Equals by Adam Phillips Equals


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017

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