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The Upanishads
Our Price: £7.19
The Upanishads, the earliest of which were composed in Sanskrit between 800 and 400 bce by sages and poets, form part of the Vedas - the sacred and an...
Translation
Our Price: £7.99
Translation is everywhere, and matters to everybody. Translation doesn't only give us foreign news, dubbed films and instructions for using the microw...

How Proust can change your life
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'What a marvellous book this is . . . de Botton dissects what [Proust] had to say about friendship, reading, looking carefully, paying attention takin...
The English language
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The English language is spoken by more than a billion people throughout the world. But where did English come from? And how has it evolved into the la...

Dreams from my father
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An international bestseller which has sold over a million copies in the UK, Dreams From My Father is a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man a...
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
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'Heartbreaking? Certainly. Staggering? Yes, I'd say so. And if genius is capturing the universal in a fresh and memorable way, call it that too' Antho...

The woman warrior
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With an introduction by Xiaolu GuoA classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight...
Little gods
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While Jacob Polley's first collection, The Brink, announced a poet of great promise, few readers will be prepared for a work of the mature and slow po...

Slipstream
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Slipstream brilliantly illuminates the literary world of the latter half of the 20th century, as well as giving a highly personal insight into the lif...
The prodigal tongue
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'The first and perhaps only book on the relative merits of American and British English that is dominated by facts and analysis rather than nationalis...

When a crocodile eats the sun
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Peter Godwin, an award-winning writer, is on assignment in Zululand when he is summoned by his mother to Zimbabwe, his birthplace. His father is serio...
Unreliable memoirs
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With an introduction by P. J. O'Rourke'Do not read this book in public. You will risk severe internal injuries from trying to suppress your laughter.'...

How Proust can change your life
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With an introduction by comedian and novelist David BaddielA novel in seven volumes, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time is considered a major lite...
The genius of Shakespeare
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With an introduction by Simon CallowJudgements about the quality of works of art begin in opinion. But for the last two hundred years only the wilfull...

The secret life of language
Our Price: £11.69
This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...
Goodnight world
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When the day's at an end, up to bed we will go, The sky becomes dusky and so the night grows. When the bright golden sun sheds the last of its light, ...

The leatherworking handbook
Our Price: £13.49
At last! A leather working book for amateurs by a top professional. Valerie Michael guides the leatherworker through techniques and projects, showcasi...
Lenin
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Lenin is a colossal figure whose influence on twentieth-century history cannot be underestimated. Robert Service has written a calmly authoritative bi...

Teahouses in China and other stories
Our Price: £13.86
A carefully graded series for Chinese language learners. Each book contains 20 stories and is graded into 4 levels. Teahouses in China and other stories belongs to the Violet Level and is designed for intermediate level learners. The vocabulary amount is limited to the most commonly used 2,000 Mandarin Chinese words.
Always unreliable
Our Price: £14.99
Always Unreliable is the collected first three volumes of Clive James's eloquently witty autobiographies, Unreliable Memoirs, Falling Towards England ...