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Essays on the self
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Questions of identity and individual experience are addressed by Virgina Woolf in this superb collectionThe Notting Hill Editions Classic Collection ...
The Communist Manifesto
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WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY YANIS VAROUFAKIS The Communist Manifesto was first published in London in 1848, by two young men in their late twenties. It...

Nelson Mandela
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As well as being a remarkable statesman and one of the world's longest-detained political prisoners, Nelson Mandela has become an exemplary figure of ...
Dear Ijeawele
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From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to...

Modern nature
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A divine, meditative and inspiring diary of Derek Jarman's famous garden at Dungeness.'An essential - urgent - book for the 21st Century' Hans Ulrich ...
Kafka
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'When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect ...' So begins Franz Kafka's...

The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house
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From the self-described 'black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet', these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with ...
The king's pearl
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Mary Tudor has always been known as 'Bloody Mary', the name given to her by later Protestant chroniclers who vilified her for attempting to re-impose ...

Gimson's prime ministers
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA concise, sharp-witted and illuminating account of the lives of Britain's prime ministers from Walpole to May, illustrated ...
My turn
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'I knew nothing about football before knowing Cruyff.' Pep GuardiolaJohan Cruyff is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history...

So they call you pisher!
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The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaignerIn this hilarious, moving memoir, much-loved children's poet and politica...
Among the living and the dead
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'It's long been assumed of the region where my grandmother was born - that at some point each year the dead will come home' Inara Verzemnieks writes in this exquisite story of war, exile, and homecoming. Her grandmother's stories recalled the family farm left behind in Latvia, where, during WWII, her grandmother Livija and her grandmother's sister,

Familiar stranger
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'This is a miracle of a book' George Lamming 'Compelling. Stuart Hall's story is the story of an age' Owen Jones 'Sometimes I feel I was the last colo...
Brit(ish)
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**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**Where are you really from?You're British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your chil...

How not to be a boy
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERRobert Webb tried to follow the rules for being a man: Don't cryDrink beerPlay rough Don't talk about feelingsLo...
I know why the caged bird sings
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Now the basis of a major Radio 4 drama, Maya Angelou's debut memoir paints a portrait of 'a brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal w...

Jenson Button
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LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 This is my life, not the stuff you've seen, but the things you haven't. This is my child...
Road racer
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THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLER.Michael Dunlop is quite simply the greatest road racer on the planet. Brother of William, also an accomplished ...

The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
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*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthr...
Ongoingness
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In Ongoingness, Sarah Manguso continues to define the contours of the contemporary essay. In it, she confronts a meticulous diary that she has kept fo...

First time ever
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Born in New York City in 1935, Peggy Seeger enjoyed a childhood steeped in music and politics. Her father was the noted musicologist Charles Seeger; h...
Rebel prince
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'The pampered, petulant, self-pitying Prince. A devastating book by Britain's top investigative author' Daily Mail'Explosive new book delves inside th...

The ten types of human
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'I emerged from this book feeling better about almost everything... a mosaic of faces building into this extraordinary portrait of our species.' Guar...
Undivided
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Vicky Beeching, called arguably the most influential Christian of her generation in The Guardian, began writing songs for the church in her teens. B...

Stories of fatherhood
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This wide-ranging anthology pays tribute to fathers young and old. At one end of the spectrum, a touching story by Ann Packer tells of a man preparing...
Zidane
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Get inside the mind of football's most enigmatic icon'Zidane is the master' PeleOne of modern football's most brilliant players - and one of its most ...

Hillbilly elegy
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWaterstones nonfiction Book of the Month (June)A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2016SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUR...
Stalin
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Winner of the British Book Awards History Book of the YearLonglisted for the Samuel Johnson PrizeThis thrilling biography of Stalin and his entourage ...

Meghan
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The first in-depth biography of the American actress and humanitarian campaigner who will marry Prince Harry in May 2018, written by the world's best-...
Shoe dog
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'A refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like ... It's an amazing tale' Bill Gates'The best book I read last ...

Snowblind
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Zachary Swan: world-class smuggler of the finest cocaine, wicked genius, first-class fool. In his brief and brilliant career as a founding father of ...
The little virtues
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Ginzburg is regarded as one of the finest and most important Italian writers of the twentieth century and this collection will introduce her remarkable writing to a new generation of readers. This is feminist, personal writing at its very best, which sings with wonder and grace.