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Rosie
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*A Sunday Times Book of the Year 2018**The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still pa...
Bookworm
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A love letter to the joys of childhood reading from Wonderland to Narnia.'Passionate, witty, informed, and gloriously opinionated' Jacqueline Wilson'I...

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...
Sharp
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A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'This is such a great idea for a book, and Michelle Dean carries it off, showing us the complexities of her fascinating,...

Devotion
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The national bestseller from the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, exploring the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may ...
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...

Shakespeare
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This short biography of William Shakespeare by world famous writer Bill Bryson brims with the author's inimitable wit and intelligence.Includes an exc...
The J.R.R. Tolkien companion and guide. Volume 1 Chronology
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Volume 1 of the most comprehensive in-depth companion to Tolkien's life and works ever published, including synopses of all his writings, and a Tolkie...

Life, love and The Archers
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Wendy Cope has long been one of the nation's best-loved poets, with her sharp eye for human foibles and wry sense of humour. For the first time, Life,...
J.O. Francis, realist drama and ethics
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This book introduces the reader to the work of the neglected Welsh dramatist J.O. Francis, a major figure in the amateur dramatic circles in Wales in ...

A memoir of Jane Austen
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'I doubt whether it would be possible to mention any author of note, whose personal obscurity was so complete.' James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of...
Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton is known throughout the world for her imaginativechildren's books and her enduring characters such as Noddy andthe Famous Five. She is one...

Jane Austen at home
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at th...
My twentieth century evening and other small breakthroughs
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Delivered in Stockholm on 7 December 2017, My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs is the lecture of the Nobel Laureate in Literatu...

The importance of music to girls
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If I had not kissed anyone, or danced with anyone, or had a reason to cry, the music made me feel as if I had gone through all that anyway . . . the m...
I remember nothing and other reflections
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_____________________________________'Essential reading for anyone who hopes to grow old elegantly and perhaps a little disgracefully' Mail on Sunday ...

Shakespeare's First Folio
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This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays printed in 1623 and known as the First Folio. It begins with the sto...
Prairie fires
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE'Just as gripping as the original...

Agatha Christie's complete secret notebooks
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Agatha Christie's Complete Secret Notebooks brings together for the first time Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making, two volumes that explore the...
A house in St John's Wood
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An intimate portrait of Stephen Spender's extraordinary life written by Matthew Spender, shifting between memoir and biography, with new insights draw...

Me, you
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Let Dawn take you through the year with this create-your-own journal - a combination of Dawn's warm and witty writing and a diary with space for the...
Churchill
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On a typical day during the Second World War, Winston Churchill, as Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, issued numerous memos to the ministers and...

In search of Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and writers of the day. Aged sixteen, she elope...
William Shakespeare
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In this new offering from Stanley Wells, the pre-eminent Shakespearian scholar, comes a Very Short Introduction to the life and writings of the world'...

Appointment in Arezzo
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This book is an intimate, fond and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century. This colourful, personal, anecdotal, indiscreet ...
On Leopard Rock
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Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction. I've been w...

The disappearance of Émile Zola
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Pronounced guilty of libel and sentenced to a year in prison, novelist �mile Zola went on the run. Zola's crime had been to defend a wrongly conv...
Pour me
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 PEN ACKERLEY PRIZE'An intense, succulent read that's intermittently dazzling' THE TIMES'Chilling, exquisitely moving' DAILY T...

A moveable feast
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Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. Since Hemingway's personal papers were released...
A life worth living
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In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Albert Camus declared that a writer's duty is twofold: 'the refusal to lie about what one knows and the resistance against oppression.' These twin obsessions help explain something of Camus' remarkable character, which is the overarching subject of this sympathetic and lively book.

Keeping on keeping on
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'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 s...
Smile please
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A brilliant companion piece to Wide Sargasso Sea, this is Jean Rhys's beautifully written, bitter-sweet autobiography, covering her chequered early ye...