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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 ...
A room of one's own
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In this extraordinary essay, Virginia Woolf examines the limitations of womanhood in the early twentieth century. With the startling prose and poetic licence of a novelist, she makes a bid for freedom, emphasising that the lack of an independent income, and the titular 'room of one's own', prevents most women from reaching their full literary poten

The happy reader. Issue 13
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For avid readers and the uninitiated alike, this is a chance to reengage with classic literature and to stay inspired and entertained. The concept of the magazine is simple: the first half is a long-form interview with a notable book fanatic and the second half explores one classic work of literature from an array of surprising and invigorating ang
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...

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.
We should all be feminists
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A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.'I would like to ask that w...

Everywhere I look
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Helen Garner is one of Australia's greatest writers. Her short non-fiction has enormous range. Spanning 15 years of work, Everywhere I Look is a book ...
Notes on 'camp'
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'The ultimate Camp statement: it's good because it's awful.'These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries be...

Ethics
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Translated by W.H.White and A.K.Stirling. With an Introduction by Don Garrett. Benedict de Spinoza lived a life of blameless simplicity as a lens-grin...
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 best of A. A. Gill
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For over twenty years, people turned to A. A. Gill's columns every Sunday - for his fearlessness, his perception, and the laughter-and-tear-provoking ...
The good immigrant
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How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport?Or be told that, as an actress, the part you're most...

Walking in Berlin
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Take a walk around 1920s Berlin with one of its greatest luminaries. In this timeless guide, originally published in Germany in 1929, Franz Hessel in...
In praise of shadows
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This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and...

The Communist Manifesto
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The Communist Manifesto was first published in London, by two young men in their late twenties, in 1848. Its impact reverberated across the globe and throughout the next century, and it has come to be recognised as one of the most important political texts ever written. Maintaining that the history of all societies is a history of class struggle, t
The social contract, or, Principles of political right
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With an Introduction by Derek Matravers. In The Social Contract Rousseau (1712-1778) argues for the preservation of individual freedom in political so...

One way and another
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A selection of the most popular and relevant essays from Adam Phillips, the man New Yorker called 'Britain's foremost psychoanalytic writer''Phillips'...
Theft by finding Volume one
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his...

The gifts of reading
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From the bestselling author of UNDERLAND, THE OLD WAYS and THE LOST WORDS - an essay on the joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a bookEvery ...
The Nobel lecture
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On October 13, 2016, it was announced that Bob Dylan had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, recognizing his countless contributions to music...