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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 30 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Guest at the Feast by Colm Toibin
    A Guest at the Feast - by Colm Toibin

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780241970614 | ISBN 10: 024197061x

    A Guest at the Feast uncovers the places where politics and poetics meet, where life and fiction overlap, where one can be inside writing and also outside of it.  From the melancholy and amusement within the work of the writer John McGahern t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strings of Fate: an Anthology of Stories, Poetry & Script by Various authors
    Strings of Fate: an Anthology of Stories, Poetry & Script - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580912 | ISBN 10: 1910580910

    Strings of Fate is an anthology of stories, poetry, and script revealing a tangled web of heartbreak, inner battles, self-growth, and adventure. The experiences these new writers bring to their work, woven like strings through these stories, invite y ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Wrote in Symbols: Love and Lust by Arab Women Writers by Selma Dabbagh (Editor)
    We Wrote in Symbols: Love and Lust by Arab Women Writers - by Selma Dabbagh (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780863563973 | ISBN 10: 086356397x

    It is a little-known secret that Arabic literature has a long tradition of erotic writing. Behind that secret lies another - that many of the writers are women.  We Wrote in Symbols celebrates the works of 75 of these female writers of Arab heri ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Spot a Fascist by Umberto Eco
    How to Spot a Fascist - by Umberto Eco

    £3.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787302662 | ISBN 10: 1787302660

    We are here to remember what happened and to declare solemnly that 'they' must never do it again. But who are 'they'?   How to Spot a Fascist is a selection of three thought-provoking essays on freedom and fascism, censorship and tolerance - ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division by Elif Shafak
    How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division - by Elif Shafak

    £4.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781788165723 | ISBN 10: 1788165721

    It feels like the world is falling apart. So how do we keep hold of our optimism? How do we nurture the parts of ourselves that hope, trust and believe in something better? And how can we stay sane in this world of division?  In this beautifu ... more

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  • Cover image of book End Of The End Of The Earth: Essays by Jonathan Franzen
    End Of The End Of The Earth: Essays - by Jonathan Franzen

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008299262 | ISBN 10: 0008299269

    A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections.  In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns ... more

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  • Cover image of book Incidental Inventions by Elena Ferrante, illustrated by Andrea Ucini
    Incidental Inventions - by Elena Ferrante, illustrated by Andrea Ucini

    £15.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787701908 | ISBN 10: 1787701905

    “This is my last column, after a year that has scared and inspired me.”  With these words, Elena Ferrante, the bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend, bid farewell to her year-long collaboration with the Guardian. For a full year she p ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Happened? by Hanif Kureishi
    What Happened? - by Hanif Kureishi

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571352050 | ISBN 10: 0571352057

    Comic, dark and insightful, What Happened? is Hanif Kureishi's new collection of essays and fiction.   No topic is too fringe or too mainstream for this insatiable—and much-loved—author. From social media to the ancient classics, from app ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain
    Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth - by Nikesh Shukla and Sammy Jones (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783525768 | ISBN 10: 1783525762

    Young people in this country are facing a chasm of doubt and instability. Mental health problems are widespread, university fees are rising, job opportunities are drying up, and the prospect of ever owning a home is increasingly out of reach. But thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Postcards to Europe by Various authors
    Postcards to Europe - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781409177555 | ISBN 10: 1409177556

    From Paris to Prague, from the past to the present, authors and artists explore what Europe means to them - and us - in this unique collection.  In these pages you'll find personal letters, reminiscences, poetry, art and brand new fiction from s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodbye Europe: Writers and Artists Say Farewell by Various authors
    Goodbye Europe: Writers and Artists Say Farewell - by Various authors

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781409177548 | ISBN 10: 1409177548

    From Paris to Prague, from the past to the present, authors and artists say farewell in this unique collection.   In these pages you'll find personal letters, reminiscences, poetry, art and brand new fiction from some of the most talented and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keeping On Keeping On by Alan Bennett
    Keeping On Keeping On - by Alan Bennett

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781256503 | ISBN 10: 1781256500

    '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 shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy and essentially harmless. I am in the pigeon-hole marked 'n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Non-Fiction by Neil Gaiman
    The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Non-Fiction - by Neil Gaiman

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472208026 | ISBN 10: 1472208021

    A collection of speeches, articles, essays and introductions from Sunday Times bestselling author, commentator and craftsman Neil Gaiman.  The View from the Cheap Seats draws together myriad non-fiction writing by international phenomenon and Sun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Winter: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons by Melissa Harrison (Editor)
    Winter: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons - by Melissa Harrison (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783962525 | ISBN 10: 1783962526

    Winter is a withdrawal: quiet and dark and cold. But in the dim light frost shimmers, stars twinkle and hearths blaze as we come together to keep out the chill. In spite of the season, life persists: visiting birds fill our skies, familiar creatures ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeing Things As They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings by George Orwell
    Seeing Things As They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141984230 | ISBN 10: 0141984236

    An enlightening anthology of George Orwell's journalism and non-fiction writing, showing his genius across a wide variety of genres. Selected by leading expert Peter Davison.  Famous for his novels and essays, Orwell remains one of our very b ... more

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  • Cover image of book And Yet... Essays by Christopher Hitchens
    And Yet... Essays - by Christopher Hitchens

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782394587 | ISBN 10: 1782394583

    Christopher Hitchens was an unparalleled, prolific writer, who raised the polemical essay to a new art form, over a lifetime of thinking and debating the defining issues of our times. As an essayist he contributed to the New Statesman, Atlantic Month ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radio Benjamin by Walter Benjamin, edited by Lecia Rosenthal
    Radio Benjamin - by Walter Benjamin, edited by Lecia Rosenthal

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781685754 | ISBN 10: 1781685754

    This collection of the legendary thinkers radio broadcasts brings together some of his most accessible and fascinating thinking. Walter Benjamin was fascinated by the impact of new technology on culture, an interest that extended beyond his renown ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Written Randomly in Doubt by Allan Cameron
    Things Written Randomly in Doubt - by Allan Cameron

    £9.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908251275 | ISBN 10: 1908251271

    A work in three parts, Things Written Randomly in Doubt starts with aphorisms in 'How Not to Be a Ruminant', shifts to essays in 'Weights and Counterweights', and concludes with poetry in 'By the Metre'. Some arguments appear in more than one section ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Dylan Thomas Treasury: Under Milk Wood, Poems, Stories and Broadcasts by Dylan Thomas, selected by Walford Davies
    A Dylan Thomas Treasury: Under Milk Wood, Poems, Stories and Broadcasts - by Dylan Thomas, selected by Walford Davies

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780227269 | ISBN 10: 1780227264

    An exclusive and detailed collection of Dylan Thomas' poems, stories and broadcasts, featuring a bold new livery in celebration of the Dylan Thomas centenary. A must-have for all literature lovers.  This selection provides the perfect introduct ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East by Reza Aslan (Editor)
    Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East - by Reza Aslan (Editor)

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780393340778 | ISBN 10: 0393340775

    A landmark literary event, this groundbreaking work spans a century of literature by the regions best writers from the famed Arab poet Khalil Gibran to the Turkish Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk all of them bound together, not by borders and nat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Ice Cream, Obama, Churchill and My Mother by Simon Schama
    Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Ice Cream, Obama, Churchill and My Mother - by Simon Schama

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099546658 | ISBN 10: 0099546655

    A treasure trove of Schama's writing with subjects ranging from cookery to Barack Obama.  Passionate, provocative, entertaining and informative, Scribble, Scribble, Scribble ranges far and wide: from cookery and family to Barack Obama, fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 by Nadine Gordimer
    Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 - by Nadine Gordimer

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408800966 | ISBN 10: 1408800969

    Nadine Gordimers life reflects the true spirit of the writer as moral activist, political visionary and literary icon. Telling Times collects together all her non-fiction for the first time, spanning more than half a century, from the twilight of co ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for by Edited by Angela Macmillan
    A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for - by Edited by Angela Macmillan

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780701185633 | ISBN 10: 0701185635

    We are on the cusp of a reading revolution. Increasingly, research is uncovering an intimate connection between reading and wellbeing. The seemingly simple act of being read to brings remarkable health and happiness benefits. It stimulates thought an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics, 1948-2008 by Harold Pinter
    Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics, 1948-2008 - by Harold Pinter

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571244805 | ISBN 10: 0571244807

    Various Voices is the only collection of Harold Pinter's prose, poems and political writing to span his career.  This new edition includes a remarkable interview in which he reflects on his time as an evacuee in Cornwall during the Second World ... more

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  • Cover image of book Granta 104: Fathers by Alex Clark (editor)
    Granta 104: Fathers - by Alex Clark (editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905881048 | ISBN 10: 1905881045

    "Its a huge pleasure to be able to introduce you to the new issue of Granta, for which weve chosen the theme of fathers. One of the most rewarding aspects of editing the issue was the imaginative responses we had from the writers we worked with w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Turning Back The Clock by Umberto Eco
    Turning Back The Clock - by Umberto Eco

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099503682 | ISBN 10: 0099503689

    After the Cold War, the 'Hot War' has made its comeback in Afghanistan and Iraq. Exhuming Kiplings 'Great Game', we have gone back to the clash between Islam and Christianity.  The ghost of the Yellow Peril has been resurrected, the nineteen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Other Colours by Orhan Pamuk
    Other Colours - by Orhan Pamuk

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780571236879 | ISBN 10: 0571236871

    From Orhan Pamuk, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature, comes a personal selection of the best from twenty-five years' work. His original pieces have been sympathetically revisited by the author, and the result is a new work of great narrati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Like the Flowing River: Thoughts and Reflections by Paulo Coelho
    Like the Flowing River: Thoughts and Reflections - by Paulo Coelho

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007235803 | ISBN 10: 0007235801

    Like the Flowing River is an intimate collection of Paulo Coelho's reflections and short stories, written from 1998 to 2005. These are powerful tales of living and dying, of destiny and choice, of love lost and found. Sometimes humorous, sometimes s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Portable Beat Reader by Edited by Ann Charters
    The Portable Beat Reader - by Edited by Ann Charters

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780142437537 | ISBN 10: 0142437530

    Beginning in the late 1940s, American literature discovered a four-letter word, and the word was "beat." Beat as in povery and beatitude, ecstasy and exile. Beat was Jack Kerouac touring the American road in prose as fast and reckless as a V-8 Chevy. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Ducks Flying Backward by Tom Robbins
    Wild Ducks Flying Backward - by Tom Robbins

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781842431719 | ISBN 10: 1842431714

    Whether he is rocking with the Doors, depoliticizing Picasso's Guernica, lamenting the angst-ridden state of contemporary literature, or drooling over tomato sandwiches and a species of womanhood he calls 'the genius waitress,' Tom Robbins's briefer ... more

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