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Keeping on Keeping on
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Alan Bennett
 
'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...
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Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs...
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Philip Freeman
 
An exploration of the fascinating poetry, life and world of Sappho, including a complete translation of all her poems.
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Goethe: Life as a Work of Art
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Rudiger Safranski; David Dollenmayer
 
This sterling biography of Germany's greatest writer presents Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as if we are seeing him for the first time.
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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography
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Lucy Worsley
Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to her.
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Summer Before the Dark: Stefan Zweig...
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Volker Weidermann; Carol Brown Janeway
 
A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week It's as if they're made for each other. Two men, both falling, but holding each other up for a time...
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Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous...
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Artemis Cooper
 
The authorised biography of Elizabeth Jane Howard from the award-winning author of Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
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Man Alive: A True Story of Violence,...
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Thomas Page McBee
 
A wry, tender memoir by one of the leading voices on transition and masculinity
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Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art...
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Samantha Ellis
 
Anne Bronte is the forgotten Bronte sister, overshadowed by her older siblings - virtuous, successful Charlotte, free-spirited Emily and dissolute Branwell. Tragic, virginal, sweet, stoic, selfless, Anne. The less talented...
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The Rules Do Not Apply
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Ariel Levy
 
The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy.
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David Jones: Engraver, Soldier,...
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Thomas Dilworth
 
As a poet, visual artist and essayist, David Jones is one of the great Modernists. Jones was an extraordinary engraver, painter and creator of painted inscriptions, but he also belongs...
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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love ...
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Paula Byrne
 
A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates Britain's favourite novelist 200 years after...
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Island Home: A Landscape Memoir
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Tim Winton
 
'I grew up on the world's largest island.' From his childhood, Tim Winton's relationship with the landscape around him - Australia's swamps and bush, rockpools,...
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Molly Keane: A Life
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Sally Phipps
 
A wonderfully honest and deeply accomplished tribute to a complicated, talented mother and writer - 'An Irish writer whose only equal is Elizabeth Bowen' (Bookseller) - by her daughter.
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Fathers
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Sam Miller
 
In early 2014, after many years living abroad, Sam Miller returned to his childhood home in London. His father was dying. In the months after his death, Sam began to...
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A Book of Untruths
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Miranda Doyle
 
A family story told through a series of lies. It is about love, family and marriage. It is about the fallibility of human beings and the terrible things we do...
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The Mighty Franks: A Memoir
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Michael Frank
 
A story at once extremely strange and entirely familiar - about families, innocence, art and love. This hugely enjoyable, totally unforgettable memoir is a classic in the making.
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