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Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist ...
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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 a friend.
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The Good Immigrant
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Nikesh Shukla
 
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 fitted to play...
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Moranifesto
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Caitlin Moran
 
'I've lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac - and that's just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism is due an upgrade or two?' Combining...
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The Clothing of Books
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Jhumpa Lahiri
 
How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of...
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Messages from a Lost World: Europe on...
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Stefan Zweig; Will Stone
 
As Europe faced its darkest days, Stefan Zweig was a passionate voice for tolerance, peace and a world without borders. In these moving, ardent essays, speeches and...
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In Gratitude
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Jenny Diski
 
'One of the most inventive, original and disturbing writers of her generation' Daily Telegraph In August 2014, Jenny Diski was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer...
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The Celian Moment and Other Essays
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Charles Williams
 
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Confessions of a Recovering...
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Paul Kingsnorth
 
With lyrical evocations of nature and the wild, this book features essays that have charted the change in Kingsnorth's thinking. It articulates a vision that he calls 'dark ecology,' which...
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Freeman's Home: The Best New Writing...
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John Freeman
 
The new issue of the acclaimed anthology from literary critic John Freeman spotlights never-before-published stories, essays, poetry by Edwidge Danticat, Herta Muller, Juan Gabriel Vasquez, Gregory Pardlo, Kay Ryan, Aleksandar...
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The Abundance
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Annie Dillard; Geoff Dyer
 
The best writing from the Pulitzer Prize-winning nature writer, with a foreword by Geoff Dyer.
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Smoke: 2017
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John Berger; Selcuk Demirel
 
Following the success of Cataract, John Berger, one of the great soothsayers of seeing, joins forces again with Turkish illustrator Selcuk Demirel. This charming pictorial essay reflects on...
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The Boy Behind the Curtain: Notes ...
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Tim Winton
 
The Boy Behind the Curtain is a portrait of a life, a place and a man. In this deeply personal collection of true stories and essays Tim Winton shows how...
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The Correspondence
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J. D. Daniels
 
Can civilization save us from ourselves? In this book, that is the question the author asks in a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul.
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English Voices: Lives, Landscapes,...
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Ferdinand Mount
 
A vivid and poignant collection of essays from one of Britain's foremost columnists and writers of fiction and non-fiction over the past thirty years.
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The Best Minds of My Generation: A...
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Allen Ginsberg; Bill Morgan
 
A unique history of the Beats, in the words of the movement's most central member, Allen Ginsberg, based on a seminal series of his lectures In 1977...
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