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What Happened
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Hillary Rodham Clinton
 
Untitled essays on words to live by.
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The Good Immigrant
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Nikesh Shukla; 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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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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Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in...
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Lauren Elkin
 
Flaneuse [flanne-euhze], noun, from French. Feminine form of flaneur [flanne-euhr], an idler. In this book, the author defines her as 'a determined resourceful woman keenly attuned to the creative potential...
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Moranifesto
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Caitlin Moran
 
And whilst never afraid to address the big issues of the day - such as Benedict Cumberbatch and duffel coats - Caitlin also makes a passionate effort to understand our...
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The View from the Cheap Seats:...
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Neil Gaiman
 
A collection of speeches, articles, essays and introductions from Sunday Times bestselling author, commentator and craftsman Neil Gaiman.
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The Mother of All Questions: Further...
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Rebecca Solnit
 
Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one...
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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at...
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Siri Hustvedt
 
A trailblazing and inspiring collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology by the internationally bestselling novelist Siri Hustvedt
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Autumn
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Karl Ove Knausgaard; Ingvild Burkey;...
 
Begins with a letter the author writes to his unborn daughter. He adds one short piece per day, describing the material and natural world with the precision and mesmerising intensity...
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The Gifts of Reading
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Robert Macfarlane
 
From the acclaimed author of The Old Ways and Landmarks -- an essay on the joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a bookEvery book is a kind...
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Against Everything: On Dishonest Times
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Mark Greif
 
A brilliant collection of essays from one of the most highly acclaimed young writers in the US - Featured in: The Guardian Best Books of 2016 and NY Magazine Best...
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Known and Strange Things
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Teju Cole
 
A collection of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief. It comes with pieces on politics, photography, travel, history and literature. It...
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
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Roxane Gay
 
From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.
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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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Strange Labyrinth: Outlaws, Poets,...
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Will Ashon
 
In litter-strewn Epping Forest on the edge of London, might a writer find that magical moment of transcendence? He will certainly discover filthy graffiti 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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