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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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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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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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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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What Happened
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Hillary Rodham Clinton
 
Untitled essays on words to live by.
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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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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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Morningstar: Growing Up with Books
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Ann Hood
 
A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author.
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Blind Spot
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Teju Cole
 
In Blind Spot, readers will follow Teju Cole's inimitable artistic vision into the visual realm, as he continues to refine the voice and intellectual obsessions that earned him such acclaim...
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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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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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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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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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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 lecturesIn 1977, twenty years...
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