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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
 
'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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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 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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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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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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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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Becoming Nicole: The Extraordinary...
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Amy Ellis Nutt
 
Written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Becoming Nicole is the sometimes heartbreaking, always inspiring true story of a transgender girl, and an ordinary American family's extraordinary journey.
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We Should All be Feminists
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
 
A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.
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The Good Immigrant
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Nikesh Shukla
Bringing together 21 black, Asian and minority ethnic voices emerging in Britain today, this book explores why immigrants come to the UK, why they stay and what it means to...
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Politics and the English Language
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George Orwell
 
Includes all issues such as political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. This title offers an essay on style.
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Confabulations
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John Berger
 
'Language is a body, a living creature ...and this creature's home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate'. John Berger's work has revolutionized the way we...
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Why I Write
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George Orwell
 
Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, this title features essays that are suitable in today's era of spin.
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Second-Hand Time
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Svetlana Alexievich; Bela Shayevich
 
Second-hand Time is the latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. In this book she creates a singular, polyphonic literary form by bringing together...
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