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1 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)

by Maya Angelou

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 26/01/1984

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* One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling six-volume autobiography is... Read more

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2 Burning the Days (Paperback)

by James Salter

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 02/03/2007

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3 Jane Austen: A Life (Paperback)

by Claire Tomalin

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 21/06/2012

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A title that involves us so deeply that Austen's final illness and death come almost as a personal tragedy to the reader. It presents Austen as... Read more

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4 The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor (Hardback)

by Jonathan Rose

Format: Hardback 506 pages
Published: 01/04/2014

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Introduces a Winston Churchill we have not known before. The author explores in tandem Churchill's careers as statesman and author, revealing... Read more

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5 Updike (Hardback)

by Adam Begley

Format: Hardback 558 pages
Published: 24/04/2014

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6 Levels of Life (Paperback)

by Julian Barnes

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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Gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; gives us Colonel Fred Burnaby, reluctant adorer of the extravagant Sarah Bernhardt;... Read more

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7 Somewhere Towards the End (Paperback)

by Diana Athill

Format: Paperback 182 pages
Published: 04/12/2008

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Diana Athill made her reputation as a writer with the candour of her memoirs and freed from any inhibitions that even she may once have had, she... Read more

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8 Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man (Paperback)

by Claire Tomalin

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 21/06/2012

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Paradox ruled Thomas Hardy's life. His birth was almost his death; he became one of the great Victorian novelists and reinvented himself as one... Read more

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9 Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas (Paperback)

by Matthew Hollis

Format: Paperback 416 pages
Published: 05/01/2012

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Edward Thomas was perhaps the most beguiling and influential of First World War poets. This title gives an account of his final five years, centred... Read more

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10 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (Paperback)

by James Shapiro

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 06/04/2006

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Presents the history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes, but the course of literature. In this... Read more

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