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21 The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book (Hardback)

by Peter Finn, Petra Couvee

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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1956. Boris Pasternak presses a manuscript into the hands of an Italian publishing scout with these words: 'This is Doctor Zhivago. May it make... Read more

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23 Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew (Hardback)

by Max Egremont

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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After his highly successful history of Prussia, the authorized biographer of Siegfried Sassoon examines the First World War through the lives of the... Read more

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24 Fire Songs (Hardback)

by David Harsent

Format: Hardback 80 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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Includes poems, whether single poems, dramatic sequences, or poems that 'belong to one another', which share a dark territory and a... Read more

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25 How to be Well Read: A Guide to 500 Great Novels and a Handful of Literary Curiosities (Hardback)

by John Sutherland

Format: Hardback 528 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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Includes imposing Victorian novels, entertaining contemporary thrillers and everything in between, from dystopian works to romance. This title shows... Read more

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26 The Most of Nora Ephron (Hardback)

by Nora Ephron, India Knight

Format: Hardback 416 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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Offers an anthology of author's writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman; on the importance of food (including of course her... Read more

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27 Salinger (Paperback)

by David Shields, Shane Salerno

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 17/07/2014

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A highly anticipated cultural event: the first definitive biography of one of the most beloved and mysterious figures in American history. Read more

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28 The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking (Paperback)

by Olivia Laing

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 15/05/2014

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Why were so many authors of the greatest works of literature consumed by alcoholism? This book takes a journey across America, examining the links... Read more

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29 The Histories (Paperback)

by Herodotus, Paul Cartledge, Tom Holland

Format: Paperback 880 pages
Published: 25/09/2014

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The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the first... Read more

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30 Independence: An Argument for Home Rule (Paperback)

by Alasdair Gray

Format: Paperback 144 pages
Published: 12/06/2014

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A polemic on the case for Scottish independence by the writer, artist, thinker and cultural icon, Alasdair Gray. Read more

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