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1 A Grief Observed Readers' Edition: With Contributions from Hilary Mantel, Jessica Martin, Jenna Bailey, Rowan Williams, Kate Saunders, Francis Spufford and Maureen Freely (Paperback)

by C. S. Lewis, Hilary Mantel, Jessica Martin, Jenna Bailey, Rowan Williams, Kate Saunders, Francis Spufford, Maureen Freely

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 01/01/2015

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In April 1956, C S Lewis, the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, married Joy Davidman, an American poet with two small children. After four... Read more

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2 Seeing Things as They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings (Hardback)

by George Orwell

Format: Hardback 496 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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An enlightening anthology of George Orwell's journalism and non-fiction writing, showing his genius across a wide variety of genres. He brings... Read more

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3 A Room of One's Own (Hardback)

by Virginia Woolf

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Based on a lecture given at Girton College, Cambridge, this title is one of the feminist polemics, ranging in its themes from Jane Austen and... Read more

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4 Life, Love and the Archers: Recollections, Reviews and Other Prose (Hardback)

by Wendy Cope

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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5 Speeches That Changed the World (Hardback)

by Simon Sebag Montefiore

Format: Hardback 272 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history. Read more

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6 Where I'm Reading from: The Changing World of Books (Hardback)

by Tim Parks

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the... Read more

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7 A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction (Hardback)

by Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 25/09/2014

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Brings together the finest examples of author's non fiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be... Read more

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8 The Burglar Caught by a Skeleton: And Other Singular Tales from the Victorian Press (Paperback)

by Jeremy Clay

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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The Bunny Suicides of the 1800s - extraordinary, bizarre and often morbidly funny stories from the depths of the Victorian press. The perfect... Read more

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9 How to be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much (Paperback)

by Samantha Ellis

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 08/01/2015

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On a pilgrimage to Wuthering Heights, the author found herself arguing with her best friend about which heroine was best: Jane Eyre or Cathy... Read more

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10 Lee Miller's War: Beyond D-Day (Paperback)

by Anthony Penrose, David E. Scherman

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 01/09/2014

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Lee Miller's work for Vogue from 1941-1945 sets her apart as a photographer and writer of extraordinary ability. The quality of her photography... Read more

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