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The Korean Kid: A Young Australian Pilot's Baptism of Fire in the Jet  Fighter Age

The Korean Kid: A Young Australian Pilot's Baptism of Fire in the Jet Fighter Age

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Author: Rochelle Nicholls Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 340 A vicious civil conflict erupted on the Korean peninsula in 1950 and sucked 24 nations into a new round of fighting....
William Shakespeare: A Companion Guide to His Life & Achievements

William Shakespeare: A Companion Guide to His Life & Achievements

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Author: Gill Davies Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 360 William Shakespeare was born April 1564 and died 23 April 1616, four hundred years ago. Today the bard from Queen Elizabeth's...
Everything in this Country Must

Everything in this Country Must

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Author: Colum McCann Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 144 'McCann returns to Ireland with this collection, turning his measured gaze and incisive prose to the country's recent history...
Macbeth (Collins Classics)

Macbeth (Collins Classics)

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Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 272 HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my...
Beowulf: Volume 46

Beowulf: Volume 46

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Author: Alan Jacobs Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 192 Should we still bother with the supposedly great works of past ages? Aristotle believed that men were naturally superior to women....
Letters of Note: Grief

Letters of Note: Grief

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Author: Shaun Usher Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 144 In Letters of Note: Grief, Shaun Usher gathers together some of the most powerful messages about grief, from the...
Writers' Letters: Jane Austen to Chinua Achebe

Writers' Letters: Jane Austen to Chinua Achebe

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Author: Michael Bird Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 Delve into the lives and work of some of the world's great writers with this intriguing collection of correspondence. There is...
Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020

Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020

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Author: Salman Rushdie Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 Newly collected, revised, and expanded nonfiction from the first two decades of the twenty-first century-including many texts never previously in print-by...
Hidden Hands: The Lives of Manuscripts and Their Makers

Hidden Hands: The Lives of Manuscripts and Their Makers

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Author: Mary Wellesley Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 'This book is an expression of love... Sublimely conceived and beautifully written' Gerard DeGroot, The Times 'Immersive, conversational and...
The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker

The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker

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Author: Jelani Cobb Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 848 A collection of the New Yorker's groundbreaking writing on race in America, including work by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison,...
Guarded by Dragons: Encounters with Rare Books and Rare People

Guarded by Dragons: Encounters with Rare Books and Rare People

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Author: Rick Gekoski Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 Rick Gekoski has been traversing the rocky terrain of the rare book trade for over fifty years. The treasure...
Roman Literary Culture: From Plautus to Macrobius

Roman Literary Culture: From Plautus to Macrobius

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Author: Elaine Fantham Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 Scholars of ancient literature have often focused on the works and lives of major authors rather than on such questions as...
Strange Planet: Existence Chronicle - Now on Apple TV+

Strange Planet: Existence Chronicle - Now on Apple TV+

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Author: Nathan W. Pyle Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 The curiously relatable inhabitants of Strange Planet are at it once again! Illustrated with art from the Strange Planet collections,...
Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries

Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries

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Author: Alan Rickman Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 496 Alan Rickman remains one of the most beloved actors of all time across almost every genre, from his breakout role as...
Breaking Bread with the Dead: Reading the Past in Search of a Tranquil Mind

Breaking Bread with the Dead: Reading the Past in Search of a Tranquil Mind

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Author: Ros Barber Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 160 The bestselling 30-Second... series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand....
An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

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Author: Daniel Mendelsohn Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost, comes a deeply moving tale of a father and son's...
The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths, and Their Year of Marvels

The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths, and Their Year of Marvels

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Author: Adam Nicolson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 448 Brimming with poetry, art, and nature writing--Wordsworth and Coleridge as you've never seen them before June 1797 to September 1798 is...
The Writer's Library: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives

The Writer's Library: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives

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Author: Nancy Pearl Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 NEW & NOTEWORTHY ~ THE NEW YORK TIMES With a Foreword by Susan Orlean, twenty-three of today's living literary legends, including...
House Arrest: Pandemic Diaries

House Arrest: Pandemic Diaries

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Author: Alan Bennett Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 4 March. HMQ pictured in the paper at an investiture wearing gloves, presumably as a precaution against Coronavirus. But not just...
You Don't Know Us Negroes and Other Essays

You Don't Know Us Negroes and Other Essays

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Author: Zora Neale Hurston Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 464 'One of the greatest writers of our time.' Toni Morrison 'You Don't Know Us Negroes adds immeasurably to our understanding...
The (Other) You: Stories

The (Other) You: Stories

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Author: Joyce Carol Oates Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 A powerful reckoning over the people we might have been if we'd chosen a different path, from a...
The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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Author: Peter Burness Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 644 Australia's official First World War correspondent, Charles Bean, saw more of the Australian Imperial Force's actions and battles on the Western...
Dear Mr Murray: Letters to a Gentleman Publisher

Dear Mr Murray: Letters to a Gentleman Publisher

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Author: David McClay Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 The publishing house of John Murray was founded in Fleet Street in 1768 and remained a family firm over seven generations....
Jane Austen's Universal Truths: Wisdom and witticisms from her writings

Jane Austen's Universal Truths: Wisdom and witticisms from her writings

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Author: Susan Hart-Byers Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 128 The enduring appeal of Jane Austen's fiction is captured in this pocket-sized collection of quotations taken from her celebrated works. The...
The Ancient Fable: An Introduction

The Ancient Fable: An Introduction

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Author: Niklas Holzberg Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 We are all familiar with the moralizing animal tales ascribed to Aesop. Described as fiction that conveys truths, fables can be...
Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

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Author: Amy Tan Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood and the symbiotic...
Abominations: Selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction

Abominations: Selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction

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Author: Lionel Shriver Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 The first essay collection from one of the most acclaimed writers of our time. 'This trenchant, unrepentant collection reminds you that...
Jump and Other Stories

Jump and Other Stories

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Author: Nadine Gordimer Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Jump and Other Stories collects fifteen thematically and geographically wide-ranging tales from political activist and Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, with...
What Writers Read: 35 Writers on their Favourite Book

What Writers Read: 35 Writers on their Favourite Book

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Author: Pandora Sykes Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Time and again, writers are asked the same questions about their favourite books: What are they? What's the book you wish...
Goodfellas

Goodfellas

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Author: Martin Scorsese Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 'As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster.' Henry Hill had always been a part...
The Call of the Tribe: Essays

The Call of the Tribe: Essays

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Author: Mario Vargas Llosa Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 In The Call of the Tribe, Mario Vargas Llosa surveys the readings that haveshaped the way he thinks and has...
Guarded by Dragons: Encounters with Rare Books and Rare People

Guarded by Dragons: Encounters with Rare Books and Rare People

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Author: Rick Gekoski Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 The Times Best Literary Non-fiction Books 2021 - 'a super yarn' 'Rick Gekoski's encyclopaedic knowledge of rare books is matched only...
Impossible Owls: Essays from the Ends of the World

Impossible Owls: Essays from the Ends of the World

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Author: Brian Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Hilarious, nimble, and thoroughly illuminating' Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad 'Recalls the work...
Making Waves: Essays

Making Waves: Essays

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Author: Mario Vargas Llosa Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE Spanning thirty years of writing, Making Waves traces the development of...
What to Read and Why

What to Read and Why

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Author: Francine Prose Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic,...
One Toss of the Dice: The Incredible Story of How a Poem Made Us Modern

One Toss of the Dice: The Incredible Story of How a Poem Made Us Modern

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Author: R. Howard Bloch (Yale University) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 The forerunner of our digital age, a French poem about a shipwreck published in 1897, with its mind-bending...
Waka and Things, Waka as Things

Waka and Things, Waka as Things

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Author: Edward Kamens Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 A challenging study offering a new perspective on classical Japanese poems and how they interact with and are part of material...
Is Heathcliff a Murderer?: Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Is Heathcliff a Murderer?: Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

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Author: Jon Sutherland Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Does Becky kill Jos at the end of Vanity Fair? Why does no one notice that Hetty is pregnant in Adam...
The Tangle

The Tangle

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Author: Justin Robertson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 'A writer of fierce and vivid imagination. The Tangle, like Holdstock's classic Mythago Wood and Catlin's The Voorh, taps the deep...
Writing in the Dark: Bloomsbury, the Blitz and Horizon Magazine

Writing in the Dark: Bloomsbury, the Blitz and Horizon Magazine

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Author: Will Loxley Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 'An army of bitchy, backstabbing, rivalrous literary greats inhabit this energetic history... Loxley's voice is energetic and enthused' The Times 'I...
In the Heart of the Country: A Novel

In the Heart of the Country: A Novel

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Author: J. M. Coetzee Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 160 A story told in prose as feverishly rich as William Faulkner's, In the Heart of the Country is...
How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate

How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate

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Author: Paolo Giordano Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 80 'The literature of the time after begins here' EVENING STANDARD 'A jolt of brevity and simplicity' THE TIMES 'In...
Clybourne Park

Clybourne Park

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Author: Bruce Norris Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Clybourne Park spans two generations fifty years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain...
My Generation: Collected Nonfiction

My Generation: Collected Nonfiction

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Author: William Styron Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 656 Including significant previously uncollected material, My Generation is the definitive gathering of the fruits of this beloved writer's five decades of...
Attention: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction

Attention: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction

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Author: Professor of Political Science Joshua Cohen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 576 "Attention reveals a fresh, vital literary voice as it covers seemingly every imaginable...
The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature, and the Dreyfus Case

The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature, and the Dreyfus Case

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Author: Michael Rosen Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 It is the evening of July 18, 1898 and the world-renowned novelist Emile Zola is on the run. His crime? Taking...
William Shakespeare and Others: Collaborative Plays

William Shakespeare and Others: Collaborative Plays

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Author: Prof. Eric Rasmussen (USA) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 816 Developed in partnership with The Royal Shakespeare Company, this is the first edition for over a hundred years of...
A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson

A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson

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Author: Peter J. Conradi Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 Gentle, modest and handsome, a fine poet, proficient in nine languages, eccentric Englishman Frank Thompson made an unlikely soldier. The...