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Balancing Acts
Balancing Acts Nicholas Hytner
‘Witty, waspish, and extraordinarily wise.' Sam Mendes
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The Prophet
The Prophet Kahlil Gibran
A stunning new hardcover edition--linen with copper stamping-of one of the world's most beloved and popular spiritual classics, featuring a new foreword by Rupi Kaur, the multimillion-copy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers.
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Spoon's Carpets
Spoon's Carpets Kit Caless
A brilliantly quirky and affectionate look at a British institution: Wetherspoon Pubs and their incredible carpets.
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Help
Help Simon Amstell
Revealing, uplifting, heartbreaking – this is stand-up comedian Simon Amstell in his own words.
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The Gilded Gutter Life Of Francis Bacon
The Gilded Gutter Life Of Francis Bacon Daniel Farson
Reissue of a classic work about one of Britain's greatest painters.
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Ethel & Ernest
Ethel & Ernest Raymond Briggs
Raymond Brigg`s most extraordinary and most appealing book yet - a tender, moving, warmly funny tribute to his parents: Ethel and Ernest - now a major animated film starring Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn and Luke Treadaway
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Gwen John
Gwen John Sue Roe
Out of the shadows and into the limelight - revealing, lively new biography of the sensual, quietly rebellious woman (sister of Augustus John and lover of Rodin) who as an unmistakeably great artist in her own right.
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Magnum
Magnum Russell Miller
'The best account of the reality of photo-journalism I have ever read. . An ultra-enjoyable book. . . sheer delight. ' John Simpson, Daily Telegraph.
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In Ruins
In Ruins Christopher Woodward
IN RUINS is full of strange delights and startling surprises, exploring the mysterious, melancholy charnl of eternal fragments
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Picasso
Picasso Marina Picasso
Marina Picasso is the daughter of Pablo Picasso's eldest son. In this extraordinary, heart-breaking memoir she speaks for the first time of the devastating effect Picasso's fame and personality on her and her family
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Unreasonable Behaviour
Unreasonable Behaviour Don McCullin
'He has known all forms of fear, he's an expert in it. He has come back from God knows how many brinks, all different. His experience in a Ugandan prison alone would be enough to unhinge another man - like myself, as a matter of fact - for good. He has been forfeit more times than he can remember, he says. But he is not bragging. Talking this way about death and risk, he seems to be implying quite consciously that by testing his luck each time, he is testing his Maker's indulgence' John Le Carr-
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Shakey
Shakey Jimmy McDonough
'One of the most penetrative studies of a rock icon ever written-Scary, bittersweet and strangely moving-one of the great tales of the rock 'n' roll era' Sunday Times
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The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry Carola Hicks
The story of the Bayeux Tapestry - its origins and making, but also its long and dramatic afterlife, from 1066 to Napoleon, Nazi raids and modern adverts
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Gwen Raverat
Gwen Raverat Frances Spalding
A fascinating portrait of Darwin's granddaughter, a key figure in the artistic and intellectual worlds of Cambridge and Bloomsbury.
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A Chance Meeting
A Chance Meeting Rachel Cohen
'An absolutely wonderful book' Joseph O'Connor
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My Life And The Beautiful Music
My Life And The Beautiful Music Jon Hotten
Long before Coldplay went vegan, there was another way: Sex. Drugs. And Rock 'n' roll.
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On Bullfighting
On Bullfighting A.L. Kennedy
The paperback edition of AL Kennedy's highly acclaimed reflections on the bloodiest of the blood sports. 'AS ARTFUL AS A MATADOR'S FINAL PASS' Esquire
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In Search Of The Blues
In Search Of The Blues Marybeth Hamilton
Original, illuminating and beautifully written, this is one of the first books ever written about American blues music.
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Give The Anarchist A Cigarette
Give The Anarchist A Cigarette Mick Farren
A superb memoir by a key member of the 1960s and '70s counterculture in Britain
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A Genius for Failure
A Genius for Failure Paul O'Keeffe
A vivid and compelling biography of Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) - historical painter and polemicist, diarist, friend of the famous - and genius.
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