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Where I'm Reading From
Where I'm Reading From Tim Parks
What do books mean to you? A lively and enjoyable book about books, from bestselling writer Tim Parks
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Trials
Trials Isabel Buchanan
A young British lawyer confronts life, death and the law in Pakistan Winner of the Saltire Society First Book Award 2016 An Economist Book of the Year 2016 A Spectator Book of the Year 2016
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Quite A Good Time to be Born
Quite A Good Time to be Born David Lodge
A memoir from one of Britain's finest novelists and critics.
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Far and Away
Far and Away Andrew Solomon
Wellcome Prize winner and National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon brings his sharp eye and fierce compassion to stories from all over the world
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The Swordfish and the Star
The Swordfish and the Star Gavin Knight
Gavin Knight has caught the stories of the Cornish fishermen – and their difficult, dramatic existence at the end of our land
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Dunbar
Dunbar Edward St Aubyn
Comedy and tragedy converge in this tale of high finance and brutal family betrayal, from ‘The most brilliant English novelist of his generation’ Alan Hollinghurst
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The Memory Chalet
The Memory Chalet Tony Judt
A collection of stirring, poignant personal essays from Tony Judt, one of our leading historians.
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Quicksand
Quicksand Henning Mankell
A fascinating memoir-of-sorts from the legendary writer & campaigner for human rights: Quicksand is a collection of micro-essays exploring what it is to be human, covering topics as varied as Henning's cancer diagnosis, art, jealousy, Ice Ages past and present, and the future of our planet
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Home and Away
Home and Away Karl Ove Knausgaard, Fredrik Ekelund
Karl Ove Knausgaard and fellow writer Fredrik Ekelund kick around thoughts and ideas on football, life, art and politics
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The Day That Went Missing
The Day That Went Missing Richard Beard
A memoir of exceptional power and universal relevance – about loss, carrying on, and recovering a brother's life and death.
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Of All That Ends
Of All That Ends Günter Grass
The final work of Nobel Prize-winning writer Günter Grass – a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, and the world.
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Autumn
Autumn Karl Ove Knausgaard, Vanessa Baird
From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons
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Winter
Winter Karl Ove Knausgaard, Lars Lerin
The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter
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The Meaning of Rice
The Meaning of Rice Michael Booth
Tales from the Belly of Japan **Shortlisted for the 2017 André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards**
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Brit(ish)
Brit(ish) Afua Hirsch
The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race in Britain today – and calls for urgent change
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Chronicles of a Liquid Society
Chronicles of a Liquid Society Umberto Eco
The final book from one of Europe's cultural giants: an entertaining collection of essays about the modern world - from unbridled individualism to mobile phones
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Bluets
Bluets Maggie Nelson
Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation - Olivia Laing A Guardian Book of the Year
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The Adversary
The Adversary Emmanuel Carrère
A true story of monstrous deception, from France's greatest living writer – 'The story told here is beyond the imagination of even the best crime writer' Sunday Times
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Adults In The Room
Adults In The Room Yanis Varoufakis
An explosive, headline-making account from the world-famous economist of what happens when you take on the EU establishment
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Animals Strike Curious Poses
Animals Strike Curious Poses Elena Passarello
‘It might be the best book on animals I have ever read. It’s also the only one that made me laugh out loud.’ Helen Macdonald, author of His for Hawk
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Mrs Dalloway
Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf
An enthralling exploration of the human experience, from the author of To The Lighthouse.
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The Purple Decades
The Purple Decades Tom Wolfe
'The inventor of New Journalism-wielding his terrible swift satirist sword' Newsweek
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The Journals
The Journals John Cheever
‘Invariably thoughtful, honest, beautifully written’ Guardian
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12 Edmondstone Street
12 Edmondstone Street David Malouf
Malouf invites us on an intimate, beautifully described journey into his own past, beginning in his childhood home.
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