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The Witches
The Witches Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
The phizzwhizzing inspiration behind a new major motion picture coming 2020, starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci and Chris Rock.
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Journalism
Journalism Joe Sacco
Shortlisted in the 2012 Angoulême Official Selection, a collection of comics journalism spanning conflict zones across the globe, from the inimitable Joe Sacco
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H is for Hawk
H is for Hawk Helen MacDonald
**WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR** **WINNER OF THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION** **WINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRE ÉTRANGER** ‘Dazzling… Deeply affecting, utterly fascinating and blazing with love and intelligence’ Financial Times
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Deaths of the Poets
Deaths of the Poets Michael Symmons Roberts, Paul Farley
An entertaining journey into how the deaths of great poets have shaped our culture's distorted sense of poetry
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Diane Arbus
Diane Arbus Arthur Lubow
A revelatory biography of the uncompromising photographer, Diane Arbus
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Threads
Threads Julia Blackburn
A beautifully illustrated account of the search for an undiscovered genius, the Norfolk fisherman who became an artist. Winner of the East Anglian Book of the Year 2015 Winner of the New Angle Book Prize 2017
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Other People's Countries
Other People's Countries Patrick McGuinness
A very special book of short, Proustian pieces on childhood and how the places of our childhood are embedded in us. Winner of the 2014 Duff Cooper Prize Winner of the 2015 Welsh Book of the Year Award Shortlisted for the 2015 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Shortlisted for the 2015 PEN Ackerley prize Longlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize
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Fatherland
Fatherland Nina Bunjevac
An autobiographical graphic novel about terrorism, family and Serbia’s dark history
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Plumdog
Plumdog Emma Chichester Clark
A dog’s diary - with words and pictures that are irresistibly funny and moving.
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Roth Unbound
Roth Unbound Claudia Roth Pierpont
A critical evaluation of Philip Roth – the first of its kind – that takes on the man, the myth, and the work
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The Long Weekend
The Long Weekend Adrian Tinniswood
The Sunday Times bestseller - a beautifully illustrated, evocative history of the English country house in the 20s and 30s
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Death and Mr Pickwick
Death and Mr Pickwick Stephen Jarvis
An extraordinary novel about an extraordinary novel – Charles Dickens’ The Pickwick Papers
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West of Eden
West of Eden Jean Stein
The inside story of Hollywood: money and corruption, drink and drugs, fame and terrible secrets
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Queens of the Conquest
Queens of the Conquest Alison Weir
Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian Alison Weir, bringing five of England's medieval queens to life.
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The Correspondence
The Correspondence J. D. Daniels
'The Correspondence gives off the unmistakable crackle of an original writer who has found a new form. It's hard to say who or what is meant to be on the receiving end of these "letters", but if you care about modern life you need to read them.' - John Jeremiah Sullivan
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Balancing Acts
Balancing Acts Nicholas Hytner
‘Witty, waspish, and extraordinarily wise.' Sam Mendes
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Shark Drunk
Shark Drunk Morten Strøksnes
An international bestseller: a true story of friendship, adventure, fishing and the extraordinary life within the ocean.
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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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Fathers
Fathers Sam Miller
Sam Miller's moving, personal account of his relationship with his father, Karl Miller, and the family secret they never spoke about
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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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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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I Have Landed
I Have Landed Stephen Jay Gould
'Matchless examples of the strengths of a historical imagination roaming across a scientific subject' Guardian
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Too Close To The Sun
Too Close To The Sun Sara Wheeler
A brilliant new biography by the acclaimed author of Cherry and Terra Incognita
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