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The Gulag Archipelago
The Gulag Archipelago Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
'It helped to bring down an empire. Its importance can hardly be exaggerated' Doris Lessing, Sunday Telegraph
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The Diamond Smugglers
The Diamond Smugglers Ian Fleming
The fantastic true story of the world's greatest smuggling racket, as told by the creator of James Bond
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Flaws in the Glass
Flaws in the Glass Patrick White
A self-portrait that is as brilliant original as White's fiction and drama.
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Scott on Waterloo
Scott on Waterloo Walter Scott
As we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, read Walter Scott's first hand accounts of his travels to the battlefield, in fascinating and bloody detail
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Hemingway on War
Hemingway on War Ernest Hemingway
A unique and captivating collection of Hemingway's writings on war, including extracts from his unparalleled war novels, some classic short stories, an extract from his only full-length play and a range of his war journalism
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Of Walking In Ice
Of Walking In Ice Werner Herzog
'Herzog's existential journey through a hostile winter landscape is one of the great modern pilgrimages - a record of physical suffering, of hallucination and ecstatic revelation, of portents and animals, of the wreckage of history and myth. Of Walking in Ice has the eerie power of the best fairytales. It hits you with the force of dreams and leaves you with the taste of snow-filled air' Helen MacDonald, author H is for Hawk, winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was a key figure in helping to secure the abolition of slavery in America – discover his Narrative on the 150th anniversary of that event.
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Aubrey's Brief Lives
Aubrey's Brief Lives John Aubrey
The ground-breaking book that invented modern biography - elegant, vivid and deeply entertaining
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My Own Story
My Own Story Emmeline Pankhurst
The great leader of the women’s suffrage movement tells the story of her fight for equality
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Pepita
Pepita Vita Sackville-West
A colourful family history – scandal, perjury, forgery, passionate love affairs and class conflict – and a revealing self-portrait of the author herself, the extraordinary Vita Sackville-West
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Walden
Walden Henry David Thoreau
Selections from one of the great classics of literature--now part of the Shambhala Pocket Library.
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H is for Hawk (The Birds and the Bees)
H is for Hawk (The Birds and the Bees) Helen MacDonald
The Birds and the Bees series from Vintage Classics - beautiful editions of the finest British nature writing
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Flush
Flush Virginia Woolf
A gorgeous Vintage Classics edition of Virginia Woolf's lively, witty and insightful 'biography' of the cocker spaniel Flush, loyal companion to nineteenth century poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Death
Death Julian Barnes
Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between
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Depression
Depression William Styron
Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between
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Calm
Calm Tim Parks
Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between
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Swimming
Swimming Roger Deakin
Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between
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Summer
Summer Laurie Lee
Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between
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Memoirs
Memoirs Kingsley Amis
'Endlessly entertaining... Good, rollicking stuff, and a delight to read... Sir Kingsley Amis is surely one of the funniest men alive' Auberon Waugh, Sunday Telegraph
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Green Hills Of Africa
Green Hills Of Africa Ernest Hemingway
'In a class by itself-the country, at all hours shines bright and clear in these pages' Daily Telegraph
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The Journals
The Journals John Cheever
‘Invariably thoughtful, honest, beautifully written’ Guardian
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Haunts of the Black Masseur
Haunts of the Black Masseur Charles Sprawson
A cult swimming classic, laden with references to literature, art and Olympic history.
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