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            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir
              

            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ihimaera, Witi

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            This is the second memoir of a remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the beginning of his career. Look at him, the young man on the cover. The year is 1972, he is 28, his first book is about to be published, and he has every reason to kick up his he ...

            ISBN 9780143773030
            Release Date 3 September 2019 by Random House
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            Oscar: A Life
             

            Oscar: A Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sturgis, Matthew

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            The first major biography of Oscar Wilde in thirty years is the most complete telling of his life and times to date.

            ISBN 9781788545983
            Release Date 21 October 2019 by Head of Zeus
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            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books (Hardback)

            By Pollard, Clare

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            What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in picture books so often represented by being eaten? We've read Green Eggs and Ham, laughed at Mr Tickle and whetted our appetites with The Very Hungry Caterpillar ...

            ISBN 9780241354780
            Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
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            Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense
             

            Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Uglow, Jenny

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            If we follow him across land and sea - to Italy, Greece and Albania, to The Levant and Egypt and India - and to the borderlands of spirit and self, art and desire, can we see, in the end, if the nonsense makes sense?

            ISBN 9780571269556
            Release Date 3 December 2019 by Faber and Faber
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            The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984
             

            The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984 (Hardback)

            By Lynskey, Dorian

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            In The Lie Becomes the Truth, Dorian Lynskey charts the life of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four: one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, a perennial bestseller, and a work that remains more relevant than ever in today's tumultuous world.

            ISBN 9781509890736
            Published 13 June 2019 by Pan Macmillan
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            The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet
              

            The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet (Paperback)

            By Hoff, Benjamin; Illustrated by Shepard, E. H.

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            While Pooh's Way is closely aligned to the ancient principle of Taoist philosophy, Piglet exhibits the very important principle of Taoism of the Te, meaning Virtue of the Small. The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet combines two of Benjamin Hoff's bestselling philosophy books.

            ISBN 9781405293778
            Release Date 1 December 2019 by Egmont UK Ltd
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            The London Lover: My Weekend that Lasted Thirty Years
             

            The London Lover: My Weekend that Lasted Thirty Years (Paperback)

            By Sigal, Clancy

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            `An exuberant, breathless sprint through London in the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies... It's bright, boisterous and extremely funny' Tatler If Fielding's Tom Jones were alive in postwar England he might be Clancy Sigal, the American author of this restlessly curious memoir. Hone ...

            ISBN 9781408885819
            Published 5 August 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy

            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy (Hardback)

            By Rodden, John

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            Is George Orwell the most influential writer who ever lived? Yes, according to Rodden's provocative book about the transformation of a man into a myth. He charts the astonishing passage of a litterateur into a legend.

            ISBN 9780691182742
            Published 15 August 2019
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            Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery
             

            Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery (Hardback)

            By Waterston, Elizabeth

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            Each chapter of 'Magic Island' discusses a different Montgomery book, following their progression chronologically. Waterston draws parallels between Montgomery's internal 'island', her personal life, her professional career, and the characters in her novels.

            ISBN 9780195430035
            Published 30 April 2009 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            The Lives of the Poets: A Selection
             

            The Lives of the Poets: A Selection (Paperback)

            By Johnson, Samuel; Edited by Lonsdale, Roger

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            The Lives of the Poets is one of the greatest works of English criticism, but also one of the most diverting. This is the only one-volume paperback edition to make available Johnson's most substantial Lives in unabridged form. Texts are drawn from Roger Lonsdale's authoritative c ...

            ISBN 9780199226740
            Published 28 August 2009 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxford World's Classics
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