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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 volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the begining of his career"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143773030
            Published 3 September 2019 by Random House
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            Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age

            Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wheeler, Sara

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            To write this book award-winning writer Sara Wheeler travelled across eight time zones in Russia, from rinsed north-western beetroot fields and far-eastern Arctic tundra where Chukchi still hunt walrus to the cauldron of ethnic soup that is the Caucasus.

            ISBN 9780224098021
            Published 8 July 2019 by Vintage
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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 September 2019
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            Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples
              

            Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Driscoll, Kerry

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            Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples is the first book-length study of the writer's evolving views regarding the aboriginal inhabitants of North America and the Southern Hemisphere, and his deeply conflicted representations of them in fiction, newspaper sketc ...

            ISBN 9780520310742
            Published 15 August 2019 by University of California Press
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            Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones
             

            Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mendelsohn, Daniel

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            This collection of twenty-four essays exemplifies Daniel Mendelsohn's wide-ranging critical interests in the Greek inheritance, film, literature, television, and the personal essay. As always his writing on these subjects is filtered through his training as a scholar of classical ...

            ISBN 9781681374055
            Published 8 October 2019 by New York Review of Books
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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
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Pen in Hand: Reading, Rereading and other Mysteries

            Pen in Hand: Reading, Rereading and other Mysteries (Hardback)

            By Parks, Tim

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            After delighting us with his novels and many volumes of non-fiction, Tim Parks - who is not only an acclaimed author and a translator, but also a celebrated literary essayist - gives us a book to enjoy, savour and, most importantly, reread.

            ISBN 9781846884573
            Published 5 August 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War

            Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War (Hardback)

            By White, Duncan

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            In this ground-breaking and fascinating book, Duncan White illuminates a period in history in which literature became one of the most potent of weapons, and its authors often the bravest of warriors: the Cold War.

            ISBN 9781408707999
            Published 29 August 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
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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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            Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault: Essays from the Grown-Up Years

            Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault: Essays from the Grown-Up Years (Hardback)

            By Guisewite, Cathy

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            From the iconic creator of the Cathy comic strip comes a collection of funny, warm, and wise essays in the style of Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck, centered around the particular challenge of caring for aging parents and growing children, all while trying not to lose oneself in the ...

            ISBN 9780735218420
            Published 20 July 2019 by Prentice Hall
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