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 Essays

Awards:Winner of Kibble Award for Literature 1997 (Australia).

'Garner is scrupulous, painstaking, and detailed, with sharp eyes and ears. She is everywhere at once, watching and listening, a recording angel at life's secular apocalypses...her unillusioned eye makes her clarity compulsive.'  James Wood, New... read more

True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction
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 Essays

Series:Seasons Quartet Ser.

Summer is the fourth volume of the Seasons quartet, a collection of short prose and diaries written by a father for his youngest daughter, with stunning artwork by Anselm Kiefer. Your voice woke me up around eight this morning, it sounded unusually close, since, as I discovere... read more

Summer (Seasons Quartet 4)
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 Essays

Series:Canons Ser.

Ever since the release of her seminal first book, Sexual Personae, Camille Paglia has remained one of feminism's most outspoken, independent, and searingly intelligent voices. Now, for the first time, her best essays on the subject are gathered together in one concise volume. Whethe... read more

Free Women, Free Men
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 Essays

Series:Seasons Quartet Ser.

"Spring features Knausgaard unbound, writing for the first time without a gimmick or the crutch of extravagant experimentation...Fall in love with the world, he enjoins, stay sensitive to it, stay in it." -The New York Times "Poignant and beautiful...Even if you think you won't... read more

Spring: (Seasons Quartet 3)
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The perfect gift for any school leaver! A joyous and practical book to help school leavers find their direction in life, because working out what you want to do once you leave school can be terrifying ...Finding Your Path is a sma... read more

Finding Your Path: A Guide to Life and Happiness After School
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 Literature

Crossing J.M. Coetzee's range of well-known writerly interests, including Beckett, with essays on Australian writers including Gerald Murnane, Patrick White and Les Murray. The subjects covered range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee's contemporary P... read more

Late Essays: 2006-2017
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 Essays

New essays by the Orange and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Gilead, Home and Lila. In this collection, Marilynne Robinson, one of today's most important thinkers - admired by President Obama, and so many others - impels us to action and offers us hope.Marilynne Robinson has ... read more

What are We Doing Here?
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 General

Explore the world by looking not only at borders, mountains, rivers, seas and oceans, but by discovering the natural wonders of the world, historical artefacts, amazing animals, fascinating cultures and much much more. With stunning illustrations from the incredible Jill Calder, The ... read more

The Picture Atlas
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This compendium of creative careers is here to help you open up to all of the incredible career possibilities out there. While some of the featured careers may not be for you (taxidermy anyone?) others may be the perfe... read more

I Can Get Paid for That?: 99 Creative Careers to Live a Life Less Ordinary
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 General

In the modern era, the "beautiful book," an art object in its own right, has become the key to the ongoing attraction of print publishing as physical books continue to distinguish themselves from the screen. Author Martin Salisbury traces the evolution of the book... read more

The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970
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 Literature

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th century writer had it all worked out? Adventurer, entrepreneur and writer, Mark Twain, explored the American spirit with wit, resilience, and honesty. Now known as the 'father of American literature', his words contain in... read more

Mark Twain's Huckleberry Wisdom
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 Literature

With a foreword by James Naughtie (British radio and news presenter for the BBC). Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this... read more

Books that Changed History
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