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The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows
'Mind you, it was a pukka, respectable opium-house, and not one of those stifling, sweltering chandoo-khanas that you can find all over the City.'... Les mer
As Kingfishers Catch Fire
'O let them be left, wildness and wet.' As Kingfishers Catch Fire is a selection of Gerard Manley Hopkins' incomparably brilliant poetry, ranging... Les mer
Mrs Rosie and the Priest
This title contains four hilarious and provocative stories from Boccaccio's Decameron, featuring cuckolded husbands, cross-dressing wives and very... Les mer
The Nightingales are Drunk
'Drunk or sober, king or soldier, none will be excluded.' Sensual, profound, delighted, wise, Hafez's poems have enchanted their readers for more... Les mer
Jason and Medea
'The Argonauts were terrified at the sight. But Jason planting his feet apart stood to receive them, as a reef in the sea confronts the tossing... Les mer
O Cruel Alexis
'But I, while vineyards ring with the cicadas' scream, Retrace your steps, alone, beneath the burning sun.' Virgil's lyrical, wistful and often witty... Les mer
On the Beach at Night Alone
'All nations, colors, barbarisms, civilizations, languages...' A selection taken from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Introducing Little Black... Les mer
In a near-future France, Francois, a middle-aged academic, is watching his life slowly dwindle to nothing. His sex drive is diminished, his parents... Les mer
The Democracy Project
From their earliest meetings, activist David Graeber knew that the Occupy Wall Street movement was something different. From small beginnings its... Les mer
As I walked Out one Midsummer Morning
A beautiful piece of writing Observer The vivid sensitive, irresistibly readable story of what happened after he left home Daily Mail A poet's book... Les mer
All that is solid melts into air
Moscow, 1986. In a run-down apartment block, a piano prodigy practices silently to avoid disturbing the neighbours. In a factory, his aunt makes car... Les mer
This Changes Everything
Naomi Klein, author of the number 1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on... Les mer
Keep the aspidistra flying
Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a 'good job' in advertising to work part-time in a... Les mer
As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh
As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh reveals the inner life of Susan Sontag. Providing a unique insight into the mind of one of the leading... Les mer
The Complete Lyrics: 1978-2013
The complete collection of Nick Cave lyrics spanning his entire career, from 1978 until 2013, revised and updated by the cult rock star. This... Les mer
And the Ass Saw the Angel
And the Ass Saw the Angel - Nick Cave's classic Gothic novel, in its full and original formOutcast, mute, a lone twin cut from a drunk mother in a... Les mer
Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the most pervasively influential book of the twentieth century, making famous... Les mer
Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile
Sylish, shimmering and amoral, Sagan's tale of adolescence and betrayal on the French Riviera was her masterpiece, published when she was just... Les mer
Politics and the English Language
'Politics and the English Language' is widely considered Orwell's most important essay on style. Style, for Orwell, was never simply a question of... Les mer
Down and Out in Paris and London
Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic account of life on the streetsTo be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London... Les mer
Religion for Atheists
Alain de Botton's "Religion for Atheists" looks at the God debate with fresh eyes. "All of us", whether religious, agnostic... Les mer
New Ways to Kill Your Mother
From Colm Toibin comes "New Ways to Kill Your Mother", a fabulously entertaining book about writers and their families. In this wonderfully... Les mer
The Divine Comedy
Robin Kirkpatrick's masterful verse translation of The Divine Comedy, published in a single volume, is the ideal edition for students as well as... Les mer
Of Human Freedom
In this personal and practical guide to moral self-improvement and living a good life, the second-century philosopher Epictetus tackles questions of... Les mer