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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
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
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
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
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
Literature and Evil
‘Literature is not innocent,’ Bataille declares in the preface to this unique collection of literary profiles. ‘It is guilty and should admit... Les mer
A History of the World in 100 Objects
This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often... Les mer
The Better Angels of Our Nature
Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012 Wasn't the twentieth century the most violent in history? In his extraordinary, epic book Steven... Les mer
When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Hungarian Jew and a medical doctor, Dr.... Les mer
The End of History and the Last Man
THE GLOBAL BESTSELLER. STILL AS RELEVANT TODAY. 20th anniversary edition of The End of History and the Last Man, a landmark of political philosophy... Les mer
Nineteen Eighty-Four
This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times, "1984", now annotated for students with an introduction by D. J.... Les mer
Jabberwocky & Other Nonsense
'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves / Did gyre and gimble in the wabe...' wrote Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice's Adventures in... Les mer
My Mother, Madame Edwarda, The Dead Man
In these three works of erotic prose Georges Bataille fuses sex and spirituality in a highly personal and philosophical vision of the self. "My... Les mer
Gods without men
In the desert, you see, there is everything and nothing . . . It is God without men. —Honoré de Balzac, Une passion dans le désert,... Les mer
There but for the
Ali Smith, twice shortlisted for both the Man Booker and the Orange Prizes, is back with the sparkling "There but for the"...'There... Les mer
Following on from the acclaimed "Just Looking" and "Still Looking", "Always Looking" is an insightful collection of art... Les mer
Higher gossip. Essays and criticism
'Gossip of a higher sort' was how the incomparable John Updike described the art of the review. Here then is the last collection of his best,... Les mer
The Portrait of a Lady
Regarded by many as Henry James's finest work, and a lucid tragedy exploring the distance between money and happiness, The Portrait of a Lady... Les mer
A classic novel of post-war Europe, haunting and timelessly beautiful 'The greatest writer of our time' Peter Carey In 1939, five-year-old... Les mer
100 Artists’ Manifestos
In this one-of-a-kind volume, indispensable for students of art, architecture and film, Alex Danchev presents 100 Artists' Manifestos, each... Les mer
Ill fares the Land
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay' - Oliver Goldsmith. Something is profoundly wrong with the... Les mer