Literary

    My Life in the CIU

    By Derek Dormer

    Paperback £6.00

    My Life in the CIU by Derek Dormer an Autobiography

    Outsiders

    By Lyndall Gordon

    Hardback £14.46

    An exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the literary world - Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner, Virginia Woolf - by the renowned biographer of Emily Dickinson

    Invention of Angela Carter

    By Edmund Gordon

    Paperback £9.05

    WINNER OF THE SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD NBCC AWARD FINALIST WINNER OF THE 2017 SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in The Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Financial Times, Spectator and ObserverAngela Carter's life was as unconventional as anything in her fiction.

    World Broke in Two

    By Bill Goldstein

    Hardback £17.46

    A revelatory narrative charting the lives and works of legendary authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism `The world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts,' the American author Willa Cather once wrote. Yet for Virginia Woolf,...

    The Museum of Words: a memoir of language, writing, and mortality

    By Georgia Blain

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    In late 2015, Georgia Blain was diagnosed with a tumour sitting right in the language centre of her brain. Prior to this, Georgia's only warning had been a niggling sense that her speech was slightly awry. She ignored it, and on a bright spring day, as she was mowing the...

    So They Call You Pisher!

    By Michael Rosen

    Hardback £12.65

    The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaigner

    Release the Bats

    By D. B. C. Pierre

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    A guide to writing fiction by the Booker Prize-winning author of Vernon God Little.Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, Release the Bats explores the mysteries of why and how we tell stories, and the craft of writing fiction.

    Come, Tell Me How You Live

    By Agatha Christie

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Agatha Christie's personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novels.

    Ariel

    By Derek Johns

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Derek Johns was Jan Morris's literary agent for twenty years, and Ariel is a literary life, an appreciation of the work and achievements of someone who besides being a delightful writer is known to many as a generous, affectionate, witty and irreverent friend.

    Kafka

    By Reiner Stach

    Paperback £14.46

    How did Kafka become Kafka? This eagerly anticipated third and final volume of Reiner Stach's definitive biography of the writer answers that question with more facts and insight than ever before, describing the complex personal, political, and cultural circumstances that shaped the young Franz Kafka 1883-1924. It tells the story...

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