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    True Stories

    By Francis Spufford

    Hardback £14.46

    An irresistible collection of favorite writings from an author celebrated for his bravura style and sheer unpredictability

    Hitler Saved My Life

    By Jim Riswold

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    The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1994-2016

    By Martin Amis

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    Of all the great novelists writing today, none shows the same gift as Martin Amis for writing non-fiction - his essays, literary criticism and journalism are justly acclaimed.

    McSweeney's Issue 50

    Hardback £12.05

    Each issue of the quarterly is completely redesigned. There have been hardcovers and paperbacks, an issue with two spines, an issue with a magnetic binding, an issue that looked like a bundle of junk mail, and an issue that looked like a sweaty human head McSweeney's has won multiple literary...

    Known and Strange Things

    By Teju Cole

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    A collection of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief. It comes with pieces on politics, photography, travel, history and literature. It covers subjects as diverse as Virginia Woolf, W G Sebald, Instagram, Barack Obama and Boko Haram.

    South and West

    By Joan Didion

    Hardback £8.46

    From one of the most important chroniclers of our time, come two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

    After Kathy Acker: A Biography

    By Chris Kraus

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    Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore ... and cultural icon. The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, many of them created by her. Twenty years after her untimely death aged just 50, Acker's legend has faded, but her writing has become clearer....

    Autumn

    By Karl Ove Knausgaard

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    Begins with a letter the author writes to his unborn daughter. He adds one short piece per day, describing the material and natural world with the precision and mesmerising intensity that have become his trademark.

    Mother of All Questions

    By Rebecca Solnit

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and children or not; that brings empathy to the silences in...

    Horses That Saved Lives: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Rescue

    By Cheryl Reed-Dudley

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    The emotional bond between horses and the humans who love them can reach mystical proportions, and nowhere is that relationship more evident than in these 24 true-life accounts of horses rescuing people. 30 color illustrations.

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