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    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.

    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.

    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

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    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.

    Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

    By Allan Jones

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    Allan Jones launched Uncut magazine in 1997 and for 15 years wrote a popular monthly column called Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before, based on his experiences as a music journalist in the 70s and 80s, a gilded time for the music press. By turns hilarious, cautionary, poignant...

    Epic City

    By Kushanava Choudhury

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    A masterful and entirely fresh portrait of great hopes and dashed dreams in a mythical city from a major new literary voice Everything that could possibly be wrong with a city was wrong with Calcutta. When Kushanava Choudhury arrived in New Jersey at the age of twelve, he had already...

    Draw Your Weapons

    By Sarah Sentilles

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