• ART<br>  Simon Schama Quick View
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      Simon Schama

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    • VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Great art has dreadful manners… …The hushed reverence of the gallery can fool you into believing masterpieces are visions that soothe, charm and beguile, but actually they are thugs. Merciless and wily, the greatest paintings grab you in a headlock and proceed in short order to re-arrange your sense of reality.’ In…
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  • BABIES<br> Anne Enright Quick View
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      Anne Enright

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    • Babies: our biggest mystery and our most natural consequence, our hardest test and our enduring love. Anne Enright describes the intensity, bewilderment and extravagant happiness of her experience of having babies, from the exhaustion of early pregnancy to first smiles and becoming acquainted with the long reaches of the night. Everyone, from parents to the mildly curious, can delight in…
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  • DEPRESSION <br>  William Styron Quick View
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      William Styron

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    • How does a writer compose a suicide note? This was not a question that the prize-winning novelist William Styron had ever contemplated before. In this true account of his depression, Styron describes an illness that reduced him from a successful writer to a man arranging his own destruction. He lived to give us this gripping description of his descent into…
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  • DREAMS<br>  Sigmund Freud Quick View
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      Sigmund Freud

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    • VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Have you ever dreamt you were naked on stage, or woken having failed an exam? In these fascinating, pioneering essays, Sigmund Freud plunges into the recesses of our minds, and awakens the hidden meanings behind our most typical and surprising night-time fantasies. From dreams of violence and death, to the more prosaic…
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  • EATING <br>  Nigella Lawson Quick View
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      Nigella Lawson

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    • In this inspiring, witty and eminently sensible book, Nigella Lawson sets out a manifesto for how to cook (and eat) good food every day with a minimum of fuss. From basic roast chicken and pea risotto to white truffles and Turkish Delight figs, Nigella brings the joy back into the kitchen. Selected from the books How to Eat and Kitchen…
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  • FAMILY <br> Mark Haddon Quick View
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      Mark Haddon

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    • ‘Family, that slippery word, a star to every wandering bark and everyone sailing under a different sky’ Where do you go if you can’t feel at home in your own family? When the people who made you can’t fathom who you become? In these three tales of quarrelling clans and fraught reunions, Mark Haddon shows family in its frank, unsparing…
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  • FATHERHOOD<br> Karl Ole Knausgaard Quick View
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      Karl Ole Knausgaard

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    • How to be a good father? Children’s birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, humiliating antenatal music classes: the trials of parenthood are all found in Knausgaard’s compelling and honest account of family life. Contrasting moments of enormous love and tenderness towards his children with the boring struggles of domesticity, this is one father’s personal experience, and somehow, every father’s too. Selected…
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  • FREEDOM <br>  Margaret Atwood Quick View
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      Margaret Atwood

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    • Can we ever be wholly free? In this book of breathtaking imaginary leaps that conjure dystopias and magical islands, Margaret Atwood holds a mirror up to our own world. The reflection we are faced with, of men and women in prisons literal and metaphorical, is frightening, but it is also a call to arms to speak and to act to…
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  • FRIENDSHIP<br>  Rose Tremain Quick View
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      Rose Tremain

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    • What is the secret to true friendship? Is it really love's quieter relation or something stronger and more profound? And where does the line between the two lie? Rose Tremain looks at two unlikely lifelong friendships, which - though tested - prove unbreakable. Thought-provoking and life-affirming, this is at once an examination and a celebration of friendship in all its…
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  • GHOSTS<br> M. R. James Quick View
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      M. R. James

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    • A high-pitched laugh echoes in an empty church. Servants discover their master dead in his bed, the only sign of disturbance an open window. The coffin of a woman hanged as a witch is found to be empty. A bed that hasn't been slept in is crumpled and distressed come the morning. A skeletal figure creeps closer and closer to…
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  • HOME<br>  Salman Rushdie Quick View
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      Salman Rushdie

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    • Salman Rushdie, a self-described ‘emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two’, explores the true meaning of home. Writing with insight, passion and humour, he looks at what it means to belong, whether roots are real and homelands imaginary, what it is like to reconfigure your past from fragments of memory and what happens when East meets West. Selected…
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  • INJUSTICE <br>  RICHARD WRIGHT Quick View
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      RICHARD WRIGHT

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    • How to go on in a world where everything is set against you? With hope? In fear? Or, in violent struggle? In this gripping and disturbing book, Richard Wright weaves his own childhood recollections with those of Bigger Thomas - a young black man trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago, and unwittingly involved in a…
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  • JEALOUSY <br> Marcel Proust Quick View
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      Marcel Proust

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    • Can we truly know the one we love? In this painfully candid book Marcel Proust looks straight into the green eye of every lover’s jealous struggle. He broods on why we are driven to try possess one another, how jealousy can outlive death, and whether we can ever reclaim those careless days of first love. There is no greater chronicler…
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  • LIBERTY <br>  Virgina Woolf Quick View
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      Virgina Woolf

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    • Why should one half be free to live, while the other is doomed to watch silently from the sidelines? In this visionary collection, Virginia Woolf leads us on a transformative journey through the liberating powers of the mind. From an exploration of why women were barred from writing and under what conditions they might break free, to the solace derived…
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  • LOVE <br>  JEANETTE WINTERSON Quick View
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      JEANETTE WINTERSON

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    • How do we love? With romance. With work. Through heartbreak. Throughout a lifetime. As a means, but not an end. Love in all its forms has been an abiding theme of Jeanette Winterson’s writing. Here are selections from her books about that impossible, essential force, stories and truths that search for the mythical creature we call Love. Selected from the…
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  • MARRIAGE <br>  Jane Austen Quick View
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      Jane Austen

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    • Why do we set so much store by marriage? Jane Austen was fascinated by this question, subjecting it to her forensic eye and wonderfully ironic wit again and again. Here are stolen glances and nervous advances, meddling parents and self-important cousins, society whisperings and the fluttering hearts of young lovers. All of them have their own views and expectations of…
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  • MONEY <br>  Yuval Noah Harari Quick View
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      Yuval Noah Harari

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    • How did money come to be invented? Why does it now have such significance in our lives? Does it make us happier or unhappier? And what does the future hold for it? With brilliant clarity and insight, Yuval Noah Harari takes the reader on a journey from the very first coins through to 21st century economics and shows us how…
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  • MOTHERHOOD <br>  Helen Simpson Quick View
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      Helen Simpson

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    • Welcome to motherhood - a land of aching fatigue, constant self-sacrifice and thankless servitude, a land of bottomless devotion, small hands and feet like warm pink roses, and velvet kisses. Here is a land where men and women, once carefree and engrossed in work and sex, now try to solve age-old arguments and search fruitlessly for another hour in the…
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  • PSYCHEDELICS <br>  Aldous Huxley Quick View
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      Aldous Huxley

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    • Could drugs offer a new way of seeing the world? In 1953, in the presence of an investigator, Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gramme of mescalin, sat down and waited to see what would happen. When he opened his eyes everything, from the flowers in a vase to the creases in his trousers, was transformed. His account of his…
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  • RACE <br> Toni Morrison Quick View
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      Toni Morrison

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    • An exploration of race from one of the twentieth century’s primary chroniclers of the African American experience. Is who we are really only skin deep? In this searing, remonstrative book, Toni Morrison unravels race through the stories of those debased and dehumanised because of it. A young black girl longing for the blue eyes of white baby dolls spirals into…
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  • RELIGION <br> Karen Armstrong Quick View
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      Karen Armstrong

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    • ‘Because "God" is infinite, nobody can have the last word’ What is this thing, religion, supposedly the cause of bloodshed and warring for centuries? What is ‘God’ and do we need ‘Him’ in our modern world? Karen Armstrong looks again at these questions in a refreshing and startling way. God is not to be ‘believed in’ as a child believes…
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  • SISTERS <br>  LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Quick View
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      LOUISA MAY ALCOTT

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    • Your sister might be the kindred soul who knows you best, or the most alien being in your household; she might enrage you or inspire you; she might be your fiercest competitor or closest co-conspirator, but she’ll always share with you a totally unique bond. Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy are four of the most famous sisters in literature, and…
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  • SWIMMING <br> Roger Deakin Quick View
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      Roger Deakin

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    • Is there anything quite so exhilarating as swimming in wild water? This is a joyful swimming tour of Britain, a frog’s-eye view of the country’s best bathing holes - the rivers, rock pools, lakes, ponds, lochs and sea that define a watery island. Charming, funny, inspiring, an assertion of the native swimmer’s right to roam, a celebration of the magic…
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  • WAR<br> Sebastian Faulks Quick View
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      Sebastian Faulks

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    • A soldier falls asleep on duty and is threatened with being court-martialled. An officer lies in mud, fighting for his life and the life of his men. A young man walks across Waterloo Bridge, explosives in his rucksack, heart pounding. In this powerfully moving book, Faulks shows us the true face of war. These are stories of death and survival,…
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