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 Essays

Awards:Winner of Kibble Award for Literature 1997 (Australia).

'Garner is scrupulous, painstaking, and detailed, with sharp eyes and ears. She is everywhere at once, watching and listening, a recording angel at life's secular apocalypses...her unillusioned eye makes her clarity compulsive.'  James Wood, New... read more

True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction
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 Essays

Series:Seasons Quartet Ser.

Summer is the fourth volume of the Seasons quartet, a collection of short prose and diaries written by a father for his youngest daughter, with stunning artwork by Anselm Kiefer. Your voice woke me up around eight this morning, it sounded unusually close, since, as I discovere... read more

Summer (Seasons Quartet 4)
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 Essays

Series:Canons Ser.

Ever since the release of her seminal first book, Sexual Personae, Camille Paglia has remained one of feminism's most outspoken, independent, and searingly intelligent voices. Now, for the first time, her best essays on the subject are gathered together in one concise volume. Whethe... read more

Free Women, Free Men
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 Essays

Series:Seasons Quartet Ser.

Spring is a deeply moving novel about family, our everyday lives, our joys and our struggles, beautifully illustrated by Anna Bjerger. I have just finished writing this book for you. What happened that summer nearly three years ago, and its repercussions, are long since over. ... read more

Spring: (Seasons Quartet 3)
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The perfect gift for any school leaver! A joyous and practical book to help school leavers find their direction in life, because working out what you want to do once you leave school can be terrifying ...Finding Your Path is a sma... read more

Finding Your Path: A Guide to Life and Happiness After School
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 Literature

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th century writer had it all worked out?
Adventurer, entrepreneur and writer, Mark Twain, explored the American spirit with wit, resilience, and honesty. Now known as the 'father of American literature', his words conta... read more

Mark Twain's Huckleberry Wisdom
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Crossing J.M. Coetzee's range of well-known writerly interests, including Beckett, with essays on Australian writers including Gerald Murnane, Patrick White and Les Murray. The subjects covered range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee's contemporary P... read more

Late Essays: 2006-2017
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 Essays

"Brilliant...[Smith's] new book is lively, intelligent and frequently hilarious, and proves that she's one of the brightest minds in English literature today...She considers Brexit and Key & Peele, J.G. Ballard and Jay-Z, Billie Holiday and Justin Bieber. Refreshingly, she ... read more

Feel Free: Essays
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A generous and hugely insightful biographical sketch, it explores his relationship with his homeland of Japan, reflections on his own novels and an insight into some of his inspirations, from the worlds of writing, music and f... read more

My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs (The Nobel Lecture)
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 Essays

New essays by the Orange and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Gilead, Home and Lila. In this collection, Marilynne Robinson, one of today's most important thinkers - admired by President Obama, and so many others - impels us to action and offers us hope.Marilynne Robinson has ... read more

What are We Doing Here?
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 General

Explore the world by looking not only at borders, mountains, rivers, seas and oceans, but by discovering the natural wonders of the world, historical artefacts, amazing animals, fascinating cultures and much much more. With stunning illustrations from the incredible Jill Calder, The ... read more

The Picture Atlas
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This compendium of creative careers is here to help you open up to all of the incredible career possibilities out there. While some of the featured careers may not be for you (taxidermy anyone?) others may be the perfe... read more

I Can Get Paid for That?: 99 Creative Careers to Live a Life Less Ordinary
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