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Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend

A collection of Diana Athill's letters to the American poet Edward Field. This intimate correspondence spanning thirty years covers her ...

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The Beginner's Goodbye

When Dorothy came back from the dead, Aaron noticed that some people simply ignored the fact; some seemed to have ...

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This is How You Lose Her

Junot Diaz's new collection, "This Is How You Lose Her", is a collection of linked narratives about love - passionate ...

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The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-war Immigration

David Goodhart tells the story of post-war immigration and charts a course for its future. Drawing on hundreds of interviews ...

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Hill Farm

Hill Farm tells the story of what appears to be a perfectly ordinary farming family living in a perfect village ...

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Green Philosophy: How to Think Seriously About the Planet

The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which has seen the principal threats to the ...

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