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    Weatherland: Writers & Artists Under English Skies

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    An account English weather, which is at the very heart of English life and culture, as it is experienced physically, emotionally and spiritually. It catches the distinct voices of compelling individuals: 'Bloody cold', says Jonathan Swift in the 'slobbery' January of 1713; Percy Shelley wants to become a cloud and John Ruskin wants to bottle one.

    Weird Realism; Lovecraft and Philosophy

    £13.49 £14.99
    Abandoning Heidegger's pious references to Holderlin and the Greeks, Harman develops a new philosophical mythology centered in such Lovecraftian figures as Cthulhu, Wilbur Whately, and the rat-like monstrosity Brown Jenkin.

    We'll Never Have Paris

    £15.29 £16.99
    Fiction and essays inspired by Paris from more than 70 Anglophone writers - A MoveableFeast for the twenty-first century.

    West Indian Literature 2ed

    £11.93 £13.25
    An academic critical history and survey of West Indian literature in English.

    What Ever Happened to Modernism?

    £18.00 £20.00
    For novelist and critic Gabriel Josipovici, the contemporary novel in English is profoundly disappointing - a poor relation of its groundbreaking Modernist forebears. This book asks why.

    What Good are the Arts?

    £10.79 £11.99
    From one of the country's most eminent reviewers and academics, a delightfully sceptical and devastatingly intelligent assessment of the true value of art.

    What Happened?

    £9.89 £10.99
    'No one else casts such a shrewd and gimlet eye on contemporary life.' - William Boyd Comic, dark and insightful, What Happened? is Hanif Kureishi's new collection of essays and fiction.

    What is American Literature?

    £17.99 £19.99
    An engaging, thought-provoking, and polemical volume on what makes American literature what it is today.

    What is the Grass

    £8.99 £9.99
    In What Is the Grass keeps company with Whitman and his mutable, landmark work, Leaves of Grass, tracing the resonances between his own experience and the legendary poet's life and work. What is it, then, between us? Whitman asks.

    What Writers Read: 35 Writers on their Favourite Book

    £11.69 £12.99

    Whatever Happened to Margo?

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    Whatever Next?: Lessons from an Unexpected Life

    £19.80 £22.00
    Bracing honesty, rare insight and hilarious revelations from internationally bestselling author of LADY IN WAITING as she shares everything she's learned from her extraordinary and unexpected life.

    When I Was A Child I Read Books

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    From the author of the magnificent, award-winning novels GILEAD, HOME and LILA comes this wonderful, heart-warming collection of essays about reading.

    Where I'm Reading from: The Changing World of Books

    £9.89 £10.99
    Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? This collection of provocative pieces tells what readers want from books and how to look at the literature we encounter in a new light.

    White Spines: Confessions of a Book Collector

    £8.99 £9.99
    A mix of memoir and narrative non-fiction, White Spines is a book about Nicholas Royle's passion for Picador's fiction publishing from the 1970s to the end of the 1990s.

    Who Is Big Brother?: A Reader's Guide to George Orwell

    £17.09 £18.99
    A spirited and essential companion to Orwell and his works, covering all the novels and major essays

    Who Is Dracula's Father?: And Other Puzzles in Bram Stoker's Gothic Masterpiece

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    Acclaimed critic John Sutherland gets his teeth into the literary puzzles of the greatest-ever Gothic novel

    Who Is Dracula's Father?: And Other Puzzles in Bram Stoker's Gothic Masterpiece

    £8.99 £9.99
    Acclaimed critic John Sutherland gets his teeth into the literary puzzles of the greatest-ever Gothic novel

    Why I Like This Story

    £40.50 £45.00
    Presents essays by leading short-story writers on their favorite American short stories and why they like them. It will send readers to the library or bookstore to read - or re-read - the stories selected.

    Why I Write

    £4.50 £5.00
    In Why I Write, Orwell describes his journey to becoming a writer, and his movement from writing poems to short stories to the works we remember him for. Why I Write is a unique opportunity to look into Orwell's mind, and it grants the reader an entirely different vantage point from which to consider the rest of the great writers' oeuvre.

    Why Read the Classics?

    £8.99 £9.99
    Beginning with an essay on the attributes that define a classic, this collection provides the author's criticism.

    Why Read: Selected Writings 2001 - 2021

    £12.00 £16.99
    From the Booker-shortlisted author of Umbrella, a world-girdling collection of writings inspired by a life lived in and for literature.

    Why We Read

    £8.09 £8.99

    Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives

    £10.79 £11.99
    Written by a leading academic and broadcaster and drawing on interviews with readers, writers, reading groups, bookshop owners, librarians, and figures from literary publishing, reviewing, and festivals, this accessible volume offers an overview of the contemporary scene of women's novel-reading.

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