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    Black Milk: On Motherhood and Writing

    £8.00 £9.99
    Postpartum depression affects millions of new mothers every year. This is an epic poem to women everywhere.

    Black Paper: Writing in a Dark Time

    £16.20 £18.00
    A wide-ranging collection of essays from a celebrated master of the form.

    Blank Verse: A Guide to Its History and Use

    £19.79 £21.99
    A protean meter, blank verse lends itself to lyric, dramatic, narrative, and meditative modes; to epigram as well as to epic. This book offers a study of the meter's technical features and its history, as well as its many uses. It also includes advice for poets of our own day who may wish to attempt the form or enhance their mastery of it.

    Bleak House

    £17.99 £19.99
    This Sourcebook examines Dickens' novel within its literary and cultural contexts providing an ideal orientation in the novel, its reception history and the critical material which surrounds it.


    £4.46 £4.95
    Angelou's autobiographical modern masterpiece receives the "Bloom's Notes" treatment, as the noted critic examines its place in 20th century literature. "Cliff Notes" they are not", says "Booklist".

    Bloomsbury Group Memoir Club

    £25.19 £27.99
    Shortly before his death, S. P. Rosenbaum began work on the history of the Bloomsbury Group's 'Memoir Club'. With original archival material and valuable insights on leading Bloomsbury figures such as Woolf, Keynes and Forster, this illuminating book offers a new perspective on our understanding of twentieth-century autobiography and life writing.


    £7.99 £12.99
    Takes you through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Cohen, and Andy Warhol. In this book, the narrator sets out to construct a sort of 'pillow book' about her lifelong obsession with the colour blue.

    Blurb Your Enthusiasm

    £8.99 £9.99
    A dazzling dictionary of book blurbs, filled with writing tips, literary folklore and publishing secrets

    Blurb Your Enthusiasm: An A-Z of Literary Persuasion

    £13.49 £14.99
    A dazzling dictionary of book blurbs, filled with writing tips, literary folklore and publishing secrets

    Bohemian London: From Pre-Raphaelites to Punk

    £11.69 £12.99
    For over 150 years, the garrets, pubs and clubs of Soho have been, according to Jeffrey Bernard, 'a lifeboat of sorts for the deserters from convention'. This book celebrates those whose style, irregular work patterns, love of intoxicants and unconventional sexual mores shaped the city, and the world, we know today.

    Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life

    £24.30 £27.00
    Why do women join book clubs? What do the women discuss when they meet? to answer questions like these, Long spent years observing and participating in women's book clubs in the Houston area. She discovered that members find reading a crucial way for them to reflect on their lives.

    Book Lovers' Anthology

    £18.00 £20.00
    Major writers through the centuries have turned their minds to the subject of books, often with humour, sometimes with exasperation, always with affection. This essential anthology for bibliophiles offers a rich selection of musings on the virtues of libraries, books and 'the pleasant smell of paper freshly pressed'.

    Book Lover's Bucket List: A Tour of Great British Literature

    £15.29 £16.99
    Immerse yourself in a land full of literary locations in this tour through the great books of the British Isles. Caroline Taggart's guide to statues, walks both rural and urban, literary homes and vistas which inspired great scenes from our favourite novels is guaranteed to have something for every avid reader.

    Book Lover's Quiz Book: Novel Conundrums

    £11.00 £16.99
    A literary quiz book with a difference, mirroring the format of the lively and popular quizzes Gary runs in the Betsey Trotwood pub in London and elsewhere. The book includes a lot of multiple-choice questions, some amusing answers, clever red herrings, little-known facts about authors and some much-loved Say What You See picture rounds.

    Book of Delights: Essays on the small joys we overlook in our busy lives

    £9.89 £10.99
    The New York Times bestselling essay collection about finding delight every day of your life, as featured recently on THIS AMERICAN LIFE.

    Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence

    £13.49 £14.99
    The extraordinary, posthumously published memoir in letters of a Colombian artist whose writing was championed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Book Parts

    £36.44 £40.49
    A bold and imaginative volume on the constituent elements of the Book, from the pre-print era through to the digital. The twenty-two chapters written by an international team delve into all elements of the book from title pages to endpapers, from dust jackets to indices, and everything else in between.

    Books in Motion in Early Modern Europe: Beyond Production, Circulation and Consumption

    £98.99 £109.99
    This book presents and explores a challenging new approach in book history. The book will be of interest to scholars and students in the field of early modern book history as well as in a range of other disciplines.

    Books That Changed the World

    £9.89 £10.99
    A tribute to the enduring power of the printed word.

    Bookseller's Tale

    £8.99 £9.99

    Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

    £8.09 £8.99
    When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything.She was whisked away to Narnia - and Kirrin Island - and Wonderland.In Bookworm, Lucy brings the favourite characters of our collective childhoods back to life and disinters a few forgotten treasures poignantly, wittily using them to tell her own story, that of a born, and unrepentant, bookworm.

    Bound to Read: Compilations, Collections, and the Making of Renaissance Literature

    £56.70 £63.00
    Jeffrey Todd Knight excavates the culture of book collecting and compiling in early modern England, examining how the pervasive practice of mixing texts, authors, and genres into single bindings defined Renaissance ways of thinking and writing.

    Brian Friel

    £22.49 £24.99

    Brief History of English Literature

    £20.69 £22.99
    A lively introductory guide to English literature from Beowulf to the present day. The authors write in their characteristically lucid style and present the texts in relation to their social, political and cultural contexts. Clear and concise, the updated second edition now features a new final chapter on twenty-first century literature.

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