Language and Literature

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Emmanuelle.

Arsan, Emmanuelle.

Probably the most famous French underground novel of the twentieth century, it has sold we...

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Top 10 Lists: Books: Over 100 Top 10 Lists.

Backhouse, Fid and Sue.

Few book lovers can claim extensive knowledge across the full publishing spectrum and that...

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The Day of Creation.

Ballard, J G.

Dr. Mallory, working in the parched terrain of central Africa, dreams of a new Nile that w...

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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses.

Birmingham, Kevin.

The book that many regard as the greatest novel in the English language was banned as obsc...

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A Man for All Seasons.

Bolt, Robert.

Studying this in 1966 began a lifelong interest in the Tudors, some consequently enchantin...

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The Atomic Weight of Love.

Church, Elizabeth J.

In 1941 the spirited and ambitious Meridian went to the University of Chicago to study orn...

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The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature.

Dawson, Ashley.

Innovative and very handy, it identifies key writers and texts, presents a comprehensive t...

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Words Alone: Yeats and his Inheritances.

Foster, R. F.

A scholarly and authoritative look at some of the influences that created Yeats’ voice. Th...

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ThermoPoetics: Energy in Victorian Literature and Science.

Gold, Barri J.

Argues that some of the universal truths that eventually ended up codified as ‘the laws of...

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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 66, Working with Shakespeare: Volume 66: Working with Shakespeare.

Holland, Peter (ed.).

Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 each vo...

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Measuring the World.

Kehlmann, Daniel.

A historical novel of Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Frederick Gauss who set out to measu...

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The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

Leonard, John (ed).

Begins with the newest poets and traces back to the earliest. There are selections from a ...

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Quick Pint After Work.

Lewis, Luke.

Works its way through linguistic piffle to translate all the b…s..t phrases into real Engl...

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Pagan Spring: A Max Tudor Novel.

Malliet, G. M.

Max Tudor , the vicar of Nether Monkslip used to be with MI5, and can’t help feeling inter...

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Apply Within.

McGuire, Michaela.

The broad absurdities of work are the focus of her humorous writing, beginning with her st...

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Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb.

Montanari, Massimo.

This is a fine example of the historian Montinari’s studies of what food means and what pu...

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Magic for Marigold.

Montgomery, L. M.

Marigold Lesley lives in a wonderful world of grandmothers, aunts, uncles, and cats in the...

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Pat of Silver Bush.

Montgomery, L. M.

I loved this story when I was younger. Pat Gardiner lives (of course) in good old P.E.I. a...

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Where I'm Reading From.

Parks, Tim.

In a collection of essays and articles drawn from the New York Review of Books, Tim Parks ...

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Wretched Writing: A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language.

Petras, Ross and Kathryn.

Wretched writing is simply very bad writing, and this is an alphabetically organised celeb...

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Fierce Light: The Battle of the Somme July-November 1916: Prose and Poetry.

Powell, Anne (ed.).

These selected pieces come from British, Australian and New Zealand writers who fought in ...

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2312.

Robinson, Kim Stanley.

Described as an ‘intellectually engaged and intensely humane’ science-fiction novel, it wa...

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Aurora.

Robinson, Kim Stanley.

A review from The Guardian states that: ‘Science Fiction’s backlist is packed with ‘genera...

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Summer Requiem: A Book of Poems.

Seth, Vikram.

We have all read his huge Magnum Opus A Suitable Boy

, and he has written other novel...

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