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            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir
             

            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ihimaera, Witi

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            "This is the second volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the begining of his career"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143773030
            Published 3 September 2019 by Random House
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            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy

            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy (Hardback)

            By Rodden, John

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            Is George Orwell the most influential writer who ever lived? Yes, according to Rodden's provocative book about the transformation of a man into a myth. He charts the astonishing passage of a litterateur into a legend.

            ISBN 9780691182742
            Published 15 September 2019
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            Language (English)
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            The Innocent Reader: Reflections on Reading and Writing

            The Innocent Reader: Reflections on Reading and Writing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Adelaide, Debra

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            Part-bibliomemoir, part-user's manual, Debra Adelaide shares a life dedicated to reading and writing.

            ISBN 9781760784355
            Published 24 September 2019 by Pan Macmillan
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            Sontag: Her Life
             

            Sontag: Her Life (Hardback)

            By Moser, Benjamin

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            Susan Sontag was our last great literary star. Her brilliant, serious mind combined with her striking image, her rigorous intellectualism and her groundbreaking inquiries into what was then seen as 'low culture' - celebrity, photographs, camp - propelled her into her own unique, ...

            ISBN 9780241003480
            Published 17 September 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Eternal Boy: The Life of Kenneth Grahame

            Eternal Boy: The Life of Kenneth Grahame (Paperback)

            By Dennison, Matthew

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            The story of Kenneth Grahame, author of the children's classic Wind in the Willows, and of the vision of English pastoral that inspired it.

            ISBN 9781786697745
            Published 24 September 2019 by Head of Zeus
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            Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

            Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy (Paperback)

            By Balint, Benjamin

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            The gripping story of the legal battle over the work of perhaps the most iconic writer of the twentieth century: a priceless cache of papers, an unprecedented international custody battle, and the unlikely journey of a trove of manuscripts from Prague to Palestine.

            ISBN 9781509836734
            Published 27 August 2019 by Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Restoration Heart: A Memoir

            Restoration Heart: A Memoir (Hardback)

            By Cash, William

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            Restoration Heart is William Cash's 'restore-a-wreck' memoir of house and heart.

            ISBN 9781472132185
            Published 10 September 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
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            Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution

            Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution (Hardback)

            By Todd, Selina

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            Throughout her life, Shelagh Delaney told the stories of unfamiliar lives: working class women and men - often those peopling Britain's northern towns and cities - living on the margins of what polite society deemed acceptable, but who chose their own way in the world.

            ISBN 9781784740825
            Published 29 August 2019 by Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Graham Greene: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

            Graham Greene: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Greene, Graham; Interviewer MacArthur, John R.

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            A master of twentieth century fiction, Graham Greene looks back on his life. This volume also includes several key interviews from throughout his long, fruitful career.

            ISBN 9781612198149
            Published 15 September 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Series Last Interview
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            For the Islands I Sing: An Autobiography

            For the Islands I Sing: An Autobiography (Paperback, Reissue)

            By Brown, George Mackay

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            George's memory is inseparable from Orkney, where he was born the youngest child of a poor family and which he rarely left. His mother was a beautiful woman who spoke only Gaelic and his father was a wit, mimic and singer, who also doubled as postman and tailor. Tuberculosis fram ...

            ISBN 9781846975110
            Published 10 September 2019 by Birlinn General
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