Description: In 2012, the world arrived in London for the Olympics...and Ann Morgan went out to meet it. She read her way around all the globe's 196 independent countries (plus one extra), sampling one... read more

Reading the World: Confessions of a Literary Explorer
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The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a 'book club' that brings them together as her life comes to a close. For fans of Tuesdays With Morrie and The Last Lecture.
Mary ... read more

The End of Your Life Book Club: A Mother, a Son and a World of Books
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Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we will never have enough of the one... read more

Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed with Time
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"Writers' festivals, TV book shows, radio interviews, book clubs, TED Talks:today's novelists are a travelling roadshow. New books and their authors are thrown to the wolves, aka reviewers, to be savaged, praised to the skies,... read more

The New Torchlight List
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From the acclaimed author of The Old Ways and Landmarks -- an essay on the beauty and joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a book Every book is a kind of gift to its reader, and the act of giving books is charged with a ... read more

The Gifts of Reading
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 NZ - Biography

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2016.

Between 2010 and 2014 Lynn Jenner made several related emotional and intellectual investigations. Lost and Gone Away is the record of these: a fascinating hybrid text of nonfiction, prose poems and poetry. The book traverses the aft... read more

What can we make of the fragments that remain of things otherwise lost? To what extent do these fragments embody the unregainable whole or even retain the force of loss that has been brought to bear upon the lost? Lynn Jenner’s thou... read more

Lost and Gone Away
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Published to coincide the with 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the West Bank, an anthology that explores the human cost of the conflict there as witnessed by such notable writers as Co... read more

Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation
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Suddenly, in spite of the trials of old age, and with the end in sight, everything seems possible again: love letters, soliloquies, scenes of jealousy, swan songs, social satire, and moments of happiness. Only an aging artist who has... read more

Of All That Ends
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More Letters of Note is another rich and inspiring collection, which reminds us that much of what matters in our lives finds its way into our letters. These letters deliver the same mix of th... read more

More Letters of Note : Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience
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The best of C. K. Stead's 'afternoon work': reviews and essays, interviews and diaries, lectures and opinion pieces. Every morning for the last thirty years, C. K. Stead has written fiction and poetry. Shelf... read more

Shelf Life: reviews, replies and reminiscences
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 Literary Criticism & Essays & Journalism

Series:Granta: The Magazine of New Writing

When does a movement become a cult? How do you distinguish between a religion and a sect? In this issue we focus on faith, on the appeal of surrendering oneself to a higher power, becoming a follower. What's the difference betwee... read more

Granta 137: Animalia
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Edited and introduced by the writer and critic Henry Hitchings, these fearless, passionate, inquiring essays by award-winning international writers celebrate one of our most essential, but endangered, institutions: the bo... read more

Browse: The World in Bookshops
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