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  • Stolen Focus

    Why You Can't Pay Attention

    by Johann Hari ...
    THE TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLERA SPECTATOR AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2022A WATERSTONES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH'If you read just one book about how the modern world is driving us crazy, read this one' TELEGRAPH'This book is exactly what the world needs right now' OPRAH WINFREY'A beautifully researched and argued explorati... ... Read more

    £6.99 £0.99

  • A Heart That Works

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    by Rob Delaney ...
    In this memoir of loss, acclaimed writer and comedian Rob Delaney grapples with the fragile miracle of life, the mysteries of death, and the question of purpose for those left behind.When you're a parent and your child gets hurt or sick, you not only try to help them get better but you also labour under the general belief that you can help them get better. That's not always the case though. ... Read more

    £9.99

  • Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Book 3 - Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths
    AN EPIC BATTLE THAT LASTED TEN YEARS. A LEGENDARY STORY THAT HAS SURVIVED THOUSANDS.'An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales' OBSERVER'Stephen Fry has done it again. Well written and super storytelling' 5***** READER REVIEW________'Troy. The most marvellous k... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • The Bell Jar

    by Sylvia Plath ...
    The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Poetry of Birds

    edited by Simon Armitage and Tim Dee

    A STUNNING COLLECTION OF POEMS CURATED BY THE NEW POET LAUREATE AND THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FOUR FIELDS___________________________'Some of the most ethereal verse ever written' Sunday Telegraph'A glorious collection of works old and new' Independent on Sunday'Truly inexhaustible . . . to be read again and again' Daily Mail<p... ... Read more

    £7.99

  • The Years – WINNER OF THE 2022 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

    by Annie Ernaux ...
    Translated by Alison L. Strayer ...
    Considered by many to be the iconic French memoirist’s defining work, The Years is a narrative of the period 1941 to 2006 told through the lens of memory, impressions past and present, cultural habits, language, photos, books, songs, radio, television, advertising and news headlines. Annie Ernaux invents a form that is subjective and impersonal, private and communal, and a new genre – the ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Anti-Social

    the Sunday Times-bestselling diary of an anti-social behaviour officer

    'Anti-Social is brutally honest, exceptionally funny and terribly sad - a scything indictment of broken 21st century Britain. I could not put it down.' THE SECRET BARRISTER'A fascinating insight into a job that stitches together the cracks in compassion in our communities' RENI EDDO-LODGE, bestselling author of Why I Am No Longer Talking To White People About Race'Superb. This hysterically funny ... Read more

    £4.99 £3.99

  • Oedipus Rex

    (Oedipus the King)

    by Sophocles ...
    To Laius, King of Thebes, an oracle foretold that the child born to him by his queen Jocasta would slay his father and wed his mother. So when in time a son was born the infant's feet were riveted together and he was left to die on Mount Cithaeron. But a shepherd found the babe and tended him, and delivered him to another shepherd who took him to his master, the King of Corinth. Polybus being ... Read more

    £0.75

  • Thomas Hardy: The Complete Works

    The Hand of Ethelberta,The Trumpet-Major,The Woodlanders, Wessex Tales... (Illustrated) (Bauer Classics)

    Book 21 - All Time Best Writers
    While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially, he gained fame as the author of novels such as Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895). During his lifetime, Hardy's poetry was acclaimed by younger poets ... Read more

    £1.49 £0.49

  • A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year

    365 poems celebrating nature and the changing seasons.This is the perfect bedside companion for any nature or poetry fan, featuring famous odes from big-name poets alongside unsung poems from less-well-known writers.Each poem is chosen to chime with the natural world through the seasons. Spring is a time of hope, a season of new life with William Wordsworth’s daffodils, John Clare’s lambs and ... Read more

    £10.99 £3.99

  • Days of Reading

    by Marcel Proust ...
    Translated by John Sturrock ...
    series Penguin Great Ideas
    In these inspiring essays about why we read, Proust explores all the pleasures and trials that we take from books, as well as explaining the beauty of Ruskin and his work, and the joys of losing yourself in literature as a child.Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves – and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Поэмы: Руслан и Людмила, Цыганы, Медный всадник, Полтава, Кавказский пленник, Бахчисарайский фонтан, Анджело, Братья разбойники

    series Классика и модерн
    Электронное издание поэм Александра Сергеевича Пушкина состоит из 8-ми произведений: «Руслан и Людмила», «Цыганы», «Медный всадник», «Полтава», «Кавказский пленник», «Бахчисарайский фонтан», «Анджело», «Братья разбойники». «Руслан и Людмила» — богатырская сказочная, а также первая законченная поэма А.С. Пушкина. Поэма «Цыганы» рассказывает о любви цыган... ... Read more

    £1.68

  • The Golden Treasury

    Of English Verse

    Book 168 - Macmillan Collector's Library
    The Golden Treasury is one of the most loved anthologies of English poetry ever published. The book was meticulously compiled by poet and scholar Francis Turner Palgrave, in collaboration with Alfred Tennyson, who was then poet laureate.It is arranged chronologically in four books which each celebrate a different era in the evolution of English poetry, from Elizabethan to the 19th century. All the ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'

    This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'. ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Sarn Helen

    A Journey Through Wales, Past, Present and Future

    by Tom Bullough ...
    Sarn Helen - Helen's Causeway - is the old Roman Road that runs from the south of Wales to the north. As Tom walks the route, sometimes alone, sometimes in company, he describes the changing landscape around him and explores the political, cultural and mythical history of this country that has been so divided, by language and by geography. Running alongside this journey is the story of Tom's ... Read more

    £12.99

  • Walking Away

    Not content with walking the Pennine Way as a modern day troubadour, an experience recounted in his bestseller and prize-wining Walking Home, the restless poet has followed up that journey with a walk of the same distance but through the very opposite terrain and direction far from home.In Walking Away Simon Armitage swaps the moorland uplands of the north for the coastal fringes of Britain's ... Read more

    £5.99

  • The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House

    by Audre Lorde ...
    series Penguin Modern
    From the self-described 'black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet', these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with darkness and light.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hardy (Illustrated)

    940+ Poems, Lyrics & Verses, Including Wessex Poems, Poems of the Past and the Present, Time's Laughingstocks, Satires of Circumstance, Moments of Vision, Late Lyrics and Earlier, Human Shows…

    by Thomas Hardy ...
    This grand collection includes the complete poetry of the great Victorian author Thomas Hardy, containing over 940 poems, verses and lyrics: Wessex Poems and Other Verses The Temporary the All Amabel Hap "In Vision I Roamed" At a Bridal Postponement A Confession to a Friend in Trouble Neutral Tones She Her Initials Her Dilemma Revulsion She, To Him Ditty The Sergeant's Song Valenciennes San ... Read more

    £0.49

  • Conversations on Love

    with Philippa Perry, Dolly Alderton, Roxane Gay, Stephen Grosz, Esther Perel, and many more

    by Natasha Lunn ...
    ***THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'This book might just change your life' Sunday Times'Wise, wonderful, moving and brilliant... will leave your heart in a much better place' Stylist**After years of feeling that love was always out of reach, journalist Natasha Lunn set out to understand how relationships work and evolve over a lifetime. She turned to authors and experts to learn about their ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Mythos

    The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Book 1 - Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths
    STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOS'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' TimesDiscover Stephen Fry's magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends ever told . . .___________No one loves and quarrels, desi... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Book 2 - Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths
    **IMAGINE SANDALS ON YOUR FEET, A SWORD IN YOUR HAND, HOT SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOUR BRONZE HELMET . . .ENTER THE WORLD OF STEPHEN FRY'S SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, HEROES**'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant . . . all hail Stephen Fry' DAIL MAIL_________Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Orlam

    by PJ Harvey ...
    Nine-year-old Ira-Abel Rawles lives on Hook Farm in the village of UNDERWHELEM. Next to the farm is Gore Woods, Ira’s sanctuary, overseen by Orlam, the all-seeing lamb’s eyeball who is Ira-Abel’s guardian and protector. Here, drawing on the rituals, children’s songs, chants and superstitions of the rural West Country of England, Ira-Abel creates the twin realm through which she can make sense of ... Read more

    £8.99

  • Burning Questions

    The Sunday Times bestselling collection of essays from Booker prize winner Margaret Atwood

    In this funny, erudite, endlessly curious, uncannily prescient collection of essays cultural icon Margaret Atwood asks:- Why do people everywhere, in all cultures, tell stories?- How much of yourself can you give away without evaporating?- How can we live on our planet?- Is it true? And is it fair?- What do zombies have to do with authoritarianism?In over fifty pieces Atwood aims her prodigious ... Read more

    £9.99

  • The Canterbury Tales

    series Oxford World's Classics
    'Whoever best acquits himself, and tells The most amusing and instructive tale, Shall have a dinner, paid for by us all...' In Chaucer's most ambitious poem, The Canterbury Tales (c. 1387), a group of pilgrims assembles in an inn just outside London and agree to entertain each other on the way to Canterbury by telling stories. The pilgrims come from all ranks of society, from the crusading Knight ... Read more

    £5.99