Télécharger le livre :  Philip Roth

'Superlative... definitive and genuinely gripping' SUNDAY TIMES'Utterly engrossing' EVENING STANDARD'Compulsively readable... Beautifully written... Definitive' OBSERVER Appointed by Philip Roth and granted complete access and independence, Blake Bailey spent years...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-04-08

Format(s) : ePub
19,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Keats

*A BOOK TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2021 IN THE TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, DAILY MAIL, SUNDAY TIMES AND GUARDIAN*The epitaph John Keats composed for his own gravestone - 'Here lies one whose name was writ in water' - seemingly damned him to oblivion. When he died at the age of...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-04

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Herman Melville

A comprehensive exploration of Melville's formative years, providing a new biographical foundation for today's generations of Melville readers Herman Melville:A Half Known Life, Volumes 1 and 2, follows Herman Melville's life from early childhood to his astonishing...
Editeur : Wiley-Blackwell
Parution : 2020-10-26

Format(s) : PDF, ePub
327,89
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Télécharger le livre :  Solutions and Other Problems

*THE NO.1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh, the creator of the immensely popular blog 'Hyperbole and a Half' and #1 New York Times bestselling author, returns with her new collection. Solutions and Other Problems includes humorous...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2020-09-24

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Primo Levi

'One of the best literary biographies of the year...superb... Levi, I think, would have appreciated it' Observer Re-issued to mark the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, now featuring a new introduction from the author.Discover the definitive biography of the iconic...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2019-12-19

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Essays

Lydia Davis's writing is a masterclass in control: wry, lucid, penetrating, every word placed deliberately. Here she presents a dazzling collection of literary essays, each one as beautifully formed, thought-provoking, playful and illuminating as her critically...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2019-11-07

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Arnold Zweig zum fuenfzigsten Todestag

Dieses Buch umfasst Studien zum Leben und Werk des in der schlesischen Stadt Glogau geborenen Schriftstellers Arnold Zweig. Ziel der Veröffentlichung ist es, des ein wenig in Vergessenheit geratenen Autors fünfzig Jahre nach dem Tod zu gedenken und seinen umfangreichen...
Editeur : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Parution : 2019-11-01

Format(s) : PDF, ePub
49,27
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Télécharger le livre :  Joe Gould's Secret

‘It's a masterpiece, of course, but more than that it shows that there is some such thing as being a simple observer’ Nicci French, IndependentIt was 1932 when Joseph Mitchell first came across Joe Gould, a Harvard-educated vagrant of Greenwich Village. Penniless,...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2019-10-03

Format(s) : ePub
9,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Tastes of Honey

The ultimate insight into the ground-breaking, firebrand playwright who changed our cultural and social landscape and put working-class lives centre stage.On 27 May 1958, A Taste of Honey opened in a small fringe theatre in London. Written by a nineteen-year-old bus...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2019-08-29

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Long Recessional

'Superb, beautifully written, touching and occasionally very funny' Andrew RobertsDavid Gilmour's superb biography of Rudyard Kipling is the first to show how the life and work of the great writer mirrored the trajectory of the British Empire, from its zenith to its...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2019-08-01

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Injury Time

The distinguished poet, essayist and critic D. J. Enright died on the last day of December 2002. He had just put the finishing touches to Injury Time, a memoir and his third commonplace book in which the dying writer muses upon his own condition and that of the world...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2019-02-21

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Acta Germanica

Die ersten beiden Beiträge, die Briefe Therese von Bacherachts aus Java sowie Alexander von Humboldts Bezug zu Afrika im Kontext des 19. Jahrhunderts untersuchen, zeigen, dass der afrikanische Kontinent vielleicht mehr als jeder andere bis heute stellvertretend für...
Editeur : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Parution : 2018-12-21

Format(s) : PDF, ePub
39,46
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Télécharger le livre :  Born to Be Posthumous

The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense. FromThe Gashlycrumb Tinies toThe Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of...
Editeur : Little, Brown and Company
Parution : 2018-11-06

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Quest for Queen Mary

'A delightful insight into an eclectic life'The Daily Telegraph'Very funny and astute . . . a loathly feast for royal-watchers' Hilary Mantel, New Statesman Books of the Year 2018'A complete delight, conjuring up, with a few sharp strokes of the pen, a mad, exotic...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2018-09-20

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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Télécharger le livre :  A Companion to Literary Biography

An authoritative review of literary biography covering the seventeenth century to the twentieth century A Companion to Literary Biography offers a comprehensive account of literary biography spanning the history of the genre across three centuries. The editor – an...
Editeur : Wiley-Blackwell
Parution : 2018-09-12
Collection : Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
143,06
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Télécharger le livre :  Vita and Harold

The classic story of the relationship between Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, and a unique portrait of the Bloomsbury Group.'Vita and Harold have become part of our literature' OBSERVERThe marriage of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson was one of the most...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2018-06-28

Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Blind Spot

An essential collection of literary criticism by one of Spain's most acclaimed authorsJavier Cercas is one of the most enjoyable and innovative novelists at work today. Well known among English-language readers as the author of Soldiers of Salamis (winner of the...
Editeur : Maclehose Press
Parution : 2018-05-03

Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Sharp

A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'This is such a great idea for a book, and Michelle Dean carries it off, showing us the complexities of her fascinating, extraordinary subjects, in print and out in the world. Dean writes with vigor, depth, knowledge and absorption, and as...
Editeur : Fleet
Parution : 2018-04-23

Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Logical Family

'A sweet, filthy peach of a memoir from a cultural explosion of a man.'CAITLIN MORANBorn in the mid-twentieth century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man “on the very spot where the first shots of...
Editeur : Transworld Digital
Parution : 2017-10-05

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Book of Forgotten Authors

'JOYOUS . . . READERS WILL LOVE THIS FASCINATING BOOK' CATHY RENTZENBRINK'A GODSEND WITH THE PRESENT SEASON APPROACHING' IRISH INDEPENDENT'THE PERFECT GIFT FOR A BOOK-OBSESSED FRIEND' STYLIST, 50 UNMISSABLE BOOKS FOR AUTUMN 2017'EXCELLENT . . . SHOULD BE READ BY ANYONE...
Editeur : Riverrun
Parution : 2017-10-05

Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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