Télécharger le livre :  The Hard Crowd

From the Booker-shortlisted author of The Mars Room, a career-spanning collection of spectacular essays about politics and culture. Rachel Kushner is a writer celebrated for her 'chops, ambition, and killer instinct' (John Powers, Fresh Air). In The Hard Crowd, she...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-04-08

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Télécharger le livre :  The Complete Essays

Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. In 1572, Montaigne retired to his estates in order to devote himself to leisure, reading and reflection. There he...
Editeur : Pandora's Box Classics
Parution : 2021-06-11

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Télécharger le livre :  Above Water

"When my parents signed me up to Trojan Swimming Club, they had no idea of the evil behind Gibney's interest in me. As a thirteen-year-old, who knew nothing but kindness and love, I was ill-equipped to understand what was happening as he insidiously dominated my...
Editeur : Hachette Books Ireland
Parution : 2021-02-18

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Télécharger le livre :  A River Passes By Here

RUNNER-UP OF THE 2020 BODLEY HEAD / FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE'Just before the COVID-19 quarantine, I moved into my girlfriend's apartment, a renovated garage in a forgotten triangle of blocks where three Mexico City neighbourhoods come together.'A River Passes By Here...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-01-28

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Télécharger le livre :  When I Edit with Assistive Technology

WINNER OF THE 2020 BODLEY HEAD / FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE'I readjust the headset, make sure the microphone is right in front of my mouth and talk the computer to life because my words literally have power.'When I Edit with Assistive Technology is about writing when...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2020-11-28

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Télécharger le livre :  The Cockroach and I

RUNNER-UP OF THE 2020 BODLEY HEAD / FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE'It's an exhausting, futile battle, really. Every night, the same smug cockroach squeezes herself out of my bathroom drain's grilled lid, scuttles into the toilet and shower area, and waltzes around like she...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2020-11-28

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Télécharger le livre :  Busted in New York & Other Essays

'[Pinckney] reveals himself to be a skilful chronicler of black experience in literary criticism, reportage and biography' The New York Times In these twenty-five essays, Darryl Pinckney has given us a view of our recent racial history that blends the social and the...
Editeur : Riverrun
Parution : 2020-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Sigmund Freud: Essays and Papers (riverrun editions)

'Freud the writer is what Joan Riviere so elegantly presents to the English-Language reader'Lisa Appignanesi from her preface to Sigmund Freud: Essays and PapersThis collection focuses in on the set of Riviere's translations that made up the first library of Freud in...
Editeur : Riverrun
Parution : 2020-11-12

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Télécharger le livre :  Gigantic Cinema

‘It is in very truth a sunny, misty, cloudy, dazzling, howling, omniform Day...’ – Samuel Taylor Coleridge to William Sotheby, 27 September 1802This anthology of poems and prose ranges from literary weather – Homer’s winds, Ovid’s flood – to scientific reportage,...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2020-10-29

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Wildeana (riverrun editions)

Oscar Wilde's early fame ensured that throughout his short life he was written about by many of those he met. He was celebrated - or mocked - as the master of the ingenious epigram, the provocative paradox, the witty aside or the extravagant conceit. In researching his...
Editeur : Riverrun
Parution : 2020-10-15

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Télécharger le livre :  Keep Moving

'Keep Moving speaks to you like an encouraging friend reminding you that you can feel and survive deep loss, sink into life's deep beauty and constantly make yourself new' Glennon Doyle, bestselling author of Untamed'Candid, lyrical and full of empathy, this is a book...
Editeur : Corsair
Parution : 2020-10-06

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Télécharger le livre :  The Gifts of Reading

With contributions by: William Boyd, Candice Carty-Williams, Imtiaz Dharker, Roddy Doyle, Pico Iyer, Robert Macfarlane, Andy Miller, Jackie Morris, Jan Morris, Sisonke Msimang, Dina Nayeri, Chigozie Obioma, Michael Ondaatje, David Pilling, Max Porter, Philip Pullman,...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2020-09-17

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Télécharger le livre :  An Inventory of Losses

"A fine example of everyone's favourite genre: the genre-defying book, inspired by history, filtered through imagination and finished with a jeweller's eye for detail" JOHN SELF, Guardian"As we deal with the consequences, emotional and material, of a pandemic, it is...
Editeur : Maclehose Press
Parution : 2020-08-20

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Télécharger le livre :  How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?

__________________THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERStop searching for the answers - and start delighting in the questions with Pandora Sykes, co-host of The High Low podcast.'Deliciously fascinating' MARIAN KEYES'Refreshing ... thoughtful, considered' STYLIST'Brilliant'...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2020-07-16

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Télécharger le livre :  On Rape

It's time to rethink rape. Centuries of different approaches to rape - as inflicted by men on women - have got us nowhere. Rape statistics remain intractable: one woman in five will experience sexual violence. Very few rapes find their way into court. The crucial issue...
Editeur : Hachette Australia
Parution : 2020-04-28
Collection : On Series
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Télécharger le livre :  On Obsession

'When we are young adults, not only are we looking for signposts but we are afraid of ourselves, frightened of where our tendencies may lead. Are we all just a tiny bit mad, and were my obsessions, like my grandfather's, always going to take on a mild and manageable...
Editeur : Hachette Australia
Parution : 2020-03-31
Collection : On Series
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Télécharger le livre :  On Hope

As extreme weather becomes the norm, scientists agree that our climate is changing. But it seems too many of our leaders aren't listening to the science and are failing to act.In On Hope, one of the lead organisers of the Australian Climate strike, 17-year-old Daisy...
Editeur : Hachette Australia
Parution : 2020-03-31
Collection : On Series
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Télécharger le livre :  En Garde

When Sarah Hanson-Young called out the abuse she received from male parliamentarians as slut-shaming, she sparked a national conversation about the rampant sexism in politics. Placing the responsibility on women to defend themselves is the same cheap trick as asking,...
Editeur : Hachette Australia
Parution : 2020-03-31
Collection : On Series
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Télécharger le livre :  Dictionary of the Undoing

For John Freeman - literary critic, essayist, editor, poet and 'one of the preeminent book people of our time' (Dave Eggers) - it is a rare moment when words are not enough. But in the wake of the election of 2016, words felt useless, even indulgent. Action was the only...
Editeur : Corsair
Parution : 2020-01-16

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Télécharger le livre :  Statesmanship

No British periodical or weekly magazine has a richer and more distinguished archive than The New Statesman, which has long been at the centre of British political and cultural life. Some astonishing things were first published in its pages: great poems such as W.B....
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2019-11-28

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