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Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography Through Essays

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A collection of personal and critical essays on everything from childhood to womanhood, literature to visual arts and the relationship between form and meaning in storytelling.

Norwegian Dictionary: Norwegian-English, English-Norwegian

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This two-way dictionary is ideal for both linguists and the serious learner and user of Norwegian. Translations are supported by examples and entries are supported by a section covering aspects of Norwegian pronunciation and grammar.

The Gifts of Reading

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An anthology of essays about the joys of reading and of giving books, from some of the world's most beloved writers. Inspired by and including Robert Macfarlane's own essay, 'The Gifts of Reading', publishing to coincide with the 20th anniversary of global literacy non-profit, Room to Read

plague, the fall, exile and the kingdom and selected essays

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New Oxford Style Manual

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Combining the recently updated editions of New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors in a single volume, the New Oxford Style Manual is the ultimate authority on written style, copy, and spelling, making it an indispensable handbook for all writers and editors and anyone who works with words.

Fifty Fifty

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Fifty Fifty celebrates fifty years of publishing by one of the UK's most distinguished and distinctive independent presses, through correspondence between 50 authors and their editor.

Dear Reader

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A memoir of a life spent immersed in the comfort and joy of books, from Sunday Times bestselling author Cathy Rentzenbrink

The Chambers Crossword Dictionary

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary is the crossword dictionary the setters use.Welcome to the ultimate resource for all crossword lovers. The Chambers Crossword Dictionary is an essential resource for crosswords of all kinds. Comprehensive, reliable, easy-to-use and containing more than 500,000 solutions, it is the indispensable companion for all cruciverbalists.

Tony Conrad: Writings

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Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from 1894

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In 1894, Ruth Smythers wrote: 'One cardinal rule of marriage should never be forgotten: give little, give seldom and, above all, give grudgingly...' The Methodist wife didn't intend to be amusing, but this brief treatise written for young brides is side-splitting today and an eye-opener to how our love lives have changed.