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Hardcover. In this revealing collection of personal essays, renowned essayist, Phillip Lopate, shares his unique views on the big subjects of parenthood, marriage, sex, friendship, and 'the nail parings of daily life'. At turns funny, tender, and searingly honest, he searches with a cool eye for that elusive truth about himself and the world. Num Pages: 254 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 121 x 24. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Notting Hill Editions
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907903960
ISBN
9781907903960
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 17.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 480 pages, 149 illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1H; 1KBB; DNF; RGR; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 24. Weight in Grams: 510.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Edition
New ed of 1899 ed
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486256689
ISBN
9780486256689
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.57

Paperback. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Num Pages: 208 pages, 8pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KKD0001671
ISBN
9780099756118
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. The third volume in Soyinka's series of memoirs, the sequel to "Ake and Isara". In a mixture of fact and fiction - to protect the innocent and nail the guilty and shape an often intolerable reality - it tells of the coming of age of a writer and political activist; and of a nation's betrayal. Num Pages: 397 pages, 1 b&w line. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DNF; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 374. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Methuen Publishing Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002011
ISBN
9780413744203
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. A timeless classic that should be on every book-lover's 'must read' list. First published in 1971, 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD has never been out of print. Series: Virago Modern Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 170. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Virago
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002189
ISBN
9781860498503
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. A collection of 29 pieces on books, writing, photography, and the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. With literary subjects ranging from Defoe through Rilke and Kafka to the giants of the 20th century, those who admire Coetzee as a novelist can also read his literary criticism. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 133 x 22. Weight in Grams: 270. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
New Edition
SKU
KKD0002376
ISBN
9780099422624
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Anderson, Anne M.; Corr, James. Num Pages: 80 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; CJBT; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 246. Fine copy in fine dust wrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Appletree Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0001074
ISBN
9780862816650
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Smith, Graham. Editor(s): Baker, D.S. Series: Sayings, quotations, proverbs. Num Pages: 80 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CB; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 135 x 13. Weight in Grams: 252. Fine copy in fine dust wrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Appletree Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0001196
ISBN
9780862815561
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64

Paperback. A collection, in which, the author traces the compulsion to make literature. In a selection of interviews, as well as in the essay 'The Red Notebook' itself, he reflects upon his own work, on the need to break down the boundary between living and writing, and on the use of certain genre conventions to penetrate matters of memory and identity. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 13. Weight in Grams: 158. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001686
ISBN
9780571226412
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. This is a collection of essays on the structural features of the writing of 13 British poets, written by the poets themselves. The contributors include Fleur Adcock, Alison Brackenbury, Donald Davie, Douglas Dunn, Grevel Lindop, Edwin Morgan, Peter Scupham, Robert Wells and C.H. Sisson. Editor(s): McCully, C.B. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFG; DN; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 136 x 17. Weight in Grams: 302. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001983
ISBN
9781857540208
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 15.76

Paperback. The American poet, Thomas Lynch, is also a funeral director in a small Michigan town, and this is his testimony. It comprises 12 essays - each a lesson taught to the living by the dead. Num Pages: 256 pages, map. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DNF; JHBZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 134 x 16. Weight in Grams: 186. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002175
ISBN
9780099767312
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. In her opening essays - 'Fathers', 'Forefathers' and 'Ancestors', the author considers the renaissance of the historical novel and discusses particularly the novel of wartime experience; the surprising variety of distant pasts that British writers have invented; and the new 'Darwinian novel'. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 180.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0020971
ISBN
9780099283836
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. This comprehensive anthology collects together primary texts and documents relevant to the literature, culture, and intellectual life in England between 1550 and 1660. Editor(s): Aughterson, Kate. Num Pages: 624 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; 3JD; DNF; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 162 x 236 x 35. Weight in Grams: 876.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
624
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415271158
ISBN
9780415271158
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.80

Paperback. Framer Framed brings together the scripts and visuals of three of Tinh Minh-ha's provocative films: Reassemblage, Naked Spaces-Living is Round and Surname Viet Given Name Nam and offers a large selection of related interviews. Num Pages: 352 pages, 387 illustrations. BIC Classification: APF; DNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415905626
ISBN
9780415905626
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.62

Paperback. This classic anthology provides readers with important literary works composed during the Middle English period (1100-1500) in England, Scotland, and Ireland. Editor(s): Dunn, Charles W.; Byrnes, Edward T. Num Pages: 584 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ABC; DNF; DQ; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 771.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Routledge
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824052973
ISBN
9780824052973
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.18

Paperback. This translation is for the contemporary reader. Specifically commissioned for stage production, it rings easily on the modern ear and yet remains faithful to Sophocles' original, avoiding the archaisms of other translations. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 260 x 26. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1970
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393098747
ISBN
9780393098747
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.48

Paperback. Michael Parkinson on Cricket represents the best and most humorous of the author's journalism on his favourite sport. Num Pages: 336 pages, 20 line illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; WSJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 48. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340825082
ISBN
9780340825082
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.80

Paperback. New edition of and detailed commentary on perhaps Cicero's best-loved speech, suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Editor(s): Dyck, Andrew R. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 218 pages, 2 maps 1 table. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DNS; DSBB; DSK; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 138 x 14. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
218
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107643482
ISBN
9781107643482
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.05

Hardcover. A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Granta
Condition
New
SKU
9781783780792
ISBN
9781783780792
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 10.77

Hardcover. A collection of essays that examine the relations between the literary and the mortuary arts. They explore the distance between birth and death, the condition of the human being and the state of ceasing to be in a world that seeks to define human experience in retail, high-tech or pop-psyche terms. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129. Weight in Grams: 254. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003870
ISBN
9780099273233
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95