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Jacqueline Riding

A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists

I Saw the Dog

Alexandra Aikhenvald

A leading expert draws on a lifetime of fieldwork to reveal the mysteries and magic of language

Two-Way Mirror

Fiona Sampson

How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook

Betty Edwards

A workbook of 40 exercises to accompany the acclaimed drawing guide

The French Art of Not Trying Too Hard

Ollivier Pourriol

The answer to overwork and burnout, the route to fulfilment and success: letting go

The Artist's Way

Julia Cameron

'I love it. A practical, spiritual, nurturing book.' – Russell BrandSince its first publication, The Artist's Way has inspired the genius…

Minor Feelings

Cathy Park Hong

A fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong

Long Live Latin

Nicola Gardini

The international bestseller that celebrates the beauty, passion and life-lessons to be found in this not-so-dead language

The Music of Time

John Burnside

A major new account of poetry in the twentieth century

Avem Occidere Mimicam

Harper Lee

Discover one of the world's great novels while you learn Latin.


Gaston Dorren

A quirky language-lovers tour of the twenty most-spoken languages in the world – what puts them a cut above the other six thousand?

Dramatic Exchanges

Daniel Rosenthal

A unique collection of correspondence between the most celebrated actors, directors and playwrights of the past 50 years – now in paperback

Talk on the Wild Side

Lane Greene

Why won't language do as it's told? Join the Economist's Johnson columnist on a headspinning journey of discovery

Human Relations and Other Difficulties

Mary-Kay Wilmers

A selection of works by LRB editor and journalist Mary-Kay Wilmers.

The Economist Style Guide

An updated and refreshed edition of this bestselling guide to English usage.

Sounds Appealing

David Crystal

The newest volume in David Crystal's pentalogy of the English language, focusing on the subtleties of pronunciation

Nemo's Almanac

Ian Patterson

A literary quiz full of quotes that will challenge, cheer and enlighten book buffs

Write to the Point

Sam Leith

Get writing right – in the only way that matters

How Language Began

Daniel Everett

A revolutionary account of the origins of language from one of the world's best known and most influential linguists

The Wisdom of Finance

Mihir Desai

Putting the humanity back into finance by looking at the profession's core principles through the prism of art, literature and film.

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