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The Library

Arthur der Weduwen

Princes, collectors, bookworms and thieves: the extraordinary story of the library, from Alexandria to the age of Google

All of the Marvels

Douglas Wolk

A revelatory guide to the 'epic of epics' from a beloved authority

Art of the Extreme 1905-1914

Philip Hook

The ten most revolutionary years in art ever, covered by former Sotheby's director Philip Hook.

Hogarth

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

The Music of Time

John Burnside

A major new account of poetry in the twentieth century

Minor Feelings

Cathy Park Hong

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

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 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…

The French Art of Not Trying Too Hard

Ollivier Pourriol

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

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

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

Avem Occidere Mimicam

Harper Lee

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

Babel

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?

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

You Talkin' To Me?

Sam Leith

A witty, elegant enquiry into the art of persuasion, updated for the witless, inelegant Trump era

Sounds Appealing

David Crystal

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

Rogues' Gallery

Philip Hook

Sotheby's art expert exposes five centuries of history, scandals, big wins and horrifying losses in the international art world

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

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