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Télécharger le livre :  Busted in New York & Other Essays

Busted in New York & Other Essays


Darryl Pinckney


'[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...


Parution : 2020-11-17
Télécharger le livre :  Wildeana (riverrun editions)

Wildeana (riverrun editions)


Oscar Wilde


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...


Parution : 2020-10-15
Télécharger le livre :  The Gifts of Reading

The Gifts of Reading


Collectif


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,...


Parution : 2020-09-17
Télécharger le livre :  How to Spot a Fascist

How to Spot a Fascist


Umberto Eco


We are here to remember what happened and to declare solemnly that ‘they’ must never do it again. But who are ‘they’?HOW TO SPOT A FASCIST is a selection of three thought-provoking essays on freedom and fascism, censorship and tolerance – including Eco’s iconic essay...


Parution : 2020-08-13
Télécharger le livre :  The Book of Delights

The Book of Delights


Ross Gay


A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAs Heard on NPR's This American Life'The delights he extols here (music, laughter, generosity, poetry, lots of nature) are bulwarks against casual cruelties . . . contagious in their joy' New York TimesThe winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry...


Parution : 2020-08-11
Télécharger le livre :  The Complete Essays

The Complete Essays


Michel De Montaigne


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...


Parution : 2020-10-14
Télécharger le livre :  How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?

How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?


Pandora Sykes


_______________________________'Pandora is my personal guru on all things relating to the zeitgeist. How lucky you are that she can now be yours too.' DOLLY ALDERTONModern life is full of choices. We're told that happiness lies within and we can be whoever we want to...


Parution : 2020-07-16
Télécharger le livre :  Dictionary of the Undoing

Dictionary of the Undoing


John Freeman


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...


Parution : 2020-01-16
Télécharger le livre :  Statesmanship

Statesmanship


Various


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....


Parution : 2019-11-28
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Télécharger le livre :  97,196 Words

97,196 Words


Emmanuel Carrère


Read the definitive essay collection from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Adversary, dubbed 'France's greatest writer of non-fiction' (New York Times)'The most exciting living writer' Karl Ove KnausgaardOver the course of his career, Emmanuel Carrère has...


Parution : 2019-11-14
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