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Télécharger le livre :  On Life's Lottery

On Life's Lottery

Glyn Davis

Birth is a throw of the dice. The consequences last a lifetime.We like to think of Australia as the land of the 'fair go', a land of choice and equal opportunity. But behind the facade of meritocracy lies an uncomfortable truth: much of your life is already decided by...

Parution : 2021-01-27
Télécharger le livre :  When I Edit with Assistive Technology

When I Edit with Assistive Technology

Carrie Jade Williams

WINNER OF THE 2020 BODLEY HEAD / FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE'I readjust the headset, make sure the microphone is right in front of my mouth and talk the computer to life because my words literally have power.'When I Edit with Assistive Technology is about writing when...

Parution : 2020-11-28
Télécharger le livre :  The Cockroach and I

The Cockroach and I

Saranya Subramanian

RUNNER-UP OF THE 2020 BODLEY HEAD / FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE'It's an exhausting, futile battle, really. Every night, the same smug cockroach squeezes herself out of my bathroom drain's grilled lid, scuttles into the toilet and shower area, and waltzes around like she...

Parution : 2020-11-28
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 :  Sigmund Freud: Essays and Papers (riverrun editions)

Sigmund Freud: Essays and Papers (riverrun editions)

Sigmund Freud

'Freud the writer is what Joan Riviere so elegantly presents to the English-Language reader'Lisa Appignanesi from her preface to Sigmund Freud: Essays and PapersThis collection focuses in on the set of Riviere's translations that made up the first library of Freud in...

Parution : 2020-11-12
Télécharger le livre :  Gigantic Cinema

Gigantic Cinema

Paul Keegan , Alice Oswald

‘It is in very truth a sunny, misty, cloudy, dazzling, howling, omniform Day...’ – Samuel Taylor Coleridge to William Sotheby, 27 September 1802This anthology of poems and prose ranges from literary weather – Homer’s winds, Ovid’s flood – to scientific reportage,...

Parution : 2020-10-29
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 : 2020-12-16
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 :  Keep Moving

Keep Moving

Maggie Smith

'Keep Moving speaks to you like an encouraging friend reminding you that you can feel and survive deep loss, sink into life's deep beauty and constantly make yourself new' Glennon Doyle, bestselling author of Untamed'Candid, lyrical and full of empathy, this is a book...

Parution : 2020-10-06
Télécharger le livre :  The Gifts of Reading

The Gifts of Reading


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
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