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A Sparrow’s Journey: John Berger Reads Andrey Platonov

Text by Andrey Platonov, translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler, afterword by Gareth Evans, drawings by Georgia Keeling, cover artwork by John and Yves Berger, text by John Berger, designed by Thom Swann

John Berger described the great Soviet writer Andrey Platonov as ‘[understanding] living modern poverty more deeply than any other storyteller I have come across’. Published to mark ...

Days Without End

Sebastian Barry

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After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, fight in the Indian Wars and the Civil War. Having both ...

Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays

Andrei Platonov, edited by Robert Chandler, translated by Robert Chandler

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In this essential collection of Andrei Platonov’s plays, the noted Platonov translator Robert Chandler edits and introduces The Hurdy-Gurdy (translated by Susan Larsen), ...


Keeping on Keeping on

Alan Bennett

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‘I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought ...


Venice, an Interior

Javier Marías, translated by Margaret Jull Costa

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An essential companion for every traveller to Venice, this is the hidden city revealed in a gorgeous non-fiction account by one of Europe’s greatest living writers, Javier ...

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

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Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction to modern physics, the author explains ...