Claire recommends

Some of Claire's favourite books from across the shop.

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Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine

Diane Williams

Claire recommends:

This recent collection by the avant garde short story maestro is absolutely perfect.

£8.99

Pitch Dark

Renata Adler, afterword by Muriel Spark, interviewer Guy Trebay

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Everybody talks about Speedboat but this is THE ONE. (Actually Speedboat is also marvellous.) The lens moves in and out of focus across fragments of memory as Kate Ennis ...

£11.99

Afterglow: A Dog Memoir

Eileen Myles

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Some things I have learnt from Afterglow by Eileen Myles:

1) Rosie the pitbull wrote virtually every poem by Eileen Myles from 1990 to 2006

2) Puppets and dogs may be ...

£8.99

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

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I promise you, there hasn't been a book quite like this before. Maggie Nelson discusses her relationship, motherhood, art and gender fluidity in this queer-theory-cum-memoir ...

£9.99

Everyone is Watching

Megan Bradbury

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Like a fictional companion to Olivia Laing's The Lonely City, this impressionistic novel shows us a century of New York art, love and life via Edmund White, Roberts Moses and ...

£7.99

Where’s Warhol?

Catharine Ingram and Andrew Rae

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Where's Warhol? Well, he's in this book, obviously, but beyond that you'll have to have a look...

£9.95

Tove Jansson: Work and Love

Tuula Karjalainen

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For Tove Jansson, love and work were inseperable - her emotional life was crucial to her creativity. 2014 would have been her centenary year and this book is one of its ...

£12.99

Queer: A Graphic History

Meg John Barker

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If you, like me, feel you don't know nearly enough about queer theory but you want to, then Queer: A Graphic History is a serious but accessible introduction; ideal for ...

£13.99

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir

Carrie Brownstein

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Riot-girl rock legend Carrie Brownstein was born, grew up, moved to Portland, formed the Best Band in the World (Greil Marcus), Sleater-Kinney, worked for a dog shelter, ...

£8.99