Collection: Literature, Literary Essays & Non-Fiction Prose

Collection of secondhand non-fiction books on literature, literary essays, and non-fiction prose. The books in this collection contain true stories from some of the best writers from around the world. Books on literature, collected diaries, essays, and non-fiction prose. Funny, intelligent and thought-provoking writings.
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  • Letter from America 1946-2004 by Alistair Cooke (Paperback, 2005)
    Letter from America 1946-2004 by Alistair Cooke: stock image of front cover.
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  • Patrick White: A Life by David Marr (Paperback, 1992)
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  • Whatever it is, I Don't Like it by Howard Jacobson (Paperback, 2011)
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  • Untold Stories by Alan Bennett (Paperback, 2006)
    Untold Stories by Alan Bennett: stock image of front cover.
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  • Twilight of Love: Travels with Turgenev by Robert Dessaix (Paperback, 2005)
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  • The Land I Came Through Last by Robert Gray (Paperback, 2008)
    The Land I Came Through Last by Robert Gray book: stock image of front cover.
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  • The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (Paperback, 2003)
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  • The Australian Legend by Russel Ward (Paperback, 1980)
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  • Serendipities: Language and Lunacy by Umberto Eco (Paperback, 1999)
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  • Secrets by Robert Dessaix; Drusilla Modjeska; Amand Lohrey (Paperback, 1998)
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  • Portable Henry Lawson by Brian Kiernan (ed.) (Paperback, 1976)
    Portable Henry Lawson by Brian Kiernan: stock image of front cover.
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  • Nathaniel Hawthorne's Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Paperback, 2012)
    Nathaniel Hawthorne's Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne: stock image of front cover.
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  • Naked by David Sedaris (Paperback, 2008)
    Naked by David Sedaris: stock image of front cover.
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  • Meanjin Quarterly No 79 Vol 2 (Winter 2020)
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  • Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (Paperback, 2002)
    Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris: stock image of front cover; the background is a light green-tinged blue. At the top of the page the words THE N0. 1 BESTSELLER are written in white lettering. Along the bottom of the cover, there is a small extract of a review by the OBSERVER written in the same white lettering. In between, covering most of the page, and written in a child's handwriting, in coloured chalk, are the words ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY DAVID SEDARIS.
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  • Lord Byron: The Major Works by Lord Byron (Paperback, 2008)
    Lord Byron-The Major Works by Lord Byron: stock image of front cover.
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  • Growing Up Asian in Australia by Alice Pung (Paperback, 2008)
    Growing Up Asian in Australia by Alice Pung: stock image of front cover.
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  • Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner (Paperback, 2016)
    Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner book: front cover stock image
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  • Delinquent Angel by Diana Georgeff (Paperback, 2007)
    Delinquent Angel by Diana Georgeff: stock image of front cover.
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  • Betjeman by A. N. Wilson (Paperback, 2007)
    Betjeman by A. N. Wilson: stock image of front cover; a photograph of a man wearing a long grey overcoat, brown pants, black leather shoes and a black bowler hat. He is sitting on the ground, on the rooftop of a building, leaning against a low concrete wall. His right elbow sits on the top of the wall, his head is resting in his right hand. His right leg is tucked underneath himself, his left leg bent upwards at the knee. There are out-of-focus white buildings in the background. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
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