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Weep not, child

NgÅ©gÄ© wa Thiongp(s¼o ; introductions by Ben Okri. |

The artful edit

Susan Bell. |

Handbook for proofreading

Laura Killen Anderson. |

Proofreading plain and simple

by Debra Hart May. |

Slave revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804

Laurent Dubois and John D. Garrigus. |

Avengers of the New World

Laurent Dubois. |

Freedom papers

Rebecca J. Scott and Jean M. Hâebrard. |

Bound for Canaan

Fergus M. Bordewich. |

Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world

Haruki Murakami ; translated by Alfred Birnbaum. |

Dance dance dance

by Haruki Murakami ; translated by Alfred Birnbaum. |

The woman in white

Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction and notes by Matthew Sweet. |

Open city

Teju Cole. |


Jeet Thayil. |

The art of travel

Alain de Botton. |


Slavoj éZiézek. |


Slavoj éZiézek. |

Living in the end times

Slavoj éZiézek. |

Among others

Jo Walton. |

They came before Columbus

Ivan Van Sertima. |

Double yoke

Buchi Emecheta. |

God's bits of wood

Sembene Ousmane ; translated by Francis Price. |

The last of the empire

Sembene Ousmane. |

The family

Buchi Emecheta. |

Memoirs of a porcupine

Alain Mabanckou ; translated by Helen Stevenson. |

Decolonising the mind

Ngäugäi wa Thiong{u2019}o. |

Nervous conditions

by Tsitsi Dangarembga. |

The spark of life

Frances Ashcroft ; line drawings by Ronan Mahon. |

The annotated flatland

by Edwin A. Abbott ; introduction and notes by Ian Stewart. |

Infinite jest

David Foster Wallace ; foreword by Dave Eggers. |

Life and death are wearing me out

Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt. |

Shifu, you'll do anything for a laugh

Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt. |

Hell hath no fury

edited by Anna Holmes ; foreword by Francine Prose. |


Nora Ephron. |

Our kind of people

by Uzodinma Iweala. |

Revolutionary Road

Richard Yates. |


Hamsun, Knut, 1859-1952. |

After dark

Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin. |

The cutting season

Attica Locke. |


Guy Lawson. |

The pages of day and night

Adonis ; translated from the Arabic by Samuel Hazo. |


Steven Poole. |

Purple hibiscus

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. |

The heroin diaries

Nikki Sixx with Ian Gittins. |

The $100 startup

Chris Guillebeau. |