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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 25 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How Poetry Can Change Your Heart by Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley
    How Poetry Can Change Your Heart - by Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley

    £8.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781452171807 | ISBN 10: 1452171807

    Poetry can transform: How can a poem transform a life? Could poetry change the world? In How Poetry Can Change Your Heart, spoken-word stars Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley roll out the welcome mat and prove that poetry is for everyone.  • Wheth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why You Should Read Children
    Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise - by Katherine Rundell

    £5.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526610072 | ISBN 10: 1526610078

    Katherine Rundell – Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children – explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its unabashed emotion and playf ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Art of Mindful Reading: Embracing the Wisdom of Words by Ella Berthoud
    The Art of Mindful Reading: Embracing the Wisdom of Words - by Ella Berthoud

    £10.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782407683 | ISBN 10: 1782407685

    The healing power of reading has been renowned since Aristotle; focus, flow and enlightenment can all be discovered through this universal act.   The Art of Mindful Reading embraces the joy of absorbing words on a page, encouraging a state of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan
    Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading - by Lucy Mangan

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784709228 | ISBN 10: 1784709220

    When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up different worlds and cast new light on this one.   She was whisked away to Narnia – and Kirrin Island – and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and womble burrows ... more

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  • Cover image of book Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim
    Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves - by Glory Edim

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780525619772 | ISBN 10: 0525619771

    Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives--but not everyone regularly sees themselves in the pages of a book. In this time ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Art of Reading by Damon Young
    The Art of Reading - by Damon Young

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911344186 | ISBN 10: 1911344188

    "For Damon Young, writers are like secret agents gone rogue, grabbing us by the lapels and inviting us into a realm of delicious ambiguity. The Art of Reading is an intimately conspiratorial book — erudite, surprising, and persuasive."(Henry Hitchi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Republic of Imagination by Azar Nafisi
    The Republic of Imagination - by Azar Nafisi

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099558934 | ISBN 10: 0099558939

    From the author of the bestselling memoir Reading Lolita in Tehran comes a powerful and passionate case for the vital role of fiction today. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books That Inspired Them by Antonia Fraser (Editor)
    The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books That Inspired Them - by Antonia Fraser (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408859629 | ISBN 10: 1408859629

    In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to do so. First published in 1992 in hardback only, original contributors include Mar ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Heroine: Or, What I
    How to be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much - by Samantha Ellis

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099575566 | ISBN 10: 0099575566

    Cathy Earnshaw or Jane Eyre? Petrova or Posy? Scarlett or Melanie? Lace or Valley of the Dolls? On a pilgrimage to Wuthering Heights, Samantha Ellis found herself arguing with her best friend about which heroine was best: Jane Eyre or Cathy Ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Everywhere: A Little Book About Reading by Heather Reyes
    An Everywhere: A Little Book About Reading - by Heather Reyes

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780992636401 | ISBN 10: 099263640x

    "I have so much enjoyed An Everywhere. It is a brilliant travel guide to the city of books: the city we hold within us, and the one we share with all its other citizens. I love Heather's passion for reading and the blend of erudition and intimacy tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where I
    Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books - by Tim Parks

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846559037 | ISBN 10: 1846559030

    What do books mean to you? A lively and enjoyable book about books, from bestselling writer Tim Parks.  Should you finish every book you start?  How has your family influenced the way you read?  What is literary style?  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Literary Listography: My Reading Life in Lists by Lisa Nola, illustrated by Holly Exley
    Literary Listography: My Reading Life in Lists - by Lisa Nola, illustrated by Holly Exley

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781452131603 | ISBN 10: 1452131600

    Now fans of the bestselling Listography journal series can keep track of their literary life past, present, and future. With over 70 entertaining and thought-provoking list topics ranging from the quintessential (favorite books by genre, authors t ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little History of Literature by John Sutherland
    A Little History of Literature - by John Sutherland

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205312 | ISBN 10: 0300205317

    This 'little history' takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. John Sutherland is perfectly suited to the task. He has researched, taught, and written ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Read Literature by Terry Eagleton
    How to Read Literature - by Terry Eagleton

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205305 | ISBN 10: 0300205309

    What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be full of concealed loathing, resentment, and aggression? In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry E ... more

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  • Cover image of book When I Was a Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson
    When I Was a Child I Read Books - by Marilynne Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844087723 | ISBN 10: 1844087727

    From the author of the magnificent, award-winning novels Gilead and Home comes this, a collection of wonderful, heart-warming essays about reading.   Of Marilynne Robinson, Michael Arditti said that there is 'no contemporary novelist whose wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Not the End of the Book: A Conversation Curated by Jean-Philippe De Tonnac by Umberto Eco
    This is Not the End of the Book: A Conversation Curated by Jean-Philippe De Tonnac - by Umberto Eco

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099552451 | ISBN 10: 0099552450

    The perfect gift for book lovers: two of the world's great men have a delightfully rambling conversation about the future of the book in the digital era, and decide it is here to stay. "The book is like the spoon: once invented, it cannot be be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stop What You
    Stop What You're Doing and Read This! - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099565949 | ISBN 10: 0099565943

    A mission statement about the transformative power of reading; about the way it inspires us, the tangible impact it can have on our wellbeing, the importance it holds for us now and will continue to hold in the future.   In any 24 hours th ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Reader on Reading by Alberto Manguel
    A Reader on Reading - by Alberto Manguel

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780300172089 | ISBN 10: 0300172087

    In this major collection of his essays, Alberto Manguel, whom George Steiner has called the Casanova of reading, argues that the activity of reading, in its broadest sense, defines our species. We come into the world intent on finding narrative in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs
    The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction - by Alan Jacobs

    £12.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780199747498 | ISBN 10: 0199747490

    In recent years, cultural commentators have sounded the alarm about the dire state of reading in America. Americans are not reading enough, they say, or reading the right books, in the right way.   In this book, Alan Jacobs argues that, contr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Read This Next: And Discover Your 500 New Favourite Books by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark
    Read This Next: And Discover Your 500 New Favourite Books - by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846143724 | ISBN 10: 1846143721

    In 2009 it was How NOT to Write a Novel ('A hilarious, wickedly observed and deeply useful guide' Observer). In 2010 it's Read This Next - Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark have written the perfect book for anyone who has ever struggled to choose w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days of Reading by Marcel Proust
    Days of Reading - by Marcel Proust

    £4.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141036731 | ISBN 10: 0141036737

    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriche ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bookaholics
    The Bookaholics' Guide to Book Blogs - by Compiled by Rebecca Gillieron and Catheryn Kilgarrif

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780714531519 | ISBN 10: 0714531510

    Comprehensive guide to the top book bloggers on the internet which asks who are these people, what are they writing about and why? With some book bloggers gaining hundreds of hits a day, this book aims to show all book lovers that these blogs are an ... more

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  • Cover image of book You
    You've GOT to Read This Book! 55 People Tell the Story of the Book That Changed Their Life - by Jack Canfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780060891756 | ISBN 10: 0060891750

    There's nothing better than a book you can't put down - or better yet, a book you'll never forget. This book puts the power of transformational reading into your hands. Jack Canfield, cocreator of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac, illustrated by Quentin Blake
    The Rights of the Reader - by Daniel Pennac, illustrated by Quentin Blake

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781406300918 | ISBN 10: 1406300918

    Humane, humorous and deeply felt, this is a unique book about reading.  The Rights of the Reader, which has sold over a million copies in France, grew from celebrated French writer Daniel Pennac's experiences of teaching in "challenging" school ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature by Janice Radway
    Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature - by Janice Radway

    £33.95   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780807843499 | ISBN 10: 0807843490

    Originally published in 1984, Reading the Romance challenges popular (and often demeaning) myths about why romantic fiction, one of publishing's most lucrative categories, captivates millions of women readers. Among those who have disparaged romance ... more

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