Catullus' Bedspread

A vivid narrative that recreates the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome’s first modern” poet, and follows a young man’s journey through a world filled with...

Pain, Parties, Work

"I dreamed of New York, I am going there."On May 31, 1953, twenty-year-old Sylvia Plath arrived in New York City for a one-month stint at "the intellectual fashion...

Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From A Life

Intimate and illuminating, this is the story of American icon Ernest Hemingway's life, compiled by the steward of the Hemingway estate and featuring contributions by his son and...

Three Tales - Life, Chronicle

These stories are a daily-life portrait. The main character - with all its flaws - is not entirely imaginary, because she is a journalist who writes about everything: chronicle...

The Fragments of my Father A memoir of madness, love and being a carer

A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEARIn the vein of the Costa-winning Dadland, with the biographical elements of H is for Hawk, The Fragments of my Father is a powerful and poignant...

Death In The Afternoon

A fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at bullfighting by one of its true aficionados. It reflects...

Life of the Author, The: John Milton

It is hard to overstate the role that John Milton played in the historical, political, and literary controversies of seventeenth century England; his writings and very life...

Mark Twain Quotes, Biography, and Facts of a Genius Writer

Mark Twain is arguably one of the most famous authors in the United States, with his books Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. His characters were a typical and yet deviant episode...

Experiment In Autobiography - Discoveries And Conclusions Of A Very Ordinary Brain (since 1866)

Today, H. G. Wells is perhaps best remembered for his contributions to the science fiction genre thanks to such novels as “The Time Machine” (1895), “The...

To Mr. John Keats Of Teignmouth

This audio book is about the poet John Keats and his stay in Teignmouth, South Devon, and the impact this time had on the life of this world famous poet.

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