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Non-fiction & Biography
Some of the best literature and biographies, as suggested by some of the most important writers and reviewers in this area. Suggested readings in non-fiction, memoirs, true crimes and the best bios. It' s difficult to select the best non-fiction of 2017, but the Baillie Gifford Prize wants to do just that.
This year' s jury chairman, Peter Bazalgette, will talk about the six marvellous works that were shortlisted. The Gaulle Biograph and one of the foremost British historian of contemporary France, Julian Jackson, speaks to us through some textbooks to get an impression of France's war chief and French Prime Minister Charles de Gaulle.
Here Oxford literary reviewer David Russell examines the different skills that make up the Viktorian essays and suggests five of his greatest practicians. So what can medical science and medical science have in common? Writer and doctor Gavin Francis gives his expert opinions - and writes a book of five remarkable works at the interface of his two great avidities.
It is the anniversary of the birthday of Muriel Spark, a unique twentieth centennial author, poem and essaysist. He chooses five of her five works. The good author must always strive to tell the story of the true - a more complicated story than one of the characters and rogues.
The Oxford lecturer Seamus Perry speaks to us through the volumes that show Coleridge's unconventional brilliant. The sale of science literature is a boom, but only the most demanding writers come directly to the core of our own attachment to the outdoors, says Charles Foster, Being A Beast's best-selling writer.
Here he selects five of the best natural history textbooks that will be released in 2017. When Confucianism makes a return in China, Daniel A. Bell, Associate Director of Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, listed which textbooks can be found to help us understand Confucius and his heir. Nowadays, what could Leonardo still do in our own world?
While the past may be a strange land, the realm represented in the work of the Netherlands masters is not very far from ours, says Adam Eaker of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts in New York. He tends to be regarded as the originator of the capitalist and contemporary economy, but he was first and foremost a moralist.
The Infidel and the Professor writer Dennis Rasmussen - a work about Smith's relationship with David Hum - chooses the best Adam Smith works. Gabriele Hartley commends the best works by and about the phenomena that Charles Dickens was and is. Stephans Flanders, chairwoman of this year's Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction, speaks about some of the best non-fiction of 2016.
The professor of politics, Terrell Carver, guides us through the most important works on Marxism, Marxism and his patron, journalist and financier Friedrich Engels. For a long time Virginia Woolf was considered a'little modernist', but today she is one of the literary greats of the twentieth century. Your Biograph, Hermione Lee, tells us the best Virginia Woolf fiction, essay and diary.
Viktorian literary specialist and publisher of a new editions of Jezebel's daughter, Jason Hall selects the five best works from Collins' vast body of work - and looks at the insatiable appetite and unsatiable lifestyles of this fascinating Englishman. Which are the masterpieces of military fiction? Oxford professor and writer elects her five.
One of the great intellects of the twentieth centuries, he was a man with little interest in the publication of music. The publisher Henry Hardy, who has co-published many of them, selects the best Isaiah Berlin and more. Over 100 years after the Armenians' massacre, writer Tom de Waal has chosen volumes that bypass policy and return us to the world.
And Melissa Lane selects the best works to help us better understanding Plato. He' s choosing the best story. Commenting on the horror of the Second World War and the Shoah, the Russian author deserved a place in literary literature, says Maxim D. Shrayer. The best Vasily Grossman works are recommended.
It selects the best David Hume works. She' s choosing the best of Jane Austen's works. US Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, speaks about the law that has affected his mind. They explain why literacy, as well as literary writing, is indispensable for magistrates and solicitors.