Umberto Eco

UMBERTO ECO is an Italian writer, philosopher, semiotician and literary critic. In 1980, his novel The Name of the Rose became an internationally acclaimed bestseller, and he has since published numerous novels, children’s books and works of non-fiction. Most recently, his novel The Prague Cemetery was shortlisted for the 2012 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. He is the author of The Betrothed, Save the Story Series, Pushkin Children’s Books.

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Cassoulet Confessions

Published by Hardie Grant on 15 September 2022, Hardback, £16.99  ‘Cassoulet Confessions’ is an enthralling memoir by award-winning food and travel writer Sylvie Bigar that reveals how a simple journalistic assignment sparked a culinary obsession and transcended into a quest for identity. Set in the stunning southern French countryside, this honest and poignant memoir conveys […]

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Nine Nasty Words

Language evolves with time, and so does what we consider profane or unspeakable. Nine Nasty Words is a rollicking examination of profanity, explored from every angle: historical, sociological, political, linguistic. In a particularly coarse moment, when the public discourse is shaped in part by once-shocking words, nothing could be timelier.

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