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Bullfighting a horseman who pricks the bull with a lance in the early stages of a fight to goad and weaken it
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The muchawaited Picador book comes three years after Naipaul's A Writer's People: Ways of Looking and Feeling in 2007, which kicked up a storm because of its scathing criticism of his one- time friend, English novelist Anthony Powell.
Picador will also publish his single-page view of both sides of the 30 miles of the River Thames from Hammersmith Bridge to the Thames Barrier.
Picador could be out again quickly in a bid to complete the hat-trick, with several engagements here and at Wolverhampton over the next few days, and Graeme Moore of owners the Green Door Partnership said: "He has got plenty of entries but he will tell us when he is ready to run again.
95, ISBN 0-060-82091-8), Andrea Levy (Small Island, Picador USA, April 2005, $14, ISBN 0-312-42467-1), Helen Oyeyemi (The Icarus Girl, Nan A.
Martin's Press, Tor, Picador, Henry Holt, and Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, and, college publishers, W.
From PICADOR we have paperback editions of The Selected Works of Cyril Connolly edited by his son, Matthew.
DR SWEET AND HIS DAUGHTER (Peter Bradshaw, Picador, pounds 10.
The Picador Book of African Stories Stephen Gray, ed.
Earlsdon library is to take part in the Book of the Month initiative with three major UK poetry publishers - Bloodaxe, Picador and Faber and Faber.
The serial will be published later this year in book format by Picador as a trade paperback original.
Born in Carlisle in 1975, Jacob had his first book of poetry - The Brink - published by Picador in 2003 and his second - Little Gods - in 2006.
Born in Carlisle in 1975, Polley had his first book of poetry The Brink published by Picador in 2003 and his second Little Gods in 2006.