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Portraits In Fiction
Portraits In Fiction A S Byatt
A lively, fascinating and sumptuously illustrated exploration of the links between fiction, writers of fiction and portraits by one of the most admired writers of modern fiction.
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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty and Truth
Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty and Truth A. O. Scott
The New York Times chief film critic shows why we need criticism now more than ever
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On Bullfighting
On Bullfighting A.L. Kennedy
The paperback edition of AL Kennedy's highly acclaimed reflections on the bloodiest of the blood sports. 'AS ARTFUL AS A MATADOR'S FINAL PASS' Esquire
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His Invention So Fertile
His Invention So Fertile Adrian Tinniswood
'This lively, sympathetic and hugely informative biography brings us closer to Wren than ever before' Frances Spalding, Independent
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Ivory, Apes & Peacocks
Ivory, Apes & Peacocks Alan Root
A breathtaking close-up look at Africa's animals and natural wonders from one of our great wildlife pioneers
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Play It Again
Play It Again Alan Rusbridger
The Guardian editor's account of a remarkable musical challenge during an extraordinary year for news.
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A Dance
A Dance Alexander Barabanov
An extraordinary photographic record of dance through history - structured and 'choreographed' to form a dance in ten movements
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The Curious Room
The Curious Room Angela Carter
Angela Carter's startling and inventive collected dramatic works
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Miss Angel
Miss Angel Angelica Goodden
The first biography of this extraordinary woman in over 80 years.
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Six Facets Of Light
Six Facets Of Light Ann Wroe
‘She’s a genius, I believe, because she lights up every subject she touches.’ Hilary Mantel A Spectator Book of the Year Meditations on the mystery of light
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A View Of Delft
A View Of Delft Anthony Bailey
'In clear and graceful English, Anthony Bailey presents all that can be known and much that can be guessed about this miraculous painter and his small but active world of Delft. The scholarship is deep; the response to the paintings sensitive, crisp and fresh.' John Updike
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Diane Arbus
Diane Arbus Arthur Lubow
A revelatory biography of the uncompromising photographer, Diane Arbus
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A Portrait Of Leni Riefenstahl Audrey Salkeld
More than a biography of one of the legendary film-makers of the twentieth century - now in her nineties - this book brilliantly analyses Riefenstahl's motives as a pioneer in silent movies, as a protege of Hitler's Nazi propoganda campaign in the 1930s, and her plunge into new realms of dangerous adventure sports in her old age.
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Van Gogh's Ear
Van Gogh's Ear Bernadette Murphy
Why did Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear? This compelling detective story reveals the truth about the art world's greatest mystery
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Fashion Climbing
Fashion Climbing Bill Cunningham
An enchanting memoir, as vibrant and charming as Breakfast at Tiffany's -- by the legendary New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham
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The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry Carola Hicks
The story of the Bayeux Tapestry - its origins and making, but also its long and dramatic afterlife, from 1066 to Napoleon, Nazi raids and modern adverts
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The King's Glass
The King's Glass Carola Hicks
Monarchs and makers. The tense, captivating story of the glorious windows of the King's College Chapel, Cambridge.
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Girl in a Green Gown
Girl in a Green Gown Carola Hicks
A fascinating exploration of one our best loved paintings, and the strange, dramatic history of its owners through time.
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In Ruins
In Ruins Christopher Woodward
IN RUINS is full of strange delights and startling surprises, exploring the mysterious, melancholy charnl of eternal fragments
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I & I: The Natural Mystics
I & I: The Natural Mystics Colin Grant
The history of the original Wailers - Tosh, Livingstone and Marley - as never before told
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Rock On
Rock On Dan Kennedy
A memoir of comic genius about working for one of the great music labels: Spinal Tap meets The Office.
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Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
The 300th anniversary of one of the most famous adventures of all time.
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The Gilded Gutter Life Of Francis Bacon
The Gilded Gutter Life Of Francis Bacon Daniel Farson
Reissue of a classic work about one of Britain's greatest painters.
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