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The Vanishing Man
The Vanishing Man Laura Cumming
The captivating and mysterious tale of a Victorian bookseller whose fate was changed forever by the great painter Velazquez
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Reading the World
Reading the World Ann Morgan
A thought-provoking and eye-opening journey through world literature inspired by a quest to read a book from every country.
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Wounded
Wounded Emily Mayhew
A homage to the courage and determination of the men and women who cared for – and saved the lives of – the hundreds of thousands of British soldiers who were wounded at the Western Front.
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Jumpin' Jack Flash
Jumpin' Jack Flash Keiron Pim
A fascinating quest for one of London’s legendary characters
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Ben Ainslie: Close to the Wind
Ben Ainslie: Close to the Wind Ben Ainslie
The world's greatest racing sailor - three-times Olympic champion Ben Ainslie tells his story
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The Fall
The Fall Diogo Mainardi
Knowing how to fall is much more valuable than knowing how to walk.
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Macaulay
Macaulay Zareer Masani
The first biography of Thomas Macaulay, from child prodigy to imperial administrator in India and revered elder statesman and historian in Britain
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A Broken World
A Broken World
Edited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf, this is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World War.
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Fire in Babylon
Fire in Babylon Simon Lister
WINNER OF THE CRICKET SOCIETY AND MCC BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016 Fire in Babylon tells the full extraordinary story of the West Indies cricket team that brought the world to its knees and a people to its feet Inspired by the Stevan Riley film.
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Things I Didn't Know
Things I Didn't Know Robert Hughes
Volume I of the recently deceased renowned art critic Robert Hughes's memoirs.
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The Black Prince of Florence
The Black Prince of Florence Catherine Fletcher
A dramatic tale of assassination, spying and betrayal in the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy.
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Nemesis
Nemesis Misha Glenny
Breaking Bad meets City of God in this gripping account of an ordinary man who became Brazil’s most wanted criminal
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Levels of Life
Levels of Life Julian Barnes
This short, unconventional book is probably the most moving that Julian Barnes has ever written
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Lives in Writing
Lives in Writing David Lodge
A collection of essays on writers and writing by the Booker-shortlisted novelist and critic.
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Other People's Countries
Other People's Countries Patrick McGuinness
A very special book of short, Proustian pieces on childhood and how the places of our childhood are embedded in us. Winner of the 2014 Duff Cooper Prize Winner of the 2015 Welsh Book of the Year Award Shortlisted for the 2015 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Shortlisted for the 2015 PEN Ackerley prize Longlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize
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Across Many Mountains
Across Many Mountains Yangzom Brauen
The Tibetan Wild Swans; an extraordinary story of survival across three generations of women.
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Plumdog
Plumdog Emma Chichester Clark
A dog’s diary - with words and pictures that are irresistibly funny and moving.
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The Middle Parts Of Fortune
The Middle Parts Of Fortune Frederic Manning
Set in the mud and stench of the Somme this is a grim, sardonic tale of war that led William Boyd to say ‘this is the finest novel to come out of the First World War’
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith Carmen Callil
The story of one of history's most despicable villians told by a brilliant author.
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The Tunnel Through Time
The Tunnel Through Time Gillian Tindall
The doyenne of London history travels over and under our great capital to reveal the layers of human existence underlying the Crossrail route as the new line through the heart of London takes shape
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Waking Up in Toytown
Waking Up in Toytown John Burnside
The sequel to the award-winning A Lie About My Father
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Roth Unbound
Roth Unbound Claudia Roth Pierpont
A critical evaluation of Philip Roth – the first of its kind – that takes on the man, the myth, and the work
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Federer and Me
Federer and Me William Skidelsky
A story of tennis, obsession and Roger Federer for tennis fans and the general reader alike.
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