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Sapiens
Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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Guns, Germs and Steel
Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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Scott on Waterloo
Scott on Waterloo Walter Scott
As we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, read Walter Scott's first hand accounts of his travels to the battlefield, in fascinating and bloody detail
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was a key figure in helping to secure the abolition of slavery in America – discover his Narrative on the 150th anniversary of that event.
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Walden
Walden Henry David Thoreau
Selections from one of the great classics of literature--now part of the Shambhala Pocket Library.
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The Great Fire of London
The Great Fire of London Adrian Tinniswood
On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read this essential companion to the gripping story of one of London's worst disasters
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The Heart Of The World
The Heart Of The World Nik Cohn
A totally unique account of travelling the length of Broadway, brilliantly evoking both its magic and its darker side, from the author of Awopbopaloobop Awopbamboom.
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Haunts of the Black Masseur
Haunts of the Black Masseur Charles Sprawson
A cult swimming classic, laden with references to literature, art and Olympic history.
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Lost Years
Lost Years Christopher Isherwood
'His writing soon becomes addictive as one self-disclosure follows another. What better recommendation for a diary could there be?' - The Times
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The Emigrants
The Emigrants W.G. Sebald
'Strange, beautiful and terribly moving' A.S. Byatt, Times Literary Supplement
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Genet
Genet Edmund White
'This biography is elegant meticulous and wholly satisfying' Sunday Telegraph
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Mythologies
Mythologies Roland Barthes
Beautiful reissue of this unique classic collection, featuring a newly translated essay not included in previous collections
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The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby
The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby Tom Wolfe
The first of Tom Wolfe's genre-defining non-fiction books, reissued to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
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A Rose For Winter
A Rose For Winter Laurie Lee
'He writes like an angel, and conveys the pride and vitality of the humblest Spanish life with unfailing sharpness, zest and humour' SUNDAY TIMES
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Arrow in the Blue
Arrow in the Blue Arthur Koestler
'Perhaps the most remarkable autobiography since the confessions of Rousseau' V. S. Pritchett, New Statesman
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The Invisible Writing
The Invisible Writing Arthur Koestler
'Perhaps the most remarkable autobiography since the confessions of Rousseau' V. S. Pritchett, New Statesman
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Culture and Society
Culture and Society Raymond Williams
A ground-breaking work exploring how culture developed in the West. Relevant and readable more than fifty years after its first publication
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Kilvert's Diary
Kilvert's Diary Francis Kilvert
The sweet-natured, gossipy diaries of a Victorian country clergyman with a full introduction and archive material detailing the history of the diary. This is the only proper edition of Kilvert's Diary.
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Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom
Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom Nik Cohn
'The definitive history of rock 'n' roll' Rolling Stone
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In My Father's Court Isaac Bashevis Singer
'A world that no longer exists reaches us through one of the greatest literary artists of our time' Saturday Review
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Little Wilson and Big God
Little Wilson and Big God Anthony Burgess
The first part of Anthony Burgess's two-volume autobiography
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The War Poems Of Wilfred Owen
The War Poems Of Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen was the greatest poet of the First World War - his best work is collected here, published in a new hardback edition to commemorate the end of the war that Owen has taught us never to forget
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Talleyrand
Talleyrand Duff Cooper
The definitive biography of Talleyrand by the inimitable Duff Cooper
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