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Daphne Du Maurier
Daphne Du Maurier Daphne Du Maurier, Margaret Forster
Meticulously researched, a masterpiece of biography and storytelling where subject and author are perfectly matched...
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The Krays: The Prison Years
The Krays: The Prison Years David Meikle, Kate Beal Blyth
The Krays: The Prison Years explores the fascinating and largely untold story of the Kray twins following their imprisonment.
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Cat Haiku
Cat Haiku Deborah Coates
A quirky and clever collection of beautifully illustrated Japanese haiku poetry written from the elusive 'cat's eye' viewpoint - a wonderful illustrated book that would make the perfect gift for cat-lovers and poetry fans everywhere
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The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War
The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War Ernest Hemingway
The Fifth Column is Hemingway’s only full length play and is based on his personal experiences in Civil War Madrid.
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By-Line
By-Line Ernest Hemingway
A selection of Hemingway’s best prose written for newspapers and magazines between 1920 and 1956.
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Death In The Afternoon
Death In The Afternoon Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway's classic portrait of the pageantry of bullfighting
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The Essential Hemingway
The Essential Hemingway Ernest Hemingway
'Hemingway's style is a superb vehicle for revealing tenderness of feeling beneath descriptions of brutality' Guardian
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The Shakespeare Almanac
The Shakespeare Almanac Greg Doran
A sumptuously illustrated day by day calender of Shakespeare's year by the Chief Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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The Unfolding Of Language
The Unfolding Of Language Guy Deutscher
'Enthralling' A.S. Byatt A brilliant and original exploration of how languages evolve and have evolved, comparable to Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct in its accessibility, wit and ambition.
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Through the Language Glass
Through the Language Glass Guy Deutscher
A brilliant and provocative exploration of how the cultures we live in affect the languages we speak and how we think of the world around us.
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The Private World of Georgette Heyer
The Private World of Georgette Heyer Jane Aiken Hodge
The classic biography, finally back in print!
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The Genius and the Goddess
The Genius and the Goddess Jeffrey Meyers
A frank and revealing portrait of Arthur Miller, as viewed through the lens of his relationship with Marilyn Monroe.
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The People V. O.J. Simpson
The People V. O.J. Simpson Jeffrey Toobin
Now a major BBC TV series; the definitive account of the O.J. Simpson trial, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Travolta, David Schwimmer, and Connie Britton.
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Georgette Heyer's Regency World
Georgette Heyer's Regency World Jennifer Kloester
A must-have guide to the people, places and society in Georgette Heyer's Regency novels
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Georgette Heyer Biography
Georgette Heyer Biography Jennifer Kloester
The ground-breaking biography of one of Britain's best-loved and best-selling novelists.
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The Power Of Babel John McWhorter
A wonderful guided tour of language, as sharp and thought-provoking as Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct and as entertaining and Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue.
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Doing Our Own Thing
Doing Our Own Thing John McWhorter
Is the English language in decline? Is contemporary music a pale imitation of the musical riches of the past? Linguist John McWhorter argues in this provocative, controversial book that the legacy of the 1960's has caused us to value the verbal and the oral over the written forms of language and music, impoverishing our culture.
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The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad
The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad John Stape
Published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth, The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad is a brilliant and highly readable biography of a literary figure of world-wide reputation.
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Curiosities of Literature
Curiosities of Literature John Sutherland
One of our foremost critics tours some of the more arcane byways of literature
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How to be Well Read
How to be Well Read John Sutherland
A very personal guide to the best novels ever
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The Prophet
The Prophet Kahlil Gibran
A stunning new hardcover edition--linen with copper stamping-of one of the world's most beloved and popular spiritual classics, featuring a new foreword by Rupi Kaur, the multimillion-copy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers.
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Hide-And-Seek With Angels
Hide-And-Seek With Angels Lisa Chaney
A fascinating and brilliantly revealing biography of the man who created Peter Pan.
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