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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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The Fall
The Fall Diogo Mainardi
Knowing how to fall is much more valuable than knowing how to walk.
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Across Many Mountains
Across Many Mountains Yangzom Brauen
A Tibetan Wild Swans. The story of a grandmother, mother and daughter who have loved and lost one of the most extraordinary countries in the world.
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The Bughouse
The Bughouse Daniel Swift
A groundbreaking new biography of Ezra Pound, one of the most controversial poets of the twentieth century, told through the stories of his illustrious visitors at St Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC
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The Story of Alice
The Story of Alice Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
The definitive biography of Lewis Carroll, his child-muse Alice Liddell, and the creation of Alice in Wonderland SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD
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Leaving Before the Rains Come
Leaving Before the Rains Come Alexandra Fuller
The sequel to the international bestseller Don’t Let’s Go To The Dogs Tonight.
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Ukraine Diaries
Ukraine Diaries Andrey Kurkov
Ukrainian dispatches from the heart of Kiev
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Birth of a Dream Weaver
Birth of a Dream Weaver Ngugi wa Thiong'o
In this moving and thought-provoking memoir, the great writer speaks of his emergence during one of Africa's most violent periods
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Quicksand
Quicksand Henning Mankell
A fascinating memoir-of-sorts from the legendary writer & campaigner for human rights: Quicksand is a collection of micro-essays exploring what it is to be human, covering topics as varied as Henning's cancer diagnosis, art, jealousy, Ice Ages past and present, and the future of our planet
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Stalin’s Meteorologist
Stalin’s Meteorologist Olivier Rolin
The beautifully illustrated, heartbreaking story of an innocent man in a Soviet gulag, told for the first time in English.
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Home and Away
Home and Away Karl Ove Knausgaard, Fredrik Ekelund
Karl Ove Knausgaard and fellow writer Fredrik Ekelund kick around thoughts and ideas on football, life, art and politics
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The Day That Went Missing
The Day That Went Missing Richard Beard
A memoir of exceptional power and universal relevance – about loss, carrying on, and recovering a brother's life and death.
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Of All That Ends
Of All That Ends Günter Grass
The final work of Nobel Prize-winning writer Günter Grass – a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, and the world.
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Autumn
Autumn Karl Ove Knausgaard, Vanessa Baird
From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons
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Winter
Winter Karl Ove Knausgaard, Lars Lerin
The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter
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Darling Pol
Darling Pol Mary Wesley
A remarkable collection of letters reveals the great love story of author of The Chamomile Lawn Mary Wesley's life.
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Down And Out In Paris And London
Down And Out In Paris And London George Orwell
Down and Out in Paris and London is George Orwell's haunting account of the streets and those who have no choice but to live on them.
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You Will Not Have My Hate
You Will Not Have My Hate Antoine Leiris
The international bestseller - a heartbreaking, inspiring memoir about a man and his baby son dealing with unbearable loss
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Foreigners: Three English Lives
Foreigners: Three English Lives Caryl Phillips
From 'one of the literary giants of our times' (New York Times), a brilliant hybrid of reportage, fiction, and historical fact that tells the stories of three black men whose tragic lives speak resoundingly to the place and role of the foreigner in English society.
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Homage to Catalonia
Homage to Catalonia George Orwell
'You always, I notice, feel the same when you are under heavy fire – not so much afraid of being hit as afraid because you don't know where you will be hit. You are wondering all the while just where the bullet will nip you, and it gives your whole body a most unpleasant sensitiveness.'
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Romain Gary
Romain Gary David Bellos
The many lives and guises of a bestselling author and international celebrity.
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Diaries
Diaries George Orwell
The authoritative text of George Orwell's diaries, collected in one volume for the first time
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Priscilla
Priscilla Nicholas Shakespeare
The astonishing true story of a young woman's adventures, and misadventures, in the dangerous world of Nazi-occupied France
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From Germany to Germany
From Germany to Germany Günter Grass
A fascinating account of one of the defining moments of modern European history by Europe's greatest living writer.
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