Taking a unique look at one of the most acclaimed and best-loved English writers of the nineteenth century, Charles Dickens, A Very Peculiar History asks why, what, where, how and...
Patrick Lienhardt; Olivier...
Irene Nemirovsky was born in 1903 in Kiev to a well-off Jewish family. They fled the Russian revolution, eventually settling in France where, with the publication of David Golder in...
Michael Symmons Roberts; Paul Farley
Passed through, negotiated, unacknowledged: the edgelands - those familiar yet ignored spaces which are neither city nor countryside - have become the great wild places on our doorsteps. This title...
W. G. Sebald; Jo Catling
Fusing biography and essay, and finding, as ever, inspiration in place - as when he journeys to the Ile St Pierre, the tiny, lonely Swiss island where Jean-Jacques Rousseau found...
John Jeremiah Sullivan
Takes us on a funhouse hall-of-mirrors ride through the other side of America - to the Ozarks for a Christian rock festival; to Florida to meet the straggling refugees of...
An ingenious international literary relay race in which stories pass from hand to hand, from language to language, changing all the while, with surprising, thought-provoking, and frequently funny results
An inspiring and heartbreaking memoir about family, empathy and the stories we tell about ourselves and others.
Analyses the historical roots of violence and confronts truths about the extremism nurtured throughout society. By bringing us face to face with fanaticism, this title suggests ways in which we...
Possibly the only drawback about the "How To Be A Woman" was that its author, was limited to pretty much one subject: being a woman. This book is a proof...
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In 17 essays and one short story, Julian Barnes discusses the writers that mean most to him, including Orwell, Kipling and Houellebecq.
Tells the story of our remarkable journey through the mail. From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of email, this book explores how we...
Charles Dickens was a phenomenon: a demonicly hardworking journalist, the father of ten children, a tireless walker and traveller, a supporter of liberal social causes, but most of all a...
This title tells the story of one of the crucial battles, in our time, for freedom of speech.
The thirteen writers of A London Address respond to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in a series of essays - some haunting, some charming, and all a truly fascinating read
A memoir that deals with old age, the context of ones life and times, memory, reading and writing, and the identifying cargo of possessions - two ammonites, a cat, a...
Lots of husbands forget things: they forget that their wife had an important meeting that morning; some of them forget their wedding anniversary. But Vaughan has forgotten he even has...