Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe
Burrowing under the perimeter fence of the grandest of Grand Projects - the giant myth that is 2012's London Olympics - Ghost Milk explores a landscape under sentence of death...
From the bestselling author of Agent Zigzag. The thrilling true story of the greatest and most successful wartime deception ever attempted A Richard & Judy Book Club selection
George Orwell; Dervla Murphy
A memoir of the author's time among the desperately poor and destitute in London and Paris. It documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels...
The definitive biography of Elvis and an excellent slice of social history.
Tells the story of one of history's despicable villains and conmen - Louis Darquier, Nazi collaborator and 'Commissioner for Jewish Affairs', who dissembled his way to power in the Vichy...
In a voice that is uniquely and intimately his own, with the disarming honesty that has always been his trademark, Keith Richards brings us the essential life story of our...
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Vital prequel to the internationally best-selling biography STALIN: COURT OF THE RED TSAR
The first volume in a series of memoirs by an influential musician and songwriter.
Widely regarded as the best British painter since Turner, very little is known about Francis Bacon's life. This book gives us an insight into Bacon's genius.