Begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London - a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site...
Otto Dov Kulka
As a child, the author was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz. As one of the few survivors he has spent much of his life...
Tells the story of a Soviet family's trials and tribulations, and of their escape in 1979 to the consumerist promised land of the USA. This title offers an account of...
Ben Watt's father, Tommy, was a working-class Glaswegian jazz musician, a politicised left-wing bandleader and a composer. His heyday in the late fifties took him into...
Barry Martin; Philip Lerman
The heart-warming true story of the bond between a feisty octogenarian and the man in charge of building a shopping mall on top of her home - which inspired the...
William is an economist, which means he is good at reducing an infinitely complex world into a set of clear, rational principles about the way people and markets behave. Unfortunately...
Looks at the connection between the two worlds of art and technology. This book explores such varied topics as logic gates and literary modernism, the male machismo of geeks, the...
Wayne W. Dyer
Shares dozens of events from author's life, from the time he was a little boy in Detroit up till now. This book offers his life as an example of how...
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery - an eloquent elegy to one of the most important...
The first nonfiction book-searing, revealing, unforgettable-from one of our most acclaimed writers.
A single-volume edition of two hugely charming and funny memoirs of family life, by the inimitable Phyllida Law.
Overwhelmed is a map of the stresses - individual, historical, biological and societal - that have ripped working mothers' leisure to shreds, and a quest for how it might be...
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A true story of obsessive love turning to obsessive hate, this title chronicles the author's strange and harrowing ordeal at the hands of a former student, a self-styled 'verbal terrorist'...
Two Turtle Doves is the story of a life spent making things. Growing up in 1970s Suffolk in a crumbling giant of a house with wild, tangled gardens, Alex Monroe...
A celebration of George Eliot's life, work and greatest novel, exploring through a mixture of literary biography, deep reading and personal memoir how Middlemarch answers fundamental questions about life...
A charming collection of classic recipes passed down from a master baker to his daughter