Marlon James

A Brief History of Seven Killings

In A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James combines masterful storytelling with his unrivaled skill at […]

Charles Bukowski

On Writing

Sharp and moving reflections and ruminations on the artistry and craft of writing from one of our […]

John Lanchester

The Debt of Pleasure

A gorgeous, dark, and sensuous book that is part cookbook, part novel, part eccentric philosophical treatise, reminiscent […]

Xiaolu Guo

A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2007. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction Twenty-three-year-old Zhuang […]

Xiaolu Guo

I Am China

In a flat above a noisy north London market, translator Iona Kirkpatrick starts work on a Chinese […]

Mich Houghton

I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn – The Biography of Sandy Denny

I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn tells the story of Sandy Denny, one of the greatest British singers […]

Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Jane B. Drew, E. Maxwell Fry, Ernst Scheidegger

Chandigarh 1956

Chandigarh 1956 is Ernst Scheidegger’s early book project on the construction of Chandigarh, India, during the 1950s.

Anne Enright

The Green Road

A darkly glinting novel set on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, The Green Road is a story of fracture […]

Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal […]

Toni Morrison

God Help the Child

Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our […]

Christopher Bray

1965 – The Year Modern Britain Was Born

There is Britain before 1965 and Britain after 1965 – and they are not the same thing. […]

Annina Luzia Schmid

Underwaterdawn / Unterwasserdämmerung

In ihrem ersten Gedichtband setzt sich Annina Schmid auf sehr sensible Art und Weise mit der sie […]

Helen Macdonald

H is for Hawk

As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading […]

Paul Knott

The Accidental Diplomat

“Achieves the rare combination of being instructive and funny…” – Rt. Hon. Alan Johnson MP Part political […]

Ben Yagoda

The B-Side

Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it’s a bit less widely understood that in about […]