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 […]

Kim Gordon

Girl in a Band

There are few artists who inspire such reverence as Kim Gordon. In Girl in a Band she […]

David Lodge

Quite a Good Time to Be Born

‘I drew my first breath on the 28th of January 1935, which was quite a good time […]

A.N. Wilson

Victoria – A Life

Acclaimed historian A. N. Wilson gives a sweeping, definitive biography of one of the most recognizable yet […]

Yotam Ottolenghi

Plenty More

Vegetables have moved from the side dish to the main plate, grains celebrated with colour and flair. […]

Sean Brock

Heritage

Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady’s, and his first book offers […]

John Cleese

So, Anyway

Candid and brilliantly funny, this is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went […]

Naomi Klein

This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, returns with This […]

David Byrne

How Music Works

How Music Works is David Byrne’s bestselling, buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime […]

Mike Houghton

Becoming Elektra

Becoming Elektra is an account of Elektra Records in the Jac Holzman years, from 1950 to 1973. […]

John Burnside

I Put a Spell on You

In this exquisite, haunting book, John Burnside describes his coming of age from the industrial misery of […]

Owen Jones

Chavs – The Demonization of the Working Class

Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones Bestselling investigation into the myth and reality […]

Alwyn W. Turner

A Classless Society – Britain in the 1990s

When Margaret Thatcher was ousted from Downing Street in November 1990 it appeared that Britain had reached […]