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 […]

Selina Todd

The People – The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910 – 2010

What was it really like to live through the twentieth century? In 1910 three-quarters of the population […]

Benjamin Moser

Why This World – A Biography of Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector is one of the most popular but least understood of Latin American writers, and now […]

David Lodge

Lives in Writing

A collection of essays on writers and writing by the Booker-shortlisted novelist and critic. Writing about real […]

Nick Hornby

Stuff I’ve Been Reading

Stuff I’ve Been Reading by Nick Hornby – the bestselling novelist’s rich, witty and inspiring reading diary’Read what […]

Peter Rüedi

Stolen Moments

Stolen Moments. 1522 Jazzkolumnen Seit schon dreissig Jahren erscheint in jeder «Weltwoche» eine Kolumne von Peter Rüedi. […]

Iain Sinclair

American Smoke – Journeys to the End of the Light

Completing the trilogy begun with Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and continued with Ghost Milk, Iain Sinclair breaks […]

Paul Auster

Report from the Interior

Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self in Winter Journal, internationally acclaimed novelist […]

Christopher Clark

The Sleepwalkers

The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from acclaimed […]

Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon

All the Songs

Every album and every song ever released by the Beatles—from “Please Please Me” (U.S. 1963) to “The […]

Matthias Daum, Paul Schneeberger

Daheim

Experten, Politiker und Journalisten beklagen, wie sich die Schweiz baulich entwickelt. Ihr Feindbild ist die Agglomeration – […]