Clare O'Dea

The Naked Swiss

In The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths, Clare O’Dea promises to change the way the […]

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.

David Hockney

Secret Knowledge

David Hockney’s enthralling story of how some of the great works of Western art were created with […]

Matthias Daum, Paul Schneeberger


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

David Thomson

Have You Seen…?

More than one thousand pages in the voice of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian—a […]

Grace Coddington

Grace – A Memoir

Beautiful. Willful. Charming. Blunt. Grace Coddington’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director […]

Iain Sinclair

Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire

Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire is Iain Sinclair’s personal record of the area of north-east London where he […]

Alex Ross

The Rest Is Noise – Listening to the Twentieth Century

In this sweeping and dramatic narrative, Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, weaves together the […]

Ben Ratliff

John Coltrane – The Story of a Sound

John Coltrane left an indelible mark on the world, but what was the essence of his achievement […]

Greil Marcus

The Doors – A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years

A fan from the moment the Doors’ first album arrived, Greil Marcus saw the band many times […]

Mike Barnes

Captain Beefheart – The Biography

Following Don Van Vliet’s death Mike Barnes will look to reassess his legacy through new interview material […]

John Szwed

Alan Lomax – The Man Who Recorded the World

The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science […]

Julie Coleman

The Life of Slang

This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet. It […]

Simon Reynolds


We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and […]

Rob Young

Electric Eden

In this groundbreaking survey of more than a century of music making in the British Isles, Rob […]