100 years after getting the Vote, 100 female writers share their story
A nature book, but not quite like any you’ll have read before
Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
All My Worldly Joy
A memoir of motherhood and mental health
All Quiet on the West-End Front
Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.
A new biography of the woman behind Dartington Hall, American heiress Dorothy Elmhirst
Ben Again is the inspirational memoir of traumatic brain injury survivor Ben Clench from Sussex
Between the Devil and the Deep
Mark Cowan and Martin Robson
The gruesome true story of the bends, seen through the eyes of a diver pitched into a natural hell; paralysed and trapped underwater with nowhere to go but sink back into the deep.
Boy Soldier: Memoirs of a Child Soldier From Northern Uganda
Norman Okello and Theo Hollander
The inspiring life story of a former child soldier from northern Uganda
The Coincidence of Novembers
Edited by Sandy Nairne
A selection of autobiographical writings by Sir Patrick Nairne (1921 – 2013)
Death and the Elephant
A memoir about fighting cancer and gambling
Different Class : Fashion, Football & Funk The Story of Laurie Cunningham
A biography of England's first professional black footballer, who represented Leyton Orient, West Bromwich Albion and became the first Englishman to play for Real Madrid
Eileen: The Making of Orwell
The never before told story of George Orwell’s first wife, a woman who shaped, supported and even saved the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers.
The Elegant Art Of Falling Apart
Sometimes we have to lose everything to understand this moment is all we have
A visual history of emo music, fandom and growing up on the internet at the start of the new millennium
Encounters With Harriet Martineau
A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist
The Ethical Stripper
Forget everything you’ve heard about strippers: this book is an antidote to stigma, shame and stereotyping
Everyone is Creative: inspiring adventures for everyday life
Ideas, advice and activities to bring your creativity to life
First in the World Somewhere
A unique memoir of creative purpose, sexual discovery, activism - driven by defiance
The Freewheeling John Dowie
A memoir about cycling and stand-up comedy
From Crimea with Love
A memoir from the actor who played Rifleman Harris on Sharpe's Rifles
FUCK YEAH, VIDEO GAMES: THE LIFE AND EXTRA LIVES OF A PROFESSIONAL NERD
Daniel Hardcastle and Rebecca Maughan
A personal, absurd celebration of the sheer joy of video games.
Honest and relatable menopausal musings that put the hysteria back in hysterically funny
Girl With a Gun: A Teenage Freedom Fighter in Iran
Diana Nammi and Karen Attwood
A gripping and moving first-hand account of one woman’s fight to change the world around her
Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons: The Life and Legacy of Larry Stephens
The remarkable story of a WWII Commando who transformed British comedy.
Good Taste: A Decorator's Cookbook
Part memoir, part recipe book, part visual history and part intimate revelation by the celebrated interior designer
How does a Vogue model confront a double family suicide and live a normal life?
Here and There
This acclaimed photographer discovers a lost branch of her family, drawing her into stories of displacement that we all hold in common.
Find Your Purpose. But Don’t Lose Your Mind.
The Irish Pasha
The astonishing private and public lives of a maverick Edwardian Egyptologist