Sarah tastes of grease, Donalds are rubber ducks dipped in vinegar... Julie McDowall has an unusual form of synaesthesia, which means that she can taste names. Want to know what yours tastes like? Now you can find out.
How what scares us, makes us.
Prefabs: A Social and Architectural History
Elisabeth Blanchet and Sonia Zhuravlyova
In this history of Prefabs, discover why these supposedly temporary ‘people’s palaces’ are still loved and admired.
The new old ways to reclaim Christmas
You Are What You Read
Why changing your media diet can change the world
Deserter presents: Today South London, Tomorrow South London
Andrew Grumbridge and Vincent Raison
A humorous guide to the less beaten paths of London, south of the river
The CEO of Unbound spends a week in Cornwall building a wooden surfboard to try and work out how to evolve within his company.
Tim Clark and Nick Cook
“I was offered the opportunity either to go to Australia or to go with the partisans in Northern Italy. I thought that going to the partisans would keep me nearer to my girlfriend now, my wife” (Bob Clark – IWM interview 2004) A son’s journey to uncover the story of his parents in special forces – war and love in Italy
Arbitrary and Unnecessary
The debut collection of comedy short stories, poems and plays by writer, comedian and national poetry slam champion Daniel Piper.
The Little Girl Who Gave Zero Fucks
Amy Kean (author) and J Milton (illustrator)
A fairy tale of everyday bravery and beautifully illustrated feminist handbook for the modern day
Bandstands: Pavilions for music, leisure and entertainment
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
Find Your Purpose. But Don’t Lose Your Mind.
A major new critical study of the writings of a giant of the SF genre by a Hugo award-winning critic and historian.
How one woman's road trip became a sexual revolution
Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood
How to Come Alive Again
A guide to killing your monsters
Soap The Stamps, Jump The Tube
Nineteen years old with freshly dyed blue hair, punk rocker Gail places an advert in a music paper for ‘likeminded friends and weirdos’. Soap the Stamps, Jump the Tube follows her autobiographical journey through the 80s underground music and squatting scene in London
Apple Island Wife: Escape to Tasmania
What happens when you move to Tasmania on a hunch, with a husband who aspires to be an alpaca whisperer and a feral cockerel? Can you cook the cockerel for dinner, or has it got rigor mortis?
Stranger In My Heart
Retracing her father’s heroic escape across China in World War Two leads his daughter on a gripping voyage of discovery about him, China and, inevitably, herself.
A Small Fiction
James & Jefferson Miller
A Small Fiction is an illustrated collection of 150 tiny stories, each told in 140 characters or less.
Take Pride: how to build organisational success through your people
A fresh approach to creating outstanding organisations and successful people so that work is a better place for everyone
The Quiet Fan
A fast, funny, emotive memoir showing how most fans really follow football.
Inspiring the next generation of women in tech
Owen Michael Johnson
A coming-of-age graphic novel that is a love letter to the silver screen
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.
Four Feet Under
Thirty homeless people share the secrets of their lives, through first-hand accounts, conversations and intimate photographs
Turbans and Tales
Amit and Naroop
A photography book celebrating the powerful identity of Sikhs.
A nature book, but not quite like any you’ll have read before
All Quiet on the West-End Front
Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.