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
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.
How one woman's road trip became a sexual revolution
Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood
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.
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
Four Feet Under
Thirty homeless people share the secrets of their lives, through first-hand accounts, conversations and intimate photographs
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.
Attack of the Flickering Skeletons
More Terrible Old Games You've Probably Never Heard Of
A Country To Call Home
An anthology on the subject of refugees, asylum seekers and migration focusing on the experiences of children and young people
Speeches of Note
From the creator of Letters of Note, a compelling collection of history’s best speeches
From beanbags to mindfulness; how wellbeing is making business more human friendly
Trans Britain: Our Long Journey from the Shadows
Edited by Christine Burns
A comprehensive account of the landmark events which shaped the transgender community over the last five decades, told through a series of essays by real experts who were there and can describe the knock-on effects today
Repeal the 8th Anthology
Una Mullally (editor)
A collection of stories, essays, poetry and photography around the movement for reproductive rights in Ireland
The Happy Hero
How to change your life by changing the world
Creative Super Powers
The Modern Skillset for Creative Problem Solving
Joseph Gray's Camouflage
A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars
So Here It Is, The Autobiography
How the boy from Wolverhampton rocked the world with Slade
Dear Mr. Pop Star
Derek & Dave Philpott
Humorous letters to pop stars about their songs with genuine witty replies
Ireland's Green Larder
A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland
Lifelines: Notes on Life & Love, Faith & Doubt
Martin Wroe and Malcolm Doney
What does a good life look like, and how can we live it?
Annabel Vs The Internet
The time I infiltrated Google HQ and other stories, as heard on Absolute Radio
THE LURE OF GREATNESS: England’s Brexit and America’s Trump
From the writer and co-founder of openDemocracy, a forensic and sweeping polemic