A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
A major new critical study of the writings of a giant of the SF genre by a Hugo award-winning critic and historian.
The true story of Britain’s early women engineers
A book of essays by writers under 24, edited
The hilarious autobiography of Rainbow puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew
Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.
An insider's account of life as a military wife; of life on the home front, in the fall-out zone of the modern Royal Air Force
A coming-of-age graphic novel that is a love letter to the silver screen
How one woman's road trip became a sexual revolution
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.
A gripping and moving first-hand account of one woman’s fight to change the world around her
A memoir that is a love story about the transformational power of music
The inspirational story of a woman who just wanted to have fun, find love and win the rugby World Cup
How does it feel to be a Vogue model with the world at your feet, confronting a double family suicide and fighting for your life?
LIN Xiangbei, an ordinary man, gave his heart and soul to his country in the struggle to forge "The New China" and, in the end, to survive was victory
The remarkable story of a WWII Commando who transformed British comedy.
The acclaimed photographer Jillian Edelstein discovers a lost branch of her family, drawing her into stories of displacement that we all hold in common
The inspiring life story of a former child soldier from northern Uganda
A biography of Barbara Mullen, one of the twentieth century's great fashion models
An inspiring road trip and a practical guide to crafting wherever you find yourself
Part memoir, part recipe book, part visual history and part intimate revelation by the celebrated interior designer
A collaborative graphic novel about brain injury survivors incorporating their words and pictures.
A correspondence between a hopeless gardener and a hopeless cook
Ideas, advice and activities to bring your creativity to life
Fifteen voices of social, humanitarian, development and peace workers working in their native country or region
A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.
A history of hellraisers told in twenty biographies
Grief, Joy and Spilled Rum at the World’s Death Festivals
Dave Pickering tries to explain masculinity, both to you and to himself