A major new critical study of the writings of a giant of the SF genre by a Hugo award-winning critic and historian.
The Philosopher Queens
Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting
A book about women in philosophy by women in philosophy
Rife: Twenty Stories from Britain’s Youth
A book of essays by writers under 24, edited
Zippy and Me: The Remarkable Life in Puppets of Rainbow’s Ronnie Le Drew
Ronnie Le Drew and Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi
The hilarious autobiography of Rainbow puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew
To Survive is Victory: One Man’s Struggle to Forge a New China 1918-1980
The story of one remarkable and man and his family who remains committed to the ideals of the original revolution despite decades of persecution, torture and imprisonment.
Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines
The true story of Britain’s early women engineers
Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons: The Life and Legacy of Larry Stephens
The remarkable story of a WWII Commando who transformed British comedy.
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.
On The Road Not Taken
A memoir that is a love story about the transformational power of music
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
News From The Home Front
Rachael de Moravia
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
How does a Vogue model confront a double family suicide and live a normal life?
The Coincidence of Novembers
Edited by Sandy Nairne
A selection of autobiographical writings by Sir Patrick Nairne (1921 – 2013)
Mary Jane Paterson and Jo Thompson
A correspondence between a hopeless gardener and a hopeful cook
Mud, Maul, Mascara: How I Led My Country, and Lived to Tell the Tale
The inspirational story of a woman who just wanted to have fun, find love and win the rugby World Cup
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 Replacement Girl: A Life in 24 Frames
A biography of Barbara Mullen, one of the twentieth century's great fashion models
Sew on the Go: a maker's journey
Mary Jane Baxter
An inspiring road trip and a practical guide to crafting wherever you find yourself
From Crimea with Love
A memoir from the actor who played Rifleman Harris on Sharpe's Rifles
The Life & Wines of the World's Favourite Sommelier
Not As Nature Intended
A story of the exploitation of animals for food, fashion and entertainment from the unique perspective of an undercover investigator.
Paint My Name In Black And Gold
Paint My Name In Black And Gold is the story of the first five years of The Sisters of Mercy.
Like an Orange
A collaborative graphic novel about brain injury survivors incorporating their words and pictures.
THIS PARTY’S DEAD
Grief, Joy and Spilled Rum at the World’s Death Festivals
Good Taste: A Decorator's Cookbook
Part memoir, part recipe book, part visual history and part intimate revelation by the celebrated interior designer
A Wild and Precious Life: A Recovery Anthology
Lily Dunn and Zoe Gilbert
Addiction, physical and mental illness and its aftermath: a collection of stories and poetry from writers in recovery.
All My Worldly Joy
A memoir of motherhood and mental health
The Ethical Stripper
Forget everything you’ve heard about strippers: this book is an antidote to stigma, shame and stereotyping
Dave Pickering tries to explain masculinity, both to you and to himself
Katie, aka TinderInYour30s
A memoir about the pitfalls of dating in your thirties