This Queer Angel
A nurse's battle against the UK Government after she was sacked from the army for being a lesbian
The Things That Happen to Those Who Live
15 master storytellers and Rory Bremner on the struggles that shaped them
The good, the bad, the uncontrollable and the ugly. The realities of mental illness - and everything that comes with it.
Life Drawing: A Life Under Lights
A graphic novel memoir about life as an actress, singer and artist in the big city
Parkinson's and the Tango Effect
My year on the dancefloor
Unladylike: A Grrl's Guide to Wrestling
Unladylike is the first book written about feminism and wrestling - it follows one unlikely woman's journey to becoming an infamous masked wrestler, and honestly retells the life lessons grappling teaches her on the way.
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?
Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.
Explosive diaries from Britain's most bulbous MP
Cult Liverpool musician Paul Simpson’s memoir of a life less ordinary.
Iska Lupton and Anastasia Miari
A cookbook of time-perfected recipes and stories from wise and witty grandmothers across the globe
From Crimea with Love
A memoir from the actor who played Rifleman Harris on Sharpe's Rifles
Notes From Africa
Notes From Africa, a musical journey around the continent in the company of Senegalese superstar, Youssou N’Dour
Your Life As I Knew It
The highs and lows of family life, as a mother pieces together the effects and possible causes of her son's fairly severe autism.
A graphic novel about death, dating, and drawing set over a London summer.
In SatNav We Trust
A search for meaning through the historic counties of England
a celebration of being unironically obsessed with things
Katie, aka TinderInYour30s
A memoir about the pitfalls of dating in your thirties
The Year of the Badger
Molly Burkett & Seth Burkett
What happens when an orphaned wild badger becomes part of the family? A collection of tales about running a wildlife rehabilitation centre.
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
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.
Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood
The new old ways to reclaim Christmas