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.
A poetic, funny and touching memoir of childhood in the 1970s
The House of Fiction
A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction
The Private Life of the Diary
From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form
An anthology celebrating the life of author Alan Garner
The Private Life of Lord Byron
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
A Country of Refuge
An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers from Britain and Ireland's Finest Voices edited
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.
The Rake's Progress
Alexander Larman and Gustav Temple
A history of hellraisers told in twenty biographies
Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.