Politics and culture, naïvete and cynicism among ’80s radicals, ’90s Blairites and beyond, from Manchester to London to the verges of Putin's Russia
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
75 great poems you never knew existed.
The definitive history of modern French football.
Fifteen voices of social, humanitarian, development and peace workers working in their native country or region
A fairy tale of everyday bravery and beautifully illustrated feminist handbook for the modern day
The first biography of the cult Scottish band.
1838, a year after the Seddon union affair, Hudson and Lawes are on the case of illegal child labour and, even worse, baby-farming, among the mills and moorland of Bingley, Yorkshire.
Explosive diaries from Britain's most bulbous MP
The CEO of Unbound spends a week in Cornwall building a wooden surfboard to try and work out how to evolve within his company.
Detective Frederick Street loves his son Elvis: Elvis detests his dad: each wants to shake the other down over a bent cocaine deal involving porn impresario, Wade Long, and Shoreditch spiv, James Maroon.
The case in 1817 made legal history and national headlines - but was Mary Ashford really murdered?
A melancholy Dionysus is re-born in 20th century Rome and creates a new cult – three teenage girls who will do anything to prove their devotion.
Stories that peel the skin off cities to reveal the beautiful dramas within; from Toulouse to Monrovia, no street is without a simmering flood of possibilities.
A cultural history of Glam Metal: where it came from, how it defined America in the 1980s and how it all came crashing down.
One small guy, one big dream, one mega-mission
The first complete guidebook about Altai whitewater for kayakers and rafters
Sharp and atmospheric; a rural take on the noir thriller. A vivid new voice.
A fast-paced story about community, corruption and a family's fight for justice on the streets of East London.
An extraordinary hidden history and the story of a WWI war hero and inventor
The essential guide to the passes and best bike routes in the Pyrenees
If 1984 had an alien Big Sister who took on the patriarchy with a bunch of social misfits.