The Boy from Boskovice: A Father's Secret Life
A memoir encompassing love, loss, abuse, family secrets, and the Holocaust
The Triumph of Evil
Charles Petrie and Spike Zephaniah Stephenson
The story of two UN officials and one hundred days of horror in Rwanda
Those Who Eat Like Crocodiles
A powerful memoir that explores an outrageous public health initiative and an unlikely love story
From Crimea with Love
A memoir from the actor who played Rifleman Harris on Sharpe's Rifles
The good, the bad, the uncontrollable and the ugly. The realities of mental illness - and everything that comes with it.
The Things That Happen to Those Who Live
15 master storytellers and Rory Bremner on the struggles that shaped them
Explosive diaries from Britain's most bulbous MP
One Hundred and Fifty-Two Days
A unique semi-autobiographical novella written in verse that looks at the impact on a teenager whose mother is terminally ill
Life Drawing: A Life Under Lights
A graphic novel memoir about life as an actress, singer and artist in the big city
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.
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?
The Tango Effect
Parkinson’s and the healing power of dance
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.
Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.
A graphic novel about death, dating, and drawing set over a London summer.
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.
This Queer Angel
A nurse's battle against the UK Government after she was sacked from the army for being a lesbian
Cult Liverpool musician Paul Simpson’s memoir of a life less ordinary.
Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood
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
The new old ways to reclaim Christmas
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.
Katie, aka TinderInYour30s
A memoir about the pitfalls of dating in your thirties