A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists
A leading expert draws on a lifetime of fieldwork to reveal the mysteries and magic of language
A major new account of poetry in the twentieth century
Cathy Park Hong
A fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong
How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times
A workbook of 40 exercises to accompany the acclaimed drawing guide
'I love it. A practical, spiritual, nurturing book.' – Russell BrandSince its first publication, The Artist's Way has inspired the genius…
The answer to overwork and burnout, the route to fulfilment and success: letting go
The international bestseller that celebrates the beauty, passion and life-lessons to be found in this not-so-dead language
A unique collection of correspondence between the most celebrated actors, directors and playwrights of the past 50 years – now in paperback
Discover one of the world's great novels while you learn Latin.
A quirky language-lovers tour of the twenty most-spoken languages in the world – what puts them a cut above the other six thousand?
Why won't language do as it's told? Join the Economist's Johnson columnist on a headspinning journey of discovery
A witty, elegant enquiry into the art of persuasion, updated for the witless, inelegant Trump era
The newest volume in David Crystal's pentalogy of the English language, focusing on the subtleties of pronunciation
Sotheby's art expert exposes five centuries of history, scandals, big wins and horrifying losses in the international art world
A revolutionary account of the origins of language from one of the world's best known and most influential linguists
A selection of works by LRB editor and journalist Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Get writing right – in the only way that matters
We are all instinctively musical. Why? And how does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? Adam Ockelford has the answers