A 'humane and informative' (according to John Le Carré) biography of George Blake, the most notorious double agent in British history….
A new biography of Dante in time for the 700th anniversary of his death.
A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society
Matthew Parris, presenter of Great Lives on BBC Radio 4, explores the surprising connection between trauma and greatness through vivid case histories.
A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists
The cycling doctor: Round the world with a stethoscope
A story of caring and the grief, guilt, joy and love that accompany it, from the bestselling author Kate Mosse
John von Sothen
How to become Parisian – a genuine, laugh-out-loud tale of French life
How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times
A lifelong stutterer dismantles the cult of fluency and champions the creative powers of inarticulacy
Shaun Bythell, Scotland's grumpiest bookseller, is back, with seven witty and affectionate portraits of bookshop regulars
Emily Chappell's story of transformation into a cross-continental bike racer, pushing the limits of her endurance
More from everyone's favourite misanthropic antiquarian bookseller
One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change
Fifteen talented writers each explore a different body part in this funny and moving collection
The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie
How do we work with nature rather than against it, both harvesting and conserving? The environmentalist Jeremy Purseglove shares a lifetime of experie…
Hilarious and honest, Sally Urwin takes us through the highs and lows of a year on her farm
The full story of the most successful organisation in the history of sport
'I embarrassed myself by uncontrollable guffaws … This is a truly wonderful story' A. N. Wilson, Spectator