A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists
An award-winning poet's non-fiction debut – essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support and inspire us
How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times
A 'humane and informative' (according to John Le Carré) biography of George Blake, the most notorious double agent in British history….
A lifelong stutterer dismantles the cult of fluency and champions the creative powers of inarticulacy
Matthew Parris, presenter of Great Lives on BBC Radio 4, explores the surprising connection between trauma and greatness through vivid case histories.
Shaun Bythell, Scotland's grumpiest bookseller, is back, with seven witty and affectionate portraits of bookshop regulars
A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society
John von Sothen
How to become Parisian – a genuine, laugh-out-loud tale of French life
The cycling doctor: Round the world with a stethoscope
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
One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change
The definitive biography of a leading Northern Irish politician.
Emily Chappell's story of transformation into a cross-continental bike racer, pushing the limits of her endurance
The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie
More from everyone's favourite misanthropic antiquarian bookseller
A cycling classic: witty and insightful truths of bikes and riding
'I embarrassed myself by uncontrollable guffaws … This is a truly wonderful story' A. N. Wilson, Spectator
How do we work with nature rather than against it, both harvesting and conserving? The environmentalist Jeremy Purseglove shares a lifetime of experie…