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Hogarth

Jacqueline Riding

A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists

World of Wonders

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

An award-winning poet's non-fiction debut – essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support and inspire us

Two-Way Mirror

Fiona Sampson

How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times

The Happy Traitor

Simon Kuper

A 'humane and informative' (according to John Le Carré) biography of George Blake, the most notorious double agent in British history….

Words Fail Us

Jonty Claypole

A lifelong stutterer dismantles the cult of fluency and champions the creative powers of inarticulacy

Fracture

Matthew Parris

Matthew Parris, presenter of Great Lives on BBC Radio 4, explores the surprising connection between trauma and greatness through vivid case histories.

Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops

Shaun Bythell

Shaun Bythell, Scotland's grumpiest bookseller, is back, with seven witty and affectionate portraits of bookshop regulars

Dancing with the Octopus

Debora Harding

A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society

Paris Match

John von Sothen

How to become Parisian – a genuine, laugh-out-loud tale of French life

Signs of Life

Stephen Fabes

The cycling doctor: Round the world with a stethoscope

Diary of a Pint-Sized Farmer

Sally Urwin

Hilarious and honest, Sally Urwin takes us through the highs and lows of a year on her farm

The Medal Factory

Kenny Pryde

The full story of the most successful organisation in the history of sport

People Like Us

Hashi Mohamed

One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change

Robin Chichester-Clark

Nigel Watson

The definitive biography of a leading Northern Irish politician.

Where There's A Will

Emily Chappell

Emily Chappell's story of transformation into a cross-continental bike racer, pushing the limits of her endurance

Breaking & Mending

Joanna Cannon

The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie

Confessions of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

More from everyone's favourite misanthropic antiquarian bookseller

Need for the Bike

Paul Fournel

A cycling classic: witty and insightful truths of bikes and riding

The Professor and the Parson

Adam Sisman

'I embarrassed myself by uncontrollable guffaws … This is a truly wonderful story' A. N. Wilson, Spectator

Working with Nature

Jeremy Purseglove

How do we work with nature rather than against it, both harvesting and conserving? The environmentalist Jeremy Purseglove shares a lifetime of experie…

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