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Mr Five Per Cent

Jonathan Conlin

King of oil, deal-maker, art collector

Gloucester Crescent

William Miller

A memoir of growing up amidst a group of the most brilliant intellectuals of a generation – now in paperback

Homage to Gaia

James Lovelock

A new edition of the celebrated thinker James Lovelock's autobiography to celebrate his 100th birthday

Need for the Bike

Paul Fournel

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

Living with Buildings

Iain Sinclair

One of Britain's finest writers embarks on a journey to explore the relationship between our health and the buildings that surround us

A Farmer's Diary

Sally Urwin

A hilarious and honest account of a farmer's year – from lambing to harvest

Conspiracy

Ryan Holiday

A unique account from behind the scenes of the case that rocked the media world – and the billionaire mastermind behind it

Jacob's Room is Full of Books

Susan Hill

A year of reading with one of Britain's most read authors

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

Fiona Sampson

Mary Shelley as never before – a new biography that shows the woman behind Frankenstein

Raffles

Victoria Glendinning

The authoritative biography of the 'Father of Singapore'

The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Love, Nina meets Black Books: a wry and hilarious account of life in Scotland's biggest second-hand bookshop and the band of eccentrics and book-…

My Life in Orange

Tim Guest

The bestselling memoir of a childhood in the Rajneeshi cult – as seen in hit Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country

The Hardmen

The Velominati

Stories of the toughest cyclists of all time, told by The Velominati, originators of The Rules

Anquetil, Alone

Paul Fournel

The legend of Jacques Anquetil, controversial French cycling star of the 60s, told through the eyes of novelist and childhood Anquetil fan Paul Fourne…

India: Superfast, Primetime, Ultimate Nation

Adam Roberts

A compelling portrait of modern India – and where it should go next.

Adventures of a Ballad Hunter

John Lomax

The autobiography of John A. Lomax, the folklorist who travelled around the United States collecting folk music and made recordings of legendary music…

My First Guitar

Julia Crowe

The world's greatest guitarists reveal the stories behind the first six-string that fed their lifelong passion.

Where the Line is Drawn

Raja Shehadeh

'Brilliantly evokes the Palestinian tragedy by way of a complex friendship. This is a fiercely intelligent and honest account.' – Ian McEwan

Sound

Bella Bathurst

An astonishing personal journey from hearing to deafness and back again helps Bella Bathurst explore what sound, listening and silence mean to us

Freud

Frederick Crews

A searing examination of Freud's life and legacy, from a major academic

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