Wilbert Rideau was sentenced to death for killing a woman in 1961 in America's segregated deep south. Imprisoned for forty-four years in the most…
The self help book EVERY family must have, for any parent who has ever texted their child to the dinner table.
A rare insight into the poet, musician and artist Leonard Cohen written by the man who spent a year on tour with him – and containing previously unpub…
Empress, empire-builder, intellectual, art-collector, lover – this magnificent new biography does full justice to a truly remarkable ruler.
P.G. Wodehouse wrote that: 'the three essentials for an autobiography are that its compiler shall have had an eccentric father, a miserable misund…
This dazzling biography of Voltaire celebrates his extraordinary life through the thousands of his letters to have survived.
Now with a new postscript by Thomas Buergenthal telling the moving story of his mother's search for him after the war
Britains best-loved MP and bestselling diarist returns with his hilarious account of a New Labour backbencher
'An enthralling cautionary tale of the recurring excesses of global finance … The author displays a vivid touch in describing the Swedish parven…
'Superb biography … the definitive life of Diaghilev' Bee Wilson, Sunday Times
Drawing on her vivid recollections, Bass has written a powerfully compelling book that captures the searing loneliness of a marriage to a man trapped…
From the Orwell Prize-winning author of Palestinian Walks comes the poignant and revealing true story of his remarkable great uncle's political st…
A year of reading from home, by one of Britain's most distinguished authors
'The most wickedly indiscreet and elegant political memoirs since Alan Clark' Mail on Sunday
Alexis de Tocqueville, French aristocrat, liberal politician and writer of genius was the greatest of all modern political writers. His writings are e…
Britain's best known classicist speaks her mind on the ancient, and modern, worlds. A wide-ranging selection from her 'best hit' blog.
An extraordinary and moving memoir by the award-winning author of Palestinian Walks – updated with a new foreword.
A biography of the acclaimed war photographer
The men who created the first department stores – what Zola called 'great cathedrals of shopping' – made vast fortunes, but no one understood…
This is the best written, most thought-provoking book on autism I have read in years, suitable for anyone with an interest in humanity. Go out and buy…