Through sharp observations and sensually aware poetry, Joseph captures the smells and senses of her English garden in this month-by-month memoir.
Reporting from science's new frontlines
A fascinating and engaging book … a rare inside look at corporate life in Japan, one that's worth more than a dozen business-school studies.
Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011Alexander Fiske-Harrison has spent a year travelling with bullfighters to watch the…
If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room, then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise…
Already a classic among sailors, Nichols tell the true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumn…
In The Third Sex, Richard Totman asks why are there so many ladyboys in Thailand and so few in the Western world?
In defence of a humane treatment approach to animals.
Inspiring meditations through the author's rich store of memories
Based on decades of thought, writing and political leadership The Wisdom of Sustainability outlines how economic success ought to be measured by Gross…
A passionate ode to Venice from one of its most well known late writers.
John Gimlette travels to Guyana, to the Wild Coast in South America, and discovers his ancestral colonial history – one of brutal, cruel and often unc…
Caring for elderly and infirm dogs – the book you need.
When Belinda Harley finds herself adopted by a stray dog on a Greek island, she finds her life and her heart changed…
A lively and lyrical cultural history of plants in the wrong place by one of Britain's best and most admired nature writers
The extraordinary impact of the panda – from obscurity to fame – a story of China's transition from shy beginnings to centre stage
The new world of chronobiology is popular science at its most exciting: understanding how the seasons regulate the life of every human, plant and anim…
'A fascinating and inspiring true adventure story … destined to become a classic.' Ranulph FiennesA New York Times bestseller and word of mo…
'An astonishing book: a work of exploration, into the most distant place and language, but also a revelation of the way language is shaped by thou…
Intelligent and engaging … an excellent book for anyone with an interest in Japanese culture.