Travel & Nature
Into The Arena
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…
A Voyage For Madmen
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…
The Third Sex
In The Third Sex, Richard Totman asks why are there so many ladyboys in Thailand and so few in the Western world?
The Perfumier and the Stinkhorn
Inspiring meditations through the author's rich store of memories
In defence of a humane treatment approach to animals.
The Wisdom of Sustainability
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…
How to Make an Old Dog Happy
Caring for elderly and infirm dogs – the book you need.
Mad About the Dog
When Belinda Harley finds herself adopted by a stray dog on a Greek island, she finds her life and her heart changed…
The Way of the Panda
The extraordinary impact of the panda – from obscurity to fame – a story of China's transition from shy beginnings to centre stage
Seasons of Life
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…
Born to Run
'A fascinating and inspiring true adventure story … destined to become a classic.' Ranulph FiennesA New York Times bestseller and word of…
Don't Sleep, There are Snakes
'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 tho…
Japan Through the Looking Glass
Intelligent and engaging … an excellent book for anyone with an interest in Japanese culture.
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2008
In Search of Kazakhstan
Borat has got it all wrong. Kazakhstan is far more interesting and entertaining than he'd have us believe. In fact it's probably the most su…
Magic and Mystery in Tibet
The classic account of a woman's extraordinary journey to Tibet
Richard Mabey tells the enthralling story of Britain's first ecologist