Neil Ansell's THE LAST WILDERNESS is a mesmerising book on nature and solitude by a writer who has spent his lifetime taking solitary ventures into the wild. For any readers of the author's previous book, DEEP COUNTRY, Robert Macfarlane's THE OLD WA... read more

The Last Wilderness - A Journey into Silence

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 Biography Memoirs

Series:Wars Within Ser.

1937. Dieter Merz is the Reich's most celebrated fighter ace. Flying for the infamous Condor Legion over the battlefields of Spain's civil war, Merz has been able to unleash the full potential of the Luftwaffe's new fighter against his Republican opponents. In Dieter's hands, the Me... read more

Estocada

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 Biography Memoirs

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER'A lacerating account ... painful but necessary' EVENING STANDARD'Beautiful & significant ... Tackles grief with honesty' DAWN FRENCH'Very important and moving book' ALASTAIR CAMPBELL'A searingly honest book. So much of Rio's emotional tur... read more

Thinking Out LouD

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 Biography Memoirs

Series:MacLehose Press Editions Ser.

"Caterina Pascual Söderbaum has left a major European literary work of art as her legacy" STEVE SEM-SANDBERG, author of Emperor of Lies The Oblique Place is a captivating journey of the imagination, a prize-winning novel that probes the ruinous legacies of Fascist Europe in ... read more

An Oblique Place

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 Biography Memoirs

Frida Kahlo is regarded as one of Mexico's greatest painters: her extraordinary personal style, her tragic story, her relationship with Diego Rivera (the more famous painter in their day) alongside her passionate paintings have made her a cu... read more

You Are Always with Me: Letters to Mama by Frida Kahlo

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 Biography Memoirs

It has always been mankind's gift, or curse, to be inquisitive, and through the ages people have been driven to explore the limits of the worlds known to them--and beyond. Here are the stories of forty of the world's greatest explorers from Europe, America, Asia, and Aust... read more

The Great Explorers

Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet, very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the 1948 abduct... read more

The Real Lolita - The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

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 Biography Memoirs

"Bookshops is the best kind of biblio-mystery, in which a cultivated and civilised detective guides us through the labyrinth of the world's stores, stopping to talk for a while, before plunging off on the next fascinating diversion. Jorge Carri#65533;n brings pa... read more

Bookshops - A Cultural History

'A great subject for a cultural anthropologist and Bewes is a perfect guide' Financial Times, Book of the Year
A brand new edition of the international bestseller, with new sections on the Swiss elections, the Swiss citizenship test and ... read more

Swiss Watching Inside the Land of Milk and Money

Harry M Miller was a show business legend - he knew where the skeletons were buried. His witty anecdotes give a revealing snapshot of our times and a fascinating insight into the man himself. With a combination of hard work, chutzpah and a ... read more

Harry M Miller - Confessions of a Not-So-secret Agent

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 Biography Memoirs

Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains... In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been there ever since.People would run to t... read more

No Friend but the Mountains

An intimate, lyrical look at the ancient rite of the Irish wake--and the Irish way of overcoming our fear of death Death is a whisper for most of us. Instinctively we feel we should dim the lights, pull the curtains, and speak soft... read more

My Father's Wake - How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love, and Die