Charles Dickens: Places and Objects of Interest – Paul Kendall

Published By: Frontline BooksPages: 312Released On: 30/11/2021 Few writers have had a greater impact upon British society than Charles Dickens. His stories, and, in particular, his many memorable characters, highlighted the life of the forgotten poor and disadvantaged within society at a time when Britain was the leading economic and political power in the world.Continue reading “Charles Dickens: Places and Objects of Interest – Paul Kendall”

The Little Big Things – Henry Fraser

Published By: Seven DialsPages: 192Date Released: 07/09/2017 Being challenged in life is inevitable but being defeated is optional. Henry Fraser was 17 years old when a tragic accident severed his spinal cord. Paralysed from the shoulders down, he has conquered unimaginable difficulty to embrace life and a new way of living. Through challenging adversity, heContinue reading “The Little Big Things – Henry Fraser”

The Adult Side of Dyslexia – Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Published By: Jessica Kingsley Publisher Pages: 128Released On: 18/11/2021 This book combines moving accounts of the lived experience of dyslexia adults with tips and strategies for surmounting the challenges you or a loved one or family member may face. Drawing on in-depth interviews, Kelli Sandman-Hurley explores common themes such as school experiences; the impact ofContinue reading “The Adult Side of Dyslexia – Kelli Sandman-Hurley”

Per My Last Email – Stephanie K. Wright

Published By: Andrews McMeelPages: 128Released On: 11/11/2021 Offices are a breeding ground for odd expressions and hackneyed platitudes. Why are we peeling onions and putting irons in the fire? And most importantly, how is it even possible to give 110%? Per My Last Email will provide you with fresh new words to sprinkle throughout yourContinue reading “Per My Last Email – Stephanie K. Wright”

Autobibliography- Rob Doyle

Published By: SwiftPages: 256Released On: 04/11/2021 Rob Doyle recounts a year spent rereading fifty-two books – from the Dhammapada and Marcuz Aurelius, via The Tibetan Book of the Dead and La Rochefoucauld, to Robert Bolano and Svetlana Alexievich – as well as the memories they trigger and the reverberations they create. It is a recordContinue reading “Autobibliography- Rob Doyle”

The Illustrated Etymologicon-Mark Forsyth

Published By: Icon BooksPages: 320Released On: 04/11/2021 The Etymologicon is an occasionally ribald, frequently witty and unerringly erudite guided tour of the secret labyrinth that lurks beneath the English language. What is the actual connection between disgruntled and gruntled? What links church organs to organised crime, California to the Caliphate, or brackets to codpieces? MarkContinue reading “The Illustrated Etymologicon-Mark Forsyth”

Orwell’s Roses – Rebecca Solnit

Published By: GrantaPages: 272Released On: 21/10/2021 “In the year 1936 a writer planted roses.” So begins Rebecca Solnit’s new book, a reflection on George Orwell’s passionate gardening and the way that his involvement with plants, particularly flowers, and the natural world illuminates his other commitments as a writer and antifascist, and the intertwined politics ofContinue reading “Orwell’s Roses – Rebecca Solnit”

A Funny Life – Michael McIntyre

Published By: MacmillanPages: 352Released On: 14/10/2021 Michael’s first book ended with his big break at the 2006 Royal Variety Performance. Waking up the next morning in the tiny rented flat he shared with his wife Kitty and their one-year-old son, he was beyond excited at the new glamorous world of show business. Unfortunately, he wasContinue reading “A Funny Life – Michael McIntyre”

Taste – Stanley Tucci

Published By: Penguin, Fig TreePages: 320Released On: 07/10/2021 Before Stanley Tucci became a household name with The Devil Wears Prada, The Hunger Games, and the perfect Negroni, he grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the table. He shared the magic of those meals with us in The Tucci CookbookContinue reading “Taste – Stanley Tucci”

This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay

Published By: PicadorPages: 280Date Released: 12/09/2017 Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay’s “This is Going to Hurt” provides aContinue reading “This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay”