The Writer’s Journey – Travis Elborough

Published By: White Lion PublishingPages: 224 Released On: 18/10/2022 Some truly remarkable works of literature have been inspired by writers spending time away from their typical surroundings. From epic road trips andarduous treks into remote territories to cultural tours and sojourns in the finest hotels, this book explores 35 influential journeys taken by literary greats and reveals the repercussions of those travels on theContinue reading “The Writer’s Journey – Travis Elborough”

Eliot’s Book of Bookish Lists – Henry Eliot

Published By: PenguinPages: 160Released On: 06/10/2022 Who had birds called Death, Wigs and Spinach? How do you spell the noise of a door slamming? Whose working title was The Chronic Argonauts? Henry Eliot – author, editor and insatiable bookworm – has ransacked the libraries and archives of world literature, compiling hundreds of bookish lists. This eclecticContinue reading “Eliot’s Book of Bookish Lists – Henry Eliot”

The Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style – Bethan Holt

Published By: Ryland Peters & SmallPages: 176Released On: 19/04/2022 The past 70 years have seen a 25-year-old Princess transform into a nonagenarian monarch who is respected and loved the world over. A woman whose views are never heard, Queen Elizabeth II has deployed fashion as a means to communicate and signal her position to theContinue reading “The Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style – Bethan Holt”

The Literary Almanac – Francesca Beauman

Published By: QuercusPages: 191Released On: 30/09/2021 Discover over 300 seasonal book recommendations in the ultimate reading list for book lovers everywhere. Spanning the dreary, cold days of January to the first flushes of spring and then the blazing August heat, bibliophile Francesca Beauman offers up a wealth of book recommendations. From The Count of MonteContinue reading “The Literary Almanac – Francesca Beauman”

Filmquake – Ian Haydn Smith

Published By: QuartoPages: 208Released On: 04/01/2022 FilmQuake introduces 50 movies that shook the cinematic world, telling the fascinating stories behind their creation, reception and legacy. From unbelievable developments kn technology (Citizen Kane 1941) to feminist triumphs (Wanda 1970); films that kickstarted New Queer Cinema (Paris is Burning 1990) to others that challenged laemakers (A ShortContinue reading “Filmquake – Ian Haydn Smith”

Write It All Down – Cathy Rentzenbrink

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 240Released On: 06/01/2022 Why do we write and what stops us? How does the urge to express ourselves fight with the worry that no one will care or that we will get in trouble? How do we identify and overcome everything that gets in our way so we can start makingContinue reading “Write It All Down – Cathy Rentzenbrink”

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”

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”