Old Rage – Sheila Hancock

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 272Released On: 09/06/2022 Sheila Hancock looked like she was managing old age. She had weathered and even thrived in widowhood, taking on acting roles that would have been demanding for a woman half her age. She had energy, friends, a devoted family, a lovely home. She could still remember her lines. SoContinue reading “Old Rage – Sheila Hancock”

This is Not a Pity Memoir – Abi Morgan

Published By: John MurrayPages: 304Released On: 12/05/2022 One morning in June, Abi had her to-do list – drop the kids to school, get coffee and go to work. Jacob had a bad headache so she added ’pick up steroids’. She returned home and found the man she loved and fought and laughed with for twentyContinue reading “This is Not a Pity Memoir – Abi Morgan”

The Real Kenneth Graham – Elisabeth Galvin

Published By: White Owl/Pen & SwordPages: 190Released On: 17/12/2021 He wrote one of the most quintessentially English books, yet Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was a Scot. He was four years old when his mother died and his father became an alcoholic, so Kenneth grew up with his grandmother who lived on the banks of the belovedContinue reading “The Real Kenneth Graham – Elisabeth Galvin”

Glittering a Turd – Kris Hallenga

Published By: UnboundPages: 280Released On: 19/08/2021 Kris was living a totally normal life as a twenty-three-year-old: travelling the world, falling in love, making plans. However, when she found a lump in her boob and was told that it was not only cancer, but also incurable, life took on a completely new meaning. She was diagnosedContinue reading “Glittering a Turd – Kris Hallenga”

Too Many Reasons to Live – Rob Burrow

Published By: MacmillanPages: 304Released On: 19/08/2021 Rob Burrow is one of the greatest rugby league players of all time. And the most inspirational. As a boy, Rob was told he was too small to play the sport. Even when he made his debut for Leeds Rhinos, people wrote him off as a novelty. But RobContinue reading “Too Many Reasons to Live – Rob Burrow”

A Queen For All Seasons – Joanna Lumley

Published By: Hodder and StoughtonPages: 320Released On: 28/10/2021 In 2022 Queen Elizabeth II celebrates seventh years as Queen and Head of the Commonwealth. She is Britain’s longest reigning monarch and the very first to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. Joanna Lumley guides us as we meet Princess Elizabeth in 1952, aged just twenty five, and aboutContinue reading “A Queen For All Seasons – Joanna Lumley”

Will – Will Smith

Published By: CenturyPages: 418Released On: 09/11/2021 One of the most dynamic and globally recognised entertainment forces of our time opens up filly about his life, in a brave and inspiring book that traces his learning curve to a place where outer success, inner happiness, and human connection are aligned. Along the way, Will tells theContinue reading “Will – Will Smith”

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”

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”