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”

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”

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”