Books

Format: 09/2018
Format: 09/2018
Lough, David
David Lough
[field_chapter]

The first ever collection of the letters between Churchill and his mother sheds revelatory light on the future wartime premier.

Darling Winston by David Lough
Addis, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Addis
[field_chapter]

A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history.

Rome by Ferdinand Addis
Coulthard, Sally
Sally Coulthard
[field_chapter]

A month-by-month celebration of the hedgehog: packed with inspirational quotes, entertaining facts, folklore and literary references.

The Hedgehog Handbook by Sally Coulthard
Edwards, Martin
Martin Edwards
[field_chapter]

London, 1930. A spate of violent deaths – the details too foul to print – has horrified the capital and the smog-bound streets are deserted. But Rachel Savernake – the enigmatic daughter of a notorious hanging judge – is on the killer's trail...

Gallows Court by Martin Edwards
Garrod, Ben
Ben Garrod
[field_chapter]

Biologist and TV scientist Dr Ben Garrod's fun, funny, informative and collectible series about dinosaurs, continues with Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and Spinosaurus.

So You Think You Know About Spinosaurus? by Ben Garrod
Garrod, Ben
Ben Garrod
[field_chapter]

Biologist and TV scientist Dr Ben Garrod's fun, funny, informative and collectible series about dinosaurs, continues with Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and Spinosaurus.

So You Think You Know About Stegosaurus? by Ben Garrod
Garrod, Ben
Ben Garrod
[field_chapter]

Biologist and TV scientist Dr Ben Garrod's fun, funny, informative and collectible series about dinosaurs, continues with Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and Spinosaurus.

So You Think You Know About Velociraptor? by Ben Garrod
O'Séaghdha, Darach
Darach O'Séaghdha
[field_chapter]

The follow-up to Motherfoclóir, exploring the Irish language, both the very old and the very new. Craic Baby hinges on how watching a child learn to communicate changes how you think about language.

Craic Baby by Darach O'Séaghdha
Wynne, Frank
Frank Wynne
[field_chapter]

A selection of 100 of the best short stories from around the world, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne.

Found in Translation by Frank Wynne
Fagan, Oisín
Oisín Fagan
[field_chapter]

In these five long stories the world breaks down in an endless cycle of hunger, desperation, violence and domination. A truly radical vision of a dysfunctional yet stubbornly hopeful world.

Hostages by Oisín Fagan
Jones, Colin
Colin Jones
[field_chapter]

A magisterial overview of the creation, extension and adaptation of the palace of Versailles and its environs, and an exploration of the myth of Versailles from Louis XIV to the present day.

Versailles by Colin Jones
Jones, Dan, Amaral, Marina
Dan Jones, Marina Amaral
[field_chapter]

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques to bring vividly to life 200 photographs of the defining events and personalities of the modern world.

The Colour of Time: A New History of the World, 1850-1960 by Dan Jones,  Marina Amaral
Thomson, Ian
Ian Thomson
[field_chapter]

A biography of the great epic poem.

Dante's Divine Comedy by Ian Thomson
Wall, William
William Wall
[field_chapter]

After her little sister Emily falls to her death from the watchtower on the day she was supposed to be looking after her, Grace can never overcome her guilt. A novel about a world of adult self-indulgence and the consequences of careless decisions and dishonest compromises.

Grace's Day by William Wall
Chernow, Ron
Ron Chernow
[field_chapter]

The definitive biography of the twentieth century's great German-Jewish banking family.

The Warburgs by Ron Chernow

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