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By Wade, Francesca, author
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2020
352 pages ; 24 cm
In London during the interwar years, five women's lives intertwined around one address. Mecklenburgh Square, on the radical fringes of Bloomsbury, was...

By Lee, Laurie, author
Published London: Viking, 2014
544 pages ; 20 cm New edition
This trilogy is a sequence of early recollections, beginning with the dazzling lights and sounds of Laurie Lee's first footings on earth in a steep Cotswold...

By Heywood, John, author
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History, [2018]
xi, 180 pages : 24 cm
Almost all of us have happy memories of excursions and holidays spent beside the sea. For many, these will have included the Yorkshire coast which runs...

By Ford, Margaret, 1926- author
Published London: Pan Books, 2019
369 pages : 20 cm
A heartwarming, moving story of a young girl escaping hardship and coming of age in the Second World War

By Garner, Alan, 1934- author
Published London: 4th Estate, 2019
194 pages : 20 cm
In 'Where Shall We Run To?', Alan Garner remembers his early childhood in the Cheshire village of Alderley Edge: life at the village school as 'a sissy...

By Haslam, Dave, author
Published London: Constable, 2019
342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : 20 cm
'Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor' is writer/DJ Dave Haslam's gloriously well-crafted memoir, documenting his encounters with inspiring characters including...

By Young, Yvonne, author
Published London: John Blake, 2019
279 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : 20 cm
Born in 1950s Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Yvonne Young's childhood was spent at the heart of the city's industry. With her grandfather working as a ship painter...

By McGrath, Melanie, 1964- author
Published London: Two Roads, 2019
246 pages ; 20 cm
This is the story of the Roman Road, an East End pie and mash shop and the lives, loves, and losses of the people who have worked and eaten there. Kelly...

By Davies, Hunter
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2015
327 pages Large print
Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had different reasons for applying to work at Carr's biscuits, but once they had put on their overalls...

By Miller, William, author
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
332 pages : 23 cm
Gloucester Crescent is a curving, leafy street hidden between Camden Town and Primrose Hill, unremarkable in many ways, unless you notice the lady in...
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