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By Maconie, Stuart, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Ebury Press, 2017
In the autumn of 1936, some 200 men from the Tyneside town of Jarrow marched the 300 miles to London in protest against the destruction of their town...

By Hughes, Kim, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
This isn't just another Afghanistan memoir but also a book about science, bombs, and what happens to the human psyche when every day you go to work might...

By Tharoor, Shashi, 1956- author
Book. English.
Published London: Hurst & Company, 2017
In the 18th century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold...

By Grann, David, author
Book. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
This is a masterpiece of narrative non-fiction, set around an American crime and the birth of the FBI. It is a thrilling investigative account of a forgotten...

By Masters, Alexander, author
Book. English.
Published London: 4th Estate, 2017
In 2001, 148 tattered and mould-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a skip on a building site in Cambridge. Tens of thousands...

By Rattigan, Tommy, author
Book. English.
Published Liverpool: Sport Media, 2017
A raw and often funny 12-month snapshot of 7-year-old Tommy's brutal young life, moving us through his daily struggle with poverty and neglect in 1960s...

By Phillips, Graham, author
Book. English.
Published London: Arrow, [2013]
For 1500 years King Arthur has remained a mystery. For the first time, this title discovers the historical King Arthur, his Camelot and his final resting...

By Courtauld, Simon, 1940- author
Book. English.
Published London: Quartet, 2016
Part history, part memoir, part travelogue - a fascinating tour of the country by an author who knows its history and culture inside out. Intelligent,...

By Tindall, Gillian, author
Book. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2016
It is the largest building project in Europe today, buried deep beneath the metropolis of London. The great scheme for Crossrail, offering high-speed...

By Mitchell, Greg, 1947- author
Book. English.
Published London: Bantam Press, 2016
In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture and even death to...