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Young & damned & fair: the life and tragedy of Catherine Howard at the court of Henry VIII

By Russell, Gareth, author
Book. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2018
Based on fascinating new material, this title provides a riveting account of Catherine Howard's tragic marriage to one of history's most powerful and...

The diary of a bookseller

By Bythell, Shaun, author
Book. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2017
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting...

Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the creation of Holmes

By Sims, Michael, 1958- author
Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2017
As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph Bell. He observed as Dr Bell...

Thrown away child: a true story of abuse and neglect in the care system

By Allen, Louise, author
Book. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
A memoir covering Louise Allen's abusive childhood in a foster home, how she survived and how she hopes to right old wrongs now by fostering children...

Memories, dreams, reflections

By Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
Book. English.
Published London: Fontana Paperbacks, 1963 (1983 [printing])

Mr Lear: a life of art and nonsense

By Uglow, Jennifer S., author
Book. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2017
Edward Lear's poems follow and break the rules. They abide by the logic of syntax, the linking of rhyme and the dance of rhythm, and these 'nonsenses'...

Lady Fanshawe's receipt book: the life and times of a civil war heroine

By Moore, Lucy, 1970- author
Book. English.
Published London: Atlantic Books, 2017
In the mid-17th century, England was divided by war and bloodshed. But while civil war raged on cobbled streets and green fields, inside the home domestic...

Ali: a life

By Eig, Jonathan, author
Book. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
The most comprehensive and definitive biography of Muhammad Ali that has ever been published, based on more than 500 interviews with those who knew him...

A good face for radio: confessions of a radio head

By Mair, Eddie, author
Book. English.
Published London: Little, Brown, 2017
Eddie Mair is, by his own account, one of Britain's most beloved broadcasters. Born in Dundee, Scotland, he has worked in radio all his adult life. From...

Logical family: a memoir

By Maupin, Armistead, author
Book. English.
Published London: Doubleday, 2017
Born in the mid-20th century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man 'on the very spot...
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