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By Halpern, Justin, 1980-
Book. English.
Published London: Boxtree, 2010
Meet Justin Halpern and his dad. Almost one million people follow Mr Halpern's philosophical musings every day on Twitter, and in this book, his son weaves...

By Shapcott, Jo, 1953-
Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2011
In 'Of Mutability', Shapcott is found writing at her most memorable and bold. In a series of poems that explore the nature of change - in the body and...

By Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986
Book. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2010
This second volume of Christopher Isherwood's remarkable diaries opens on his 56th birthday as the fifties give way to the decade of social and sexual...

Book. English.
Published Tarset: Bloodaxe, 2011
'Staying Alive' and its sequel 'Being Alive' have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry. 'Being Human' is a companion volume...

By Oswald, Alice, 1966-
Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2011
To retrieve the 'Iliad's' energy, Alice Oswald has stripped away its story and her account focuses by turns on Homer's extended similes and on the brief...

By Harsent, David, 1942-
Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2011
Among the poems that open 'Night' is a startling sequence about a garden - but a garden unlike any other. It sets the tone for a book in which the sureties...

By Hill, Geoffrey
Book. English.
Published London: Enitharmon, 2011
'Clavics' is intended as a tribute to early 17th-century poetry and music, in the form of an elegiac sequence for William Lawes, the Royalist musician...

By Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778
Book. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011
After a period of forced exile and solitary wandering brought about by his radical views on religion and politics, Rousseau returned to Paris in 1770....

By Dugdale, Sasha
Book. English.
Published Manchester: Carcanet, 2011
Wide-ranging in theme, 'Red House' includes traditional folk songs and poems after the Russian greats Marina Tsvetaeva and Anna Akhmatova. These lyric...

By Ayckbourn, Alan, 1939-
Book. English.
Published London: Vintage Classic, 2010
Funny, gripping and wrenchingly truthful, these three blackly comic plays slice into the soul of suburbia. Couples - often mismatched, sometimes disorientated...
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