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By Herrera, Hayden, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2018
This engrossing biography of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo reveals a woman of extreme magnetism and originality, an artist whose sensual vibrance came...

By Parlour, Ray, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Arrow Books, 2017
Nicknamed 'The Romford Pelé' for his solid but unglamorous image, Ray Parlour is one of the most well-loved Arsenal players of the last few decades. A...

By Morus, Iwan Rhys, 1964- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Icon Books Ltd, 2017
Michael Faraday, one of the most recognisable names in science, was one of the pioneering forces behind the development of electricity as a source of...

By Abbey, Edward, 1927-1989, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2018
50th anniversary edition / with an introduction by Robert Macfarlane
In this shimmering masterpiece of American nature writing, Edward Abbey ventures alone into the canyonlands of Moab, Utah, to work as a seasonal ranger...

By Agar, Jon, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Icon Books Ltd, 2017
The history of the computer is entwined with that of the modern world and most famously with the life of one man, Alan Turing. How did this device, which...

By Delbourgo, James, 1972- author
Paperback. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2018
Hans Sloane was a young doctor from Ireland who made his way in London and eventually become physician to the king and much of London society. In his...

By Cooper, Diana, 1892-1986, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2018
Lady Diana Cooper was a star of the early twentieth stage, screen and social scene. This first instalment of her sparkling autobiography tells of her...

By Deeley, Patrick, 1953- author
Paperback. English.
Published Dublin: Black Swan Ireland, 2017
Patrick Deeley's train journey home to rural East Galway in autumn 1978 was a pilgrimage of grief: his giant of a father had been felled, the hurley-making...

By Lockwood, Patricia, author
Paperback. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2018
Told with the comic sensibility of a brasher, bluer Waugh or Wodehouse, this is at the same time a lyrical and affecting story of how, having ventured...

By Phipps, Sally, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Virago, 2018
This biography of Molly Keane, written by one of her two daughters, provides an honest portrait of a fascinating, complicated woman who was a brilliant...