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By Leaska, Mitchell A. (Mitchell Alexander)
Book. English.
Published London: Picador, 1998
Granite and Rainbow contains new and revealing material on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her parents and the deeper story of how she sought to create...

By Stannard, Martin, 1947-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Phoenix, 2010
Born in 1918 into a working-class Edinburgh family, Muriel Spark ended her life as the epitome of literary chic, one of the great writers of the 20th...

By Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Jonathan Cape, 2011
This book is the story of a life's work to find happiness. It is the story of how the painful past Jeanette Winterson thought she had written over and...

By Pollen, Bella, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Mantle, 2017
Growing up the middle child of transatlantic parents, Bella Pollen never quite learnt how to belong. Restlessly criss-crossing the boundaries of family...

By Dennison, Matthew, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2017
Beatrix Potter is one of the world's bestselling, most cherished authors, whose books have enchanted generations of children for over a hundred years....

By Thompson, Laura, 1964- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2016
The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters - stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns - hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second...

By Johns, Derek, 1948- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2016
Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. Soldier, journalist, writer about places (rather than 'travel writer'), elegist of...

By Gordon, Edmund, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2017
Angela Carter's life was as rich with incident, as vigorously modern, as unconventional, as dark and ultimately as tragic as anything in her fiction....

By Bhatia, Robert, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017
When Helen Forrester's father went bankrupt in the 1930s, she and her six siblings fell from a comfortable middle-class existence into wretched poverty...

By Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2012
This book is the story of a life's work to find happiness. It is the story of how the painful past Jeanette Winterson thought she had written over and...
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