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By Carey, Joanna, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Thames and Hudson, 2019
An overview of the life and work of much-loved children's illustrator and author Judith Kerr, creator of classics such as 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea,'...

By Galinsky, Karl, 1942-
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012
Augustus, Rome's first emperor, is one of the great figures of world history. In this biography, Karl Galinsky examines Augustus' life from childhood...

By Crawford, Robert, 1959- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2016
This major biography traces the life of the 20th century's most important poet from his childhood in the ragtime city of St Louis right up to the publication...

By Sobel, Dava
Paperback. English.
Published London: Harper Perennial, 2005
The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the...

By Lima, Zeuler Rocha Mello de Almeida, author
Paperback. English.
Published New Haven: Yale University Press, [2019]
This title is a comprehensive study of Bo Bardi's career and showcases author Zeuler Lima's extensive archival work in Italy and Brazil. The leading authority...

By Spender, Matthew, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2016
A intimate portrait of Stephen Spender's extraordinary life written by Matthew Spender, shifting between memoir and biography, with new insights drawn...

By Cohen, Jean-Louis, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2019
Documenting the life and work of one of the giants of 20th-century architecture and design, this book presents an array of sketches, photographs, and...

By Crinson, Mark, author
Paperback. English.
Published Swindon: Historic England, 2018
This is the first overview of the career of Alison and Peter Smithson, the most controversial yet most widely-influential of post-war architectural practices...

By Benner, Erica, author
Paperback. English.
Published [Middlesex, England]: Penguin Books, 2018
Niccolo Machiavelli lived in a fiercely competitive world, one where brute wealth, brazen liars and ruthless self-promoters seemed to carry off all the...

By Celenza, Christopher S., 1967-
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, [2015]
"Machiavellian"—used to describe the ruthless cunning of the power-obsessed and the pitiless—is never meant as a compliment. But the man whose name became...
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