Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and children or not; that ... read more
Dawn French has written a new book for 2017! It's INTERACTIVE - the reader and Dawn will spend a year together travelling through the days, the months and the seasons of the year to make SENSE of it. And have some fun along the way . . .
In The Kinfolk Entrepreneur, author Nathan Williams introduces readers to 40 creative business owners around the globe, offering an inspiring, in-depth look behind the scenes of their lives and their companies. Pairing insightful intervi... read more
Renee was born grumpy (Ngati Kahungunu/Scot) and nothing has changed. She is an avid and faithful reader, who enjoys cooking and gardening. Everyone, she says, should grow leafy greens.
Renee always thought she would die at forty-two but for some reason this di... read more
In waiata our forebears spoke their hearts - in grief and celebration. For many hundreds of years this great oral tradition of song flourished in Aotearoa. During the second half of the nineteenth century, in time of rapid change, Maori scholars recorded for the future the ... read more
|Awards:||Short-listed for Parliamentary Book Awards: Best Political Book by a non-Parliamentarian 2016.|
The book everyone is talking about News, views and hilarious stories from the legend of Newsnight and long-standing quiz master of University Challenge. 'Bursting with good things' Daily Telegraph Jeremy Paxman is Britain's bravest, most incisive political interviewer. The no-... read more
From the earliest dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians, to the most technologically advanced modern battleships and cruise-liners, this is the ultimate guide to every aspect of the ship, and those who have sailed them.Embark on an epic voyage t... read more
From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel--a memoir (of sorts)- artful, moving, lyrical; the making of a musician; the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and collaboration that became one of the most successful singing duo... read more
From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, Flight takes you on a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. Charting the trailblazers, jet test pilots and constant progress at the cu... read more
This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.
Little Me is the first memoir from comedian, screenwriter and actor Matt Lucas. He is best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of the scorekeeping baby George Dawes in the comedy panel game Sho... read more