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July – December 2018

3 Original Fiction

11 Paperback Fiction

17 Crime, Thriller & Mystery

25 Original Non-Fiction

47 Paperback Non-Fiction

53 Food

63 Maritime

71 Business

75 Religion

79 Nature & Outdoors

83 Science

87 Sport

95 Visual Arts

101 Yearbooks

105 Wellbeing

111 Bloomsbury Contact List & International Sales

114 Social Media Contacts

115 Index

export information TPB Trade Paperback

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Sea Prayer Khaled Hosseini A beautifully written and exquisitely illustrated story from the international bestselling author of The Kite Runner ‘My dear Marwan, I look at your profile in the glow of this moon, my boy, your eyelashes like calligraphy, closed in guileless sleep. And I say to you, ‘Hold my hand. Nothing bad will happen.’ On a moonlit beach a father speaks to his sleeping son of his childhood days, recalling his grandfather’s house outside Homs, the stirring of olive trees in the breeze, the bleating of his grandmother’s goat. And he remembers Homs as it was, the bustling city with its crowded lanes, itsmosque and grand souk – before the sky spat bombs and they had to flee. When dawn breaks they and those around them will embark on a perilous sea journey in search of a new home. Khaled Hosseini’s books have sold over 55 million copies worldwide. He is a Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation. khaledhosseini.com 30 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • 9781526602718 • £12.99 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: CHANDLER CRAWFORD AGENCY ANZ PUB DATE 30 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $24.99 • NZ $26.99

@khaledhosseini Dan Williams’s illustrations have appeared in National Geographic, Rolling Stone and the Wall Street Journal, and accompanied an extract of Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns in the Guardian. dan-williams.net ‘A truly gifted teller of tales … he’s not afraid to pull every string in your heart to make it sing’ The Times


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Putney Sofka Zinovieff Compelling and disquieting in equal measure, this is a bold new novel for fans of Alan Hollinghurst and Penelope Fitzgerald

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p-and-coming composer Ralph is visiting Edmund Greenslay at his riverside home in Putney to discuss a collaboration. Through the house’s colourful rooms and unruly garden flits nineyear old Daphne – dark, teasing, slippery as mercury, more sprite than boy or girl. From the moment their worlds collide, Ralph is consumed by an obsession to make Daphne his. But Ralph is twenty-five and Daphne is only a child, and even in bohemian 1970s London their fast-burgeoning friendship must be kept a secret. Years later, after a turbulent youth and a failed marriage, Daphne watches her daughter come of age and is forced to confront the truth of her own childhood – and an act of violence that has lain hidden for decades. Bold and provocative, Putney is about the lines we tread, the stories we tell ourselves and the secrets we bury. Sofka Zinovieff was born in London. She is the acclaimed author of Eurydice Street, Red Princess and The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me, and one previous novel, The House on Paradise Street. She has written for the Daily Telegraph, the Financial Times, the Times Literary Supplement, the Spectator and the Independent. She lives in Athens and England.

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sofkazinovieff.com / @sofkazinovieff Praise for Sofka Zinovieff: ‘Thought-provoking and moving’ Daily Mail ‘Engrossing ... Zinovieff ’s gaze does not shirk from uncomfortable truths’ Observer

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All Among the Barley Melissa Harrison An exquisite and deeply powerful novel from the Costa Novel Award-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-longlisted author of At Hawthorn Time

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ourteen-year-old Edie Mather lives with her family at Wych Farm, where the shadow of the Great War hangs over a community impoverished by the Great Depression. Glamorous outsider Constance FitzAllen arrives from London, determined to record fading rural traditions, and to persuade Edie’s family to return to the old ways rather than embrace modernity. She brings with her new political and social ideas – some far more dangerous than others. For Edie, who has just finished school and must soon decide what to do with her life, Connie appears to be a godsend. But as harvest time approaches and the pressures mount on the entire Mather family, Edie must decide whose version of reality to trust, and how best to save herself from disaster.

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Melissa Harrison’s debut, Clay, won the Portsmouth First Fiction Award. At Hawthorn Time was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. She is also the author of the Wainwright Prize-longlisted Rain. A regular contributor to The Times, Weekend FT and Guardian, she lives in Suffolk. melissaharrison.co.uk / @M_Z_Harrison

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‘A work of rare magic’ Helen Macdonald ‘Harrison is readily comparable with Elizabeth Taylor and Penelope Lively; but she has a distinction all her own’ Spectator


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Red Birds Mohammed Hanif ‘A powerful novel about war, family and love, from the bestselling, prize-winning author dubbed ‘Pakistan’s brightest voice’ Guardian

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n American pilot crash lands in the desert and takes refuge in the very camp he was supposed to bomb. Hallucinating palm trees and worrying about dehydrating to death isn’t what Major Ellie expected from this mission. Still, it’s an improvement on the constant squabbles with his wife back home. In the camp, young Momo’s money making schemes are failing. His brother left for his first day at work and never returned, his parents are at each other’s throats, his dog is having a very bad day, and an aid worker has shown up wanting to research him for her book on the Teenage Muslim Mind. Written with his trademark wit, keen eye for absurdity and telling important truths about the world today, Red Birds reveals master storyteller Mohammed Hanif at the height of his powers. Mohammed Hanif ’s first novel A Case of Exploding Mangoes, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. He writes for the New York Times, BBCUrdu and BBCPunjabi. @mohammedhanif

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‘Witty, elegant and deliciously anarchic’ John le Carré ‘A brave, gifted writer’ Mohsin Hamid ‘Irreverent, imaginative and playful’ Financial Times

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French Exit Patrick deWitt The brilliant new novel from the prize-winning, bestselling author of The Sisters Brothers; a darkly comic satire of high society

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rances Price – tart widow, possessive mother and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s their cat, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband, an infamously immoral world-class cad whose gruesome tabloid death rendered Frances and Malcolm social outcasts. The curious trio head for the exit, escape pariahdom and land in their beloved Paris – a backdrop for self-destruction and economic ruin, and peopled by a number of singular characters: a bashful private investigator, an aimless psychic and Mme. Reynard, aggressive houseguest and dementedly friendly American expat.

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Brimming with pathos and wit, French Exit is a one-of-a-kind tragedy of manners, a riotous send-up of high society and a moving story of mothers and sons.

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Patrick deWitt is the author of Man Booker Prize-shortlisted The Sisters Brothers, which won the Governor General’s Award and was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize. He is also the author of Ablutions and Undermajordomo Minor. The Sisters Brothers film by Jacques Audiard, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix and Riz Ahmed, will be released in 2018. DeWitt lives in Oregon. ‘DeWitt is a true original’ The Times ‘DeWittland is a place of exaggerated, creeping horror … A place in which the limits of genre are explored’ Daily Telegraph


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Land of the Living Georgina Harding A hypnotic, exquisitely wrought and devastating meditation on war and its aftermath

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he Second World War has ended. Charlie’s experiences at the Battle of Kohima and the months he spent lost in the remote jungles of Assam are now history. Home, newly married to Claire and settled on a farm in Norfolk, he is one of the lucky survivors. Working the land seems one of the best things they can do. But a chasm exists between the two of them. Memories flood Charlie’s mind; at night, on rain-slicked roads and misty mornings in the fields, the past can feel more real than the present. What should be said and what left unsaid? Is it possible to find connection and forge a new life in the wake of unfathomable horror? Rendered in prose of rhythmic precision, subtlety and exceptional sensitivity, Land of the Living is a small yet profound masterpiece. Georgina Harding is the author of four previous novels: The Gun Room, Painter of Silence, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012, The Spy Game and The Solitude of Thomas Cave. She lives in London and on a farm in the Stour Valley, Essex.

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Praise for Georgina Harding: ‘Skilfully weaves together history, memory and imagination … Beautifully written’ Daily Mail ‘Harding’s writing has a careful, lilting fluency which nourishes a slow-burning momentum’ Daily Telegraph

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The Kinship of Secrets Eugenia Kim The riveting story of two sisters and the family that bound them together as the Korean War tore them apart

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n 1948 Najin and Calvin Cho, with their young daughter Miran, travel from South Korea to the US. Wary of the challenges ahead, they make the difficult decision to leave their other daughter, Inja, behind. But then war breaks out in Korea, and there is no end in sight to the separation. Miran grows up in American suburbia, and Inja grapples in her war-torn land. Told through the alternating perspectives of the sisters and inspired by a true story, The Kinship of Secrets explores the cruelty of war, the power of hope, and what it means to be a sister.

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Eugenia Kim’s debut novel about Japanese-occupied Korea, The Calligrapher’s Daughter, won the 2009 Borders Original Voices Award and was shortlisted for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Eugenia Kim teaches at Fairfield University’s MFA Creative Writing Program and lives in Washington, DC.


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The Bedlam Stacks Natasha Pulley The Astonishing Historical Fantasy from the International Bestselling Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

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eep in uncharted Peru, the holy town of Bedlam stands at the edge of a forest. The shrine statues move, and anyone who crosses the border dies. But somewhere inside are cinchona trees, whose bark yields quinine: the only known treatment for malaria. By 1859 the hunt for a reliable source of quinine is critical and the India Office searches out its last qualified expeditionary, Merrick Tremayne. Against his own better judgement, Merrick finds himself dispatched to Bedlam under orders to bring back cinchona cuttings. As he travels into hostile territory, Merrick meets Raphael, a priest around whom the villagers spin impossible stories, and through him Merrick finally discovers a legacy that will prove more dangerous and valuable than the India Office could ever have imagined.

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Natasha Pulley’s debut, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, was an international bestseller, won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award. She was chosen to be a Writer in Residence at Gladstone’s Library and is now associate lecturer at Bath Spa University. The Bedlam Stacks is her second novel.

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@natasha_pulley ‘Pulley’s follow-up to the exquisite magic realism of Watchmaker is cut from similar cloth … Delightfully playful and evocative’ SFX

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The Windfall Diksha Basu A 2017 Editors’ Pick by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, TIME, Rolling Stone and Esquire

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nil Kumar Jha has worked hard all his life to provide for his family. Now, after thirty years, Anil has sold his company, and off the subsequent windfall has reinstalled his wife Bindu and their wayward son Rupak in Gurgaon, one of Delhi’s glossiest neighbourhoods. But while sudden, fabulous wealth can buy you a lot of things – from designer saris to crystal-encrusted sofas to life-size reproductions of the Sistine Chapel – it certainly can’t buy the Jhas happiness. In fact, life is about to get a whole lot more complicated… A masterful comedy of manners and a sly peek through the curtains into the lives of Delhi’s nouveau riche, The Windfall is a captivating, anarchic delight from one of India’s funniest new voices. Diksha Basu is a writer and actor. Originally from New Delhi, she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and now divides her time between New York and Mumbai. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Guardian, Cosmopolitan, Buzzfeed and the BBC. authordikshabasu.com / @dikshabasu ‘Uproarious, beady-eyed social comedy with a big heart’ Mail on Sunday ‘A wicked satirist … The stuff of Amartya Sen’s worst nightmares and Tom Wolfe’s sweetest dreams’ New York Times

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Forest Dark Nicole Krauss ‘A brilliant novel’ Philip Roth ‘Impossible to put down’ Independent ‘A richly layered masterpiece’ Financial Times ‘Dazzling’ Guardian

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ules Epstein has vanished from the world, last seen in the Judean foothills. How a man of his vigour could disappear is an enigma.

Over a year earlier, following the death of his parents, Epstein began his transformation, shedding the possessions he had spent a lifetime accumulating – a watch here, an Old Master there – before travelling from New York to Tel Aviv and checking into the Hilton, intending to do something to commemorate his mother and father. Meanwhile, a novelist leaves her husband and children behind in Brooklyn and arrives at the same hotel, hoping that the view of the pool she used to dive into as a child will unlock her writer’s block. But when a retired professor recruits her for an intriguing project involving Kafka, she is drawn into a mystery that will change her in unimaginable ways. Nicole Krauss is the author of the four novels, including the international bestsellers Great House (shortlisted for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize) and The History of Love (shortlisted for the Orange, Médicis, and Femina prizes, and winner of the Saroyan Prize and the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger). Her work has been translated into over thirty-five languages. nicolekrauss.com ‘Lucid and exhilarating … A great gift’ New York Times ‘Tantalizes and compels ... A welcome reminder of how a novel can be defiantly and brilliantly novel’ Douglas Kennedy, New Statesman


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The Ninth Hour Alice McDermott ‘Beautifully written, heart-wrenching and funny by turns … Deeply vivid and authentic’ Sunday Times

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n a dim winter afternoon in a Brooklyn tenement, a young Irish immigrant unhooks the oven gas, and inhales. In the aftermath of the fire that follows, Sister St. Savior, an ageing nun, appears unbidden, to direct the way forward for his widow and unborn child. But although superstition and shame will collude to erase the young man’s brief existence, his suicide will reverberate through many lives and over many decades. Tracing three generations of a Brooklyn Irish family in prose of startling radiance, The Ninth Hour is an unforgettable story about the limits and demands of love and sacrifice. Alice McDermott is the author of Someone, After This, Child of My Heart, Charming Billy, which won the National Book Award, At Weddings and Wakes, That Night and A Bigamist’s Daughter. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times, she has been nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and twice for the Dublin IMPAC Award. alice-mcdermott.com

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Dark Water Parker Bilal ‘An electrifying psychological thriller that will keep you guessing right to the very last page’ New York Review of Books

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hen Marcus Winslow appears at Private Investigator Makana’s door one morning, Makana does not realise that soon he will risk losing everything he has built for himself in Cairo. Winslow has come with a mission, one impossible to turn down: Ayman Nizari, an Iraqi scientist whose work could kill thousands, is on the run and seeking asylum. But he trusts only one man to bring him to safety – Makana.

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The scientist has gone to ground in Istanbul and, as past and present collide, Makana discovers that this case could have fatal consequences for many. Parker Bilal is the pseudonym of Jamal Mahjoub, the critically acclaimed literary novelist. Dark Water is the sixth novel in the Makana Investigations series, the third of which, The Ghost Runner, was longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. Mahjoub has lived at various times in Sudan, Cairo and Denmark. He currently lives in Amsterdam. jamalmahjoub.com / @Parker_Bilal

Invitation to a Bonfire Adrienne Celt A seductive and sinister love triangle set in 1930s America and inspired by the infamous Nabokov marriage

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oya Andropova, a young Russian refugee, finds herself alone and friendless at an elite New Jersey boarding school. Having lost her family, her home and her sense of purpose, Zoya’s struggle to belong is made even more difficult by her new country’s paranoia about Soviet spies.

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When she meets charismatic Russian writer Leo Orlov – whose books Zoya has obsessed over for years – everything seems poised to change. But she soon discovers that Leo is bound by the unsettling orchestrations of his brilliant wife, Vera, and that their marriage is far more complex than Zoya could ever have imagined.

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Adrienne Celt’s debut novel, The Daughters, won the PEN Southwest Book Award for Fiction, was an NPR Best Book of the Year and an NYPL Favorite Book of the Year. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The O. Henry Prize Stories, Electric Literature, The Rumpus, The Millions and elsewhere. She lives in Tucson. adriennecelt.com / @celtadri


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You Belong to Me Colin Harrison ‘No one delivers a sharper thriller than the superb Colin Harrison’ Mail on Sunday

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aul Reeves is a successful New York lawyer with a seemingly charmed life. He has an adoring girlfriend, a beautiful apartment on the Upper West Side and a voracious appetite for rare maps.

But when his seductive, all-American neighbour Jennifer – wife of the suave but shadowy young businessman Ahmed Mehraz – desperately pleads for his help, Paul is catapulted into Manhattan’s dangerous underworld. Behind its glamorous facade, this city is a dark and troubling place where anything can be bought for a high enough price...

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Colin Harrison is the author of eight novels, including the bestsellers The Havana Room and Manhattan Nocturne, which was made into a film in 2016. He lives with his wife, novelist Kathryn Harrison, and their three children in Brooklyn, New York.

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This Is How It Ends Eva Dolan ‘Elegantly crafted, humane and thought-provoking. She’s top drawer’ Ian Rankin This is how it begins. With a near-empty building, the inhabitants forced out of their homes by property developers. With two women: idealistic, impassioned blogger Ella and seasoned campaigner, Molly. With a body hidden in a lift shaft. But how will it end?

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Eva Dolan was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger for unpublished authors when only a teenager. The four novels in her Zigic and Ferreira series have been published to critical acclaim: Tell No Tales and After You Die were shortlisted for the Theakston Crime Novel of the Year and After You Die was also longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger. @eva_dolan

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‘Anyone wanting smart and compelling crime fiction with razorsharp social comment should read Dolan. In fact, EVERYONE should read her’ Mark Billingham ‘Stupendous. The thriller comes of age’ Sarah Hilary


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The Corset Laura Purcell The new Victorian chiller from the author of Radio 2 Book Club pick The Silent Companions

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an the shape of a person’s skull foretell their destiny? For Dorothea Truelove, this is scientific fact. But when her charitable work leads her to Oakgate Prison and teenage seamstress Ruth Butterham, she is faced with another theory: that it is possible to kill with a needle and thread. For Ruth is awaiting trial for murder, a crime she claims to have committed with a supernatural power inherent in her stitches. While practical Dorothea doubts the prisoner’s sanity, she is delighted with this opportunity to explore her fascination with phrenology, and test her hypothesis that madness and murder lay hidden in the contours of Ruth’s skull. But the story Ruth has to tell of her deadly creations – of bitterness and betrayal, of death and dresses – will shake Dorothea’s belief in rationality, and the power of redemption. Laura Purcell is a former bookseller, she lives in Colchester with her husband and pet guinea pigs. Her first novel for Bloomsbury, The Silent Companions, was a Radio 2 Book Club pick and Goldsboro Book of the Month. laurapurcell.com / @spookypurcell Praise for The Silent Companions

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‘A sinister slice of Victorian gothic … Creepy and page-turning’ The Times ‘A perfect read for a winter night … Intriguing, nuanced, genuinely eerie’ Guardian

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Stuart Turton ‘This book blew my mind ... Utterly original and unique. I couldn't get it out of my head’ Sophie Hannah

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t is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden – one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party – can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself, over and over again. Every time ending with the fateful pistol shot.

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The only way to break this cycle is to identify the killer. But each time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different guest. And someone is determined to prevent him ever escaping Blackheath... Stuart Turton is a freelance travel journalist who has previously worked in Shanghai and Dubai. The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is his debut novel. He is the winner of the Brighton and Hove Short Story Prize and was longlisted for the BBC Radio 4 Opening Lines competition. He lives in London with his wife.

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@Stu_Turton ‘I hereby declare Stuart Turton the Mad Hatter of crime … Unique, energising and clever’ Ali Land ‘Darkly comic, mind-blowingly twisty ... A locked room mystery like no other’ Sarah Pinborough


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Pulse Michael Harvey Stranger Things meets The Departed. A hugely original thriller, with film rights already snapped up by New Line Cinema

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aniel Fitzsimmons seems like an ordinary American teenager. He loves his brother, his friends, his school work. But Daniel has powers. Powers that he does not understand, and is not sure he can control. Daniel can’t risk telling those around him what is happening, but when a mysterious stranger offers an insight into what he is experiencing, he becomes Daniel’s unofficial mentor. And when a tragedy threatens to derail his life, and with the police growing ever more interested in his past, Daniel’s powers will finally come into their own.

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Michael Harvey is a journalist and documentary producer, and the author of The Chicago Way, The Fifth Floor, The Third Rail, We All Fall Down, The Innocence Game, The Governor’s Wife and Brighton. His work has won numerous awards, including multiple news Emmys, two Primetime Emmy nominations and an Academy Award nomination. Harvey lives in Chicago. michaelharveybooks.com / @MichaelHarvey88

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My Country A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid A searing, unforgettable memoir of a young man’s resilience, survival and exile from Syria

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can’t stop thinking about Syria. I can’t forget all that I’ve been through, and, above all, I can’t believe that humanity has become so deaf and blind to the thousands of Syrians with stories like mine. I was lucky enough to live to tell this tale while so many others struggled, fought and died silently. I have written this memoir for them. I hope that it will give a voice to those who are suffering now, and to those who have been silenced forever – and that people of conscience around the world will listen, before it is too late.

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In this extraordinary memoir, Kassem Eid illuminates the realities of growing up as a persecuted minority in a dictatorship; of living under siege for a year; and of joining the resistance while the world turned its face away from Syria. Kassem Eid is a Palestinian–Syrian rebel and human rights activist. In 2014 he went on a speaking tour across the United States and testified before the United Nations Security Council. He has contributed to the New York Times, Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, and was interviewed on 60 Minutes. He is currently a refugee living in Europe.


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The Lion and the Eagle The Interaction of the British and American Empires 1783–1972

Kathleen Burk An invigorating history of conflict and cooperation between America and Britain as they fought over and divided up the world

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hroughout modern history, Britain and America have been both rivals and partners. In this book, Kathleen Burk examines the different kinds of power the two empires have projected, and the means they have used to do it. What the two empires have shared is a mixture of pragmatism, ruthless commercial drive, a self-righteous foreign policy and plenty of naked aggression. There has been conflict; yet their underlying alliance against common enemies has been historically unique and a defining force throughout the twentieth century. This is a global and epic history of the rise and fall of empires, from Canada to China and from Japan to the Middle East, culminating with America’s part in the destruction of the British Empire. Now that the American world order is fading, does Britain have a world role? This is authoritative, measured and compelling history. Kathleen Burk is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at University College London and a commentator and radio panellist. She is the author of several books on Anglo-American relations, including Old World, New World, a history of Britain and America from 1497 to the present, a biography of A. J. P. Taylor, and a book on wine. She lives in South Oxfordshire. Praise for Old World, New World ‘A formidable achievement’ Daily Telegraph ‘Balanced, intelligent, insightful … Sure to be regarded as the definitive work on the subject’ Dominic Sandbrook, Literary Review

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The Design of Childhood How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids

Alexandra Lange From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children’s playthings and physical surroundings affect their development

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arents obsess over their children’s playdates, curriculum, and every bump and bruise – but the toys, classrooms, playgrounds and neighbourhoods little ones engage with are just as important. These objects and spaces encode decades, even centuries of changing ideas about what makes for good child-rearing – and what does not. Now, prominent design critic Alexandra Lange reveals the surprising histories behind the human-made elements of our children’s landscape. Her investigation shows how the seemingly innocuous universe of stuff affects kids’ behaviour, values and health, often in subtle ways. And she reveals how years of decisions by toymakers, architects and urban planners have helped – and hindered – youngsters’ journeys toward independence.

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Alexandra Lange’s writing has appeared in the New York Times and the New Yorker, as well as magazines and design journals. She has authored and co-authored several previous books, including Writing about Architecture. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

What to Do When I'm Gone A Mother's Wisdom to Her Daughter

Suzy Hopkins A mother’s advice to her daughter – a guide to daily living, both practical and sublime – with full-colour illustrations throughout

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ne night, Hallie Bateman had a painful realisation: someday, her mother would be gone. The prospect was terrifying – how would she navigate the world without her? The next day, Hallie asked her mother to record instructions for her to follow in the event of her mum’s death. The list began: ‘Pour yourself a stiff glass of whiskey’, and soon evolved into What to Do When I’m Gone: an illustrated manual for getting through life without one’s mum. A poignant look at loss, love and life, it is by turns whimsical, funny and touching – and will leave readers laughing and teary-eyed.

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Hallie Bateman is a Los Angeles-based illustrator and writer whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Lenny, BuzzFeed and elsewhere. Suzy Hopkins is a former newspaper reporter who since 2008 has published a quarterly magazine for seniors in California’s Central Sierra. She is also Hallie’s mum. She lives in Columbia, California.


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Can You Tolerate This? Ashleigh Young An intellectually curious, prize-winning essay collection exploring isolation, the limitations of the body, and the challenges of personal transformation

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n Can You Tolerate This? Ashleigh Young ushers us into her early years in the faraway yet familiar New Zealand. As her perspective expands, a series of historical portraits – a boy with a rare skeletal disease, a generation of Japanese shut-ins – strike unexpected personal harmonies, as an unselfconscious childhood gives way to painful shyness in adolescence. As we watch Young fall in and out of love, undertake an intense yoga practice that masks an eating disorder, and gradually find herself through her writing, a highly particular psyche comes into view: curious, tender and exacting in her observations of herself and the world around her. 09 AUGUST 2018

Ashleigh Young is an award-winning essayist and poet. The recipient of a 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize in Nonfiction and an Ockham New Zealand Book Award, among other honours, she is an editor at Victoria University Press, and teaches creative writing at the International Institute of Modern Letters. She lives in Wellington, New Zealand. eyelashroaming.com @Ashleigh_Young

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Into the Hands of the Soldiers Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East

David D. Kirkpatrick A poignant, deeply human portrait of Egypt during the Arab Spring, told through the lives of individuals

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n 2010, David D. Kirkpatrick took up his post in Cairo as the New York Times Middle East Correspondent. Egypt, like its Arab neighbours, was stagnant, an implacable autocracy. Kirkpatrick’s experience of the subsequent four years – among the jubilant throngs at Tahrir Square in 2011; beside Mohammed Morsi in the Presidential palace; trapped in Rabaa as Sisi’s army opened fire – overturned all his assumptions.

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Standing alongside Egyptians of all stations, Kirkpatrick witnessed a region struggling to rewrite history in the face of the indifference of outside powers. Much made him hopeful, but the coup that brought Sisi to power has ushered in a cycle of violence that threatens to snuff out any embers of change. Into the Hands of the Soldiers is a personal chronicle of these years and a kaleidoscopic portrait of a country in transition. Educated at Princeton and Yale, David D. Kirkpatrick joined the New York Times in 2000 and covered both the New York literary and the Washington beats before moving to Cairo as the Middle East Correspondent in 2011. He is now based in London.


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The Dark Interval From the author of Letters to a Young Poet, a selection of writings to provide comfort in times of grief

Rainer Maria Rilke

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leaned from Rainer Maria Rilke’s voluminous, never-before-translated correspondence, this book collects the poet’s best writings on grief and loss in one place for the first time. The result is a profound vision of the mourning process and a meditation on death’s place in our lives, as well as a compilation of sensitive expressions of consolation and condolence. Following the format of Rilke’s classic, Letters to a Young Poet, this volume arranges a series of letters to Rilke’s mourning friends, showcasing the full range of Rilke’s thoughts on finding meaning and, perhaps, some form of comfort in the process of grieving.

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Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) studied literature, art history and philosophy in Munich and Prague, and is considered one of the German language’s greatest twentieth-century-poets.

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Ulrich Baer is a writer, translator and scholar who has published books on poetry, photography and the relations between memory, testimony, trauma and culture.

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Sophie's Planet A Search for Truth About Our Remarkable Home Planet and Its Future

James Hansen

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n moving, insightful and optimistic letters to his granddaughter Sophie, James Hansen, the single most credible scientific voice worldwide on the issue of global warming, speaks about the fight to preserve life on the planet. How can we connect the dots from climate observations to policies? How to preserve our planet for future generations – and make the climate story clear to them? Sophie’s Planet offers a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of the highest levels of environmental research and policy, as well as providing a clarion call for the future of the climate change fight.

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Dr James Hansen is best known for bringing global warming to the world’s attention in the 1980s, when he first testified before Congress. An adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University, he was until recently the director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. He is the author of Storms of My Grandchildren.

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Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas

Mark Kurlansky A global history of milk from the bestselling author of Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic and culinary story

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ccording to the Greek creation myth, a splatter of the goddess Hera’s breast milk became our galaxy. But while mother’s milk is the essence of nourishment, humans have cultivated the milk of other mammals since the domestication of animals over 10,000 years ago. Today milk is a test case in the most pressing issues in food politics, from industrial farming and animal rights to GMOs, the locavore movement and advocates for raw milk, who controversially reject pasteurisation.

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Tracing milk’s global history from antiquity to the present, Kurlansky details its crucial role in cultural evolution, religion, nutrition, politics and economics. Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling author of Havana, Cod, Salt, Paper, The Basque History of the World, 1968 and The Big Oyster. He is the winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Bon Appetit’s Food Writer of the Year Award, the James Beard Award and the Glenfiddich Award. He lives in New York City. markkurlansky.com

Apostles of Revolution Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe

John Ferling From acclaimed historian John Ferling, the story of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine and James Monroe’s involvement in the American and French Revolutions

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homas Jefferson, Thomas Paine and James Monroe hazarded all in quest of revolutions. As founding fathers, they risked their lives for American independence, and as reformers, each rejoiced at the opportunity to be part of the French Revolution. For these three men, real revolution would lead to substantive political and social alterations and an escape from royal and aristocratic rule throughout Europe. As the eighteenth century unfolded, they followed different routes to revolution – two became soldiers, two became writers, and two became statesmen – and their united cause but divided means reshaped their country and the Western world.

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John Ferling is professor emeritus of history at the University of West Georgia. He is the author of many books on American Revolutionary history, including The Ascent of George Washington and the award-winning A Leap in the Dark. He lives near Atlanta, Georgia.


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The Queen's Embroiderer A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis

Joan DeJean A sweeping history of high finance, star-crossed lovers and the origins of the bourgeoisie in eighteenth century France

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n 1719, two upwardly mobile families rose to prominence in Paris. The Chevrots built their name on the burgeoning financial industry and the Magoulets earned renown as master embroiderers for Queen Marie-Therese and King Louis XIV. But two of these children fell in love. Under the disapproving gaze of their abusive families, Louise Magoulet and Louis Chevrot fought to be together, battling their parents, the Parisian police and an army regiment. Following these dynasties from 1600, The Queen’s Embroiderer is a love story and a cautionary tale about the lengths to which men can be driven by windfall profits. Joan DeJean has been Trustee Professor at the University of Pennsylvania since 1988, having previously taught at Yale and at Princeton. She is the author of ten books on French literature, history and material culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, including The Invention of Paris, The Age of Comfort and The Essence of Style.

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Music as an Art Roger Scruton Bestselling author and philosopher Roger Scruton brings his immense critical faculties to bear on the subject of music, both contemporary and classical

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n earlier times, our musical culture had secure foundations in the church, the concert hall and the home; in the ceremonies and celebrations of ordinary life, religion and manners. In this book, Roger Scruton argues that we no longer live in that world. Fewer people now play instruments and music is, for many, a form of largely solitary enjoyment. With his characteristic precision and elegant style, Scruton explains – via chapters on Schubert, Britten, Rameau and film – how we can develop greater judgement in music, recognising both good taste and bad, establishing musical values, as well as musical pleasures.

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Roger Scruton is the author of Understanding Music and The Aesthetics of Music as well as numerous bestselling books of philosophy, history, fiction and criticism. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple. He currently teaches an MA course in philosophy for the University of Buckingham.

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Robert Graves From Great War Poet to Good-bye to All That (1895-1929)

Jean Moorcroft Wilson This revelatory biography depicts Robert Graves as a major First World War poet, as well as a master of prose

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amed for his outspoken memoir, Good-bye to All That, Graves suppressed virtually all the poems he wrote about the First World War. Now, with new, significant material to hand, biographer Jean Moorcroft Wilson can reveal his greatness as a war poet.

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Deftly situating the poems in Graves’s fascinating life, his near-death experience on the Somme, his friendship with Sassoon, his early marriage and his tempestuous relationship with Laura Riding, Wilson shows how he finally said ‘good-bye’ to the horrors of war, shedding new light on Graves’s life, prose and poems, without which the story of Great War poetry is incomplete. Jean Moorcroft Wilson is a celebrated biographer and leading expert on the First World War poets. Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper biography prize, she has also written biographies of Siegfried Sassoon, Charles Hamilton Sorley, and Edward Thomas. She has lectured for many years at the University of London, as well as in America and South Africa.

Rice's Language of Buildings From Aedicules to Ziggurats

Matthew Rice A beautifully repackaged edition of Rice’s Architectural Primer – the idiosyncratic introduction to British building styles by acclaimed illustrator and architectural enthusiast Matthew Rice

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ice’s Language of Buildings covers the grammar and vocabulary of British buildings, explaining the evolution of styles from Norman castles to Norman Foster. It aims to enable the reader to recognise, understand and date any British building by explaining the language of architecture. With it, buildings break down beguilingly into their component parts, ready for inspection and discussion. Ungainly and inept descriptions will be a thing of the past and, fluent in the world of volutes, hood moulds, lobed architraves and bucrania, you will be able to leave a cathedral or country house with as much to talk about as a film or play. Matthew Rice is a writer and illustrator who thought he knew lots about British architecture until he started to write and illustrate this book. You might have seen his work in Country Life, on his own calendar or on much of his wife Emma Bridgewater's pottery. He lives in Oxford and Norfolk.


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Homelands Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration

Alfredo Corchado From prize-winning journalist Alfredo Corchado comes the sweeping story of the great Mexican migration from the late 1980s to today

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hen Alfredo Corchado moved to Philadelphia in 1987, he felt as if he was the only Mexican in the city. But in a restaurant called Tequilas, he connected with two other Mexican men and one Mexican-American, all feeling similarly. Over the next three decades, they continued to meet, though taking different paths in life. Homelands merges the political and the personal, telling the story of a time when the Mexican population in the United States swelled from 700,000, to more than 35 million. It is a must-read to understand the immigrant story in the United States, and the role of Mexicans in shaping America. Alfredo Corchado is the México Border correspondent for the Dallas Morning News and author of Midnight in Mexico. He is a Nieman, Lannan, USMEX, Woodrow Wilson, and Rockefeller fellow and the winner of the Maria Moors Cabot and Elijah Parish Lovejoy Awards for Courage in Journalism. Corchado lives in Mexico City, but calls the border home.

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Because I Come from a Crazy Family The Making of a Psychiatrist

Edward M. Hallowell ‘A very readable, highly informative and helpful book’ Praise for Driven to Distraction’ New York Times Book Review

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hen Edward M. Hallowell was eleven, a voice out of nowhere told him he should become a psychiatrist. With a psychotic father, alcoholic mother, abusive stepfather, and two so-called learning disabilities of his own, he was accustomed to unpredictable behaviour from those around him. Decades later, Hallowell is a leading expert on attention disorders. Because I Come from a Crazy Family is an affecting, harrowing, ultimately moving memoir about crazy families and where they can lead, about being called to the mental health profession, and about the unending joys and challenges that come with helping people celebrate who they are. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. is the bestselling author of Driven to Distraction, a leading authority in the field of ADHD, and the founder of the Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health. He lives in Arlington, Massachusetts. www.drhallowell.com

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Churchill The Statesman as Artist

David Cannadine A unique and generously illustrated new collection of Winston Churchill’s reflections on painting, edited and introduced by historian David Cannadine

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inston Churchill was 40 before he discovered the pleasures of painting. Over a period of 48 years he produced more than 500 pictures, finding in art a welcome respite from politics and the ‘Black Dog’ of depression.

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This book, illustrated in full colour, contains his paintings and art reviews, some never before reprinted, his address to the Royal Academy and two essays by Augustus John and John Rothenstein. It is prefaced by a substantial introduction drawing on a variety of material from both the Churchill and Royal Academy archives, offering the most wide-ranging account yet written of Churchill the artist. Professor Sir David Cannadine is Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University, Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and President of the British Academy. His numerous publications include The Undivided Past, In Churchill’s Shadow and The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy. He appears regularly on television and radio, and lectures widely in the UK and America.

Soho in the Eighties Christopher Howse A captivating insider’s glimpse into the drama, debauchery and delight of eighties Soho

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980s Soho saw the brilliant flowering of a daily tragi-comedy in pubs like the Coach and Horses and clubs like the Colony Room. A cast less probable than any soap opera’s extemporised a sharp, alcohol-fuelled script. Some were famous – Francis Bacon, Jeffrey Bernard, Tom Baker – others fell into obscurity. The bite beneath the hilarity came from lost spouses and jobs, homelessness and death.

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To Christopher Howse, caught up in high and low drama, Soho was home. While that Soho lasted, the time in those smoky rooms always seemed to be half past ten, not long to closing time.

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Christopher Howse writes for the Daily Telegraph and has published many books including the official history of the paper, The Train in Spain and many anthologies. @BeardyHowse


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In Their Own Words 2 More letters from history

The National Archives A fascinating collection of correspondence from the famous, the notorious and the ordinary shines a new light on the past

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etters, postcards, notes and telegraphs from the great and the good, the notorious and the downright wicked from all across the ages, shine a spotlight on a range of historical events and movements providing an instant link to the immediate and much more distant past. There are engrossing letters from: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lucien Freud, Nelson Mandela, Mary Whitehouse, Gandhi and George Washington among many others. The subjects covered include suffragette disturbances, obscene publications, international relations and child emigration including the Kindertransport. Facsimiles of the letters are accompanied by revealing commentary that brings them into context.

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This title is authored by a group of specialist archivists at The National Archives, each of whom has a particular area of expertise in a different aspect of the past.

A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol Charles Dickens, Tess Newall & Alex Goodwin Christmas comes early in this retelling of Dickens’s classic ghost story, adorably adapted with an all-star cast of guinea pigs

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iserable to the core and wholly unwilling to extend a paw to help those in desperate need, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge says ‘bah, Humbug!’ to the festive season. But one night he is visited by three Christmas Spirits who take him on a journey through time, so he can see the error of his ways and learn the true meaning of Christmas…

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Group Think Christopher Booker Christopher Booker shows how dangerously society today has passed into the deluding grip of different forms of group think

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nly three years ago did Christopher Booker realise what startling new light is shed on many of the issues he has covered in his career by the scientific analysis of ‘group think’ set out by a Yale professor of psychology more than 40 years ago. Here he applies that analysis to subjects ranging from the rise of political correctness to global warming, from the Iraq War to the real nature of the EU. The result is a truly fascinating account of why we have lost the ability to question what group think dictates and the capacity to think for ourselves.

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Christopher Booker was the founding editor of Private Eye, to which he still contributes. He also writes a column for the Sunday Telegraph. His bestselling books include The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, The Real Global Warming Disaster, The Great Deception, The Mad Officials, Scared to Death and The Neophiliacs.

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More Dashing Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor

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addy Leigh Fermor constantly wrote letters during his life, more often than not in a rush. These letters, addressed to some of the most celebrated cultural figures of his day, exude a zest for life that was characteristic. They describe encounters with figures including Jackie Onassis, Camilla Parker-Bowles, Oswald Mosley and Peter Mandelson, while also relating adventures with the humble: a ‘picknick’ with the stonemasons at Kardamyli, or a drunken feast in the Cretan mountains with shepherds and goatherds. Nowhere is his restless curiosity and delight in language more evident than in his letters, warmly curated here by Adam Sisman.

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Adam Sisman is an award-winning writer, author of Boswell’s Presumptuous Task, winner of the US National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, and biographer of John Le Carré, A. J. P. Taylor and Hugh Trevor-Roper. He is an Honorary Fellow of the University of St Andrews and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He lives in Bristol.


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Last Train to Hilversum A radio journey from the wireless to wireless

Charlie Connelly A beautifully written celebration of the ever-present soundtrack to our lives

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espite the all-pervading influence of television 90 per cent of people in Britain still listen to the radio each week, and last year the number of digital listeners at home exceeded the number of analogue listeners for the first time.

As the world of analogue listening fades, Charlie Connelly takes stock of the history of radio by visiting key radio locations and remembering the voices, personalities and programmes that helped to form who we are as individuals and as a nation. Part nostalgic eulogy, part social history, part travelogue, Last Train to Hilversum is Connelly’s love letter to radio. Charlie Connelly is a bestselling writer and award-winning broadcaster. The author of fifteen books, Charlie also presents documentaries and series for BBC radio and has written radio comedy for the BBC and RTÉ. @charlieconnelly

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Climate Justice Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future

Mary Robinson An urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change

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t a time in which energy poverty and energy displacement threaten to precipitate the greatest humanitarian crisis of our lifetime, and when division and separatism are shamelessly exploited for political gain, climate justice has never been more under threat.

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Like class, race and gender, climate change is a human rights issue. Vulnerable and marginalised communities are far more likely to live on the front line of climate change. From Sharon Hanshaw, the Mississippi matriarch whose campaign began in her East Biloxi hair salon and culminated in her speaking at the United Nations, to Constance Okollet, a small farmer who transformed the fortunes of her ailing community in rural Uganda, Robinson threads together the eye-opening stories of men and women living in these threatened environments, and shows how the resilience and ingenuity of ordinary communities hold the key to our survival. Mary Robinson is president of the Mary Robinson Foundation: Climate Justice, and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Climate Change. She is the former president of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and is now a member of The Elders and the Club of Madrid. In 2009, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. ‘As advocate for the forgotten and the ignored, Mary Robinson has not only shone a light on human suffering, but illuminated a better future for our world’ Barack Obama


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The Life and Times of a Very British Man Kamal Ahmed A compelling, brutally honest and often comic coming-of-age story about growing up in 1970s England on the boundaries of race

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amal Ahmed’s childhood was English in every way – except for the fact he was brown. Half English, half Sudanese, he was raised in 1970s London at a time when being mixed-race meant being told to go home, even when you were born just down the road. The Life and Times of a Very British Man makes the case for a new conversation about race and identity in England through personal anecdotes, political analysis and passionate belief in the ultimate good of this country. Heartfelt, witty and profound, this is a modern state of the nation from a man who adopted the name Neil while growing up (it was better than ‘camel’) and went on to occupy one of the most elite positions in the British establishment.

Kamal Ahmed is Economics Editor of the BBC and one of Britain’s most respected journalists. He joined the BBC in 2014 as Business Editor having previously worked for the Guardian, the Observer and the Sunday and Daily Telegraph. He has also served as Group Director of Communications for the Equality and Human Rights Commission. He lives in London.

18 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781408889183 • £16.99 EXPORT TPB • 9781408889152 • £14.99 EBOOK • 9781408889169 • £9.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES (EXCLUDING USA) TRANSLATION RIGHTS: GEORGINA CAPEL ASSOCIATES ANZ PUB DATE 01 NOVEMBER 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • AUS $26.99 • NZ $28.99


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Lamarck's Revenge How Epigenetics Is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Evolution's Past and Present

Peter Ward Epigenetics upends natural selection and genetic mutation as the sole engines of evolution

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arwinian evolution is based on the genetic code of an individual being changed by mutation. But some changes have taken place so radically that they cannot be explained by modern evolutionary theory. An explanation for this phenomenon is epigenetics, which can create radical physical and physiological changes in subsequent generations without genetic mutation, by the simple addition of a single small molecule.

HARDBACK • 9781632866158 • £25.00 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES (EXCEPT DUTCH) TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY

Lamarck’s Revenge explains how epigenetics can create change faster than can be explained by natural selection. Not only has epigenetics played a key role in the history of our species, it is crucial to understanding future human evolution.

ANZ PUB DATE 01 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $35.99 • NZ $37.99

Peter Ward, Ph.D. is the author of Gorgon, which won the Washington State Governor’s Book Award and was nominated for a Keck Science Writing Award. Ward co-authored A New History of Life and His Rare Earth, which was named by Discover magazine as one of the ten most important science books of 2001.

The Gashlycrumb Tinies An A to Z of Poor Little Orphans

Edward Gorey A special slipcased edition of Edward Gorey’s cult illustrated book 18 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781408891421 • £12.99 TERRITORY: COMMONWEALTH (EXCLUDING CANADA)/UK/OPEN MARKET TRANSLATION RIGHTS: ROGERS, COLERIDGE & WHITE ANZ PUB DATE 01 NOVEMBER 2018

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is for AMY who fell down the stairs, B is for BASIL assaulted by bears, C is for CLARA who wasted away...

... and so it goes on, an A to Z of poor little orphans and their untimely ends. This special edition of Edward Gorey’s cult book features a slipcase to house those lost darlings, from Amy to Zillah (who drank too much gin), and brings a whole new meaning to the word ‘phantasmagorical’.

HARDBACK • AUS $27.99 • NZ $29.99

A truly prodigious and original artist, Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000) gave to the world over one hundred works, including The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Doubtful Guest and The Wuggly Ump; prize-winning set and costume designs for innumerable theatre productions from Cape Cod to Broadway; a remarkable number of illustrations in publications such as the New Yorker and the New York Times. Gorey’s masterful pen and ink illustrations and his ironic, offbeat humour have brought him critical acclaim and an avid following throughout the world.


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Postcards from the Trenches An Intimate Visual History of the First World War

Irene Guenther A German soldier’s intimate view of the War, told through a series of handpainted postcards sent to his sweetheart

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erman artist Otto Schubert was 23 when he was drafted into the Great War. As the conflict unfolded, he sent a series of hand-painted postcards from the trenches to his sweetheart Irma in Dresden. Amidst the terrible slaughters he endured during the battles of Ypres and Verdun, he filled dozens of army-regulation 4” x 6” cards with exquisite paintings of the daily realities and tragedies of the war. Postcards from the Trenches is both a visual war diary and a love story between a soldier-artist and his wife-to-be, offering a deeply moving portrait of life on the Western Front.

01 NOVEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781350015753 • £30.00 EBOOK • 9781350015777 • £24.99

Irene Guenther is Professor of Modern European and American History at The Honors College, University of Houston, USA. Her book, Nazi “Chic”? Fashioning Women in the Third Reich, won awards from the Western Association of Women Historians and the Costume Society of America.

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Fewer, Better Things The Hidden Wisdom of Objects

Glenn Adamson From former director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a passionate case for the well-designed object in the digital era

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urator and scholar Glenn Adamson opens Fewer, Better Things by contrasting his beloved childhood teddy bear to the smartphones and digital tablets of today. He laments that people are losing touch with the material objects that have nurtured human development for thousands of years. The objects are still here, but we seem to care less and know less about them. Fewer, Better Things is an antidote to this way of thinking; exploring the history of craft, and explaining how raw materials, tools, design and technique come together to produce beauty and utility in handmade or manufactured items that we should treasure. Glenn Adamson is a senior scholar at the Yale Center for British Art and works across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art. Until March 2016 he was the director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, and has been head of research at the V&A. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

01 NOVEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781632869647 • £20.00 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 NOVEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $34.99 • NZ $36.99


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To Obama With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

Jeanne Marie Laskas With a foreword by Barack Obama, this is the unfiltered story of America, told through letters he received as president

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he last thing Barack Obama did every night while he was resident in the White House was to read ten letters selected for him by the Office of Presidential Correspondence. When Jeanne Marie Laskas wrote about them for the New York Times, the public response was overwhelming. Michael Lewis contacted her to tell her how much he loved it; Obama himself wrote to her to say it was his favourite article about his presidency.

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In To Obama, Laskas digs deeper into the archive, even spending a week one-on-one with Obama to talk further about this astonishingly intimate correspondence. She reveals the private concerns of the American citizen, more urgent, desperate and vulnerable than we ever knew. Profoundly moving and powerful, sometimes funny, sometimes jarring, sometimes beautiful, this is a remarkable, historically important portrait of a nation and era. Jeanne Marie Laskas is the author of seven books, a columnist for GQ and writes for, among others, the New Yorker and the New York Times. She is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, where she is director of the Writing Program. jeannemarielaskas.com / @jmlaskas Praise for Hidden America ‘Essential reading’ Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks ‘She’s one hell of a journalist, a world-class storyteller’ Linda Ellerbee


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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt A Tyranny of Truth

Ken Krimstein For fans of Logicomix, a New Yorker cartoonist’s graphic biography of one of the twentieth century’s greatest political philosophers

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strikingly illustrated portrait of the controversial and courageous philosopher. Best known for her book The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt led an extraordinary life. Fleeing across Europe to escape Nazi persecution, she came to live in a world inhabited by Chagall, Dietrich, Einstein and Freud; fell in love with philosopher – and Nazi-sympathiser – Martin Heidegger; and developed what she called ‘Amor Mundi’, ‘love of the world’. This compassionate and timely biography illuminates the life of a heroic yet flawed woman whose experiences shine a light on how to live as an individual and a public citizen in troubled times. Ken Krimstein has published cartoons in the New Yorker, Punch, the Wall Street Journal and more. He is the author of Kvetch as Kvetch Can, and teaches at De Paul University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

15 NOVEMBER 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • 9781526602404 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ENGLISH TRANSLATION RIGHTS: JENNIFER LYONS LITERARY AGENCY

One Person, No Vote How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

Carol Anderson From the bestselling author of White Rage, the startling history of voter suppression in America and the forces fighting back

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n White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America. With One Person, No Vote she chronicles the story of the government-dictated racial discrimination unfolding right now as an increasing number of states adopt voter suppression laws fuelled by Republican-sponsored hysteria about massive voter fraud.Through gripping storytelling and enlightening description, Anderson explains how voter suppression works, from photo ID requirements to gerrymandering to poll closures. And she explores the resistance: the organising, activism and court battles aiming to restore the basic right to vote to all Americans.

13 DECEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781635571370 • £18.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: MASSIE & MCQUILKIN

Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. She is the author of White Rage, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, Bourgeois Radicals and Eyes Off the Prize. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $32.99 • NZ $34.99


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Telling Tales The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie

Penny Perrick The poignant biography Anita Leslie, the only woman to have won the Croix de Guerre and the Africa Star in WWII ‘I long for the feeling of life and comradeship that I had during the war … I just got all broken up and am bad at mending.’. Anita Leslie, known for her popular biographies of her relatives including Winston Churchill’s mother Jennie, was also a war heroine. She volunteered for active service in 1940 was awarded the Croix de Guerre for outstanding bravery in 1945. 12 JULY 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781448217212 • £9.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 03 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $28.99

While Anita insisted that everything was ‘delightful’, her life was complicated by love affairs, depression and financial chaos. This revealing biography describes the complex character behind the sunny facade she was at pains to project. Penny Perrick was a fashion editor for Vogue, a columnist on the Sun and The Times and a fiction editor for the Sunday Times. She is also a novelist and lives in London.


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The Strange Death of Europe Immigration, Identity, Islam

Douglas Murray The internationally bestselling account of a continent and a culture caught in the act of suicide, now updated with new material

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ouglas Murray travelled across Europe to examine firsthand how mass immigration, the failure of multiculturalism, cultivated self-distrust and delusion have contributed to a continent in the grips of its own demise. From the shores of Lampedusa to migrant camps in Greece, from Cologne to London, he looks critically at the factors that have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their alteration as a society. His conclusion is bleak, but the predictions not irrevocable. As Murray argues, this may be our last chance to change the outcome, before it’s too late. Douglas Murray is Assistant Editor of the Spectator and writes frequently for a variety of other publications, including the Sunday Times, Standpoint and the Wall Street Journal. The Strange Death of Europe became a Sunday Times bestseller in 2017, and he has given talks across Europe and America on its subject. @DouglasKMurray ‘By far the most compelling political book of the year … Don’t hold an opinion about this book if you have not read it.’ David Sexton, Evening Standard Books of the Year, 2017

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The Epic City The World on the Streets of Calcutta

Kushanava Choudhury ‘Beautifully written and even more beautifully observed … Will become for Calcutta what Maximum City is for Mumbai’ William Dalrymple, Observer

W 09 AUGUST 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781408888834 • £8.99

hen Kushanava Choudhury arrived in New Jersey at the age of twelve, he had already migrated halfway around the world four times. After graduating from Princeton, he moved back to Calcutta, the city which his immigrant parents had abandoned. Taking a job at a newspaper, he found the streets of his childhood unchanged. Shouting hawkers still overran the footpaths, fish sellers squatted on bazaar floors; and politics still meant barricades and bus burnings. The Epic City is a soulful, compelling and often hilarious account of this metropolis of fifteen million people that is truly a world unto itself.

EBOOK • 9781408888902 • £8.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ENGLISH TRANSLATION: THE MARTELL AGENCY ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $16.99 • NZ $18.99

Kushanava Choudhury grew up in Calcutta and New Jersey. After graduating from Princeton University he worked as a reporter at the Statesman in Calcutta. He went on to receive a PhD in Political Theory from Yale University before returning to Calcutta to write a book about the city. The Epic City is his first book.

Can't Stand Up For Falling Down Rock'n'Roll War Stories

Allan Jones

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llan Jones launched Uncut magazine in 1997 and for 15 years wrote a popular monthly column called Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before, based on his experiences as a music journalist in the 70s and 80s, a gilded time for the music press.

09 AUGUST 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781408885925 • £9.99 EBOOK • 9781408885932 • £12.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $16.99 • NZ $18.99

By turns hilarious, cautionary, poignant and powerful, the Stop Me...stories collected here include encounters with some of rock’s most iconic stars, including David Bowie, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Neil Young, Elvis Costello, The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Smiths, R.E.M. and Pearl Jam. From backstage brawls and drug blow-outs, to riots, superstar punch-ups, hotel room confessionals and tour bus lunacy, these are stories from the madness of a music scene now long gone. Allan Jones is an award-winning British music journalist and editor. He was editor of Melody Maker from 1984 to 1997 and until 2014 editor of music and film monthly Uncut.


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The Incest Diary Anonymous ‘Shocking and searing. This is a devastating book about harm’ Christina Patterson, Sunday Times

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hroughout her childhood and adolescence, the anonymous author of The Incest Diary was raped by her father. Beneath a veneer of normal family life, she grew up in and around this all-encompassing secret. In this graphic and harrowing memoir, the author revisits her early traumas and their aftermath to explore the ways in which her father’s abuse shaped her, and still does. With lyric concision, in vignettes of almost unbearable intensity, this writer tells a story that is shocking but that will ring true to many other survivors of abuse. It has never been faced so directly on the page. To protect her privacy, the author has chosen to be anonymous. She has changed certain details in order to preserve her anonymity but has not altered the essentials.

23 AUGUST 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781408890424 • £7.99 EBOOK • 9781408890455 • £10.99 TERRITORY: COMMONWEALTH (EXCLUDING CANADA)/UK/OPEN MARKET TRANSLATION RIGHTS: FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $17.00 • NZ $19.99

We Are the Change We Seek The Speeches of Barack Obama

E.J. Dionne Jr. & Joy-Ann Reid ‘The first partial, though still substantive, look at Obama’s words … a political partisan’s dream’ Washington Post

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e Are the Change We Seek is a collection of Barack Obama's greatest addresses. As president, Obama’s words had the power to move the country, and often the world, as few presidents before him. Whether acting as Commander in Chief or Consoler in Chief, Obama adopted a unique rhetorical style that could simultaneously speak to the national mood and change the course of public events. Obama’s eloquence propelled him to national prominence and ultimately made it possible for the son of a Kenyan man and a white woman from Kansas to become the first black president of the United States.

06 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781408889053 • £9.99 EBOOK • 9781408892442 • £14.99

E.J. Dionne, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and a university professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture at Georgetown University.

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Joy-Ann (Joy) Reid is a political analyst, the host of ‘AM Joy’ on MSNBC, and the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide.


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The World Broke in Two Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

Bill Goldstein ‘A splendidly written chronicle of 1922 and the birth of literary modernism’ Sunday Times, Must Reads

20 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781408894552 • £9.99 EBOOK • 9781408894576 • £21.99

‘The world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts,’ the American author Willa Cather once wrote. Yet for Woolf, Eliot, Forster and Lawrence, 1922 began with illness, personal problems and a frighteningly blank page. But 1922 turned out to be a year of outstanding creativity for them all. By the end of the year Woolf had started Mrs Dalloway, Forster had returned to A Passage to India, Lawrence had written Kangaroo, and Eliot had published ‘The Waste Land’. Full of surprising insights, The World Broke in Two chronicles the journeys of these four writers in a crucial year of change.

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Bill Goldstein is the founding editor of the New York Times books website, a book critic for WNBC’s ‘Today in New York’, and curator of public programmes at Roosevelt House. He received a PhD in English from City University of New York in 2010, and has won writing fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo, Ucross and elsewhere. He lives in New York.


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Boqueria A Cookbook, from Barcelona to New York

Marc Vidal, Yann de Rochefort & Zack Bezunartea The definitive cookbook of the celebrated Boqueria restaurants, inspired by the best of Barcelona tapas

F 12 JULY 2018 HARDBACK • 9781632864949 • £26.00 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 JUNE 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $45.00 • NZ $48.00

rom Yann de Rochefort and Marc Vidal comes the definitive Boqueria cookbook, celebrating their eponymous New York restaurants and all things tapas. With detailed insights into the history and the day-to-day running of the restaurant, the recipes take centre stage in this sumptuous cookbook, guaranteed to delight readers. Focusing on fresh and seasonal produce, traditional tapas recipes include Croquetas de Jamon, Patatas Bravas, Piquillos Rellenos, Spanish meatballs and paella. With each recipe accompanied by stunning photography, the restaurant is also bought to life with specially-commissioned photography of Barcelona. Marc Vidal’s experience at his family’s restaurant inspired him to attend the Escola de Restauracio, age 16. He joined Boqueria in 2010 as Executive Chef. Yann de Rochefort created Boqueria as a tribute to Barcelona’s dining scene after having lived in Spain. boquerianyc.com / @MarcVidalChef / @derochefort


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Zaitoun Recipes from the Modern Palestinian Kitchen

Yasmin Khan A dazzling celebration of Palestinian cuisine, featuring more than 80 modern recipes, captivating stories and stunning travel photography

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midst the olive groves of Jerusalem, the pulsating spice markets of Nazareth and the vineyards of Bethlehem, travel writer and cook Yasmin Khan falls in love with the flavours and fragrances of modern Palestine. From the colourful array of mezze dishes that make use of the region’s bountiful vegetables to slow-cooked stews flavoured with Palestinian barahat spice blends, Palestinian food rejoices in satisfying all the senses. In each place she visits, Yasmin enters the homes and kitchens of Palestinians of all ages and backgrounds, discovering the secrets of their ancient cuisine and sharing heart-lifting stories. Featuring more than 80 modern recipes that are all fully accessible to the home cook, Zaitoun reveals and revels in the delights of the Palestinian kitchen. Yasmin Khan is a best-selling author, campaigner and cook who is passionate about sharing people’s stories through food. Her debut book, The Saffron Tales, was named by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and BBC Food Programme as one of the cookbooks of 2016. Prior to working in food, Yasmin trained in law and worked as a human rights campaigner for a decade.

12 JULY 2018 HARDBACK • 9781408883846 • £26.00 EBOOK • 9781408898307 • £12.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $45.00 • NZ $48.99

yasminkhanstories.com / @yasmin_khan

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Tom Kitchin's Fish and Shellfish Tom Kitchin A true celebration of sea, with a collection of fish and shellfish recipes from acclaimed chef Tom Kitchin

T 23 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472937834 • £26.00 EBOOK • 9781472937827 • £22.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 SEPTEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $45.00 • NZ $49.99

om's passion for the best and freshest produce comes to life in the pages of this book, as he celebrates the best of the sea. Recipes include delights such as grilled lobster, crab and pea soup and Thai-style oysters, alongside roast turbot with seaweed hollandaise or his signature fish pie. These are recipes that take you right to the shore-side. There are top tips for how best to prepare and cook simply these beautiful ingredients. With beautiful photography to accompany each recipe, this is guaranteed to become the go-to book for lovers of fish and shellfish. Tom Kitchin is Scotland’s youngest Michelin-starred chef proprietor, having achieved a star at only 29 years old at The Kitchin. He has published 3 books: From Nature to Plate, Kitchin Suppers and Tom Kitchin’s Meat and Game. He regularly appears on television and writes a weekly column in the Spectrum supplement of The Scotsman.

Happy Food Niklas Ekstedt & Henrik Ennart Practical and inspiring, Happy Food looks at how the food we eat affects our mental health and gut health, and beyond

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he conversation around gut health and the food we eat has been ongoing for a while, but in this book Niklas Ekstedt and Henrik Ennart go one step further to look at how the food we eat affects our brains and mental health, too.

23 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472937834 • £26.00

A best-seller in Sweden, the unbeatable combination of Ekstedt’s recipes and kitchen know-how with Ennart’s research and flowing narrative, along with beautiful pictures and impeccable Nordic cooking, makes this book a must-have. Happy Food takes Hygge into your kitchen allowing everyone the chance to live and eat like the Scandinavians.

EBOOK • 9781472937827 • £22.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 SEPTEMBER 2018

Niklas Ekstedt is one of Sweden’s most treasured chefs and restaurateurs, having started several Michelin-starred restaurants. He has reached international success appearing on such shows as Saturday Kitchen and MasterChef on British TV.

HARDBACK • AUS $45.00 • NZ $49.99

Henrik Ennart is a medical science journalist for one of Sweden’s largest newspapers Svenska Dagbladet.


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Lateral Cooking Niki Segnit The ‘method’ companion to its bestselling predecessor, The Flavour Thesaurus – and just as useful, ingeniously organised and enjoyable to read

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he book is divided into 12 chapters, each covering a basic culinary category, such as ‘Bread’ or ‘Custard’. The recipes in each chapter are then arranged on a continuum, the transition from one recipe to another amounting to a tweak or two in the method or ingredients. Which is to say, one dish leads to another: once you’ve got the hang of flatbreads, for instance, then its neighbouring dishes on the continuum (crackers, soda bread) will involve the easiest and most intuitive adjustment. The result is greater creativity in the kitchen: Lateral Cooking encourages improvisation and the knowledge and confidence to cook by heart. Lateral Cooking is essentially a practical book, but like The Flavour Thesaurus it’s also a highly enjoyable read. Entertaining, opinionated and inspirational, Lateral Cooking will have you torn between donning your apron and settling back in a comfortable chair. Niki Segnit was inspired to write her bestselling first book, The Flavour Thesaurus, when she noticed how dependent she was on recipes. Her background is in marketing, specialising in food and drink, and she has worked with many famous brands of confectionery, snacks, baby foods, condiments, dairy products, hard liquors and soft drinks. She lives in central London with her family.

23 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • 9781408856895 • £30.00 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 SEPTEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $45.00 • NZ $49.99

Praise for The Flavour Thesaurus ‘A deceptively simple little masterpiece’ Sunday Times ‘An exquisite guide to combining flavours’ Observer

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Feast Food of the Islamic World

Anissa Helou A definitive collection of traditional recipes from across the Muslim world Anissa Helou shares the knowledge of a lifetime with these classic recipes and stories from a gamut of Islamic cuisines. Helou has lived in and travelled widely through the Islamic world, from Egypt to Syria, Indonesia to Pakistan, always gathering recipes. She delves into dishes with Arab, Persian, Mughal and North African heritage – favourites like biryani or Turkish kebabs and lesser-known specialities such as Zanzibari grilled fish in coconut sauce, or Tunisian chickpea soup. Suffused with history and brought to life with beautiful recipe and travel photographs, Feast is an indispensable addition to the culinary canon. Anissa Helou is a chef, food writer and journalist whose work focuses on the cuisines and culinary heritage of the Middle East, the Mediterranean and North Africa. Born in Lebanon to a Syrian father and Lebanese mother, she is the author of numerous award-winning cookbooks. @anissahelou

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Hassle Free, Gluten Free Jane Devonshire Everyday cooking for a gluten-free diet; from family suppers to posh nibbles or dinner party favourites ‘I hope that first and foremost this book is just a series of recipes that you can use for every day cooking; be it for a special occasion or a simple family supper. It’s the things I cook and the little twists that I add that make my life easier and hopefully tastier; it just happens to be gluten free.’ In her debut cookbook, Jane Devonshire presents 100 delicious recipes guaranteed to wow family and friends. Beautifully photographed by Mike Cooper, the recipes are all guaranteed gluten-free and endorsed by Coeliac UK. 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472957498 • £22.00 EBOOK • 9781472957504 • £19.00 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $39.99 • NZ $42.99

Since winning MasterChef, Jane has worked with chefs including Marcus Wareing, Atul Kochhar and Michel Roux, and she has presented at food and drink shows around the UK where she has developed a love for presenting her recipes and chatting about food. She has appeared on TV and radio shows including BBC Breakfast, Loose Women and Woman’s Hour. janecdevonshire.com / @janecdevonshire


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Pollen Street Social Jason Atherton The definitive Pollen Street cookbook from Michelin-starred Jason Atherton One Michelin Star Five AA Rosettes ‘Best Front of House’ by The Good Food Guide, 2017

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his stunning book showcases the very best 60 recipes from the acclaimed Pollen Street, Jason Atherton’s iconic London restaurant.

The eponymous restaurant is famed for using the very best, freshest produce, and, following the seasons, Jason and his team take inspiration from the suppliers who put their heart and soul into producing the ingredients that form the dishes. With this focus on the importance of his suppliers running throughout, this book also details Jason’s journey and his passion for every dish on the menu. Having worked under Pierre Koffmann, Nico Ladenis and Marco Pierre White, Jason Atherton ran Verre and Maze for Gordon Ramsay before opening his own incredible fine-dining empire. Jason’s not only a world-class culinary alchemist, but also featured in national newspapers, magazines and TV series, most recently as the host of Great British Menu and My Kitchen Rules.

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jasonatherton.co.uk / @_JasonAtherton

POLLEN STREET SOCIAL BY JASON ATHERTON IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DELUXE SPECIAL EDITION

15 NOVEMBER 2018 9781472957870 DELUXE SPECIAL EDITION • £150.00


MARITIME


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Tudor and Stuart Seafarers The Emergence of a Maritime Nation, 1485-1707

Edited by James Davey A beautifully illustrated exploration of how, between 1485 and 1700, Britain transformed itself into the world's leading maritime power

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n 1485 England was a small, inward-looking country, its priorities predominantly domestic and European. Over the subsequent two centuries, however, the people of the British Isles turned to the sea in search of adventure, wealth and rule, and the country established itself as a global maritime leader, changing the course of British history forever.

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Tudor and Stuart Seafarers showcases a stellar cast of contributors from the fields of naval and maritime history, art, science and literature. Lavishly illustrated with objects from the National Maritime Museum's collections, it tells a compelling story of exploration, adventure, power, wealth and conflict.

HARDBACK • AUS $49.99 • NZ $52.99

James Davey is Curator of Naval History at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK. In 2015 he was awarded the Jan Glete Prize Swedish Society for Maritime History. The book contains contributions from Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, David Scott, J D Davies, Megan Barford, Louise Devoy, Laura Humphreys, Robert J Blyth, Elaine Murphy, Richard Blakemore, Rebecca Rideal, Aaron Jaffer and Christine Riding.

South The Race to the Pole

National Maritime Museum The great era of polar exploration and those who led the expeditions: Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amundsen and Ernest Shackleton Edited by Pieter van der Merwe and Jeremy Michell

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he late 1890s saw the start of a ‘heroic age’ in polar exploration. This book tells the story of three men from 1901–14 who were to embody the spirit of the time – driven by courage, determination and ambition, to be the first to discover the South Pole – Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amundsen and Ernest Shackleton. South: the Race to the Pole documents the achievement and tremendous hardships that the expeditions endured. The book reflects new research and discoveries and more recent attempts in travelling to the Pole, in addition to containing a host of images from the expeditions. Pieter van der Merwe MBE is General Editor of Royal Museums Greenwich. Jeremy Michell is an editor and researcher at the Royal Museums, Greenwich, UK. He is also Curator of Historic Photographs and Ships Plans, and is the lead curator for the new Polar Worlds gallery at the National Maritime Museum.


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Nelson's Arctic Voyage The Royal Navy’s first polar expedition 1773

Peter Goodwin An account of the young Horatio Nelson's first major voyage through the words of the man who commanded the expedition

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n the summer of 1773, 14-year old Horatio Nelson was a midshipman on Captain Constantine Phipps’ Royal Society-sponsored expedition to the Arctic, which aimed to find a northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific. In charge of one of the ship’s boats, the young Nelson had an encounter with a polar bear that later became part of his legend. Drawing on the ship's journals and Phipps’ journal in the National Archives, the book creates a picture of the expedition and life on board. It is illustrated using ship’s drawings and charts and pictures of objects used on the ship. Peter Goodwin is an authority on the sailing warship. His books include The Construction and Fitting of the Sailing Man of War, The Naval Cutter Alert, Nelson’s Ships and The Ships of Trafalgar and HMS Victory Pocket Manual. He was Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory for 20 years.

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Pacific Exploration Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook to Charles Darwin

Nigel Rigby, Pieter van der Merwe & Glyn Williams A beautiful and absorbing account of Pacific exploration by Cook, Bligh, Flinders and more, in the 18th and 19th centuries

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aptain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. His voyages to the Pacific in the 1760s were among the first to take civilian scientists, notably Sir Joseph Banks, and they revealed to European eyes for the first time the mysterious and exotic lands, peoples, flora and fauna of the Pacific.

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But while Cook dominates the story of 18th-century Pacific exploration, the achievements of those who followed in his footsteps have been deprived of the greater attention they deserve. Correcting this imbalance, Pacific Exploration recounts not only Cook’s pioneering voyages but also those by explorers such as William Bligh and Matthew Flinders, amongst others. Using beautiful artworks from the period the book delves into topics of scientific discovery, engagement with indigenous peoples, the use of shipboard artists and the colonial, commercial and imperial contexts of the voyages. Dr Nigel Rigby is Curator of Exploration at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Pieter van der Merwe MBE is General Editor of Royal Museums Greenwich. Glyn Williams is Professor Emeritus of History at Queen Mary, University of London.


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Off the Deep End A History of Madness at Sea

Nic Compton ‘This horrifying and engrossing book could scarcely be improved upon. A lightlyworn but gripping contribution to the field’ The Spectator

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ff the Deep End is the first detailed study of the effect on sanity that the vastness, loneliness and inestimable power of the sea has always had on sailors. Eminently readable, it explores accounts that span the centuries, from desperate stories of shipwreck and cannibalism in the Age of Sail to Donald Crowhurst’s suicide in the 1968 solo Golden Globe Race. Of interest to readers of maritime history, psychology, sociology and behavioural science, this fascinating book offers insight and analysis, whilst being an absorbing read about the effects of the cruel sea on the minds of men. Nic Compton is a widely published author, journalist and photographer. Formerly the Editor of Classic Boat magazine for 5 years, he then branched out into a freelance writing career and has written 5 books for Adlard Coles: Ultimate Classic Yachts (published to great acclaim), The Anatomy of Sail, Why Sailors Can’t Swim, Iain Oughtred, and Titanic on Trial.

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Sailing to the Edge of Time The Promise, the Challenge and the Freedom of Ocean Voyaging

John Kretschmer

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ime spent sailing, especially far from the shackles of land, is the key to discovering the good life waiting at sea. That is the unforgettable theme of John Kretschmer’s inspiring chronicle of a ‘life lived’, mixing practical advice with simple but provocative philosophy via a vivid and engaging account of his sailing adventures - around the world several times, with challenging crossings of both Atlantic and Pacific, a narrow escape from a Yemeni coup, and an unlikely deliverance from a coral reef off Belize. It will inspire those who live to sail, and those seeking something more rewarding from life.

09 SEPTEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472951625 • £18.99

John Kretschmer is a writer, sailor, philosopher, lecturer and businessman whose successful sail-training business takes a uniquely philosophical but hands-on approach to offshore sailing. He is the author of four highly regarded non-fiction books, as well as hundreds of articles for the sailing press, Life and the LA Times.

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Finding Pax Expanded edition

Kaci Cronkhite This is a love story – about a woman and a boat

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aving fallen hopelessly in love with a 1930s Danish spidsgatter, a beautifully constructed 25ft wooden double-ender, Kaci Cronkhite embarked on an international search to unravel the mystery of the boat’s past, and discovered the many lives Pax touched since she first hit the water in 1936. Kaci’s seven year search for Pax’s history is an elegant little gem, taking the reader aboard not only for sublime, wind-filled sails but also to eavesdrop the conversations and relationships that are built as she learns more about Pax’s past, while hugely enjoying her present. Kaci Cronkhite's writing has been published in newspapers, magazines and anthologies in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa and the Caribbean. She sailed westabout around the world between 1995 and 2001, and ran the Wooden Boat Show in Port Townsend, Washington, for ten years.


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Picturing the Pacific Joseph Banks and the shipboard artists of Cook and Flinders

James Taylor

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efore photography, the job of capturing a view of far-flung lands being explored by British pioneers came down to the gifted landscape, figure and nature artists on board ships to these regions. They captured striking and memorable images of everything they encountered: exotic landscapes, beautiful flora and fauna, as well as remarkable portraits of indigenous peoples. This book tells the story of the shipboard artists via the most comprehensive collection of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints and other documents from those voyages, providing a unique glimpse into an age where science and art became entwined. Because of his doctoral research into the work of William Westall, the landscape and figure painter who accompanied Commander Matthew Flinders on his groundbreaking voyages in the wake of Captain Cook, James Taylor was a consultant for the Pacific Encounters gallery at the National Maritime Museum. He is the author of Voyage of the Beagle and Pack Up Your Troubles.

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World Voyage Planner Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World

Jimmy Cornell & Ivan Cornell

F 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 EBOOK • 9781472954749 • £39.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ENGLISH (EXCLUDING CANADA/MEXICO/USA) TRANSLATION RIGHTS: CORNELL SAILING LTD ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018

or anyone planning an extended offshore cruise (or dreaming about it), the undisputed authority on long-distance voyaging, Jimmy Cornell, shares the wisdom gained from sailing 200,000 miles himself in order to help others develop the right strategy. He covers everything from weather systems, timings, wind directions and strengths to icebergs, piracy, health considerations, provisioning, and common but entirely avoidable problems. Jimmy Cornell's World Voyage Planner will help sailors from any country going to any other to achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise. Jimmy Cornell has influenced the contemporary cruising scene more than any other sailor. Thousands of sailors have fulfilled their dreams of offshore cruising with the help of his books. He has sailed over 200,000 miles, including three circumnavigations. He is also the author of World Cruising Routes and World Cruising Destinations, both published by Adlard Coles.

Lighthouses of Europe Thomas Ebelt

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ighthouses hold a perennial fascination for all sorts of people - an indicator of danger, a beacon of the sea, laced with history and romance and a magnet for coastal walkers, holiday makers and tourists. This book is a beautifully presented panorama of over 70 lighthouses from along the entire length of Europe’s coastline, including Mediterranean islands. Along with magnificent photography, each lighthouse is profiled, with fascinating technical information about its history and light characteristics. Thomas Ebelt is a customs officer for the port of Hamburg, but also a freelance photographer focusing on maritime subjects, nature, architecture, travel and underwater photography. His work has been exhibited across Europe and published in books, calendars, newspapers and journals.

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72 BUSINESS

Share How Organizations Can Thrive in an Age of Networked Knowledge, Power and Relationships

Jingfang Cai & Chris Yates Explores how organizations must change management practices to boost agility within new business models based around the idea of sharing

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raditional models of western capitalism are adapting to the ‘sharing’ concept, but few organizations understand the implications of the ‘share’ mindset for how they operate and compete.

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Share will help companies thrive through the reshaping of standard models of hierarchy, power and bureaucracy, and the assumed rules of engagement, offering a holistic approach to change, with practical techniques, examples and case studies. Chris Yates is the General Manager of Learning & Development at Microsoft and is based in Seattle. Previously he was the Chief Learning Officer and Head of People and Organizational Development for Caterpillar Inc. Jingfang Cai is an organizational design specialist who has held leadership roles in organisational development and change management in the UK, US and Asia.

The Compass and the Radar The Art of Building a Rewarding Career While Remaining True to Yourself

Paolo Gallo

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ith a creative and engaging mix of coaching practice, management theories, case studies and personal story-telling, this book helps readers to identify both their own compass – which relates to integrity, passion and internal value systems – and radar – which helps them to understand organizational complexity and ‘read’ workplace dynamics and situations.

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Key chapters offer practical tools, as well as insights on the trade-offs and difficult choices that everyone will need to make at some point in their careers – all of which will underline the importance of having the most robust moral compass. Paolo Gallo is Chief HR Officer at the World Economic Forum; previously he was the Chief Learning Officer at the World Bank, Washington DC, and Director of HR at the EBRD, London. He is a certified coach from Georgetown University, Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a regular author and contributor for the WEF Agenda blog, Forbes and HBR Italia.


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Better Business Relationships Insights from Psychology and Management for Working in a Digital World

Kim Tasso Advice from psychology, sales and communications on how to develop and maintain meaningful professional relationships for individual and organizational success

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usiness success relies on being able to get on with people – the ability to influence, persuade and motivate others to act effectively is vital in any professional environment. Better Business Relationships brings together a wealth of knowledge to provide practical advice to both new and experienced workers alike. 20 SEPTEMBER 2018

This book explores the fundamentals of good communication, including how to better understand others, become more adaptive and work effectively with colleagues and clients. Kim Tasso is an independent strategy, management and business development executive, specialising in the professional services and property sectors, with over 30 years’ experience. Kim is chief commissioning editor of Professional Marketing magazine and a trainer for PM Forum, CLT and MBL.

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How to Lead Others Seven Lessons for Beginners

John Adair The seven basic - but critical - lessons that everyone should know in order to lead others successfully

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n any job, there will come a time when you are asked to lead other people. But while people are often well trained in the skill set of their particular profession, few are ever taught how to lead.

Aimed at those who are about take their first steps on the leadership path, How to Lead Others is broken down into seven simple lessons that convey the basics in a way that is clear, concise and practical. 20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Professor John Adair is a British academic, who is a leadership theorist and author of more than 40 books (translated into 18 languages). Since 2006, he has been Honorary Professor of Leadership at the China Executive Leadership Academy in Shanghai. In 2009, he was appointed Chair of Leadership Studies at the United Nations Staff College in Turin.

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The Ethical Leader Why Doing the Right Thing Can Be the Key to Competitive Advantage

Morgen Witzel Showcases the necessity and practicality of using an ethics-based business model for competitive advantage and long-term organizational success

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rust and respect among key stakeholder groups are crucial for an organization’s success; trust engenders loyalty and good reputation, which in turn builds brand value. But ethical behaviour in business is often seen as a bolt-on extra – something that is nice to do but not must-do.

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Morgen Witzel shows why ethics needs to be the platform from which to build a strong and enduring business, and provides the necessary tools and insights for how to make this happen. The Ethical Leader introduces key concepts in ethics, including how to deal with ethical paradoxes and how to make ethical decisions. Morgen Witzel has taught business ethics at MBA and undergraduate level since 2002 at numerous universities and business schools, including London Business School and Exeter Business School. He is a popular speaker on management issues for a variety of clients, including Rabobank, Shell, and the Federation of Small Businesses.

Transforming Organizations Engaging the 4Cs for Powerful Organizational Learning and Change

Michael Anderson & Miranda Jefferson

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n a world where current political climates and management cultures make risk aversion commonplace, Transforming Organizations shows how large and cumbersome organizations can change and transition to suit the needs of rapidly evolving economies.

29 NOVEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472949318 • £25.00 EXPORT TPB • 9781472949325 • £18.99 EBOOK • 9781472949332 • £21.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES

Based on extensive research in the education and business sectors, the authors show how the 4 Cs – Creativity, Critical reflection, Communication and Collaboration – can be embedded and enacted in different organizations to make them more effective and responsive to emerging challenges, threats and opportunities. Michael Anderson is Professor of Education and Director of Community Relations at the University of Sydney (Faculty of Education and Social Work).

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Dr Miranda Jefferson is a regular collaborator with Michael Anderson. She is the co-founder and practice leader of 4C Transformative Learning, and has worked in innovation in education and learning for over 20 years.


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Remembrance A Spiritual Art

Erik Varden A profound insight into the spiritual possibilities of remembrance, explored from the perspective of monastic wisdom

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rik Varden is abbot of the only Cistercian monastery in England. The theme of his reflective book is ‘Remembrance’. Taking half a dozen Biblical injunctions to ‘remember’, Varden performs a close reading of the texts, then lodges them in lived experience through examples from biography, literature, and liturgy. His topics include ‘Remember you are dust’, ‘Remember you were slaves in Egypt’, and Jesus’s instruction, ‘Do this in remembrance of me’. The abbey’s monks follow a lifestyle largely unchanged for 900 years; Varden’s book will fascinate anyone interested in the contemplative life, monasticism, and the pursuit of an undivided heart. Dom Erik Varden OCSO is Abbot of Mount Saint Bernard Abbey in Leicestershire. Norwegian by birth, he was, before entering religious life, a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. He has published several translations and scholarly monographs and is much in demand as a preacher, spiritual director and lecturer.

Christ the Heart of Creation Rowan Williams Rowan Williams reviews the fundamentals of Christian belief through the lens of Jesus Christ

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n this wide-ranging book, Rowan Williams argues that what we say about Jesus Christ is key to understanding what Christian belief says about creator and creation overall. Through detailed discussion of texts from the earliest centuries to the present day, we can come to see the various and subtle ways in which Christians have discovered in their reflections on Christ the possibility of a deeply affirmative approach to creation and a set of radical insights in ethics and politics as well.

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Rowan Williams is the former Archbishop of Canterbury and the Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge. The author of many important books from The Wound of Knowledge to On Augustine, he is also a published poet and contributor to the New Statesman.


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Open to God: Open to the World Pope Francis & Antonio Spadaro In these conversations with Antonio Spadaro, Pope Francis expands on his vision for the Church and the world

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ope Francis’s impact on the modern world has already been extraordinary. He has turned the Catholic Church upside-down, revolutionised the Vatican and visited deeply troubled communities and parts of the globe. But above all he remains engaged with his message to help the poor, the starving and the marginalised. In this dialogue with Spadaro, following on from their previous conversations in My Door Is Always Open, Pope Francis presents his hopes and aspirations for the Church in the future, opening new horizons – despite his critics – for the one and a half billion Catholics in the world today.

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Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio) was born in Buenos Aires in 1936. He was created cardinal by Pope John Paul II in 2001 and elected the 266th Pope in March 2013.

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Antonio Spadaro was born in Sicily in 1966 and is a Jesuit. He currently lives in Rome where he is the director of the long-standing periodical La Civiltà Cattolica.

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Touched by God Luigi Gioia Luigi Gioia’s second spiritual book deals with the art of contemplation

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uigi Gioia’s book Say it to God examining the practice of prayer was chosen as the 2018 Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book. In Touched by God, Gioia moves on to explore the art of contemplation. He points out from the start that contemplation is not a more advanced way of praying but a greater awareness of the presence of God. The defining mark of this awareness is a unique kind of inner peace that coexists with doubts, thrives in the middle of struggles, is discovered even in suffering, dissolves guilt and leads to authentic self-knowledge. Luigi Gioia is a lecturer in Systematic Theology and a writer. He did his doctoral studies at Oxford University, taught for many years at the Pontifical University of Sant’Anselmo in Rome and is now Research Associate of the Von Hügel Institute at the University of Cambridge. His book Say it to God was the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book for 2018. sayittogod.com / @br_luigi_gioia

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The Merciful Humility of God The 2019 Lent Book

Jane Williams God’s humility, displayed in Jesus, makes space for us. This book is a meditation for Lent, by eminent theologian Dr Jane Williams

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t Augustine’s insight was that it is only the merciful humility of God that could penetrate our armoured pride. As we follow this book through Lent and through the Biblical narrative what begins to emerge is that God’s merciful humility is the source of life.

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The chapters of Jane Williams’s book include: ‘Humble Beginnings’; ‘How to win friends and influence nobody’; ‘Reigning from a tree’ and ‘Risen and ascended into humility’. Her reflective Lent book will be a trusted guide for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of God’s humility during this religious period. Dr Jane Williams is Assistant Dean and Lecturer in Systematic Theology at St Mellitus College. She is the author of several books, including Approaching Easter and Approaching Christmas, Perfect Freedom, Who Do You Say That I Am?, Angels, Faces of Christ and, most recently, Why Did Jesus Have to Die?


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NATURE & OUTDOORS


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When the Last Lion Roars The Rise and Fall of the King of the Beasts

Sara Evans The story of a continent losing its most charismatic predator at unprecedented speed

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he killing of Cecil, a famous Zimbabwean lion by an American big-game hunter in July 2015, sparked international outrage and drew world attention to decreasing numbers of the ‘king of the beasts’ and their continued hunting for sport. No lions are left north of the Sahara and their southern range has shrunk considerably. Sara Evans considers the lion’s cultural significance and its historic rise and fall as a global species and explores the complex reasons why numbers have recently plummeted. As humans are the lion’s only predator, what is being done to reverse, or at least stem this haemorrhage?

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Sara Evans is an award-winning writer and photojournalist, specialising in travel and wildlife. Her work has featured in many publications including the Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, Sydney Morning Herald, Boston Globe and BBC Wildlife Magazine. She won the 2005 Independent on Sunday and Bradt Travel Writing competition and has been shortlisted in a number of BBC writing competitions.

The Way of the Hare Marianne Taylor An exploration of the relationship between humans and the charismatic and elusive hare

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o the people of rural Britain, hares are deeply beloved. In our stories, they are magical, uncanny and illogical beings which commune with the moon, vanish at will, and lose their minds when spring arrives. This book explores the long and often bloody history of our association with these enigmatic animals. Studies of molecular biology and biomechanical physics help us understand how hares are put together, while centuries of game estate records reveal how humans have exploited them. Ultimately, it is the moments spent in the company of wild hares that allow us to bring together myth and reality.

12 JULY 2018

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Marianne Taylor is a writer, photographer and illustrator, and the author of many natural history books including Dragonflight, RSPB Seabirds and RSPB British Birds of Prey. A passion for all wildlife has always been a driving force in her life.

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@WildsideMazza / mazzawildside.blogspot.co.uk

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RSPB British Naturefinder Marianne Taylor A friendly, helpful guide, showing you how to find and watch nearly 300 UK mammal, reptile, amphibian and invertebrate species

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ost wildlife books are designed to help you identify the animals you have seen. This book is different. In this new, user-friendly guide one British species is highlighted per page, and each account explains in accessible text how to find it, where to find it and how to ensure you have the most rewarding wildlife-watching experiences. RSPB British Naturefinder features nearly 300 species, and it includes all British mammals, reptiles and amphibians, along with a carefully chosen selection of other British animals of interest, such as butterflies, moths, dragonflies, spiders and fishes. Marianne Taylor is a freelance writer, illustrator, photographer and editor, and author of many natural history books, including British Birds of Prey, Spotlight Robins and RSPB British Birdfinder. Her narrative works include The Way of the Hare, a Times Book of the Year 2017. A passion for all wildlife has been a driving force throughout her life.

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RSPB Spotlight Woodpeckers Gerard Gorman Spotlight: Woodpeckers is packed with eye-catching, informative photography and fascinating text covering the lives of this popular bird group

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oodpeckers are fascinating birds, capturing our imaginations with their incredible ability to drill holes in trees and their bright, colourful plumage. Three species of woodpecker are resident in the UK: the Green Woodpecker, often seen on lawns and in fields; the Great Spotted Woodpecker, a frequent garden visitor; and the tiny Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, sadly now in decline. The Wryneck also passes through the UK on its yearly migration and has captivated people throughout the ages. Gerard Gorman provides a close-up look at the lives of these birds, from their anatomy, diet and nesting habits to their iconic drumming behaviour. Gerard Gorman is an expert naturalist and author based in Hungary. He is widely regarded as Easter Europe's most accomplished birding guide and is the author of seven books, including Woodpeckers of Europe (2004) and Woodpeckers of the World (2014).

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RSPB Spotlight Bats Nancy Jennings RSPB Spotlight: Bats is packed with eye-catching, informative colour photographs and features succinct, detailed text written by a knowledgeable naturalist

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ats are among the most interesting, and least understood, mammals that frequent our homes and gardens. This authoritative guide looks at these elusive mammals, with separate chapters covering all aspects of their lifestyle and behaviour – from their ability to make sounds that are above the range of human hearing, to their reliance on echolocation to navigate objects and find prey. Featuring the 18 species that are found in the UK, including helpful tips on how you can watch them yourself, this book also showcases some of the most fascinating bats from around the world.

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Nancy Jennings is a biologist specialising in mammals. After gaining her PhD from the University of Bristol, Nancy researched bats, shrews, hares, dolphins, seals, moths, and fish. She now provides editorial support to biologists and is the managing editor of the scientific journal Mammal Review.

Field Guide to Carnivores of the World, 2nd edition Luke Hunter The most comprehensive guide to the world’s carnivores available

T 15 NOVEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781472950796 • £25.00 EBOOK • 9781472950802 • £21.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES (EXCLUDING USA/CANADA) TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 DECEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $49.99 • NZ $52.99

he true carnivores include some of the most admired, feared and spectacular creatures in the world. From the largest species, the Polar Bear, to the Least Weasel, a fierce hunter that is small enough to squeeze through a wedding ring, this comprehensive guide profiles all of the world’s terrestrial carnivores. Each species account describes key identification characteristics, behaviour, social patterns and more. The text is accompanied by a series of plates from renowned wildlife artist Priscilla Barrett, including subspecific and colour-morph variety as well as behavioural vignettes. The distribution of each species is also illustrated via a detailed range map. Luke Hunter is President of Panthera, the world’s leading organisation dedicated to the conservation of wild cats. Before that, Luke headed the Great Cats Programme of the Wildlife Conservation Society. @DrLukeHunter


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The Science of Sin Why are we constantly tempted to do the things we know aren’t good for us?

Jack Lewis Why do we do the things we know we shouldn’t?

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nyone who has ever wondered why they never seem to be able to stick to their diet, who struggles to resist the lure of the comfy sofa and the third helping of cake, or who makes themselves thoroughly bitter by endlessly comparing themselves to others – well, this book is for you. The Science of Sin brings together the latest findings from neuroscience research to illuminate the neural battles between temptation and restraint. Structured around a loose interpretation of the seven deadly sins, this book will explore what motivates our own and others’ behaviour.

HARDBACK • 9781472936141 • £16.99 EXPORT TPB • 9781472936165 • £12.99 EBOOK • 9781472936172 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 1 OCTOBER 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • AUS $24.99 • NZ $26.99

Jack Lewis is a neurobiologist and television presenter. He is a regular on ITV’s This Morning, and has presented shows on psychology for the BBC, Channel 4, Sky and The Discovery Channel, and a three-part ITV series called How to Get More Sex. @DrJackLewis

The Edge of Memory The Geology of Folk Tales and Climate Change

Patrick Nunn

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n most cultures there are stories that have been passed down for thousands of years, and we’re now discovering that these stories can reveal significant information about how the surrounding environment has changed – from stories referring to coastal drowning to the devastation caused by meteorite falls. Nowadays, the majority of our historical knowledge comes from the written word, but in The Edge of Memory, Patrick Nunn explores the largely untapped resource of the collective human memory that is held in stories. This important book explores the wider implications for our knowledge of how society has developed through the millennia.

23 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472943286 • £16.99 EXPORT TPB • 9781472943262 • £12.99 EBOOK • 9781472943279 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 1 SEPTEMBER 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • AUS $24.99 • NZ $26.99

Patrick Nunn received his PhD from the University of London before spending 25 years teaching and researching at the University of the South Pacific, where he was appointed Professor of Oceanic Geoscience. Patrick has published several books, including Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific, named as one of the Best of the Best from the University Presses, 2009.


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Turned On The Sex Robot Story

Kate Devlin An exploration of humans, sexuality, interaction and technology through the lens of the sex robot

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he idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. But beyond the fantasies there are real and fundamental questions about our relationship with technology as it moves into the realm of robotics. With advances in technology come machines that may one day think independently. What will happen to us when we form close relationships with these intelligent systems? Sex robots are here, and here to stay, and more are coming. This book explores how the emerging and future development of sexual companion robots might affect us, and the society in which we live. It explores the social changes arising from emerging technologies, and our relationships with the machines that may someday care for us and about us. Kate Devlin is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has become a driving force in the field of artificial sexuality. She has written articles for New Scientist and the Guardian, and made a number of TV appearances. Devlin was named one of London's most influential people in 2017 by London Evening Standard.

20 SEPTEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472950895 • £16.99 EXPORT TPB • 9781472950864 • £12.99 EBOOK • 9781472950871 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • AUS $24.99 • NZ $26.99

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Wonders Beyond Numbers A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

Johnny Ball Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history – the story of mathematics

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y introducing us to the major characters and leading us through many historical twists and turns, Johnny slowly unravels the tale of how humanity built up a knowledge and understanding of shapes, numbers and patterns from ancient times, a story that leads directly to the technological wonderland we live in today. ‘Everything in the universe is written in the language of mathematics’, and this book is your guide to the language.

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Written in Johnny Ball’s characteristically light-hearted and engaging style, this book is packed with historical insight and mathematical marvels; join Johnny and uncover the wonders found beyond the numbers. Forty years ago, Johnny Ball wrote his first Think of a Number TV show, which opened the door to a whole new genre of programmes based on maths and science. Today he lectures on mathematics and science to readers of all levels and ages. @Johnnyballco

Kindred 300,000 Years of Neanderthal Life and Afterlife

Rebecca Wragg Sykes Tells the complex and fascinating true story of the Neanderthal

O 1 NOVEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472937490 • £16.99 EXPORT TPB • 9781472937506 • £12.99 EBOOK • 9781472937483 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 1 JANUARY 2019 TRADE PAPERBACK • AUS $24.99 • NZ $26.99

ur perception of Neanderthals has undergone a metamorphosis since their discovery 150 years ago, from the losers of the human family tree to A-list hominins. There is a wealth of coverage in the media and beyond, but do we know the whole story? In Kindred, Becky Wragg Sykes shoves aside the cliché of the ragged figure in an icy wasteland, and reveals the Neanderthal you don’t know. She lays out the full picture we now have of the Neanderthals for the first time, from amazing new discoveries to the more enduring mysteries of how they lived and died. Rebecca Wragg Sykes has been fascinated by the vanished worlds of the Pleistocene ice ages since childhood, and followed this interest through a career researching the most enigmatic of characters, the Neanderthals. She has also earned a reputation for exceptional public engagement, and frequently writes for the popular media, including the Scientific American and Guardian science blogs. @LeMoustier


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Done Deal An Insider's Guide to Player Contracts, MillionPound Transfers and Premier League Big Business

Daniel Geey

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ans – and the media – are increasingly curious to know how football really works… Now leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey lifts the lid on the inner workings of modern football. Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights negotiations, extreme player misconduct or the million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Insightful, enlightening and thought provoking, Done Deal includes insider anecdotes and fascinating real-life examples; the groundbreaking book will provide football fans with a fascinating understanding of on and off-field football matters.

26 JULY 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • 9781472947178 • £16.99 EBOOK • 9781472947185 • £13.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 SEPTEMBER 2018 TRADE PAPERBACK • AUS $32.99 • NZ $34.99

Daniel Geey is the UK’s most highly respected sports, competition and regulatory lawyer. He advises on football transfer, regulatory, disciplinary, commercial and broadcasting issues in relation to Premier League, Football Association, Football League, UEFA, FIFA and MLS rules. @FootballLaw


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World Football Club Crests The Design, Meaning and Symbolism of World Football's Most Famous Club Badges

Leonard Jägerskiöld Nilsson The most complete illustrated exploration of the design, meaning and symbolism of world football club crests ever published

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rom the royal crown on the crest of Real Madrid, to the riveting hammers of West Ham United, via German club St Pauli’s skull and cross bones emblem, behind every team crest lies a story of identity. Featuring more than 200 club crests from 20 different leagues, World Football Club Crests explains the history of the biggest clubs’ badges, as well as the background to some of the oddest world football emblems and their symbolism. World Football Club Crests offers a fresh and exciting perspective on the game, making it the perfect gift for any football fan.

26 JULY 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472954251 • £14.99 EBOOK • 9781472954244 • £12.99 TERRITORY: WE TRANSLATION RIGHTS: KONTEXT AGENCY OF SCANDANAVIA AB ANZ PUB DATE 01 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $29.99 • NZ $32.99

Leonard Jägerskiöld Nilsson is a Swedish sports journalist who works as a producer for Eurosport and Discovery Networks Sweden. He works with all the major football leagues, including Bundesliga, Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1.

The Cycling Mind The Psychological Skills for Peak Performance on the Bike and in Life

Ruth Anderson

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ritten by British Cycling’s Lead Psychologist, this book equips individuals with the psychological skills to pursue performance excellence in cycling and in daily life. The Cycling Mind transfers the sport psychology strategies used to assist elite cyclists to win Olympic gold to individuals seeking to improve their own performance and psychological well-being on and off the bike. It takes the reader through the key stages of an athlete’s pathway, from training to competition, and provides guidelines to developing the psychological ability to compete at their best. Dr Ruth Anderson is a highly experienced sports psychologist who specializes in working with elite sports people. She has worked at the last three Olympic Games and was in charge of the psychology services for Great Britain Cycling Team. Dr Ruth Anderson previously held the position of Head of Sport Psychology for the Australian Olympic Team. @mind_hq

09 AUGUST 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781472948892 • £14.99 EBOOK • 9781472948908 • £12.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $29.99 • NZ $32.99

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The Billionaires Club The Unstoppable Rise of Football’s Super-rich Owners

James Montague A compelling examination of football club ownership in the era of the super-rich

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nce upon a time football was run by modest local businessmen. Today it is the plaything of billionaire oligarchs, made staggeringly wealthy from oil, royalty and murkier sources. But who are these new masters of the universe, and what do they want with our beautiful game?

23 AUGUST 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781472923127 • £8.99 EBOOK • 9781472923134 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $22.99

The Billionaires Club delves deeper than anyone else has dared, to tell this story for the first time. It is part history of club ownership, part in-depth investigation into the money and influence that connects the super-rich around the world, and part travel book as Montague crosses the globe in an attempt to reveal the real force behind modern-day football. James Montague is an award-winning journalist who writes primarily about sport and politics. He writes for the New York Times, CNN and World Soccer and is a regular voice on the BBC World Service’s World Football show. His previous books are When Friday Comes: Football, War & Revolution in the Middle East and ThirtyOne Nil: On the Road with Football’s Outsiders. @JamesPiotr


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The Runner Four Years Living and Running in the Wilderness

Markus Torgeby The incredible story of a runner’s quest to escape the modern world

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arkus Torgeby was just 20 years old when he headed off into the remote Swedish forest to live as a recluse and dedicate himself to his one true passion: running. He lived in a tent in the wilderness, braving the harsh Swedish winters for four years. It is now 10 years since his time in the forest. This is his story. Running Wild is a unique and powerful book which can be read both as a portrait of an extraordinary man as well as a fascinating exploration of running and personal wellbeing, and will strike a chord with many runners. Markus Torgeby is widely considered a guru in long distance and trail running. He helps everyone from the Swedish national team to the everyday runner who yearns to learn more about running. He lectures widely on the themes within this book – with an event taking place at least once a week to groups ranging from 50 to 2000.

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Pilates for Pregnancy A safe and effective guide for pregnancy and motherhood

Anya Hayes Essential Pilates exercises to improve your health and wellbeing during pregnancy

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ilates is an immensely beneficial method of exercise during pregnancy. The benefits of Pilates are numerous – it will improve your abdominal strength, pelvic floor strength, balance, posture, mood and energy. Pilates for Pregnancy is an introductory guide to Pilates, tailored for each trimester. Body Control Pilates® instructor Anya Hayes will guide you through simple and essential exercises to optimise the position of your baby for a better birth experience, protect your back as your bump grows and to release tension, putting you in the best shape and frame of mind for your new arrival.

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Anya Hayes is a Body Control Pilates® instructor with advanced pregnancy and postnatal training, including Pilates for caesarean recovery. She has published several books on fitness and pregnancy, including Get Started: Pilates and Pregnancy: The Naked Truth.

The Title The Story of the First Division

Scott Murray An entertaining history of English football’s top division from the Football League's formation up to the arrival of the Premier League

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oday the top flight of English football is inescapable: a multi-billion-pound, star-studded beast shrieking from our screens and newspapers seven days a week and presented as the be-all and end-all of the game’s history. Yet, prior to the Premier League’s inception in 1992, there’s a rich tapestry winding back to 1888 and the formation of the Football League.

06 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781472936646 • £8.99 EBOOK • 9781472936622 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $22.99

In The Title Scott Murray delivers a lively, cherry-picked history of the country’s football narrative through the prism of the old First Division. Rich with humour yet underpinned with solid research, this is a glorious ramble across English football’s varied terrain. Scott Murray is a regular writer for the Guardian where he writes live match reports on football and golf, as well as their much-loved daily newsletter, ‘The Fiver’. He has written for many other publications including The Blizzard, The Nightwatchman, GQ, Eurosport.co.uk, FourFourTwo, Men’s Health and Bleacher Report.


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Training Secrets of the World's Greatest Footballers James Witts Discover the cutting-edge sports science behind the best football teams in the world

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his illuminating and expertly researched book reveals how sports science and cutting-edge technology ensures the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale deliver world-class performances every time. Looking at every area of the game and with exclusive contributions from leading coaches, sports scientists and nutritionists from the world’s leading clubs – including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain, AS Roma and Bayern Munich. This is a brilliant combination of dressing-room secrets and practical advice, and a book that will interest both players and fans. James Witts has a background in sports science, and is a writer for a number of magazines, including New Scientist, FourFourTwo, Cyclist, 220 Triathlon, Runner’s World, Men’s Health and GQ. He is the author of the bestselling The Science of the Tour de France, also published by Bloomsbury (2016).

06 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781472948458 • £16.99 EBOOK • 9781472948465 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $32.99 • NZ $34.99

Black Boots and Football Pinks 50 Lost Wonders of the Beautiful Game

Daniel Gray 50 wonders of football, drawn together before they slip from memory altogether

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amshackle dugouts, matches played in fog, muddy goalmouths, the smell of tobacco, floodlight failure and of course Saturday evening pink newspapers… This was the gritty stardust which made football sparkle. Unashamedly nostalgic, this is a charming canter through the disappearing particles of football. Each piece reads more like a love-letter than an essay. Written in the same wistful and whimsical style as the much-admired Saturday, 3pm, Black Boots and Football Pinks will warm the heart and prompt fond sighs of recognition. Daniel Gray is the author of Saturday, 3pm: 50 Eternal Delights of Modern Football and Scribbles in the Margins: 50 Eternal Delights of Books. He has written five other books on football, politics, history and travel. His recent work has included screenwriting for the BBC, presenting social history on television and radio. @d_gray_writer

04 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781472958860 • £9.99 EBOOK • 9781472958877 • £9.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 01 NOVEMBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $22.99

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A Ringside Affair Boxing’s Last Golden Age

James Lawton A luminous account of the most compelling and climactic phase of boxing’s long history

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or three decades at the end of the twentieth century – boxing’s most engrossing era – James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, and many other great fighters.

01 NOVEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781472945624 • £9.99 EBOOK • 9781472945655 • £17.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ENGLISH TRANSLATION RIGHTS: DAVID LUXTON ASSOCIATES ANZ PUB DATE 01 DECEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $22.99

A Ringside Affair salutes the epic quality of boxing’s last years of glory, retraces arguably the richest inheritance bequeathed to any sport, and speculates on the possibility that we will never see such fighting again. Part celebration, part lament, but perhaps most of all it is a personal record of some of most enthralling days produced by the world’s oldest sport. James Lawton has received numerous accolades including being voted sportswriter of the year three times, as well as sports columnist and sports feature writer of the year. He has written 14 books, including an award-winning collaboration with Sir Bobby Charlton. His Forever Boys: The Days of Citizens and Heroes, was the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year 2015.

Cricket Ball A Philosopy of the Heart of the Game

Gary Cox A popular philosopher and cricket fanatic asks: what precisely is a cricket ball and what is its story?

G 18 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • 9781350014589 • £20.00 EBOOK • 9781350014596 • £19.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ALL LANGUAGES TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY ANZ PUB DATE 18 OCTOBER 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $40.00 • NZ $44.00

ary Cox draws on philosophy, science, history, politics, literature, biography and the vast cricket universe itself to bring you the fascinating story of this legendary leathern orb. What precisely is a cricket ball, what is it made of, how is it made, how has it evolved over the centuries and what is likely to be its multicoloured future? This book explores the multi-faceted life of the cricket ball in play and gets to grips with some common misconceptions regarding fast bowling and - with a little help from Shane Warne - untangles the mysterious complexities of spin bowling. Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is the author of 9 philosophy books for Bloomsbury, including the bestselling How to Be an Existentialist.


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The New Calligraphy Inspiration and instruction for 50 hand-lettered alphabets

Ruth Booth

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or fans of hand lettering and calligraphy, this book includes step-by-step tutorials on letter formation, spacing, design and embellishments before moving on to recreate 50 alphabets in a range of styles, from elegant scripts to modern geometric forms and charming, quirky letters. Accompanied by over 75 full colour illustrations, this book will be hours of fun and provide oodles of inspiration for hand-lettering beginners and experts alike.

28 JUNE 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781912217342 • £14.99 EBOOK • 9781912217397 • £8.99 ANZ PUB DATE 01 JULY 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $29.99 • NZ $32.99

Ruth Booth is a lettering artist and designer from Canada. She teaches calligraphy in addition to completing corporate and private commissions. She has designed lettering for everything from logos and trademarks to packaging, gift wrap and ceramics, and her work has been exhibited in galleries across Canada.

Nature Cuts Georgia Low

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rom field to forest and stream to sky, capture the harmony and beauty of the natural world with just some paper and a craft knife.

This beautiful book includes step-by-step instructions for 20 exquisite naturethemed papercut projects designed by papercutting artist Georgia Low.

12 JULY 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781912217335 • £14.99 EBOOK • 9781912217366 • £8.99 TERRITORY: WE (EXCLUDING USA) ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $29.99 • NZ $32.99

With projects including greeting cards and party decorations, framed artwork and paper flowers, suitable for papercutters of all levels, each project contains all the information and guidance needed to get started. Each project also comes with a template to cut out, trace, or download. Georgia Low is a professional papercut artist living in Wales and specialising in bespoke designs. Since starting her business in 2011, Georgia’s intricate papercuts have gained international recognition and have been exhibited across Europe.


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The Circus A Visual History

Pascal Jacob The illustrated history of the circus from antiquity to the present day

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sing over 200 artworks from the French National Library’s private collections, celebrated cultural historian Pascal Jacob tells the story of travelling entertainers and their art and trade. From nomadic animal tamers of the Dark Ages to European jugglers and acrobats of the 1800s, from the use of the circus as Soviet propaganda to the 20th-century Chinese performance art renaissance, this is an exhaustive history with a uniquely international scope. This book reveals why the circus is as exciting an experience for audiences now as it was 1,000 years ago. Pascal Jacob is a prominent circus arts historian and lecturer at the Sorbonne, France. He has published over 30 popular and scholarly books on the circus, and is the artistic director of both the Cirques Phénix and the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain.

09 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • 9781350043107 • £30.00 TERRITORY: WORLD ENGLISH TRANSLATION RIGHTS: LES EDITIONS DU SEUIL ANZ PUB DATE 09 AUGUST 2018 HARDBACK • AUS $60.00 • NZ $66.00

The Art of Animal Anatomy All life is here, dissected and depicted

David Bainbridge

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ave you ever wondered what beats beneath an animal’s skin? Well, you wouldn't be the first one.

The study of comparative anatomy has led to some of the most striking images ever created. For two and a half thousand years, the animal body has been picked apart to drive arguments in natural philosophy, to reinforce dogma, to remind us of death, to horrify, educate, and enthral. This book recounts the intertwined intellectual and artistic journeys of comparative anatomy from antiquity to the present day. Rather than offering an exhaustive listing, it focuses on the distinctive artistic flavours of five great phases of anatomical endeavour. Horses opened like books, the leer of a shark’s eye, the humming loom of the brain—all life is here, dissected, and depicted. David Bainbridge is the University Clinical Veterinary Anatomist at the University of Cambridge, a reproductive biologist, and a popular science writer. He is author of: A Visitor Within: The Science of Pregnancy, Beyond the Zonules of Zinn: A Fantastic Journey Through your Brain and Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape.

13 SEPTEMBER 2018 PAPERBACK • 9781912217359 • £24.99 EBOOK • 9781912217427 • £14.99 TERRITORY: WORLD ENGLISH TRANSLATION RIGHTS: QUARTO PUBLISHING ANZ PUB DATE 01 OCTOBER 2018 PAPERBACK • AUS $38.50 • NZ $39.99


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...isms: Understanding Art New Edition Stephen Little

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new edition of the original bestselling title, Isms: Understanding Art now includes four brand new chapters covering Digitalism, Activism, Superflat and Internationalism. An easy to use guide to a wide range of art ‘isms’. From the isms of the Renaissance to the isms of the present day, it gives a practical introduction to all the significant isms that have shaped art history.

13 SEPTEMBER 2018 FLEXIBACK • 9781912217212 • £9.99 TERRITORY: AUSTRALIA/EUROPE/NEW ZEALAND/SOUTH AFRICA ANZ PUB DATE 01 JUNE 2018 FLEXIBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $22.99

This book should be a must for everyone who is interested in art - whether they be Sunday afternoon visitors to galleries, art students or the more knowledgeable art connoisseur. Stephen Little is a graduate of the Courtauld Institute. He is currently the editor of the Royal Academy website and he is a frequent contributor to a number of art journals.

...isms: Understanding Modern Art New Edition Sam Phillips

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new edition of the bestselling title, Isms: Understanding Modern Art now includes four brand new chapters covering Archive Art, Neo-Formalism, PostInternet Art and Virtual Reality. From Impressionism and the birth of modern art to street art and Internationalism of the 21st century, this is a practical introduction to all the significant isms that have shaped modern art history.

13 SEPTEMBER 2018 FLEXIBACK • 9781912217205 • £9.99 TERRITORY: AUSTRALIA/EUROPE/NEW ZEALAND/SOUTH AFRICA ANZ PUB DATE 08 OCTOBER 2018 FLEXIBACK • AUS $19.99 • NZ $22.99

Sam Phillips is editor of the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, is the author of The Art Guide: London and has contributed to publications including Time Out, i-D Magazine and The World of Interiors.


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The Sports Shoe A History from Field to Fashion

Thomas Turner The story of the sneaker’s rise to fame from the first Victorian tennis shoe to the Nike Air Max

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oving from the sports field to the shopping mall, Thomas Turner tells a fresh story of the evolution of the sports shoe against the changing landscape of society, sport, fashion, industry, and technology. The Sports Shoe takes us on a journey from the first Victorian tennis shoes to adidas Superstars and the innovative technologies of Nike Air Max. Featuring newly uncovered archival material and historic images showcasing key personalities, vintage marketing and popular perceptions, this book is a must-have for any sneaker collector, popular culture enthusiast or anyone interested in the sports shoe’s place in our lives today.

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Thomas Turner is a historian working in London.

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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019 Edited by Alysun Owen ‘The Writers’ Bible’ Susan Hill

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his bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. Packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published, it includes articles from top authors, literary agents, publishers and pundits. Together they cover all aspects of the writing and publishing process, including legal and financial matters; digital and print; newspapers and magazines; film, TV and theatre and is equally useful for those seeking to self-publish or find a traditional route to market. Additional articles, free advice, events information and editorial services at www.writersandartists.co.uk Edited by Alysoun Owen. Articles by Martina Cole, William Boyd, J.K. Rowling, Alison Weir, Alexander McCall Smith, Clare Mackintosh, Mick Herron, Julia Copus and others.

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019 Edited by Alysun Owen ‘How to get published? 1. Write a good book. 2. Read a good book - this one.’ Charlie Higson

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his annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and YA, is acknowledged by the media industries and authors to be the essential guide to how to get published. The more than 70 articles are updated and added to each year along with thousands of contacts. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, how to contact an agent, and self-publishing your work. More free advice and details of our events at: www.writersandartists.co.uk

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Edited by Alysoun Owen. Articles from: Michael Morpurgo, Jeremy Strong, Simon Mason, Malorie Blackman, David Almond, Anne Fine and other bestselling authors.


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Whitaker’s 2019 Now in its 151st year, Whitaker’s 2019 is the definitive resource – perfect for anyone interested in current affairs

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irst published in 1868, the 2019 (151st) edition of Whitaker’s is the ultimate singlevolume reference source – packed with thousands of facts, figures and statistics, plus maps and infographics compiled specifically for this edition. Completely revised and updated throughout the year by a team of dedicated editors and specialist contributors, it contains a comprehensive top-down explanation of UK governance, profiles of every country in the world, astronomical and tidal data, guides to UK law and taxation, chapters on royalty and peerage, reviews of the year 2017–18 and summaries of the year’s news, including sports results and records. whitakersalmanack.com / @WhitakersAlmnck

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Who’s Who 2019 The 171st edition of the renowned source book of information on people of influence in every area of public life

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ho's Who 2019 is the 171st edition of the world’s longest established and most comprehensive general reference book, brought right up to date for the year ahead. The first autobiographical reference book in the world and, after 171 years, still the most accurate and reliable resource for information supplied and checked by the entrants themselves.

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Menopause The Change for the Better Why is talking about menopause so taboo? This guide, from menopause experts, tells women all they need to know

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ll women experience the menopause, and in their own unique way. This easy to read and understand guide, written by menopause experts, is designed to help women think about what’s right for them. This book explores the facts, the myths, different approaches to menopause – including natural and medical options – and looks at what you might expect, including quotes and stories from women sharing their own experiences.

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You’ve been through puberty and survived. If you’re about to enter a new phase of your life it’s up to you how you approach it. So let’s start talking about the menopause.

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The Mother of All Jobs How to Have Children and a Career and Stay Sane

Christine Armstrong

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he Mother of All Jobs is a funny, heart-breaking and completely realistic take on why combining a big job and small children breaks you if you let it. This book ignores the glossy lives presented on social media and in magazines to show that, while it’s not always pretty, working mothers can thrive if they have the knowledge others learnt the hard way. As practical as What to Expect When You‘re Expecting and as human as Bridget Jones’ Diary, this book is grounded in real stories that every working parent can relate to, cringe at and learn from. Christine Armstrong is Contributing Editor of Management Today and co-founder of communications consultancy Jericho Chambers. She is married with three daughters and is – against her own advice – an active member of the school PTA. @CArmstrongLDN

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108 WELLBEING

A Life Less Lonely What We Can All Do to Lead More Connected, Kinder Lives

Nick Duerden This book is the beginning of a national conversation about how we can end the stigma attached to loneliness

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oneliness is an epidemic on the increase. This book will help to share stories and look for possible solutions and try to give us all ideas for future-proofing ourselves against this silent plague. It offers a wealth of practical advice for every reader: how to spot the symptoms in yourself and in others; how to ease them; how to seek help, and ultimately, how to understand this most fundamental of human emotions. Its aim is to provide you with the tools you need to lead a kinder life. Nick Duerden is a writer and freelance broadsheet journalist. He is also the author of Get Well Soon (Bloomsbury).

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Not Fade Away How to thrive in retirement

Celia Dodd Retirement is undergoing a makeover – ­ and its time to make the most of this exciting period of change

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etirement is one of the biggest life changes we face. Increasingly it is seen as a period of exciting opportunities for personal growth and development. But retirement is not without its challenges, and many people struggle with the adjustment and the negative impact on their physical and mental health. Packed with interviews from retirees, who share their very different experiences, from unexpected pleasures to disastrous mistakes, and how they might do things differently. This is an illuminating guidebook for anyone approaching retirement, exploring how to embrace the changes and challenges ahead. Celia Dodd has been a journalist for national newspapers and magazines for over 30 years. In the past decade she has focused on issues that are particularly relevant to the over 50s and has been a regular contributor to the over 50s website High50. com. She is author of The Empty Nest (Piatkus 2011).

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The Breathing Revolution Yolanda Barker Breathing is at the core of everything we do. Breath is life

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e breathe over 20,000 times a day. But most of us don’t breathe properly. Years of stress and anxiety mean many of us breathe through our chests, forgetting to use our diaphragms and stomachs. Learn to breathe correctly and you will be calmer, lose weight and sleep better. The 7 day Breathing Programme will help you re-teach yourself how to breathe and to experience the benefits of harnessing your breath, helping you banish anxiety and find inner calm. Take a deep breath – and learn how to breathe again. Yolanda Barker is a yoga teacher and film-maker. Through her yoga experience she has developed an accessible method for anyone and everyone.

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INDEX 115

Index A All Among the Barley Apostles of Revolution Art of Animal Anatomy, The

E 6 32 97

Edge of Memory, The Epic City, The Ethical Leader, The

L 84 50 74

B

F

Because I Come from a Crazy Family 35 Bedlam Stacks, The 12 Better Business Relationships 73 Billionaires Club, The 90 Black Boots and Football Pinks 93 Boqueria 54 Breathing Revolution, The 109

Feast 59 Fewer, Better Things 43 Field Guide to Carnivores of the World, 2nd edition 82 Finding Pax 68 Forest Dark 14 French Exit 8

C

Gashlycrumb Tinies, The 42 Group Think 38 Guinea Pig Christmas Carol, A 37

Can You Tolerate This? Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down Children’s Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2019 Christ the Heart of Creation Churchill Circus, The Climate Justice Compass and the Radar, The Corset, The Cricket Ball Cycling Mind, The

29 50 102 76 36 97 40 72 21 94 89

D Dark Interval, The Dark Water Design of Childhood, The Done Deal

31 18 28 88

G

H Happy Food Hassle Free, Gluten Free Homelands How to Lead Others

56 60 35 73

I In Their Own Words 2 Incest Diary, The Into the Hands of Soldiers Invitation to a Bonfire ...isms: Understanding Art New Edition ...isms: Understanding Modern Art New Edition

37 51 30 18

M Menopause 106 Merciful Humility of God, The 78 Milk! 32 More Dashing 38 Mother of All Jobs, The 107 Music as an Art 33 My Country 26

N Nature Cuts Nelson’s Arctic Voyage New Calligraphy, The Ninth Hour, The Not Fade Away

98 98

P

86 10

96 65 96 15 109

O Off the Deep End One Person, No Vote Open to God: Open to the World

K Kindred Kinship of Secrets, The

Lamarck’s Revenge 42 Land of the Living 9 Last Train to Hilversum 39 Lateral Cooking 57 Life Less Lonely, A 108 Life and Times of a Very British Man, The 41 Lighthouses of Europe 70 Lion and the Eagle, The 27

Pacific Exploration Picturing the Pacific Pilates for Pregnancy Pollen Street Social

67 45 77

66 69 92 61


116 INDEX

Postcards from the Trenches Pulse Putney

43 23 5

Q Queen’s Embroiderer, The

33

R RSPB British Naturefinder RSPB Spotlight Bats RSPB Spotlight Woodpeckers Red Birds Remembrance Rice’s Language of Buildings Ringside Affair, A Robert Graves Runner, The

81 82 81 7 76 34 94 34 91

S Sailing to the Edge of Time Science of Sin, The Sea Prayer Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, The Share Soho in the Eighties Sophie’s Planet South Sports Shoe, The Strange Death of Europe, The

67 84 4 22 72 36 31 64 99 49

T Telling Tales 48 This Is How It Ends 20 Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, The 45 Title, The 92

To Obama Tom Kitchin’s Fish and Shellfish Touched by God Training Secrets of the World’s Greatest Footballers Transforming Organizations Tudor and Stuart Seafarers Turned On

44 56 77 93 74 64 85

W Way of the Hare, The 80 We Are the Change We Seek 51 What to Do When I’m Gone 28 When the Last Lion Roars 80 Whitaker’s 2019 103 Who’s Who 2019 103 Windfall, The 13 Wonders Beyond Numbers 86 World Broke in Two, The 52 World Football Club Crests 89 World Voyage Planner 70 Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2019 102

Y You Belong to Me

19

Z Zaitoun

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