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Karen Armstrong

Buddhism is a faith that commands over 100 million followers throughout the world. Buddha stands with Christ, Confucius and Mohammed as someone who revolutioniz...


Anthony Summers

The biographer of Hoover and Marilyn Monroe turns his skills to the complex story of Richard Nixon, and offers an intimate portrait of the man - and major new r...


Philip Ziegler

Ziegler presents a rounded, sympathetic and yet wholly undeceived portrait of the man and the many facets of his character. From his christening - which Quee...

In Circulation

Chris Lavers

Why do elephants have big ears? Why do shrews have large hearts? Why don't gnats get wet when it rains? And why are there no snake-shaped mammals? This high...


James A Levine

THE BLUE NOTEBOOK, James A. Levine's first novel, tells the haunting story of Batuk, a 15-year old girl whose family, living in the Indian countryside, is in su...


John Browne

Once a lacklustre organisation, BP became one of the world's biggest, most successful, and most admired companies in the new millennium. John Browne, the co...

In Circulation

Wendy Moore

WEDLOCK is the remarkable story of the Countess of Strathmore and her marriage to Andrew Robinson Stoney. Mary Eleanor Bowes was one of Britain's richest yo...


Vikram Seth

The Rivered Earth contains four libretti written by Vikram Seth to be set to music by Alec Roth - together with an account of the pleasures and pains of working...


Maria Semple

From the author of Women's Prize for Fiction shortlisted Where'd You Go, Bernadette - soon to be a major motion picture directed by Richard Linklater. ...


Shana Alexander

A behind-the-scenes tour of the longest-running criminal trial ever to be held in a federal court -- the so-called Pizza Connection trial, which pitted the full...


Leah McGrath Goodman

Arianna Huffington is one of the world's most prominent business leaders in media. As co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, she built ...


Henry Marsh

'A SUPERB ACHIEVEMENT' IAN MCEWAN * * * * * What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, t...