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 Special priceThe Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

Anne de Courcy

A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.

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 Special priceBob Dylan All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track

Bob Dylan All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track

Philippe Margotin, Jean-Michel Guesdon

This is the most comprehensive account of Bob Dylan's work yet published with the full story of every recording session, every album, and every single released during his remarkable and illustrious 53-year career.

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Fifty Foods That Changed the Course of History

Fifty Foods That Changed the Course of History

Bill Price

Throughout our history, we have shaped the foods we eat, but, in Fifty Foods That Changed tHe Course oF History, we look at how it has shaped us by discussing fifty different foodstuffs which have, in one way or another, changed ...

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 Special priceFracture: Life and Culture in the West, 1918-1938

Fracture: Life and Culture in the West, 1918-1938

Philipp Blom

A sweeping and vibrant history of Europe and America during the inter-war years, by the acclaimed author of The Vertigo Years.

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The Great Fire

The Great Fire

Shirley Hazzard

A finalist for the National Book Award, this is an extraordinary love story set in the immediate aftermath of World War II. A man and woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, and struggle to reclaim their...

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The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums

The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums

Will Friedwald

Surveys fifty-seven of the greatest twentieth-century jazz and pop albums, including Fred Astaire's The Astaire Story, Ella Fitzgerald's Lullabies of Birdland, and Della Reese's Della Della Cha Cha Cha.

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Here I Am

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

A monumental new novel about modern family lives from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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The Idiot

The Idiot

Elif Batuman

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018. Selin, a tall, highly strung Turkish-American from New Jersey turns up at Harvard and finds herself dangerously overwhelmed by the challenges and possibilities of adulthood

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In Other Words

In Other Words

Jhumpa Lahiri, Ann Goldstein

A series of reflections on the author's experiences learning a new language and living abroad, in a dual-language edition --

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 Special priceMessages from a Lost World: Europe on the Brink

Messages from a Lost World: Europe on the Brink

Stefan Zweig, Will Stone, John Gray

Stefan Zweig was a leading talisman of a united Europe of unfettered movement, of pro-active cultural exchange, humane decency and tolerance, all polar opposites of the Nationalist regimes he loathed, and which came to power in...

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 Special priceMozart's Starling

Mozart’s Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

A charming story of Mozart and his pet starling, along with a natural history of the bird.

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 Special priceMy Salute to Five Bells

My Salute to Five Bells

John Olsen

My Salute to Five Bells by John Olsen charts the journey of one of Australia's greatest living artists at work on the biggest commission of his career. Member of the Order of Australia and Archibald-prize-winner John...

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 Special priceThe New Urban Crisis

The New Urban Crisis

Richard Florida

Cities are both the engines of innovation and the seedbeds of inequality - how can we keep what's good and break free of the bad?

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 Special priceSalmagundi: Salads from the Middle East and Beyond

Salmagundi: Salads from the Middle East and Beyond

Sally Butcher

Salmagundi is a 17th-century English word denoting a salad dish comprising everything. The recipes feature a number of archaic, traditional and staple dishes - and a whole lot of funky new stuff as well. Heavily punctuated with...

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Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food

Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food

Nigella Lawson

Whether it's Thai Noodles With Cinnamon & Prawns, Warm Spiced Cauliflower & Chickpea Salad with Pomegranate Seeds or Sweet Potato Macaroni Cheese, this is food that restores, uplifts and brings serenity. These are side dishes that...

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The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam

The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam

Jerry Brotton

The fascinating story of Queen Elizabeth's secret outreach to the Muslim world, which set England on the path to empire, by The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps

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 Special priceUnearthed: The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates

Unearthed: The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates

Karen M'Closkey

Unearthed examines how one of America's most significant landscape architecture firms approaches the redesign of public places to meet a range of ecological and social needs. With more than one hundred and fifty color and...

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Who Rules the World?

Who Rules the World?

Noam Chomsky

The world's leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights

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