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Tiny Feet: A Treasury for Parents
Tiny Feet: A Treasury for Parents

Lauren Child

Children are a wonder – a miracle – and everyone has an opinion on how we should raise them. From novelists to paediatricians; from modern parenting ‘experts’ to child psychologists, Tiny Feet is the first anthology of its kind, showcasing a range of the most influential writing about children over the past four-hundred years. Introduced by award-winning author and illustrator Lauren Child.

Tiny Feet: A Treasury for Parents – Signed Copy
Tiny Feet: A Treasury for Parents – Signed Copy

Lauren Child

Children are a wonder – a miracle – and everyone has an opinion on how we should raise them. From novelists to paediatricians; from modern parenting ‘experts’ to child psychologists, Tiny Feet is the first anthology of its kind, showcasing a range of the most influential writing about children over the past four-hundred years. Introduced by award-winning author and illustrator Lauren Child.

Thus Spake Zarathustra
Thus Spake Zarathustra

Friedrich Nietzsche Michael Hulse Joanna Kavenna

‘Michael Hulse’s translation of this extraordinary work feels absolutely fresh and true.’ Ruth Padel

Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon – Signed Copy
Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon – Signed Copy

Andrew Jamieson

Examining the Jungian concept of the midlife crisis, and the lives of prominent figures who endured it (including Abraham Lincoln and Marie Curie), psychoanalyst Andrew Jamieson shows how there is an evolutionary purpose behind this rite of passage which ­­– once traversed – holds the key to our prosperity

Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon
Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon

Andrew Jamieson

Examining the Jungian concept of the midlife crisis, and the lives of prominent figures who endured it (including Abraham Lincoln and Marie Curie), psychoanalyst Andrew Jamieson shows how there is an evolutionary purpose behind this rite of passage which ­­– once traversed – holds the key to our prosperity

Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology – Signed Copy
Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology – Signed Copy

A. J. Lees

In this series of brilliant autobiographical essays, A. J. Lees takes us on a grand tour of his neurological career, giving the reader insight into the art of listening, observation and imagination that the best neurologists still rely on to heal minds and fix brains.

Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology
Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology

A. J. Lees

In this series of brilliant autobiographical essays, A. J. Lees takes us on a grand tour of his neurological career, giving the reader insight into the art of listening, observation and imagination that the best neurologists still rely on to heal minds and fix brains.

On Cats: An Anthology
On Cats: An Anthology

Margaret Atwood

For centuries cats have been venerated and mistrusted in equal measure. Through memoir, fiction, letters and poems, the writers in these pages celebrate cats and their curious ways. Introduced by Margaret Atwood, this beautiful gift book contains writing by Alice Walker, Edward Gorey, Mary Gaitskill, Caitlin Moran, Ernest Hemingway, Nikola Tesla, John Keats, Muriel Spark, Lynne Truss, Hilaire Belloc, Guy du Maupassant, Rebecca West and more. Plus: photography from Elliot Ross.

The Wrong Turning: Encounters with Ghosts
The Wrong Turning: Encounters with Ghosts

Stephen Johnson

A curated selection of chilling ghost stories from world literature, introduced and edited by broadcaster Stephen Johnson. What these tales of the supernatural have in common is the theme of taking a ‘wrong turning’ in which the protagonists are made to face their darkest fears. In the spirit of a fireside storyteller, each tale has an afterword by Stephen Johnson, to suggest what the story might really be telling us.

Confessions of a Heretic (revised edition)
Confessions of a Heretic (revised edition)

Roger Scruton Douglas Murray

A collection of twelve provocative essays by the philosopher and political thinker Roger Scruton. Each ‘confession’ reveals an aspect of the author’s thinking that his critics would probably have advised him to keep to himself. This diverse collection includes essays on art, music, architecture, government, social media, and culture.

Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg
Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

Emily Rapp Black

Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg by New York Times bestselling author Emily Rapp Black is an amputee’s personal examination of how the experiences, art, and disabilities of Frida Kahlo shaped her life.

Sauntering: Writers Walk Europe
Sauntering: Writers Walk Europe

Duncan Minshull

Sauntering features sixty writers – classic and contemporary – who travel Europe by foot. We join Henriette D’Angeville climbing Mont Blanc; Nellie Bly roaming the trenches of war-torn Poland; Werner Herzog on a personal pilgrimage across Germany; Hans Christian Andersen in quarantine; Joseph Conrad in Cracow; and Robert Macfarlane dropping deep into underground Paris.

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