Books for The Christmas Curmudgeon

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.

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.

Bah Humbug!
Bah Humbug!

A humorous collection for all those who find themselves weary of tinsel and the Christmas merry-go-round.

Escape The Family
Escape The Family

Three provocative reads that offer a brief respite from the burden of family at Christmas-time.

Break A Leg: A Dictionary of theatrical quotations
Break A Leg: A Dictionary of theatrical quotations

Michèle Brown Gyles Brandreth

‘The book is a joy, to be kept near at hand and to dip into at random.  A must for any lover of the theatre.’ Breakaway Reviewers

On Christmas: A Seasonal Anthology
On Christmas: A Seasonal Anthology

Gyles Brandreth

A seasonal anthology of Christmas-themed writings to savour during the highs and lows of Christmas Day, introduced by Gyles Brandreth. This delightful book offers a diverse array of classic and contemporary writers who have expressed their thoughts about Christmas over the centuries – with joy, nostalgia, grumpiness, and dazzling wit.

On Christmas: A Seasonal Anthology – Signed Copy
On Christmas: A Seasonal Anthology – Signed Copy

Gyles Brandreth

A seasonal anthology of Christmas-themed writings to savour during the highs and lows of Christmas Day, introduced by Gyles Brandreth. This delightful book offers a diverse array of classic and contemporary writers who have expressed their thoughts about Christmas over the centuries – with joy, nostalgia, grumpiness, and dazzling wit.

My Prizes
My Prizes

Thomas Bernhard

My Prizes is a brilliantly mordant memoir of the background and circumstances of nine literary prizes awarded to Austrian novelist and enfant terrible, Thomas Bernhard, between 1963 and 1980, followed by some of the speeches he delivered on those occasions

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