Biography of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, god-daughter of Queen Victoria and Women’s Suffragette activist. Anand, a BBC broadcaster, examines the attempt from the government to erase Sophia from history.
Man Booker Prize-winning author’s essays on artists from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
A look into the social impact on England from the Battle of Waterloo, which marks its bicentenary this year.
Collection of dying words from the English language.
Biography of the Scottish indie band Belle & Sebastian from their humble beginnings.
On the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, this book delves into the social context of Carroll’s world and includes previously unpublished material.
Contemplation on the notion of free will.
Investigation into the affect of the war on drugs, the drug trade and decriminalisation of drugs on society and individuals.
Engaging critical essays about writing, poetry and pieces of art.
Hyeonseo Lee uncovers the abuse of human rights in North Korea after escaping to relatives in China and helping her family escape to South Korea.
Memoir from the popular author about his upbringing, burgeoning career and the changing social times of England.
Green Party MP discusses her experience in parliament and suggests how to create a fairer government.
A mix of personal experiences and technical information about singing.