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Hermann Hesse: The Classic Biography

Hermann Hesse: The Classic Biography

The life and work of one of the twentieth century's greatest and most inspirational writers. Herman..

I Love You Madly: Marie Antoinette and Count Fersen — The Secret Letters

I Love You Madly: Marie Antoinette and Count Fersen — The Secret Letters

Delve deeper into the world of the BBC hit drama series Versailles, and discover the real Marie-Anto..

Immoral Memories: An Autobiography

Immoral Memories: An Autobiography

Vivid, eccentric and free-ranging, Immoral Memories is written in a style reminiscent of the brillia..

In The Shadow Of Islam

In The Shadow Of Islam

In the Shadow of Islam is an extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman wh..

In The Shadow Of The Dreamchild: The Myth And Reality Of Lewis Carroll

In The Shadow Of The Dreamchild: The Myth And Reality Of Lewis Carroll

“We are nearer now than before, I think, to the man who wrote Alice.” — David McKie, Guardian In th..

Incest: The Unexpurgated Diaries of Anaïs Nin

Incest: The Unexpurgated Diaries of Anaïs Nin

‘The turbulence of the prose, compared with that of the previous diaries, fully conveys a life lived..

Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis

Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis always claimed that his fiction was not based on his life, and he worked hard and quit..

Lusitania: Tragedy Or War Crime?

Lusitania: Tragedy Or War Crime?

This new book on one of the contentious enigmas of the Great War brings together new research and ev..

Mervyn Peake’s Vast Alchemies: The Illustrated Biography

Mervyn Peake’s Vast Alchemies: The Illustrated Biography

‘By far the best biography I’ve read of Peake, and closest to the reality that I perceived.’ – Micha..

MICHAEL LEONARD: PAINTER AND ILLUSTRATOR

MICHAEL LEONARD: PAINTER AND ILLUSTRATOR

MICHAEL LEONARD: PAINTER AND ILLUSTRATOR Patrick Bade*Not fully released until 25th NovemberWi..

My Contemporaries

My Contemporaries

Jean Cocteau's personal reminiscences and drawings of his esteemed contemporaries from a generation ..

One For My Baby: A Sinatra Cocktail Companion

One For My Baby: A Sinatra Cocktail Companion

This unique book is published to coincide with the centenary of Frank Sinatra who was born on 12th D..

Opium: The Diary Of His Cure

Opium: The Diary Of His Cure

According to legend, Jean Cocteau took to opium in 1923 to assuage his grief at the early death of h..

Paris, France

Paris, France

February 2020A new edition of Gertrude's Stein's witty, anecdotal account of a lifelong love affair ..

Pity For The Guy: A Biography Of Guy Fawkes

Pity For The Guy: A Biography Of Guy Fawkes

For hundreds of years Guy Fawkes has been portrayed as an extreme figure, a rabid Catholic who not o..

Recollections Of Virginia Woolf By Her Contemporaries

Recollections Of Virginia Woolf By Her Contemporaries

Virginia Woolf is regarded as one of England's greatest novelists, yet while her work has been endle..

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