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A Spy Among Friends
: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Master storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century'...
The Invention of Murder
: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
Levels of Life
Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis
The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it ...
How to Create the Perfect Wife
: Britain's Most Ineligible Bachelor and his Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate
Stranger than fiction, blending tragedy and farce, How to Create the Perfect Wife is an engrossing tale of the...
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Witty, acute, fierce, and celebratory, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is a tough-minded search for ...
: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir That Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs
and Downton Abbey
Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants, Margaret Powell's classic memoir of her ...
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