Booklist

Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 43 No. 16

Selected by the Bookshop


From the publisher:
'Bowen's stories are novels that have been split open like rocks and reveal the glitter of the naked crystals which have formed them' VogueSELECTED AND WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY TESSA HADLEYA girl shares her secret den. A couple stroll…

From the publisher:
One of the great Christian scholars of antiquity and a high-ranking public official under Theoderic, King of the Ostrogoths, Cassiodorus compiled edicts, diplomatic letters, and legal documents while in office. The collection of his…

From the publisher:
'A darkly entertaining tale about American espionage, set in an era when Washington's fear and skepticism about the agency resembles our climate today.' New York TimesAt the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world…

From the publisher:
New York Times 'Best Art Books' 2020'Essential' - Sunday Times'Brilliantly enraged' - New York Review of Books'A real game-changer'- EconomistWalk into any Western museum today and you will see the curated spoils of Empire. They sit behind…

From the publisher:
'A revelation. Such a revolutionary literary discovery seems unlikely to be on offer again. It's that good' Sunday Times'Definitive and sublime. Zenith has written the only kind of biography truly permissible, an account of a life that…

From the publisher:
‘A fascinating and timely book.' William Boyd‘Gripping…a must read.' FT‘Compelling…humane, reasonable, and ultimately optimistic.' Evening Standard‘[A] valuable guide to a complex…

From the publisher:
THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Landslide cuts deeper than any previous book about this president, indeed about any president' The Times'First there was Fire and Fury, then there was Siege, now there is Landslide. The third is the best…

From the publisher:
'As vivid as the Ten O'Clock News... fascinating, detailed, meticulously researched... tremendous' Daily MailCharles Edward Stuart's campaign to seize the British throne on behalf of his exiled father ended with one of the quickest defeats…

From the publisher:
*A 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK IN THE GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL, DAILY TELEGRAPH, IRISH TIMES CULTURE AND NEW STATESMAN*'We read in order to come to life.'With fierce imagination, a woman revisits the moments that shape…

From the publisher:
‘A strange and wonderful book, plausible as kitchens, but shapely as a folktale, and with the same disturbing resonance.’ – Margaret Atwood‘Bear,’ she cried. ‘I love you. Pull my head off.’Lou…

Latest booklists
See all booklists

Latest booklists