Our Current Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers.

Essex Clay

Andrew Motion

From the publisher:

Andrew Motion’s prose memoir In the Blood (2006) was widely acclaimed, praised as ‘an act of magical retrieval’ (Daily Telegraph) and ‘a hymn to familial love’ ...

Returning to Reims

Didier Eribon, translated by Michael Lucey

From the publisher:

‘A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself’ Hilary Mantel “There ...

Silence: In the Age of Noise

Erling Kagge

From the publisher:

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER This breathtaking, inspiring little book teaches us how to find precious moments of silence – whether we are crossing the Antarctic, climbing ...


Nora Ephron, introduction by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron

Gayle recommends:

Finally I have something to recommend when people ask for a funny book! Heartburn is properly hilarious, like a 200 page stand up set, except kinder, and with more food.


Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft

From the publisher:

FLIGHTS, shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker International, is a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy. Olga Tokarczuk perfectly intertwines travel ...

The End of Eddy

Edouard Louis, translated by Michael Lucey

From the publisher:

‘A brilliant novel... courageous, necessary and deeply touching’ Guardian

Edouard Louis grew up in a village in northern France where many live below the poverty line.

The Built Environment

Emily Hasler

From the publisher:

A breath-taking collection that moves between local and distant, urban and rural, past and present. This is poetry of emotional density with a lightness of touch, structural ...