Our Front Table

Our most eye-catching and thought-provoking books grace the bookshop's front table.

Intimations: Six Essays

Zadie Smith

From the publisher:

Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lockdown, by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time ...

King Kong Theory

Virginie Despentes

From the publisher:

Drawing from personal experience, Despentes shatters received ideas about rape and prostitution, and explodes common attitudes about sex and gender. KING KONG THEORY is a ...

Bunker: Building for the End Times

Bradley Garrett

From the publisher:

‘Bunker is an extraordinary achievement; a big-thinking, deep-diving, page-turning study of fear, privilege and apocalypse told through the space of the bunker. Garrett has ...

A Month in Siena

Hisham Matar

From the publisher:

FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AND MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR ‘Sparkles with brilliant observations on art and architecture, friendship and loss’ Guardian ...