Christmas 2018: Essays

Our pick of Christmas essays and non-fiction.

Can You Tolerate This?

Ashleigh Young

From the publisher:

SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2019 ‘Beautiful, unusual and memorable ... I love this book’ MAGGIE NELSON, author of THE ARGONAUTS In Can You Tolerate This? ...


Dan Fox

From the publisher:

An essay on being stuck, and its opposites, by the author of PRETENTIOUSNESS: WHY IT MATTERS.

On Bodies: An Anthology

3 of Cups Press

From the publisher:

Bodies: we all have them, but our relationship with our own body is completely unique and specific to us, to our background, our gender, our sexuality, our race, our faith, ...

Browse: Love Letters to Bookshops Around the World

Ali Smith, Yiyun Li, Pankaj Mishra, Alaa Al Aswany, Michael Dirda, Iain Sinclair, Ian Sansom, Daniel Kehlmann, Andrey Kurkov and Dorthe Nors

From the publisher:

A cabinet of curiosities, a time machine, a treasure trove – we love bookshops because they possess a unique kind of magic. In Browse Henry Hitchings asks fifteen writers ...