Dark Autumn Treats

Dark and delicious - the perfect complement to a slice of dark chocolate and sea-salt cake with kumquat jam and ricotta buttercream. Visit the cake shop here.

Under the Volcano

Malcolm Lowry, introduction by Michael Schmidt

From the publisher:

It is the fiesta ‘Day of the Dead’ in the small Mexican town of Quauhnahuac. In the shadow of the volcano, ragged children beg coins to buy skulls made of chocolate, ugly ...

Clever Backbone

John Agard

From the publisher:

John Agard has been broadening the canvas of British poetry over the years with his mischievous, satirical fables. This book plays havoc with biology and makes a monkey out ...

The Anatomy of Melancholy

Robert Burton, introduction by William H. Gass

First published in 1621, Robert Burton’s compendious masterpiece is now widely acknowledged as a high achievement in English prose. In writing ‘of melancholy by being busy to avoid ...