The Quarry is the final novel of the late Scottish writer Iain Banks.
Lily Koppel interviewed many of the surviving Astronaut Wives and presents their stories in this entertaining book.
The Rowing Gold at the 1936 Olympics was won by an American varsity team: tall athletic young men from the new world who rowed their way to a magnificent victory.
On Rebecca Solnit's website she is described as 'the author of 13 books about art, landscape, public and collective life, ecology, politics, hope, meandering, reverie, and memory'.
Jazz-Age New York dazzles in this tour through F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald’s lives and the inspirations behind The Great Gatsby.
Eleven-year-old Ruth sits at the bedroom window with her brother and sister on New Year’s Eve and announces that a bad thing will happen in the coming year.
Before the celebrations of 2012, with the Olympics and Diamond Jubilee, 2011 showed a very different face of Britain, when headlines were made by Occupy’s protests against economic inequality and r
Conlin’s accessible work of comparative history makes for a pleasant amble through the development of two great world capitals.
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