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Trigger Happy 2.0: The Art a... - Steven Poole

Trigger Happy 2.0: The Art a...Steven Poole

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Why can’t a wargame be anti-war? Why does “gamification” spit on the downtrodden? And why do so many videogames take the form of boring jobs? Investigating the aesthetics, politics, and psychology of modern videogames, the mini-essays in th… more

Trigger Happy 2.0: The Art and Politics of Videogames
Steven Poole
A Few Man Fridays - Adrian Jackson

A Few Man FridaysAdrian Jackson

Cardboard Citizens presents the story of an entire nation made homeless, starting in the age of Cold War secrets and ending in the era of global warming. A Few Man Fridays unearths an inglorious episode of British history. Between 1967 and … more

A Few Man Fridays
Adrian Jackson
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Tribes (NHB Modern Plays) - Nina Raine

Tribes (NHB Modern Plays)Nina Raine

A penetrating play about belonging, family and the limitations of communication. Winner of Best New Play, at the Off-West End Theatre Awards. Billy’s family, like every other, is a club, with its own private language, jokes and rules. You c… more

Tribes (NHB Modern Plays)
Nina Raine
Nick Hern Books , English
Indian Summer Notebook: A Wr... - Henry Williamson

Indian Summer Notebook: A Wr...Henry Williamson

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Henry Williamson remains best known for his nature stories, Tarka the Otter and Salar the Salmon. This collection comprises a selection of Williamson’s work from a number of sources, including book introductions; contributions to anthologie… more

Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer’s Miscellany
Henry Williamson
Henry Williamson Society , English
Bean Plays Four - Richard Bean

Bean Plays FourRichard Bean

England People Very Nice‘A very funny but outrageous comedy…makes you laugh then wonder whether you should have.’ Financial TimesThe Big Fellah‘Bean’s play is very funny, full of sharp contrasts between grim hilarity and gut-wrenching rever… more

Bean Plays Four
Richard Bean
Oberon Books , English
Capital Punishments - John Dodd

Capital PunishmentsJohn Dodd

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An alcoholic beggar with an irrational hatred of pinstripes… An eccentric old lady who sits in her flat and enjoys pouring a kettle full of boiling hot water over passers by …A man who attempts to board a locked train by clambering, briefca… more

Capital Punishments
John Dodd
Endeavour Press Ltd. , English
Shadow of the Wolf - Ivor Watkins

Shadow of the WolfIvor Watkins

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A Russian police woman investigating the death of her father finds a mysterious killer stalking a remote Siberian community. The remains of a priest are found outside the charred remains of his church; a family of trappers are slaughtered i… more

Shadow of the Wolf
Ivor Watkins
The Great Gatsby - Peter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great GatsbyPeter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald

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‘So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.’‘F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby was first published on April 10, 1925. Set on Long Island’s North Shore and in New York City during the summer of… more

The Great Gatsby
Peter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Posh (Oberon Modern Plays) - Laura Wade

Posh (Oberon Modern Plays)Laura Wade

I’ve got a new law for you mate, it’s called survival of the fittest, it’s called fuck you we’re the Riot Club.In an oak-panelled room in Oxford, ten young bloods with cut-glass vowels and deep pockets are meeting, intent on restoring their… more

Posh (Oberon Modern Plays)
Laura Wade
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Presumed Innocent - Scott Turow

Presumed InnocentScott Turow

Spellbinding … The suspense is relentless’ New York Times. The ultimate thriller - with a killer twist. Prosecutor Rusty Sabich enters a nightmare world when Carolyn, a beautiful attorney with whom he has been having an affair, is found… more

Presumed Innocent
Scott Turow
Pan , English
Willard Price: Shark Adventure - Anthony McGowan

Willard Price: Shark AdventureAnthony McGowan

Shark Adventure is an authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Full of action, adventure and animals!On a remote Polynesian island, Amazon Hunt and her cousin, Frazer, recruits of TRACKS animal … more

Willard Price: Shark Adventure
Anthony McGowan
Puffin , English



Amazon.com , English
Europe at War 1939-1945 - Norman Davies

Europe at War 1939-1945Norman Davies

The conventional narrative of the Second World War is well known: after six years of brutal fighting on land, sea and in the air, the Allied Powers prevailed and the Nazi regime was defeated. But as in so many things, the truth is somewhat … more

Europe at War 1939-1945
Norman Davies
Pan Books , English
Coloso (Spanish Edition) - Ferguson Niall

Coloso (Spanish Edition)Ferguson Niall

¿Es Estados Unidos el imperio del nuevo mundo? El gobierno estadounidense lo niega rotundamente. A pesar de la conquista de dos estados soberanos en un plazo de dos años, a pesar de la presencia de 750 bases o instalaciones militares en más… more

Coloso (Spanish Edition)
Ferguson Niall
DEBATE , Spanish
Don't Start Me Talking: Lyri... - Paul Kelly

Don't Start Me Talking: Lyri...Paul Kelly

Spanning 20 years of song-writing, a fully updated collection of all the lyrics from Australia’s greatest singer/songwriter, Paul Kelly.’He transforms the smallest everyday item, a winter coat or holiday gravy, into talismans of redemption … more

Don’t Start Me Talking: Lyrics 1984 - 2012
Paul Kelly
Allen & Unwin , English
A Gift to Remember - Melissa Hill

A Gift to RememberMelissa Hill

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Sweet and uplifting, this will see you through grey days’ FABULOUS MAGAZINE ‘Way adorable and romantic’ STAR MAGAZINE ‘Charming and light-hearted, a gulp-in-one-go page-turner’ EVENING STANDARD

Anyone who says money can’t buy happiness ha… more

A Gift to Remember
Melissa Hill
The Plague and The Fire - James Leasor

The Plague and The FireJames Leasor

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This book chronicles the horror and human suffering of two of the most terrible years in London’s long and vivid history. 1665 brought the plague and cries of “Bring Out Your Dead” echoed the city. A year later, the already decimated capita… more

The Plague and The Fire
James Leasor
James Leasor Limited , English
Mansfield Park Revisited: A ... - Joan Aiken

Mansfield Park Revisited: A ...Joan Aiken

In Aiken’s sequel to Jane Austen’s complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny’s younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram’s new companion. Sur… more

Mansfield Park Revisited: A Jane Austen Entertainment
Joan Aiken
Sourcebooks Landmark , English
My Father Laurence Olivier - Tarquin Olivier

My Father Laurence OlivierTarquin Olivier

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‘What we have lost with Laurence Olivier is glory.’My Father Laurence Olivier is a touching account of a son’s idolisation of his father — one of the greatest actors ever to have graced both the British stage and Hollywood’s screens. In re… more

My Father Laurence Olivier
Tarquin Olivier
Endeavour Press Ltd. , English
Happy Valley: The Story of t... - Nicholas Best

Happy Valley: The Story of t...Nicholas Best

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The definitive story of the British in Kenya, from the explorer Joseph Thomson, whose exploits inspired King Solomon’s Mines, to the decadent Happy Valley set of the 1930s, the murder of Lord Erroll, and the Mau Mau revolt of the 1950s.”Nic… more

Happy Valley: The Story of the English in Kenya
Nicholas Best
Thistle Publishing , English