Month: October 2019

Press Release: Howl’s Moving Castle

Posted on 23/10/2019

Howl’s Moving Castle Diana Wynne Jones Introduced by Marcus Sedgwick Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel ‘The best children’s writer of the last forty years’ neil gaiman A magical union of make-believe a …

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Press Release: Shah of Shahs

Posted on 23/10/2019

Shah of Shahs Ryszard Kapuscinski Translated by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand Introduced by Maziar Bahari ‘Insightful and important… A readable and valuable contribution to the un …

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Press Release: Tales of Ancient Egypt

Posted on 23/10/2019

Tales of Ancient Egypt Roger Lancelyn Green Introduced by Geraldine McCaughrean Illustrated by Romy Blümel ‘Never has a civilisation gone to such pains to leave its mark and pass on its culture’ gera …

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Press Release: The Diversity of Life

Posted on 23/10/2019

The Diversity of Life Edward O. Wilson foreword by Bill McKibben With a preface by the author ‘Not since Darwin has an author so lifted the science of ecology with insight and delightful imagery’ rich …

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Press Release: The Dispossessed

Posted on 23/10/2019

The Dispossessed An Ambiguous Utopia Ursula K. Le Guin Introduced by Brian Attebery Illustrated by David Lupton ‘One of the greats… Not just a science fiction writer; a literary icon.’ stephen king Wi …

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Press Release: A Confederacy of Dunces

Posted on 23/10/2019

A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole Preface by Bill Bailey Illustrated by Jonny Hannah Foreword by Walker Percy ‘A corker, an epic comedy, a rumbling, roaring avalanche of a book.’ washington p …

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Press Release: Essays

Posted on 23/10/2019

Essays Michel de Montaigne Selected and Introduced by Sarah Bakewell Translated by M. A. Screech ‘Screech’s fine version … must surely serve as the definitive English Montaigne’ a. c. grayling, fina …

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Press Release: True Grit

Posted on 23/10/2019

True Grit Charles Portis Introduced by Donna Tartt Illustrated by Juan Estaban Rodríguez ‘Portis has made an epic and a legend. Mattie Ross should soon join the pantheon of America’s legendary figures …

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Press Release: Maigret Set 2

Posted on 23/10/2019

Maigret Set 2 Maigret in Society, Maigret Sets a Trap, Maigret’s Mistake Georges Simenon Illustrated by Harry Brockway ‘A writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reput …

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Press Release: A Hero Born

Posted on 23/10/2019

A Hero Born Jin Yong Introduced by Ken Liu Illustrated by Ye Luying Translated by Anna Holmwood ‘One of the world’s most beloved writers … His work, in the Chinese-speaking world, has a cultural curre …

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Press Release: The Phantom of the Opera

Posted on 23/10/2019

The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux Translated by David Coward Introduced by Simon Callow Illustrated by Taylor Dolan ‘A Gothic novel of romance, honour and tragedy with a creepy, obsessive underbe …

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Press Release: Alice in Wonderland

Posted on 22/10/2019

Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll Illustrated by Chales van Sandwyk ‘Carroll possessed an unforced genius for the most brilliant nonsense and deliciously mad dialogue’ new york times The Folio Society …

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Press Release: Live and Let Die

Posted on 22/10/2019

Live and Let Die Ian Fleming Illustrated by Fay Dalton ‘Speed … tremendous zest … communicated excitement. Brrh! How wincingly well Mr Fleming writes’ Sunday Times Ian Fleming’s spy takes on flesh-eat …

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Press Release: Working

Posted on 22/10/2019

Working People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do Studs Terkel Introduced by Scott Simon ‘Terkel is like some sort of magician or genie, bringing an incredible abunda …

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