International number one bestseller Mitch Albom's first work of non-fiction in ten years - his most personal story to date.
Although Finding Chika makes for heart-wrenching reading, it is also a tale of resilience and decency – and the memorable cheerfulness of a dying child. “What we carry defines who we are and the effort we make is our legacy,” says Albom.
"Pankaj Mishra’s insights are often valuable, but these essays on the arrogance of the west omit some key arguments..."
— The Guardian
Poulenc: A Biography
"a valuable compendium, not to say a triumph of copyright clearance...."
— The Observer
3.4 out of 5
"she tells the story of her toxic marriage, murderous husband and miraculous survival, proving that reality can be as dramatic and gripping as fiction..."
— The Sunday Times
"A compelling biography requires a compelling subject, and Bevin is certainly that..."
— The Sunday Telegraph
3.82 out of 5
The Yellow House
Sarah M Broom
"A family memoir that comes with the access-all-areas intimacy of the best reportage..."
4.43 out of 5
Rag and Bone
"Woollett pulls abandoned objects from the mud and brings their stories to the surface..."
— The Spectator
3.6 out of 5
"Campbell’s account of Haldane’s family background is masterly...."
— Literary Review
3.8 out of 5
"a wonderful essayist on the lockdown..."
3.69 out of 5
Sick Souls, Healthy Minds
"this short book is an excellent introduction to William James and his philosophy..."
The Hungover Games
"indecently entertaining... eye-watering candour is Heawood’s default setting..."
4.25 out of 5
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist
"He has an incredible ability to capture universal fears in a handful of minimal panels..."
Flowers, all sorts in blossom
"A fascinating act of cartography..."
— Books Ireland
Nothing Can Hurt You
Nicola Maye Goldberg
" The writing here is sparkling and the detective work, refreshingly, internal rather than external...."
The Peer and the Gangster
"Smith is good on how newspapers work, and particularly good on the tabloids, with their mix of doltish sanctimony and breathless voyeurism...."
— The Daily Telegraph
3.67 out of 5
Sex Robots and Vegan Meat
"Kleeman approaches her subject with a winning scepticism..."
4.18 out of 5
Norman Ohler (author)
"Ohler has done his research diligently and he has an enthralling story to tell..."
An Elephant in Rome
"(a) lively and informative book..."
The Good Sharps
"how one Northern family helped to build imperial Britain..."
4.13 out of 5
Au Revoir, Tristesse
"a literary journey with a personal destination..."
— Financial Times
4 out of 5
More Than Love
Natasha Gregson Wagner
"Since Allegra Huston’s wonderful memoir Love Child in 2009, standards have been slipping. ..."
The Crown in Crisis
"Larman shows a delicate touch..."
3.89 out of 5
Mengele: Unmasking the 'Angel of Death'
David G. Marwell
"(the) definitive biography of the Nazi doctor..."
— Times Literary Supplement
Melissa Korn, Jennifer Levitz
"a book as depressing as it is gripping..."
James and Nora
"This delectable miniature, elegantly reissued, is a perfect match of author and subject..."
— Daily Mail
I Am An Island
"a gruelling glimpse into what it would feel like if quarantine conditions intensified and extended for years..."
Stranger in the Shogun’s City
"From this unpromising material she has extracted a touching and accessible story..."
— The Times
"Flaws aside, this remains a largely enjoyable and valuable read..."
— Evening Standard
"This powerful memoir relives an awful family tragedy..."
One Two Three Four
"Brown’s book is a diverting reminder of seven years that will never be matched ..."
— New Statesman
The Mystery of Charles Dickens
A. N. Wilson (Author)
"The Mystery of Charles Dickens is a biography ready to take risks..."
3.86 out of 5