Henrietta Lovell is best known as 'The Rare Tea Lady'. She is on a mission to revolutionise the way we drink tea by replacing industrially produced teabags with the highest quality tea leaves.
This charming first-person tome takes the reader on a quest to find the best fresh tea leaves in the world
Stranger in the Shogun’s City
"A restless, shifting metropolis comes to life in this clever biography..."
— Financial Times
The Gospel of the Eels
Patrik Svensson, Agnes Broome
"a captivating blend of memoir and nature writing..."
— The Bookseller
"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
The Yellow House
Sarah M Broom
"A family memoir that comes with the access-all-areas intimacy of the best reportage..."
— The Sunday Times
4.43 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..."
"A compelling biography requires a compelling subject, and Bevin is certainly that..."
— The Sunday Telegraph
3.82 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
Sex Robots and Vegan Meat
"Kleeman approaches her subject with a winning scepticism..."
4.18 out of 5
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
Nothing Can Hurt You
Nicola Maye Goldberg
" The writing here is sparkling and the detective work, refreshingly, internal rather than external...."
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..."
4 out of 5
Melissa Korn, Jennifer Levitz
"a book as depressing as it is gripping..."
The Crown in Crisis
"Larman shows a delicate touch..."
3.89 out of 5
More Than Love
Natasha Gregson Wagner
"Since Allegra Huston’s wonderful memoir Love Child in 2009, standards have been slipping. ..."
Mengele: Unmasking the 'Angel of Death'
David G. Marwell
"(the) definitive biography of the Nazi doctor..."
— Times Literary Supplement
"This powerful memoir relives an awful family tragedy..."
— The Times
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..."
"Flaws aside, this remains a largely enjoyable and valuable read..."
— Evening Standard
One Two Three Four
"Brown’s book is a diverting reminder of seven years that will never be matched ..."
— New Statesman