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
Kiss Myself Goodbye
"(an) unusual and beautifully written book..."
— The Sunday Times
"Plath’s resilience, genius and insight blaze through the book..."
— The Times
4.2 out of 5
"David Mikics is far too worshipful of the film director who notoriously reduced his actors to tears..."
— The Spectator
To the End of the World
"a candid memoir of his Wilde ride in showbusiness..."
— The Sunday Telegraph
4 out of 5
"Tom Bower gives us a better idea of Boris Johnson’s inner demons but is much too forgiving of his many flaws..."
— The Observer
2.88 out of 5
Battle of Brothers
"A portrayal of the royal heir and the spare rebalances our perceptions of both..."
The Dead Are Arising
Les Payne, Tamara Payne
"It’s to this biography’s credit that it attempts to scrape away some of the mythology..."
The International Brigades
"Tremlett’s history of the International Brigades is a highly engaging read, helped considerably by the author’s fluid prose style and journalist’s eye for a good story..."
Art O'Brien and Irish Nationalism in London
"a long overdue biography of one of the most fascinating characters of the Irish revolution..."
— Irish Times
Daisy Johnson, Kirsty Logan, Emma Glass, Eimear McBride
"an engaging anthology that breathes new life into old stories..."
Let's Do It: The Authorised Biography of...
"Best of all are the gleeful inventories of Wood words and phrases: Rees is a fan, it shows, and that is very winning..."
Friends and Enemies
"Barbara Amiel’s new memoirs are an absolute blast,..."
— Evening Standard
3.5 out of 5
"From the witchcraft of ‘Hellish Nell’ to our credulous fetishising of royal female bodies – a masterclass in critical writing..."
— The Guardian
4.25 out of 5
The Meaning of Mariah Carey
"captivating and cathartic..."
3.75 out of 5
The Reacher Guy
"The superhuman Reacher may be loved by millions, but it’s the Reacher Guy who has the edge: he knows what is to be human..."
Dishing the Dirt
"An entrepreneur, an exploited migrant, a mother who feels liberated ironing naked … meet the cleaners who work in households across London..."
"Just Us is a provocation..."
— New Statesman
4.67 out of 5
My Life in Red and White
Arsene Wenger, Daniel Hahn, Andrea Reece
"Perhaps there will be another, more revealing book, when he has stopped work altogether...."
"Tom Gallagher’s portrait of Portugal’s totalitarian leader illuminates 20th-century Europe..."
Pandora's Jar: Women in the Greek Myths
"The writer and broadcaster rescues the reputation of the women demonised in classical literature in this erudite and funny study..."
3.57 out of 5
The Butterfly Effect
Marcus J. Moore
"If there is a way to rewire this flawless ascent into a compelling narrative, then Moore hasn’t found it..."
The Windsor Diaries
Alathea Fitzalan Howard
"If only the author had been a little sparkier than this snobbish, mirthless non-entity..."
— The Daily Telegraph
2.8 out of 5
The Artful Dickens
"Every reader, new and old, will discover something fresh and remarkable about the great writer in this original study..."
The Running Book
"a grounded writer on the right track..."
The Haunting of Alma Fielding
"The puzzling case of a 1930s poltergeist that even got Sigmund Freud involved..."
3.67 out of 5
"An outstanding study of how ‘the first black superhero of the modern age’ led the world’s only successful slave revolution..."
3.7 out of 5
I Wanna Be Yours
John Cooper Clarke
"This riveting memoir of the Salford dandy’s ascent to national treasuredom charms with tales of heroin and Sugar Puffs..."
3.71 out of 5