Brian O Driscoll
Moone Boy: the Blunder Years
Chris O Dowd
The Happy Pear
The Children Act
The Second Half
The Glorious Madness
It's the Little Things
Samuel Johnson Prize Shortlist
The shortlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize has been announced. Worth £20,000, the prize is awarded annually to a work of non-fiction. Last year's winner was Lucy Hughes-Hallett's fascinating biography of Gabriele d'Annunzio, The Pike. The winner will be announced on November 9th.
Hardback · 31 Jul 2014 · €21.30
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As a child, the author was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T H White's tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest. This book offers an account of her struggle.
Hardback · 27 Mar 2014 · €42.60
Roy Jenkins was probably the best Prime Minister Britain never had. But though he never reached 10 Downing Street, he left a more enduring mark on British society than most of those who did. His career spans the full half-century from Attlee to Tony Blair during which he helped transform almost every area of national life and politics.
Paperback · 10 Jul 2014 · €21.30
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High up in the mountains of the southern Massif Central in France lie tiny, remote villages united by a long and particular history. This book tells the story of courage and determination, of a small number of heroic individuals who risked their lives to save others, and of what can be done when people come together to oppose tyranny.
Hardback · 09 Oct 2014 · €28.40
Family history is a massive phenomenon of our times but what are we after when we go in search of our ancestors? Epic in scope and deep in feeling, this book presents a family history but also a new kind of public history, following the lives of the migrants who travelled the country looking for work.