• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
The Burning Ground (Hardback) 4 3 2 1 (Hardback) Bad Dreams and Other Stories (Hardback) The Gustav Sonata (Paperback) The Nix (Hardback) Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will (Hardback) Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities (Hardback) Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum (Hardback) Moonglow (Hardback) The North Water (Paperback)

Reviewed In The Papers

Whether the critics have been astonished, electrified, moved or delighted, this is where you can find the books most recently highlighted in the British Press.

£16.99
Hardback
Not available
A masterful debut short story collection from the award-winning, critically-acclaimed poet Adam O'Riordan. '[An] assured and elegant collection..interested not in answers but in questions' - Financial Times

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£20.00
Hardback
Not available
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017On March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born.

This product is only available to collect in store.

  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£16.99 £13.99
Hardback
Not available
The first steps into a turning point and a new life are made so easily and carelessly: the stories focus in on crucial moments of transition, often imperceptible to the protagonists. an old friend brings bad news to a dinner party;

This product is only available to collect in store.

  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£8.99
Paperback
In stock online
Usually despatched within 24 hours
What is the difference between friendship and love? Or between neutrality and commitment? Rose Tremain's beautifully orchestrated novel asks the question, what does it do to a person, or to a country, to pursue an eternal quest for neutrality. Waterstones Fiction Book of the Month February 2017.
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£16.99
Hardback
We can order this
Usually despatched within 1 week
The instant New York Times No. 5 bestseller, a gloriously ambitious, witty and deeply touching debut novel of fifty years of America and of American radical protest, the story of a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own.
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£14.99 £12.99
Hardback
In stock online
Usually despatched within 24 hours
Simon Callow plunges headlong into Wagner's world to discover what it was like to be Wagner, and to be in the company of one of music's most influential figures. 'A heady gallop through the life of the Mephisto-like Richard Wagner.' - The Sunday Times
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£25.00
Hardback
In stock online
Usually despatched within 24 hours
A biography of one of the world's greatest cities - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul. Based on meticulous research and new archaeological evidence, this captivating portrait of the momentous life of Istanbul is visceral, immediate and scholarly narrative history at its finest.
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£20.00 £16.00
Hardback
In stock online
Usually despatched within 24 hours
`Victorians Undone is the most original history book I have read in a long while' Daily Mail A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR * AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR * A BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR A groundbreaking account of what it was like to live in a Victorian body from one of our best historians.
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£18.99
Hardback
We can order this
Usually despatched within 1 week
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A Telegraph Book of the Year * A New York Times Notable Book of the Year * A Washington Post Book of the Year * A Wall Street Journal Book of the Year * A Slate Book of the Year `Probably Chabon's greatest, a piece of sustained writing that will be hard to see outdone in 2017' The Times
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£8.99
Paperback
In stock online
Usually despatched within 24 hours
A 19th-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in this dark, sharp and highly original novel, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. This stunning powerhouse of a novel, which resonates with echoes of Melville and Dickens, draws the reader inexorably down, down and further down into the nature of man in the utmost hinterland of the inhabited world. 'Behold: one of the
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£25.00
Hardback
We can order this
Usually despatched within 1 week
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£20.00
Hardback
In stock online
Usually despatched within 24 hours
What makes a hit a hit? In Hit Makers, Atlantic Senior Editor Derek Thompson puts pop culture under the lens of science to answer the question that every business, every producer, every person looking to promote themselves and their work has asked. ‘Hit Makers is full of good stories and moments at which you whisper to yourself, "I didn't know that" and then find people to impress with knowledge y
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout
£20.00
Hardback
We can order this
Usually despatched within 1 week
A wonderfully honest and deeply accomplished tribute to a complicated, talented writer, hailed as the Irish Nancy Mitford in her day, most famous for Good Behaviour which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. ‘I admired many authors. But Molly, I loved’ – Diana Athill
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout