January 2015 marks 100 years since drugs were first banned. Johann Hari set off on a three-year long, 20,000-mile journey to find out why they were criminalised, how this is causing a disaster today and what happens when you choose a radically different path. His [...]
A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. Like him, his childhood country has grown up quickly: found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority; the all-consuming draw of money for nothing.
The setting: a faded, lonely guesthouse on the Essex coast. Outside, it's dark, and very foggy. Inside there's no phone or internet reception, no connection with the outside world. Enter Ariel Panek, a promising young academic en route from the USA to an important [...]
An extensively annotated anthology of twenty-two of the horror master's best writings also examines Lovecraft's rise and accomplishments against a backdrop of the pulp fiction era while evaluating his influence on literature.
A memoir by the guitarist and founder of an influential thrash-metal band recounts his upbringing as a nerdy Jewish boy in Queens, the roles of favorite bands who shaped his ambitions and Anthrax's meteoric rise to fame.
Goat Mountain is an eleven-year-old boy is eager to make his first kill at his family's annual deer hunt. But all is not as it should be. His father discovers a poacher on the land, a 640-acre ranch in Northern California, and shows him to the boy through the scope of his rifle.
A portrait of the film icon offers insights into his early years and family background, drawing on interviews with friends and colleagues to trace his artistic evolution and the apparent disconnect between his real and on-screen personalities.
The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.
Ex-slave. Philosopher. Chosen one. Taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the Pharaoh's side. Only he can plot a mission that will return Egypt to its former glory. Only he can muster the force that can break the back of Egypt's greatest enemy.
A brilliant - and rather transgressive - collection of short stories from the double Man Booker Prize-winning author of 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies'.
Author of the global bestseller THE HOUSE OF SILK, Anthony Horowitz once more breathes life into the world created by Arthur Conan Doyle. With pitch perfect characterisation and breath taking pace, Horowitz weaves a relentlessly thrilling tale which teases and delights by [...]
Anneliese, daughter of Amsterdam detective, Pieter Vos, disappeared three years ago in mysterious circumstances. One day Vos is at the Rijksmuseum staring at a doll's house that seems in some way connected to the case, when Laura Bakker, a misfit trainee detective, visits [...]
It is December 6 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans – but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese [...]