The Nobel Prize in Literature was first awarded in 1901. Awarded to an author from any country who has, in the words from the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction". The first winner was Sully Prudhomme.
With Father's Day just around the corner why not give him something more interesting than Slippers and Socks - see below for a selection of books that we think will be perfect.
Harry Lipkin, P.I. The World's Oldest Detective Barry Fantoni
Who would have thought that the adventures of an 87 yr old Miami-based private investigator would be so clever, charming, funny and impossible to put down once you start… Woody Allen, Raymond Chandler, Agatha Christie and Larry... Format: Paperback - Released: 20/05/2013
1356 Bernard Cornwell
Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'Popular Fiction of the Year' 2012.
With characteristically meticulous research Cornwell’s new historical blockbuster weaves a complex story, epic in scope, that has as its climax the battle of Poitiers, the second but less... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
Made by Dad 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff Scott Bedford
Made by Dad combines the rough-edged, handmade ethos of a Boy Scout manual or The Dangerous Book for Boys together with the sly sense of humour that children love. It's amazing what you can do with markers, cardboard, glue, a... Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2013
A History of Cricket in 100 Objects Gavin Mortimer
Gavin Mortimer entertains with his diverting views of a great game through key objects in its history. And by using these key objects he is able to recount a history of how this sport began and the strange and meandering... Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2013
A History of Football in 100 Objects Gavin Mortimer
The remarkable stories of 100 football artefacts that have shaped the game as we know it. From the inaugural red card to the ubiquitous mock Tudor mansion, each of the objects selected gives us an intimate glimpse of an unexpected... Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2012