JRR Tolkien died 1973. He was an Oxford professor of Anglo-Saxon language 1925-1945, during which time he completed and published The Hobbit (1937). The three volumes of Lord of the Rings were published 1954-55. Read books by J R R Tolkien
Read the opening extract of the brand new Stefanie de Velasco book before its publication on 11/09/2014
Man on the Run Paul McCartney in the 1970s Tom Doyle
Tom Doyle harks back to the 1970’s a time when Paul McCartney’s life was in total contrast to the man he is today. For Paul McCartney, the 1970’s were a time of uncertainty, the Beatles split to the death of... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey Jessica Fellowes
The world of Downton Abbey fascinates audiences across the globe. Now, in this gorgeously illustrated book, we can delve deeper into the life of the house and those who work so hard to keep it running like clockwork, both above... Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
The Blunders of Our Governments Anthony King, Ivor Crewe
'Fascinating and zeitgeisty.' David Aaronovitch, The Times 'Must be read by every incumbent and wannabe representative of the people.' The Herald, best books of 2013 'Two of our most brilliant political analysts focus entertainingly on an endless succession of great... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
Byron said ‘Truth is stranger than fiction’ a quote which is, perhaps, even more relevant in the 21st Century than the 19th.
This genre for Lovereading encompasses new and interesting non fiction titles in the areas of Popular Science, Politics, History, Religion, Philosophy – and many others which we won’t list but we hope you’ll enjoy.
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A selection of authors who will feature in this Lovereading category include:
Beating for Light Geoff Akers
A convincing and impressive fictional account using known facts, to portray the life of Isaac Rosenberg, a poet and painter most famous for his provocative poems from the trenches in...
H is for Hawk Helen Macdonald
'In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens,...
Double Down John Heilemann, Mark Halperin
'What am I supposed to do when he starts spewing his bullshit?' Barack Obama preparing for his first debate with Mitt Romney. In their runaway bestseller Game Change / Race...
Georgian London Into the Streets Lucy Inglis
In Georgian London: Into the Streets, Lucy Inglis takes readers on a tour of London's most formative age - the age of love, sex, intellect, art, great ambition and fantastic...
England's 100 Best Views Simon Jenkins
Our crowded little country still has the power to amaze as the 100 views chosen by Simon Jenkins shows so well. There is the grand landscape, the coastal scene but...
Confessions of a Bad Mother Stephanie Calman
Funny, acutely observed, frighteningly honest and drawing on her own and hundreds of other mum's real experiences, Stephanie Calman serves up the perfect antidote to all those books that tell...