1598, Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is entered on the Stationers' Register. This was an early form of copyright which allowed publishers to document their right to produce a particular printed work. Read the Merchant of Venice
Read the opening extract of the brand new Kevin Sampson book before its publication on 07/08/2014
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 also the village and city, a diversity of scene made... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
If I Don't Come Home Letters from D-Day Alastair Bannerman
Published by ITV, Alastair Bannerman who features in the documentary, decided he would write an extended love letter to his wife, recording his thoughts and emotions before and during the invasion. The notebook in which this letter was written was... Format: Electronic book text - Released: 05/06/2014
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 you that your children must be perfect, and to all... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Peas & Queues The Minefield of Modern Manners Sandi Toksvig
How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Dark Actors The Life and Death of David Kelly Robert Lewis
One July afternoon in 2003, in a quiet part of Oxfordshire, a scientist went out for a walk and never came back. Dr David Kelly had been all over the news in the preceding days; as an investigator on the... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
What's in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker David McKie
This is the Sunday Times bestseller. Surnames are much more than convenient identity tags; they are windows into our families' pasts. Some suggest ancestral trades (Butcher, Smith, Roper) or physical appearance (Long, Brown, Thynne). Some provide clues to where we... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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 ruin. Travel back to the Georgian years, a time that... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
The Complete A to Z Dictionary of Dreams Be Your Own Dream Expert Ian Wallace
If you've ever woken up thinking 'What was that about?' This fascinating dream dictionary with over 12,000 definitions will explain everything and help you become your own dream expert. Written by highly respected Dream Psychologist Ian Wallace, this comprehensive guide... Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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:
Mrs Brown's Family Handbook Brendan O'Carroll
Some invaluable advice on managing a (large) family with Mrs Brown soliciting additional advice from the children, the neighbours and anyone else who happened to be passing at the time....
The Green Road into the Trees Hugh Thomson
Winner of the THWAITES WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2014 - The new literary prize for Nature & Travel Writing about Britain.
From the very centre of England - literally, as his village is...
The Old Ways A Journey on Foot Robert Macfarlane
Shortlisted for The THWAITES WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2014 - The new literary prize for Nature & Travel Writing about Britain.
The Old Ways is the stunning new book by acclaimed nature writer...