Mary Shelley, creator of Frankenstein was born 1797. The book was originally published anonymously. She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley Read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Read the opening extract of the brand new Susan Lanigan book before its publication on 01/09/2014
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 World War One. The author portrays a socially inept and... Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2006
The Telegraph Book of Readers' Letters from the Great War Gavin Fuller
Never before published this collection of letters are from the Daily Telegraph’s letters pages of 1914-1918. They comment on the war’s progress or lack of it, praising and blaming those in charge, writing of their loss and grief, their pride... Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
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, they're the birdwatchers' dark grail.' As a child Helen Macdonald... Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2014
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
The World The Railways Made Wolmar's Railway Library Nicholas Faith
Across American praries, through Siberian tundra, over Argentinian pampas and deep into the heart of Africa, the modern world began with the arrival of the railway. The shock was both sudden and universal: railways transformed the world, carrying empire, capitalism... Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
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 of a Lifetime, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann captured the... Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
Nature Guide Snakes and Other Reptiles and Amphibians
Have the world in your hands with these compact, affordable, illustrated natural history guides. From tiny frogs in the rainforest to giant tropical crocodiles, leaf through Nature Guide Snakes and Other Reptiles and Amphibians profiling the world's snakes, reptiles and... Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014
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:
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...
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....