A FAMILY STORY AND THE TALE OF A NATION.
Ai Weiwei - one of the world's most famous artists and activists - weaves a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own life and that of his father, Ai Qing, the nation's most celebrated poet.
'Engrossing...a remarkable story' Sunday Times
Here, through the sweeping lens of his own and his father's life, Ai Weiwei tells an epic tale of China over the last 100 years, from the Cultural Revolution to the modern-day Chinese Communist Pa
Join national treasure Gary Barlow as he opens the curtains on his remarkable life in this stunning autobiography, from his fascinating early life to his star-studded music career
'I just wanted to share my personal journey through the last five decades - the highs and lows, the ups and downs. So in A Different Stage, this is me opening the curtains and sharing moments nobody has heard or seen before . . .'
In this warm, intimate and humorous book, rich with nostalgia and unexpecte
Arranged in chronological order from the early Greek mathematicians, Euclid and Archimedes through to present-day Nobel Prize winners, 100 Science Discoveries That Changed the World charts the great breakthroughs in scientific understanding.
*Give the gift of Lawrence this Christmas*
'It's no mystery or secret how much I enjoy Lawrence Chaney.' - RuPaul
'Tackles everything from gender identity, the thrill of a wig and why Scottish talent is often overlooked.' - i News
Lawrence Chaney has wowed audiences across the globe as the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race UK. In Lawrence (Drag) Queen of Scots, Lawrence shares heartfelt and candid moments from their past. From being bullied as a child to what it's like to date as a drag queen, th
A young Japanese woman leaves the only home she's ever known for married life in nineteenth-century Ohio inthis delightful, charming memoir, a tribute to the struggles of the first generation of Japanese immigrants-with an introduction by Karen Tei Yamashita and Yuki Obayashi
The youngest daughter of a high-ranking samurai in late-nineteenth-century Japan, Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto is originally destined to be a Buddhist priestess. She grows up a curly haired tomboy in snowy Echigo, certain of h
From her earliest memories and childhood friendships in Prague before the war, to the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto at Terezin, to the unimaginable fear and bravery of her imprisonment in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and life after liberation.
An internationally admired figure Queen Elizabeth II is the most high-profile monarch in the world, and her enduring popularity is tantamount to her many supporters. Following the twists and turns of her life and key turning points, including her teenage years during the war, marrying the Duke of Edinburgh and her ascension to the throne.