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Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor’s True Story Of Auschwitz [Illustrated Edit…

Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birkenau. This book...

A Hero for High Times: A Younger Reader’s Guide to the Beats, Hippies, Frea…

Jackie, Janet & Lee

Happy Valley: The Story of the English in Kenya

“Nicholas Best tells an immensely entertaining tale”Max Hastings, Evening Standard “Erudite, amusing and, even, gossipy”Nigel Dempster, Punch “First class… quite hilariously funny!'”Melbourne Herald “Anyone with experience of Kenya, past or present, resident or tourist, will enjoy reading Happy Valley”Country...

A History of Courtship: 800 years of seduction techniques

Explore 800 years of lust, love, and loss.The author takes the reader on a journey from medieval courtly love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety. Pick up historical ‘dating tips’, from how to court...

The Romanovs

For over 300 years, the Romanov family ruled over Russia. Its glittering Tsars and Tsarinas were autocratic despots, who between them embraced all the vices (and too few of the virtues) of absolute rulers. Their name has become a...

The Ravenmaster: Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister (Every…

***Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Observer and The Economist*** London, early May 1940: Britain is under threat of invasion and Neville Chamberlain’s government is about to fall. It is hard for...

First Man In: Leading from the Front

Our Story

The Kray twins were Britain’s most notorious gangsters. Ruling London’s underworld for more than a decade, as gang lords they were among the most powerful and feared men in the city. Photographed by David Bailey and even interviewed for...