From the Ashes Urn to a Currant Bun: a journey through three hundred and fifty cricketing years – of triumphs, controversies and quips – in 100 defini…
A definitive biography of Manu Chao, the Che Guevara of world music.
Now a major film starring Steve Coogan. Previously published as Members Only.
From the winner of the Grand Prix de la Littérature 2012
Lead singer of legendary band The Selecter on music, family and roots. *New, updated edition covers The Selecter's recent reunion*
French philosopher Alain Badiou turns his attention to love
The how-to guide that inspired the Arab Spring
One of the country's most eloquent and acid-tongued cultural critics.
Skirting the trap of sensationalism, this engrossing account of a scarred society's attempts to recover from a genocide brims with compassion. Je…
An insider's guide to the seventies.
The story of Britain's biggest ever drugs bust
What sets this book apart [is that] it is illuminating about the inner emotional damage that leads to wildly self-destructive behaviour; and also abou…
[A] powerful attack on organised religion
Now a major film starring Steve Coogan.
Acclaimed football writer Musa Okwonga investigates what it takes to be a great manager
From the author of the huge bestseller The Sexual Life of Catherine M.
A Rocket in my Pocket is the story of rockabilly music, the primal 50s howl of rockin' rage that helped start it all.
'A gorgeous tribute to one of the strangest and most beautiful cities on Earth. Was it Henry James or Mary McCarthy who said, "There is noth…
At last somebody has written the real history of the last ten years, and written it with such wit, verve, empathy and profound intelligence. I can…
Meticulously researched and fascinating … Scahill does a fine job