New Books

Leningrad 1943

As the sole British correspondent to have been in Leningrad during the blockade, Alexander Werth presents a moving eye-witness account of one of World War II's most pivotal events.

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Lewis Carroll:
The Man and His Circle

Lewis Carroll remains a source of continuing fascination, and in this major new biography Edward Wakeling resolves some of the key myths that have surround him.

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Tangier: City of Dream

From William Burroughs to Truman Capote, Iain Finlayson explores Tangier's legendary literary scene in this witty and enthralling guide.

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The Kurds of Iraq

Who are Iraq’s Kurds? Mahir Aziz goes inside Iraqi Kurdistan to meet the people now on the front line in the war against the Islamic State.

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Black Artists in British Art

Representing a timely and important contribution to British art history, Eddie Chambers tells the story of Britain’s black artists, from the 1950s onwards.

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New Releases

The Violence of the Image

See a complete list of all our exciting new titles being published later this month.

JQ-Wingate Prize

Scattered Ghosts

Nick Barlay's Scattered Ghosts has been longlisted for this year's JQ-Wingate Prize. More...

Critics' Choice

Lara Pawson

Lara Pawson fearlessly unfolds the events of a forgotten atrocity in Angola. More...

Seasonal Sale

Seasonal Sale

Until 19 December, 40% off some of our biggest releases of 2014. More...


Philippa Brewster Wins Prestigious Publishing Award

Visual Culture editor Philippa Brewster wins prestigious publishing award. More...



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