Caroline Moorehead's absorbing biography tells the tale of Nello and Carlo Rosselli.
Alex Renton examines the disturbing brutality of boarding school life.
The strange creatures of Kafka’s posthumous collection The Burrow.
Cole's collected essays, Known and Stranger Things, combines good writing with emotion and intellect.
On the Burning of Books: How Flames Fail to Destroy the Written Word is an informative book on a hot topic.
Her memoir All at Sea relates how, after her husband drowned, Aitkenhead was forced to confront the meaning of family, faith and life.
Sutherland’s book is one of the funniest and least self-righteous works on addiction that I have read in a long while.
In A Mile Down: the True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea, Vann explores the nature and legacy of mental illness.
As John Foot makes clear in his fascinating account of the life and times of Franco Basaglia, Italy’s “anti-institutional” movement did not deny the existence of mental illness.
In 1752, Johnson’s low spirits were relieved somewhat by the arrival from Jamaica of Francis Barber.