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Bookshelf

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Recommendations have drop shadows, and titles in bold type.

The Chronicles of Barsetshire

The Chronicles of Barsetshire
Anthony Trollope

The H-Word: The peripeteia of hegemony

The H-Word: The peripeteia of hegemony
Perry Anderson

Impossible Journeys

Impossible Journeys
Mathew Lyons

Radical Revenge: Shame, blame and the urge for retaliation

Radical Revenge: Shame, blame and the urge for retaliation
Renée Danziger

Once and Future

Once and Future
Kieron Gillen

The Old Guard: Opening Fire

The Old Guard: Opening Fire
Greg Rucka & Leandro Fernandez

Flight Risk

Flight Risk
Eva Hudson

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K. Dick

Blindsight

Blindsight
Peter Watts

Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Rain: Four Walks in English Weather
Melissa Harison

The Books of Earthsea

The Books of Earthsea
Ursula K. LeGuin

A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust
Evelyn Waugh

The Swan Book

The Swan Book
Alexis Wright

Big Data

Big Data
Nathan Marz

The Cleaner

The Cleaner
Mark Dawson

The Game: Undercover in the secret society of pickup artists

The Game: Undercover in the secret society of pickup artists
Nick Strauss

A Delicate Truth

A Delicate Truth
John Le Carré

Agent Running in the Field

Agent Running in the Field
John Le Carré

The Windup Girl

The Windup Girl
Paolo Bacigalupi

A Friable Earth

A Friable Earth
Jackie Wills

Sometimes A Single Leaf

Sometimes A Single Leaf
Esther Dischereit

The Alexandria Quartet

The Alexandria Quartet
Lawrence Durrell

V2

V2
Robert Harris

Everest The Hard Way

Everest The Hard Way
Chris Bonington

Brimstone: A book of villanelles

Brimstone: A book of villanelles
John Kinsella

Notes To The Hurrying Man

Notes To The Hurrying Man
Brian Patten

Why Read Four Quartets?

Why Read Four Quartets?
Tom Brous

The Art of T.S. Eliot

The Art of T.S. Eliot
Helen Gardrner

Count Zero

Count Zero
William Gibson

Inspector Maigret

Inspector Maigret
Geoges Simenon

The Secret Commonwealth

The Secret Commonwealth
Philip Pullman

Love Poems

Love Poems
Brian Patten

Dictator

Dictator
Robert Harris

Lustrum

Lustrum
Robert Harris

The Search for the Perfect Pub: Looking for the Moon Under Water

The Search for the Perfect Pub: Looking for the Moon Under Water
Paul Moody & Robin Turner

Strength and Honor

Strength and Honor
R.M. Meluch

Dogs and Demons: The fall of modern Japan

Dogs and Demons: The fall of modern Japan
Alex Kerr

Vile Bodies

Vile Bodies
Evelyn Waugh

A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin

The Perseverance

The Perseverance
Raymond Antrobus

One Thousand White Women

One Thousand White Women
Jim Fergus

Europe at Dawn

Europe at Dawn
Dave Hutchinson

From Dictatorship to Democracy

From Dictatorship to Democracy
Gene Sharp

Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women

Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women
Sharon Blackie

The Unconscious in Social and Political Life

The Unconscious in Social and Political Life
David Morgan (ed.)

The Gallic Wars

The Gallic Wars
Julius Caesar

Blue Moon

Blue Moon
Lee Child

Below Zero

Below Zero
Eva Hudson

Death At La Fenice

Death At La Fenice
Donna Leon

Final Offer

Final Offer
Eva Hudson

The Peenemunde Deceptions

The Peenemunde Deceptions
James McDermott

Coming Back To Life

Coming Back To Life
Joanna Macy & Molly Brown

The Sudden Appearance of Hope

The Sudden Appearance of Hope
Claire North

Shoot First

Shoot First
Eva Hudson

Solo Faces

Solo Faces
James Salter

Weather Menders

Weather Menders
Debra Denker

The Peripheral

The Peripheral
William Gibson

Zero History

Zero History
William Gibson

The January Flower

The January Flower
Orla Broderick

Run Girl

Run Girl
Eva Hudson

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild
Jack London

Europe At Midnight

Europe At Midnight
Dave Hutchinson

The World Without Us

The World Without Us
Alan Weisman

Europe in Autumn

Europe in Autumn
Dave Hutchinson

Fascism: A warning

Fascism: A warning
Madeleine Albright

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
Herman Melville

The Long Take

The Long Take
Robin Robertson

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
Michael Wolff

The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt

The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt
Ken Krimstein

Past Tense

Past Tense
Lee Child

The Dharma Bums

The Dharma Bums
Jack Kerouac

The Demolished Man

The Demolished Man
Alfred Bester

Alternate Routes

Alternate Routes
Tim Powers

Life After Life

Life After Life
Kate Atkinson

The Myriad

The Myriad
R.M. Meluch

Medusa’s Web

Medusa’s Web
Tim Powers

A Legacy of Spies

A Legacy of Spies
John le Carré

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian history of the Amerian West

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian history of the Amerian West
Dee Brown

Deadlock

Deadlock
Sara Paretsky

Indemnity Only

Indemnity Only
Sara Paretsky

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians
Fanny Kelly

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
Emily Brontë

A Branch From the Lightning Tree: Ecstatic myth and the grace in wildness

A Branch From the Lightning Tree: Ecstatic myth and the grace in wildness
Martin Shaw

The Mabinogion

The Mabinogion
Sion Davies

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Philip Pullman

Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies 500 AD to the Present

Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies 500 AD to the Present
Simon Young & Ceri Houlbrook (eds)

The Wolf Border

The Wolf Border
Sarah Hall

Towards Mellbreak

Towards Mellbreak
Marie-Elsa Bragg

Deus Irae

Deus Irae
Philip K. Dick & Roger Zelazny

The Production of Money

The Production of Money
Ann Pettifor

The Owl Service

The Owl Service
Alan Garner

The Midnight Line

The Midnight Line
Lee Child

Wild Magic

Wild Magic
Cat Weatherill

The Dark Is Rising Sequence

The Dark Is Rising Sequence
Susan Cooper

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen
Alan Garner

The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe

The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb

Astérix – La Serpe d’or

Astérix – La Serpe d’or
René Goscinny & Albert Uderzo

This Immortal

This Immortal
Roger Zelazny

Jack of Shadows

Jack of Shadows
Roger Zelazny

Uprooted

Uprooted
Naomi Novik

The Legend of Lord Snooty and His Pals

The Legend of Lord Snooty and His Pals
Dudley Watkins

Human Cargo: Stories and Songs of Emigration, Slavery and Transportation

Human Cargo: Stories and Songs of Emigration, Slavery and Transportation
Matthew Crampton

The Little World of Don Camillo

The Little World of Don Camillo
Giovanni Guareschi

On Tyranny

On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder

Little, Big

Little, Big
John Crowley

The House of Dr Dee

The House of Dr Dee
Peter Ackroyd

Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall

Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall
Thomas Browne

The Hedgehog’s Dilemma: A tale of obsession, nostalgia, and the world’s most charming mammal

The Hedgehog’s Dilemma: A tale of obsession, nostalgia, and the world’s most charming mammal
Hugh Warwick

Snowy Tower: Parzifal and the Wet, Black Branch of Language

Snowy Tower: Parzifal and the Wet, Black Branch of Language
Martin Shaw

Gutenberg’s Apprentice

Gutenberg’s Apprentice
Alix Christie

Interstate: Hitchhiking through the state of a nation

Interstate: Hitchhiking through the state of a nation
Julian Sayarer

Monsters of Men

Monsters of Men
Patrick Ness

The Ask and the Answer

The Ask and the Answer
Patrick Ness

The Knife of Never Letting Go

The Knife of Never Letting Go
Patrick Ness

Bleeding Edge

Bleeding Edge
Thomas Pynchon

Blacklist

Blacklist
Sara Paretsky

Rules for Radicals: A practical primer for Realistic Radicals

Rules for Radicals: A practical primer for Realistic Radicals
Saul Alinsky

Invoking Ireland: Ailiu Iath n-hErend

Invoking Ireland: Ailiu Iath n-hErend
John Moriarty

The Arch Conjuror of England: John Dee

The Arch Conjuror of England: John Dee
Glyn Parry

The Stars My Destination

The Stars My Destination
Alfred Bester

The Einstein Intersection

The Einstein Intersection
Samuel R. Delany Jr

Camelot and the Vision of Albion

Camelot and the Vision of Albion
Geoffrey Ashe

Merlin: The prophet and his history

Merlin: The prophet and his history
Geoffrey Ashe

Forty Thousand In Gehenna

Forty Thousand In Gehenna
CJ Cherryh

Wisdom of the Mythtellers

Wisdom of the Mythtellers
Sean Kane

Our Kind Of Traitor

Our Kind Of Traitor
John le Carré

Swan Peak

Swan Peak
James Lee Burke

Empire Star

Empire Star
Samuel R. Delany Jr

Once Upon A Time: A short history of fairy tale

Once Upon A Time: A short history of fairy tale
Marina Warner

The Tree of Meaning

The Tree of Meaning
Robert Bringhurst

The World of Storytelling

The World of Storytelling
Anne Pellowski

Merchanter’s Luck

Merchanter’s Luck
CJ Cherryh

Game, Set and Match

Game, Set and Match
Len Deighton

The Pattern Under The Plough

The Pattern Under The Plough
George Ewart Evans

The Cryptographer

The Cryptographer
Tobias Hill

The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis

The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis
Martin Wolf

Urban Transport Without The Hot Air

Urban Transport Without The Hot Air
Steve Melia

Dhalgren

Dhalgren
Samuel R. Delany Jr

Messengers: City tales from a London bicycle courier

Messengers: City tales from a London bicycle courier
Julian Sayarer

The Moor: Lives, landscape, literature

The Moor: Lives, landscape, literature
William Atkins

Chronicles of Amber

Chronicles of Amber
Roger Zelazny

Mountains of the Mind

Mountains of the Mind
Robert MacFarlane

Spook Country

Spook Country
William Gibson

Dark Fire

Dark Fire
C.J. Sansom

Dissolution

Dissolution
C.J. Sansom

Make Me

Make Me
Lee Child

A Foreign Country

A Foreign Country
Charles Cumming

The Two Towers

The Two Towers
J.R.R Tolkien

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins
P.L. Travers

Wise Children

Wise Children
Angela Carter

Last Car to Elysian Fields

Last Car to Elysian Fields
James Lee Burke

Tatiana

Tatiana
Martin Cruz Smith

Pegasus Descending

Pegasus Descending
James Lee Burke

Three Stations

Three Stations
Martin Cruz Smith

A Humanitarian Past: Antiquity’s Impact on Present Social Conditions

A Humanitarian Past: Antiquity’s Impact on Present Social Conditions
Adele Änggård

Sustainable Energy – Without The Hot Air

Sustainable Energy – Without The Hot Air
David JC MacKay

Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage

Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami

A Morning For Flamingos

A Morning For Flamingos
James Lee Burke

The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien

Three Days to Never

Three Days to Never
Tim Powers

The Wheels of Chance

The Wheels of Chance
H.G. Wells

Pop Goes The Weasel

Pop Goes The Weasel
James Patterson

Against The Day

Against The Day
Thomas Pynchon

The Hobbit

The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien

That Option No Longer Exists: Britain 1974-76

That Option No Longer Exists: Britain 1974-76
John Medhurst

The Prostitute State: How Britain’s Democracy Has Been Bought

The Prostitute State: How Britain’s Democracy Has Been Bought
Donnachadh McCarthy

The Magic Kingdom: Property, Monarchy and the Maximum Republic

The Magic Kingdom: Property, Monarchy and the Maximum Republic
Dan Hind

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

The Bridge Over the Drina

The Bridge Over the Drina
Ivo Andrić

Rogue States: The rule of force in world affairs

Rogue States: The rule of force in world affairs
Noam Chomsky

The Death of the Little Match Girl

The Death of the Little Match Girl
Zoran Feric

Sleepyhead

Sleepyhead
Mark Billingham

Coming Up Trumps: A memoir

Coming Up Trumps: A memoir
Jean Trumpington

Emma

Emma
Jane Austen

Personal

Personal
Lee Child

Dark Mountain: Issue 1

Dark Mountain: Issue 1
Dougald Hine & Paul Kingsnorth (eds)

The Man Who Cycled The World

The Man Who Cycled The World
Mark Beaumont

Democratic Wealth: Building a citizen’s economy

Democratic Wealth: Building a citizen’s economy
Stuart White & Niki Seth-Smith (eds)

Quiet London

Quiet London
Siobhan Wall

Going South: Why Britain will have a third-world economy by 2014

Going South: Why Britain will have a third-world economy by 2014
Larry Elliott & Dan Atkinson

Against Love: A polemic

Against Love: A polemic
Laura Kipnis

Death on the Streets: Cars and the mythology of road safety

Death on the Streets: Cars and the mythology of road safety
Robert Davis

Killer in the Rain

Killer in the Rain
Raymond Chandler

A Wanted Man

A Wanted Man
Lee Child

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
Chris Anderson

The Affair

The Affair
Lee Child

Worth Dying For

Worth Dying For
Lee Child

Bite

Bite
Nick Louth

Agent of the State

Agent of the State
Roger Pearce

Dead I Well May Be

Dead I Well May Be
Adrian McKinty

A Colder War

A Colder War
Charles Cumming

The Glass Rainbow

The Glass Rainbow
James Lee Burke

Friday

Friday
Robert A. Heinlein

Gone Tomorrow

Gone Tomorrow
Lee Child

The Lady in the Lake and other novels

The Lady in the Lake and other novels
Raymond Chandler

Nothing To Lose

Nothing To Lose
Lee Child

Just Money: How Society Can Break the Despotic Power of Finance

Just Money: How Society Can Break the Despotic Power of Finance
Ann Pettifor

The Hanging Garden

The Hanging Garden
Ian Rankin

The Finance Curse: How Oversized Financial Sectors Attack Democracy and Corrupt Economics

The Finance Curse: How Oversized Financial Sectors Attack Democracy and Corrupt Economics
Shaxson & Christensen

The Door Into Summer

The Door Into Summer
Robert A. Heinlein

The State of the Prisons

The State of the Prisons
Sinead Morrissey

The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine
Bruce Sterling & William Gibson

Geoffrey Hill

Geoffrey Hill
Andrew Michael Roberts

The Book of English Magic

The Book of English Magic
Richard Heygate & Philip Carr-Gomm

The Hard Way

The Hard Way
Lee Child

jeju Island: Reaching to the core of beauty

jeju Island: Reaching to the core of beauty
Anne Hilty (ed.)

Common Sense: Occupation, assembly and the future of liberty

Common Sense: Occupation, assembly and the future of liberty
Dan Hind

Yellow Tulips: Poems 1968-2011

Yellow Tulips: Poems 1968-2011
James Fenton

The Traveller’s Guide to Arthurian Britain

The Traveller’s Guide to Arthurian Britain
Geoffrey Ashe

A Recipe for Water

A Recipe for Water
Gillian Clarke

Apocalypse Baby

Apocalypse Baby
Virginie Despentes

Collected Poems

Collected Poems
Edward Dorn

Angel With The Sword

Angel With The Sword
C.J. Cherryh

Exile’s Gate

Exile’s Gate
C.J. Cherryh

The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking

The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking
Simon Singh

Sea and Sardinia

Sea and Sardinia
D.H. Lawrence

Persuader

Persuader
Lee Child

Without Fail

Without Fail
Lee Child

The Visitor

The Visitor
Lee Child

Tripwire

Tripwire
Lee Child

Die Trying

Die Trying
Lee Child

Out With Romany

Out With Romany
Bramwell Evens

Bad Luck And Trouble

Bad Luck And Trouble
Lee Child

The Enemy

The Enemy
Lee Child

Echo Burning

Echo Burning
Lee Child

One Shot

One Shot
Lee Child

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Patrick Susskind

Over Here and Undertaxed: Multinationals, Tax Avoidance and You

Over Here and Undertaxed: Multinationals, Tax Avoidance and You
Richard Murphy

Aeropagitica: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England

Aeropagitica: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England
John Milton

Capital

Capital
John Lanchester

Feersum Endjinn

Feersum Endjinn
Iain M. Banks

Where I’m Calling From

Where I’m Calling From
Raymond Carver

Maximum Republic

Maximum Republic
Dan Hind

Virtual Light

Virtual Light
William Gibson

Discordia

Discordia
Molly Crabapple & Laurie Penny

Well, How Did We Get Here? A Brief History of the British Economy, Minus the Wishful Thinking

Well, How Did We Get Here? A Brief History of the British Economy, Minus the Wishful Thinking
Robin Ramsay

All Tomorrow’s Parties

All Tomorrow’s Parties
William Gibson

Thomas Paine: His Life, His Time and the Birth of Modern Nations

Thomas Paine: His Life, His Time and the Birth of Modern Nations
Craig Nelson

Point to Point Navigation

Point to Point Navigation
Gore Vidal

Mr Finchley Goes to Paris

Mr Finchley Goes to Paris
Victor Canning

1000 Years of Annoying the French

1000 Years of Annoying the French
Stephen Clarke

Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition
William Gibson

The Economic Consequences of the Peace

The Economic Consequences of the Peace
John Maynard Keynes

The Social Animal: A story of how success happens

The Social Animal: A story of how success happens
David Brooks

The Jerusalem Assassin

The Jerusalem Assassin
Avraham Azriel

The Jerusalem Inception

The Jerusalem Inception
Avraham Azriel

Under Western Eyes

Under Western Eyes
Joseph Conrad

The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese

The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese
Rice, Kaji & Hama

The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Germans

The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Germans
Zeidenitz & Barko

The Rhineland and the Mosel Valley

The Rhineland and the Mosel Valley
Frommer

Cycling the Rhine Route

Cycling the Rhine Route
John Powell

Following the Rhine Gently Upstream: Rotterdam to Basel, a Cycle Tourist’s Guide

Following the Rhine Gently Upstream: Rotterdam to Basel, a Cycle Tourist’s Guide
Judith & Neil Forsyth

Cycling Touring Guide: Southern England

Cycling Touring Guide: Southern England
Harold Briercliffe

The Possibility of an Island

The Possibility of an Island
Michel Houllebecq

Arthurian Romances

Arthurian Romances
Chrétien de Troyes

The Long Revolution

The Long Revolution
Raymond Williams

Scout and the Mystery of the Marsh Ponies

Scout and the Mystery of the Marsh Ponies
Belinda Rapley

Corbenic

Corbenic
Catherine Fisher

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend
Alan Lupack

The Bean Trees

The Bean Trees
Barbara Kingsolver

The New Economics: A Bigger Picture

The New Economics: A Bigger Picture
David Boyle & Andrew Simms

Prador Moon

Prador Moon
Neal Asher

Bleak House

Bleak House
Charles Dickens

Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit
Charles Dickens

A Holy Tradition of Working

A Holy Tradition of Working
Eric Gill

Jerusalem

Jerusalem
Jez Butterworth

Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the twenty-first-century city

Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the twenty-first-century city
Anna Minton

The Bible Repairman

The Bible Repairman
Tim Powers

Lucky Break

Lucky Break
Esther Freud

Mr Finchley Discovers His England

Mr Finchley Discovers His England
Victor Canning

The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze

The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze
William Saroyan

Puck of Pook’s Hill

Puck of Pook’s Hill
Rudyard Kipling

Fresno Stories

Fresno Stories
Wiliam Saroyan

The Fermata

The Fermata
Nicholson Baker

Thursbitch

Thursbitch
Alan Garner

Common Ground: Around Britain in 30 Writers

Common Ground: Around Britain in 30 Writers
Simmons, Williams & Rich (eds)

Solar

Solar
Ian McEwan

Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet

Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet
Tim Jackson

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly
Philip K. Dick

Symposium

Symposium
Plato

Shocked and Awed: How the War on Terror and Jihad have Changed the English Language

Shocked and Awed: How the War on Terror and Jihad have Changed the English Language
Fred Halliday

Daemon

Daemon
Daniel Suarez

Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood
Haruki Murakami

Found Wanting

Found Wanting
Robert Goddard

The Professional

The Professional
Robert B. Parker

Kafka on the Shore

Kafka on the Shore
Haruki Murakami

One Man And His Bike

One Man And His Bike
Mike Carter

Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys
Michael Chabon

Them and Us: Changing Britain - Why We Need a Fair Society

Them and Us: Changing Britain - Why We Need a Fair Society
Will Hutton

Fool’s Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe

Fool’s Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe
Gillian Tett

The Tin Roof Blowdown

The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke

In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam

In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
Robert McNamara

Stalin’s Ghost

Stalin’s Ghost
Martin Cruz Smith

Snow Crash

Snow Crash
Neal Stephenson

The Divine Invasion

The Divine Invasion
Philip K. Dick

Crusader’s Cross

Crusader’s Cross
James Lee Burke

The Savage Detectives

The Savage Detectives
Roberto Bolaño

Names: Poems

Names: Poems
Marilyn Hacker

Darkhenge

Darkhenge
Catherine Fisher

To Die In Italbar

To Die In Italbar
Roger Zelazny

The Possibility of an Island

The Possibility of an Island
Michel Houellebecq

Free Radical: A Memoir

Free Radical: A Memoir
Vince Cable

The Summer Book

The Summer Book
Tove Jansson

Platform

Platform
Michel Houellebecq

The New York Trilogy

The New York Trilogy
Paul Auster

The Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What it Means

The Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What it Means
Vince Cable

The Other Face of Janus

The Other Face of Janus
Louise Katz

What Price Liberty? How Freedom Was Won and Is Being Lost

What Price Liberty? How Freedom Was Won and Is Being Lost
Ben Wilson

The Putney Debates

The Putney Debates
Geoffrey Robertson (ed.)

Beggars in Spain

Beggars in Spain
Nancy Kress

The Girl Who Played with Fire

The Girl Who Played with Fire
Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest
Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson

Watching the Spring Festival

Watching the Spring Festival
Frank Bidart

Armageddon in Retrospect

Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut

First As Tragedy, Then As Farce

First As Tragedy, Then As Farce
Slavoj Žižek

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
Phillip K. Dick

XSLT: Mastering XML Transformations. For Beginners and Advanced Users

XSLT: Mastering XML Transformations. For Beginners and Advanced Users
Doug Tidwell

The Portable Edmund Burke

The Portable Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke

A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man
John le Carré

Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design

Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design
Dan Cederholm

Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global

Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global
Paul Mason

Kitchen Confidential

Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain

Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead

Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead
Paula Byrne

The Best of Betjeman

The Best of Betjeman
John Betjeman

Modern Toss

Modern Toss
Mick Bunnage & Jon Link

The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Freres & Co.

The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Freres & Co.
William D. Cohan

Artful Sentences: Syntax As Style

Artful Sentences: Syntax As Style
Virginia Tufte

The Atrocity Archives

The Atrocity Archives
Charles Stross

It Wasn’t Me

It Wasn’t Me
Ian Jefferies

Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days
Ian Jefferies

The Witches Hammer

The Witches Hammer
Jane Stanton Hitchcock

The English Marriage: Tales of Love, Money and Adultery

The English Marriage: Tales of Love, Money and Adultery
Maureen Waller

The Dying Light

The Dying Light
Henry Porter

The Worst Date Ever: War Crimes, Hollywood Heart-throbs and Other Abominations

The Worst Date Ever: War Crimes, Hollywood Heart-throbs and Other Abominations
Jane Bussmann

Extra(Ordinary) People

Extra(Ordinary) People
Joanna Russ

Comrade or Brother? A History of the British Labour Movement

Comrade or Brother? A History of the British Labour Movement
Mary Davis

Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England: John Milton, Andrew Marvell, Marchamont Nedham

Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England: John Milton, Andrew Marvell, Marchamont Nedham
Blair Worden

Vermilion Sands

Vermilion Sands
J.G. Ballard

The Fifth Head of Cerberus

The Fifth Head of Cerberus
Gene Wolfe

Eric Gill and Ditchling: The workshop tradition

Eric Gill and Ditchling: The workshop tradition
Ditchling Museum

Collected Poems

Collected Poems
Ted Hughes

Servile Labour and Contemplation

Servile Labour and Contemplation
Eric Gill

Alphabets of Sand

Alphabets of Sand
Vénus Khoury-Ghata

One Eye’d Leigh

One Eye’d Leigh
Katharine Kilalea

Cyclecraft: Skilled Cycling Techniques for Adults

Cyclecraft: Skilled Cycling Techniques for Adults
John Franklin

Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think

Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think
Oram & Wilson

The Making of the Labour Movement: The Formation of the Transport and General Workers’ Union, 1870-1922

The Making of the Labour Movement: The Formation of the Transport and General Workers’ Union, 1870-1922
Ken Coates & Tony Topham

Real England: The Battle Against The Bland

Real England: The Battle Against The Bland
Paul Kingsnorth

Proteus

Proteus
Morris West

Selected Poems

Selected Poems
Roger McGough

Little Brother

Little Brother
Cory Doctorow

Useful Work v. Useless Toil

Useful Work v. Useless Toil
William Morris

Time Out Book of Country Walks

Time Out Book of Country Walks
Nicholas Albery ed.

The Uses of Literature

The Uses of Literature
Italo Calvino

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller
Italo Calvino

The Civil War: The War of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660

The Civil War: The War of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660
Trevor Royle

Where Shall I Wander

Where Shall I Wander
John Ashbery

He, She and It

He, She and It
Marge Piercy

The Radical Tradition

The Radical Tradition
R.H. Tawney

Three Men in a Boat: To Say Nothing of the Dog

Three Men in a Boat: To Say Nothing of the Dog
Jerome K. Jerome

One Door Away from Heaven

One Door Away from Heaven
Dean Koontz

Tintin in Tibet

Tintin in Tibet
Hergé

Jesus Out To Sea

Jesus Out To Sea
James Lee Burke

Dude, Where’s My Country?

Dude, Where’s My Country?
Michael Moore

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon

Gifts

Gifts
Ursula Le Guin

Voices

Voices
Ursula Le Guin

Ratking

Ratking
Michael Dibdin

Weapons of Terror: Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Arms

Weapons of Terror: Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Arms

On Stranger Tides

On Stranger Tides
Tim Powers

A Philosophical Investigation

A Philosophical Investigation
Philip Kerr

Desesperanto: Poems

Desesperanto: Poems
Marilyn Hacker

Serbia

Serbia
Lawrence Mitchell

The Tiger in the Well

The Tiger in the Well
Philip Pullman

Why Nuclear Disarmament Matters

Why Nuclear Disarmament Matters
Hans Blix

The Redbreast

The Redbreast
Jo Nesbø

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Robert Tressell

Tintin et l’Isle Noir

Tintin et l’Isle Noir
Hergé

Fatherland

Fatherland
Robert Harris

Rupert: A Collection of Favourite Stories

Rupert: A Collection of Favourite Stories
Alfred Bestall

The Levellers and the English Revolution

The Levellers and the English Revolution
Henry Brailsford

Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life

Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life
Satish Kumar

Prey

Prey
Michael Crichton

Five Get into Trouble

Five Get into Trouble
Enid Blyton

Flow, My Tears, The Policeman Said

Flow, My Tears, The Policeman Said
Philip K. Dick

Ubik

Ubik
Philip K. Dick

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Reflections on Death and Dignity

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Reflections on Death and Dignity
Studs Terkel

Strange Itineraries

Strange Itineraries
Tim Powers

Lolita

Lolita
Vladimir Nabokov

A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation

A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation
Richard Bookstaber

The Last Juror

The Last Juror
John Grisham

The Trial of Henry Kissinger

The Trial of Henry Kissinger
Christopher Hitchens

Grand Jury

Grand Jury
Philip Friedman

Perdido Street Station

Perdido Street Station
China Miéville

The Iron Dragon’s Daughter

The Iron Dragon’s Daughter
Michael Swanwick

Rules of Sleep

Rules of Sleep
Howard Moss

War and the Iliad

War and the Iliad
Simone Weil & Rachel Bespaloff

Don’t Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate

Don’t Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate
George Lakoff

The Odes of Horace

The Odes of Horace
Len Kresniak (trans.)

Selected Poems

Selected Poems
Adam Zagajewski

Deception Point

Deception Point
Dan Brown

Digital Fortress

Digital Fortress
Dan Brown

Legacy of Ashes

Legacy of Ashes
Tim Weiner

Seven Types of Ambiguity

Seven Types of Ambiguity
William Empson

Imposture

Imposture
Benjamin Markovits

The Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker

The Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker
Suzanne Portnoy

Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older: How Memory Shapes Our Past

Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older: How Memory Shapes Our Past
Douwe Draaisma

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Slam Poetry

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Slam Poetry
Marc Kelly Smith & Joe Kraynak

Heat: How we can stop the planet burning

Heat: How we can stop the planet burning
George Monbiot

Blink: The power of thinking without thinking

Blink: The power of thinking without thinking
Malcolm Gladwell

Selected Poems

Selected Poems
William Carlos Williams

Sidetracked

Sidetracked
Henning Mankell

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett

Red Harvest

Red Harvest
Dashiell Hammett

Fencing Terminology

Fencing Terminology
William M. Gaugler

Digital Typography

Digital Typography
Donald Knuth

Geoffrey Hill

Geoffrey Hill
Andrew Michael Roberts

Scenes From Comus

Scenes From Comus
Geoffrey Hill

Widdershins

Widdershins
Charles de Lint

The Ruby in the Smoke

The Ruby in the Smoke
Philip Pullman

Web Standards Solutions

Web Standards Solutions
Dan Cederholm

Bulletproof Web Design

Bulletproof Web Design
Dan Cederholm

After Zen: Experiences of a Zen student out on his ear

After Zen: Experiences of a Zen student out on his ear
Janwillem van de Wetering

The Zen of CSS Design

The Zen of CSS Design
Dave Shea & Molly Holzschlag

In The Moon Of The Red Ponies

In The Moon Of The Red Ponies
James Lee Burke

The Simple Truth

The Simple Truth
David Baldacci

Princes Among Men: Journeys with Gypsy Musicians

Princes Among Men: Journeys with Gypsy Musicians
Garth Cartwright

Eric Meyer on CSS

Eric Meyer on CSS
Eric Meyer

Silk

Silk
Alessandro Baricco

Woman’s World: A Graphic Novel

Woman’s World: A Graphic Novel
Graham Rawle

The Mission Song

The Mission Song
John le Carré

Jolie Blon’s Bounce

Jolie Blon’s Bounce
James Lee Burke

The Book of Bunny Suicides

The Book of Bunny Suicides
Andy Riley

The Tribes Triumphant: Return Journey to the Middle East

The Tribes Triumphant: Return Journey to the Middle East
Charles Glass

The Undercover Economist

The Undercover Economist
Tim Harford

Uniform Justice

Uniform Justice
Donna Leon

Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society

Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society
Rich Hall

Definitive XSL-FO

Definitive XSL-FO
G. Ken Holman

DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide

DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide
Bob Stayton

Idoru

Idoru
William Gibson

Tainted Blood

Tainted Blood
Arnaldur Indriðason

Faceless Killers

Faceless Killers
Henning Mankell

Wall & Piece

Wall & Piece
Banksy

Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software

Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software
Eric Evans

Complete Poems

Complete Poems
Basil Bunting

Dark Heavens

Dark Heavens
Roger Levy

Lord of Light

Lord of Light
Roger Zelazny

Al-Qaeda and What It Means to Be Modern

Al-Qaeda and What It Means to Be Modern
John Gray

XML in a Nutshell

XML in a Nutshell
ER Harold & WS Means

RTF Pocket Guide

RTF Pocket Guide
Sean M. Burke

Self-made Man

Self-made Man
Norah Vincent

Human Traces

Human Traces
Sebastian Faulks

Terraplane

Terraplane
Jack Womack

Watchers

Watchers
Dean Koontz

Churchill’s Hour

Churchill’s Hour
Michael Dobbs

Lawless World: Making and breaking global rules

Lawless World: Making and breaking global rules
Phillippe Sand QC

Death in a Strange Country

Death in a Strange Country
Donna Leon

Who Runs This Place?

Who Runs This Place?
Anthony Sampson

Heresies: Against Progress and Other Illusions

Heresies: Against Progress and Other Illusions
John Gray

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Dave Eggers

Wolves Eat Dogs

Wolves Eat Dogs
Martin Cruz Smith

You Are Here

You Are Here
Bremner Bird & Fortune

Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance

Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance
Noam Chomsky

Sowing the Wind: The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East

Sowing the Wind: The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East
John Keay

The Archon

The Archon
Catherine Fisher

Waiting For The Barbarians

Waiting For The Barbarians
Lewis Lapham

The Age of Consent

The Age of Consent
George Monbiot

Powers Of Two

Powers Of Two
Tim Powers

Inventing Japan

Inventing Japan
Ian Buruma

Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station
Martin Cruz Smith

The Book of Imaginary Beings

The Book of Imaginary Beings
Jorge Luis Borges

The Eyre Affair

The Eyre Affair
Jasper fforde

Pacific Beat

Pacific Beat
T. Jefferson Parker

Culture and Imperialism

Culture and Imperialism
Edward Said

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Ian Fleming

Medici Money: Banking Metaphysics and Art in Fifteenth-century Florence

Medici Money: Banking Metaphysics and Art in Fifteenth-century Florence
Tim Parks

1610: A Sundial In A Grave

1610: A Sundial In A Grave
Mary Gentle

The Long Marriage: Poems

The Long Marriage: Poems
Maxine Kumin

Stolen Love Behaviour

Stolen Love Behaviour
John Stammers

Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood

The Rule of Four

The Rule of Four
Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason

Cartomancy

Cartomancy
Mary Gentle

Quicksilver

Quicksilver
Neal Stephenson

The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener
John le Carré

Cats Cradle

Cats Cradle
Kurt Vonnegut

Seven Types of Ambiguity

Seven Types of Ambiguity
Elliot Perlman

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual
David Pogue

Cryptonomicon

Cryptonomicon
Neal Stephenson

Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems 1975-1990

Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems 1975-1990
August Kleinzahler

Full Dark House

Full Dark House
Christopher Fowler

London Blues

London Blues
Anthony Frewin

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown

RL’s Dream

RL’s Dream
Walter Mosley

Absolute Friends

Absolute Friends
John le Carré

All Of Us: Collected Poems

All Of Us: Collected Poems
Raymond Carver

Poems

Poems
John Donne

Expiration Date

Expiration Date
Tim Powers

Loser Takes All

Loser Takes All
Graham Greene

The Quiet American

The Quiet American
Graham Greene

Stamboul Train

Stamboul Train
Graham Greene

The Calligrapher

The Calligrapher
Edward Docx

Crossroads of Twilight

Crossroads of Twilight
Robert Jordan

The Stress Of Her Regard

The Stress Of Her Regard
Tim Powers

Winter’s Heart

Winter’s Heart
Robert Jordan

JavaScript Pocket Reference

JavaScript Pocket Reference
David Flanagan

ASP.NET Web Matrix Starter Kit

ASP.NET Web Matrix Starter Kit
Mike Pope

Programming ASP.NET

Programming ASP.NET
Liberty & Hurwitz

The Theory of the Leisure Class

The Theory of the Leisure Class
Thorstein Veblen

Path of Daggers

Path of Daggers
Robert Jordan

Professional ASP.NET 1.1

Professional ASP.NET 1.1
Alex Homer & al.

An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture

An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture
Roger Scruton

A Crown of Swords

A Crown of Swords
Robert Jordan

Jennifer Government

Jennifer Government
Max Barry

The Natural History of the Rich

The Natural History of the Rich
Richard Conniff

White Queen

White Queen
Gwyneth Jones

Very Good Jeeves

Very Good Jeeves
PG Wodehouse

Wilful Behaviour

Wilful Behaviour
Donna Leon

A Sea of Troubles

A Sea of Troubles
Donna Leon

Venice

Venice
Time Out

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister

Don’t Make Me Think!

Don’t Make Me Think!
Steve Krug

Judgement Calls

Judgement Calls
Alafair Burke

Death March

Death March
Edward Yourdon

Reckless Sleep

Reckless Sleep
Roger Levy

Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors
Neil Gaiman

Mastering Regular Expressions

Mastering Regular Expressions
Jeffrey Friedl

Dixie City Jam

Dixie City Jam
James Lee Burke

PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites

PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites
Larry Ullman

Eat The Rich

Eat The Rich
P.J. O’Rourke

Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby
Charles Dickens

Crowe’s Requiem

Crowe’s Requiem
Mike McCormack

Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem

Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem
Peter Ackroyd

Top Dog

Top Dog
Jerry Jay Carroll

All Day Permanent Red

All Day Permanent Red
Christopher Logue