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News and reviews for the best new non-fiction books, from history to science, biographies and travel. Giving you our take on upcoming releases, chart topping books and award winning writers.

Stephen Fry, Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold hardback release

Stephen Fry has had an incredibly varied career ranging from comedian, actor, TV gameshow host and novelist, but next up on his hit list...

Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden And The Surveillance State, Barton Gellman hardback...

We all know that the states under which we live have pretty sophisticated spying mechanism, but few of us know the details of what...

Levison Wood, Walking The Americas hardback and paperback release date

We love a walk as much as anyone, but when it comes to mammoth rambling, Levison Wood is on the extreme fringes of the...

Peter Hook, Substance: Inside New Order hardback release on its way

The story of New Order is about to be retold with the upcoming release of Peter Hook's autobiography, Substance: Inside New Order, which will...

Alan Partridge: Nomad hardback and audiobook release takes Alan off the...

Just when you think life couldn't hand you any more moldy apples, or mutant chickens, you get a beautiful moment of Toblerone reprieve and...

Caitlin Moran, Moranifesto review

If you're lucky enough to have a surname that easily links up with the term manifesto, then you're morally obliged to condense your thoughts...

Neil Gaiman, The View from the Cheap Seats hardback release on...

We all know Neil Gaiman as the writer of fantastical fiction like Good Omens, American Gods, StardustĀ and The Ocean At The End Of The...

The Man With The Golden Typewriter by Ian Fleming and Fergus...

During his relatively short, but prolific career as the mastermind author behind licensed to kill super spy, James Bond, Ian Flemming spent a lot...

In Order To Live, by Yeonmi Park, review

With such an insular approach to international relations, we don't really get all that much in the way of personal accounts of the daily...

Bill Bryson, The Road To Little Dribbling review

It's been twenty years since Bill Bryson made his celebrated first tour of the UK in Notes From A Small Island, combining keen insight...

Bill Bryson, The Road To Little Dribbling: More Notes From A...

It's been a little while since Bill Bryson's last travel adventure, and in all fairness he's not going too far away in his latest...

Gregory David Roberts returns with The Mountain Shadow

Gregory David Roberts returned with a sequel to his 2003 best seller, Shantaram, in late 2015 with his latest hard hitting novel, The Mountain...

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