Books about Books, Lit Crit, Publishing, Reading & Writing

Aldridge, Mark – Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the world (Dec-20) ESL

Ansell, Neil – Article: The Art of Memoir and Narrative Non-Fiction (Jan-15)

Archer, Jodie & Jocker, Mark L – The Bestseller Code (Aug-17) AG

Armitage, Simon – A Vertical Art – Oxford Lectures (July-21) AH

Aslanyan, Anna – Dancing on Ropes: Translators and the Balance of History (July-21) KL

Bellos, David – The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables (Feb-17) Ag

Belsey, Catherine – Tales of the Troubled Dead: Ghost Stories in Cultural History (Dec-19) HA

Birmingham, Kevin – The Most Dangerous Book; The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses (July-14) MD

Bythell, Shaun

Campbell, Hayley – The Art of Neil Gaiman (Oct-14) JR

Campbell, Jen – The Bookshop Book (Jan-15) HD

Camplin, Jamie & Ranauro, Maria – Books do furnish a Painting (Oct-18) HA

Carey, John –

Carson, Susannah – (Ed) Shakespeare & Me (July-14) ST

Cave, Roderick & Ayad, Sarah – A History of Children’s Books in 100 Books (Dec-17) HD

Cline, Sally – After Agatha: Women Write Crime (Mar-22) KL

Cock-Starkey, Clare – Hyphens & Hashtags* (Apr-21) LD

Croall, Jonathan – In Search of Gielgud: A Biographer’s Tale (Apr-14) HD

Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert – The Story of Alice (Apr-16) ST

Edwards, Martin

Ellis, Samantha – How to be a Heroine (Apr-14) JC

Faber, Toby – Faber & Faber: The Untold Story (Aug-21) ESL

Ferrante, Elena – In the Margins (Apr-22) AH

Forshaw, Barry – Crime Fiction: A Reader’s Guide (Jan-20) BRD

Fowler, Christopher – The Book of Forgotten Authors (Dec-17) AG

Goldstein, Bill – The World Broke in Two (Feb-18) HD

Goodings, Lennie – A Bite of the Apple: A Life with Books, Writers and Virago (Apr-20) ST

Gransard, Marie-José

Hodkinson, Mark – No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy: Memoirs of a Working-Class Reader (Mar-22) LD

James, Clive

Kelly, Alice – Commemorative Modernisms (Apr-21) RS

Kennedy, AL – On Writing (Apr-14) ST

Keymer, Tom – Jane Austen: Writing, Society, Politics (July-20) HD

Laing, Olivia – The Trip to Echo Spring (July-14) MD

LeFanu, Sarah – Dreaming of Rose: A Biographer’s Journal (July-21) HP

Luckhurst, Roger – (Ed) Science Fiction: A Literary History (Jan-18) AG

Malcolm, Janet – Forty-One False Starts (Oct-14) VB

Mangan, Lucy – Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading (Mar-18) LD

Mead, Rebecca – The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot (Jan-15) LWH

Mendelsohn, Daniel – An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic (Nov-17) RF

Mendelsund, Peter

Midorikawa, Emily & Sweeney, Emma Claire – A Secret Sisterhood (Aug-17) HD

Miller, Andy – The Year of Reading Dangerously (Apr-15) AG

Mole, Tom – The Secret Life of Books: Why They Mean More than Words (Nov-20) LD

Morgan, Ann – Reading the World: Confessions of a Literary Explorer (Apr-15) RF

Mullan, John – The Artful Dickens (Nov-20) HD

Newlyn, Lucy – The Craft of Poetry (May-21) RS

Ovenden, Richard – Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack (June-21) LD

Pamuk, Orhan – The Naïve and Sentimental Novelist (Oct-16) RS

Parks, Tim – Where I’m Reading From (Jan-15) AG

Phillips, Janet – Great Literary Friendships (Feb-22) HD

Prendergast, Christopher – Living and Dying With Marcel Proust (Feb-22) RS

Raven, James – (Ed) The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book (Aug-20) LD

Roberts, Geoffrey – Stalin’s Library (Feb-22) BRD

Ruston, Sharon – The Science of Life and Death in Frankenstein (Mar-22) AG

Shircore, Ian – So Brightly at the Last: Clive James and the Passion for Poetry (Jan-20) RS

Spotlight on Publishers:

Mrs Gaskell and Me nell stevens

Stevens, Nell – Mrs Gaskell & Me: Two Women, Two Love Stories, Two Centuries Apart (Sept-18) RF

Taylor, Andrew – Books That Changed the World (Apr-14) HA

Taylor, DJ – The Prose Factory (Apr-16) LD

Taylor, Helen – Why Women Read Fiction (Jan-20) GD

Translation – Articles about the Art of it

van Straten, Giorgio – In Search of Lost Books: The forgotten stories of eight mythical volumes (Jan-18) TJ

Waddell, Nathan – Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism (Sep-19) RS

Walmsley, Ann – The Prison Book Club (Jan-16) VB

Wells, Stanley – William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction (July-15) HD

Young, Angela – Article: Combining Fact and Fiction in the Writing of ‘The Dance of Love’ (Apr-14)