New Books 17/04/18

April 17, 2018

A Selection 

Of The 

New Books

In Store This Week.



Even The Dogs
By Jon McGregor


Intense, exhilarating, and shot through with hope and fury, Even the Dogs is an intimate exploration of life at the edges of society.


Lawyer for the Cat
By Lee Robinson
A heartwarming and charming tale following Lee Robinson's debut novel. Lawyer, Sally Baynard returns and this time, she's representing Beatrice, a cat who is beneficiary to a multi-million dollar trust.


Tell-Tale Heart
By Edgar Allan Poe


Includes stories about murder, mystery and madness, portraying the author's feverish imagination at its creative height.


Leonardo Da Vinci
By author: Giorgio Vasari



Often called "the first art historian", the author writes with delight on the lives of Leonardo and other celebrated Renaissance artists.




The Shortest History Of Germany

By James Hawes


The perception of modern Germany as a final outpost of liberal democratic ideals is placed in a historical context, and addressed as a point on a trajectory beginning with Julius Caesar's invasion in 58 BC, in this concise, politically-charged history of Germany, which situates the extremes of the German political experience throughout ancient and recent history in relation to the broader climate. 



Mog The Forgetful Cat
By Judith Kerr


New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog.

By Katherine Rundell
Illustrated by Hannah Horn



From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him.

As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small.

Except, it seems, someone has been there before them …



Things A Bright Girl Can Do
By Sally Nicholls


Shortlisted for the YA Book PrizeThrough rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote.





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