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The SAS Survival Driver’s Handbook

by John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman HarperCollins (October 25, 2018)

How to stay safe and be confident on and off the road.

Almost every family owns a car, and every year more vehicles are introduced on to roads which are already congested, adding to the danger and frustrations...

Paris, City of Light: 1919–1939 (Text Only)

by Vincent Cronin HarperCollins (January 31, 2017)

Paris between the wars: our impression is one of gaiety, frivolity, fashion, of exuberant living - a city whose lights were put out by the terrifyingly rapid advance of the German panzers in 1940.

And so, in...

Fossils, Finches and Fuegians: Charles Darwin’s Adventures and Discoveries on the Beagle (Text Only)

by Richard Keynes HarperCollins (March 23, 2017)

A narrative account of Darwin’s historic 4-year voyage on the Beagle to South America, Australia and the Pacific in the 1830s that combines the adventure and excitement of Alan Moorehead’s famous (and now...

The Sewing Circles of Herat: My Afghan Years

by Christina Lamb HarperCollins (February 23, 2017)

In 1992 Christina Lamb reported on the war the Afghan people were fighting against the Soviet Union. Now, back in Afghanistan, she has written an extraordinary memoir of her love affair with the country and...

I Owe You Nothing

by Luke Goss & Jean Ritche HarperCollins (January 26, 2017)

The truth behind the spectacular rise and fall of a pop legend in his own words.

For three years the Goss twins, Luke and Matt, had the world at their feet. Their records ripped to the top of the charts, they...


by Jean Ritchie HarperCollins (December 29, 2016)


What is it like to suffer the attentions of an obsessive fan, to be haunted by the menace of a stalker? What changes devotion into something far more sinister and...

Braver Men Walk Away

by Peter Gurney HarperCollins (December 29, 2016)

First published in 1993 and now available as an ebook. The bestselling story of one man’s fight against terrorism.

Extraordinary courage, steely professionalism and ruthless determination are vital for the...

Stonehenge: Neolithic Man and the Cosmos

by John North HarperCollins (November 24, 2016)

‘The clearest and most detailed account of Stonehenge for a generation.’ Mail on Sunday

John North’s extraordinary book finally solves the riddle of Stonehenge.

How? By carefully reassessing the archaeological...

Odd Laws

by Jenny Paschall HarperCollins (October 20, 2016)

Loopy legislation, crazy crimes and punishments – based on the TV series Beyond Belief!

In Madagascar the law forbids pregnant women to wear hats or eat eels.

In 1982, an elephant was arrested in Wisconsin...

The World’s Best Sailing Jokes

by Edward Phillips HarperCollins (October 20, 2016)

When he’s not negotiating his way around a sand bar, there’s nothing a sailor likes more than propping up the bar – and telling tall tales and saucy jokes.

The World’s Best Sailing Jokes is the ultimate...

More of the World’s Best Drinking Jokes

by Edward Phillips HarperCollins (October 20, 2016)

Now available as an ebook. The follow-up to The World’s Best Drinking Jokes.

This collection of drinking jokes is aimed at anybody who is either fond of a drop, or knows someone else who is.

Titter Ye Not!

by William Hall HarperCollins (September 29, 2016)

A master of the innuendo and the raised eyebrow, Frankie Howerd – inimitable star of the classic ‘Carry On’ films – became a cult hero.

As much at home in the Oxford Union as in high-camp pantomime,...

Horse Trader: Robert Sangster and the Rise and Fall of the Sport of Kings

by Patrick Robinson & Nick Robinson HarperCollins (June 30, 2016)

During the boom years of the 1980s, the massed oil wealth of the princes of Dubai and Saudi Arabia were pitted against British millionaire Robert Sangster in a battle for control of one of the world’s rarest,...

Mansell: My Autobiography (Text Only Edition)

by Nigel Mansell HarperCollins (May 31, 2016)

The ebook edition of Nigel Mansell’s bestselling autobiography is an absorbing account of one man's rollercoaster ride to the top.

Nigel Mansell is one of motor racing's all-time greats. An ordinary bloke...

Stanley Spencer (Text Only)

by Ken Pople HarperCollins (June 23, 2016)

Stanley Spencer (1891 – 1959) has recently been recognised by a wide general public, as well as by art historians, as probably the greatest English painter of the twentieth century.

His strange and thrilling...

Great Sporting Wisdom: Legendary Quotes from the World of Sport

by John Scally HarperCollins (June 30, 2016)

One of the most endearing features of sport is its perennial humour. Witness this extraordinary collection of Freudian slips, true confessions, double entendres and unintentional puns which demonstrates that...

Hatches, Matches and Despatches

by Jenny Paschall & Ron Lyon HarperCollins (June 23, 2016)

Fascinating, bizarre and hilarious facts about the most universal of experiences of life – birth, death and matrimony …

All the female eggs needed to produce the next generation of the human race could be...

Ruud Gullit: Portrait of a Genius (Text Only)

by Harry Harris HarperCollins (June 23, 2016)

First published in 1997 and now available as an ebook.

Two years after arriving in London, Ruud Gullit took English football by storm, not only revolutionising Chelsea Football Club but helping to transform...

An Agenda for Britain

by Frank Field HarperCollins (June 23, 2016)

Originally published in 1993, An Agenda for Britain offers a radical vision for the future of Britain and the Labour Party.

Unemployment, Frank Field argues, must be the major issue on the political agenda;...

The World’s Best Skiing Jokes

by Ernest Forbes HarperCollins (June 30, 2016)

You’re not properly equipped without The World’s Best Skiing Jokes!

On the piste or in the bar, planning a skiing trip or tripping off your skis, this look at the lighter side of skiing is essential reading...

The World’s Best Football Jokes

by Edward Phillips HarperCollins (June 30, 2016)

Sick as a parrot becasue the big match has been cancelled or the TV’s broken down? Then this brilliant collection of the very best football jokes ever will soon have you over the moon – and rolling in the...

Idle Worship (Text Only Edition)

by Chris Roberts HarperCollins (June 09, 2016)

In Idle Worship a hand-picked crop of stars, who should know better (and sometimes do), examine the absurd and auto-erotic world of fan fever – and ponder whether pop promises a path to enlightenment or an...

Being Catholic Today

by Laurence McTaggart HarperCollins (June 27, 2016)

Subtitle: Faith, Doubt and Everyday Life. An inviting dialogue for exploring and understanding the Catholic faith today.

Laurence McTaggart knows that many people have been hurt by the Catholic church, are confused...

Shine On: Visions of Life

by Betty Shine & Janet Shine HarperCollins (June 23, 2016)

The final book from the world’s favourite medium, who died in 2002, contains 101 original poems about life and commentaries on each one.

Betty Shine died in March 2002 of heart failure, a bitter irony for...

A Free Spirit

by Betty Shine HarperCollins (June 09, 2016)

Animal mind magic and the psychic power of the natural world – gives you the right to make choices.

Betty Shine has spent a lifetime as a healer, giving her a unique insight into everybody's needs and helping...

Shadow in Tiger Country

by Louise Arthur & Tim Arthur HarperCollins (May 26, 2016)

The extraordinary diary and memoir of just under one year in a woman’s life.

Louise Arthur was diagnosed in February 1999 as terminally ill with a malignant brain tumour. It was inoperable. She was then 28,...

Len Deighton’s French Cooking for Men: 50 Classic Cookstrips for Today’s Action Men

by Len Deighton HarperCollins (September 17, 2015)

Revised and updated edition of the celebrated cookery classic, featuring 50 cookstrips that will solve the mysteries of French cuisine and unlock the key to 500 memorable dishes. Includes a new introduction...

In Defence of Aristocracy

by Peregrine Worsthorne HarperCollins (December 19, 2013)

In this controversial and hotly discussed book, Sir Peregrine presents a reactionary and playful look at the origins, evolution and demise of the aristocracy.

Every country has the aristocracy it deserves; so...

The Conversion of Europe (TEXT ONLY)

by Richard Fletcher HarperCollins (November 22, 2012)

The story of how Europe was converted to Christianity from 300AD until the barbarian Lithuanians finally capitulated at the astonishingly late date of 1386. It is an epic tale from one of the most gifted historians...

This Turbulent Priest: The Life of Cardinal Winning (Text Only)

by Stephen McGinty HarperCollins (June 28, 2012)

The life of the spiritual pugilist and eminent Scottish Cardinal Thomas Winning, leader of Scotland’s Catholics until his death in June 2001.

Stephen McGinty tells for the first time the full life story of...

De Niro: A Biography

by John Baxter HarperCollins (August 29, 2013)

The life of Hollywood’s number one movie actor, the elusive Robert De Niro, who shuns the limelight and rarely gives interviews, written by the leading film critic and biographer of Spielberg, Kubrick, Woody...

The Social Animal

by W. G. Runciman HarperCollins (May 31, 2012)

The Social Animal is a classic investigation of human beings as social animals.

The Social Animal is a short, wide-ranging, witty and accessible book that sets out the present extent of our knowledge about how...

Heaven: A Traveller’s Guide to the Undiscovered Country (Text Only)

by Peter Stanford HarperCollins (June 28, 2012)

A stimulating inquiry into one of the great religious mysteries – and what theologians, artists, writers, psychologists, priests, historians and people from all religions and walks of life have thought of...

The Hitler–Hess Deception

by Martin Allen HarperCollins (June 12, 2014)

This edition does not include illustrations.

At last, new archival discoveries reveal the truth about the German Deputy-Führer’s incredible solo flight to Britain in May 1941, and explain the British government’s...

30 Days: A Month at the Heart of Blair’s War (Text Only)

by Peter Stothard HarperCollins (June 28, 2012)

A unique, unprecedented eyewitness account of the thirty most critical days of Tony Blair’s political career as Prime Minister, from 10 March 2003 to the end of the second Gulf War, written by the former editor...

Around the World in 80 Years

by Eric Newby HarperCollins (February 21, 2013)

An illustrated ebook documenting the hugely varied and always entertaining career of one of Britain’s best-loved travel writers.

Born in London in 1919, Eric Newby was educated at St Paul’s School. He began...

A Merry Dance Around the World With Eric Newby

by Eric Newby HarperCollins (March 28, 2013)

A collection of writing from Britain's best-loved travel writer, ‘A Merry Dance around the World’ is the culmination of a lifetime of adventure.

A collection of writing from eleven books by Britain's best-loved...

Departures and Arrivals

by Eric Newby HarperCollins (March 28, 2013)

More episodes from the life and travels of one of our most celebrated travel writers.

This latest book demonstrates exactly why Newby has become a national treasure – his love of the unknown, the unusual and...

The History of the Times: The Murdoch Years

by Graham Stewart HarperCollins (February 28, 2013)

The seventh in a series chronicling the remarkable history of The Times newspaper and the media mogul who bought and reshaped it in the early 1980s.

This volume looks at the history of one of Britain’s most...

Signor Marconi’s Magic Box: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (Text Only)

by Gavin Weightman HarperCollins (March 29, 2012)

The intriguing story of how wireless was invented by Guglielmo Marconi – and how it amused Queen Victoria, saved the lives of the Titanic survivors, tracked down criminals and began the radio revolution.


Charles: Victim or villain? (Text Only)

by Penny Junor HarperCollins (January 30, 2014)

This edition does not include illustrations.

This explosive biography of the Prince of Wales set media headlines alight on hardback publication. Now available complete with an updated epilogue, it will change...

The Honourable Company

by John Keay HarperCollins (July 08, 2010)

A history of the English East India company.

During 200 years the East India Company grew from a loose association of Elizabethan tradesmen into "the grandest society of merchants in the universe". As a commercial...

Phobias: Fighting the Fear

by Helen Saul HarperCollins (May 26, 2011)

A fascinating, unbiased study of what phobias are, how they occur and how we can stop them.

Two in five people struggle through life under the burden of a phobia of some kind. Yet little has been done to help...

Placebo: Mind over Matter in Modern Medicine

by Dylan Evans HarperCollins (January 30, 2014)

A lucid and stimulating explanation of how the body’s natural healing mechanisms work – and how they can be triggered in non-chemical ways via the ‘placebo effect’.

Can we really cure ourselves of disease...

Peggy Guggenheim: The Life of an Art Addict (Text Only)

by Anton Gill HarperCollins (January 30, 2014)

This edition does not include illustrations.

Please note that due to the level of detail, the family tree is best viewed on a tablet.

The wayward life (1898–1979) of the voracious art collector and great female...

The Miraculous Fever-Tree: Malaria, Medicine and the Cure that Changed the World (Text Only)

by Fiammetta Rocco HarperCollins (May 31, 2012)

A rich and wonderful history of quinine – the cure for malaria.

In the summer of 1623, ten cardinals and hundreds of their attendants, engaged in electing a new Pope, died from the 'mal'aria' or 'bad air'...

Palestine Twilight: The Murder of Dr Glock and the Archaeology of the Holy Land (Text Only)

by Edward Fox HarperCollins (January 30, 2014)

Please note that this edition does not include illustrations.

Part travelogue, part true-thriller, Edward Fox’s brilliantly original book investigates the murder of a US archaeologist on the West Bank in 1992...

The Powers Behind the Prime Minister: The Hidden Influence of Number Ten (Text Only)

by Dennis Kavanagh & Anthony Seldon HarperCollins (June 20, 2013)

(This edition does not include illustrations.)

‘Kavanagh and Seldon’s view of 20th-century British politics from behind the doors of Number10 should be compulsory reading. “The Powers Behind the Prime...

India: A History

by John Keay HarperCollins (July 25, 2013)

The first single-volume history of India since the 1950s, combining narrative pace and skill with social, economic and cultural analysis. Five millennia of the sub-continent’s history are interpreted by one...

Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography (Text Only)

by Douglas Botting HarperCollins (January 30, 2014)

This edition does not include illustrations.

The authorised biography of the great naturalist and conservationist Gerald Durrell, who died aged seventy in January 1995 in Jersey, where he founded the zoo he’d...