This Season’s Biggest Book Releases

Nonfiction

1. Fear: Trump in the White House

Bob Woodward | amazon.com | iBooks

“The more heartening message from FEAR is that we still have institutions and individuals, including Bob Woodward, who will continue checking the most destructive instincts of Donald Trump.” Joe Scarborough

2. Becoming

Michelle Obama | amazon.com | iBooks

The memoir by the former First Lady of the United States

3. The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis | amazon.com | iBooks

“A page turner … Lewis’s most ambitious and important book”The New York Times Book Review


Biography

Churchill : Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts | amazon.com | iBooks

In a single volume, Andrew Roberts has captured the essence of one of the world’s most impactful, most memorable statesmen. It is the crowning achievement of his career — and will become the definitive biography of its subject.Henry Kissinger

Gorbachev : The Man and His Era

Prof. William Taubman | amazon.com | iBooks

“Superb…an extraordinary story of one man and history in a tense wrestling match” The Washington Post

Napoleon : The Man Behind the Myth

Adam Zamoyski | amazon.com | iBooks

“Napoleon is an out-and-out masterpiece and a joy to read” Sir Antony Beevor


History

Nein! Standing Up to Hitler 1935–1944

Paddy Ashdown | amazon.com | iBooks

From the bestselling and prize-winning author Paddy Ashdown, a revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler from 1935–1944 In his last days, Adolf Hitler raged in his bunker that he had been betrayed by his own people, defeated from the inside.

To Catch A King : Charles II’s Great Escape

Charles Spencer | amazon.com | iBooks

How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?

In January 1649, King Charles I was beheaded in London outside his palace of Whitehall and Britain became a republic. When his eldest son, Charles, returned in 1651 to fight for his throne, he was crushed by the might of Cromwell’s armies at the battle of Worcester.

“It’s a wonderful tale, and Spencer tells it with journalistic flair” The Times

Belonging : The Story of the Jews 1492–1900

Simon Schama | amazon.com | iBooks

“An extraordinary cultural journey, filled with astonishingly colourful and outrageous characters … Schama delivers a superb and thrilling ride, both inspirational and tragic.” Simon Sebag Montefiore

Beneath Another Sky : A Global Journey into History

Norman Davies | amazon.com | iBooks

“If you are someone, or know someone, who is romanced by stamps, or maps, or names, or journeys, or plaques, then I recommend this book to you. I loved it. It deserves a shelf of its own” David Aaronovitch, The Times

Dominion : A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd | amazon.com | iBooks

The penultimate volume of Peter Ackroyd’s masterful History of England series, Dominion begins in 1815 as national glory following the Battle of Waterloo gives way to post-war depression, spanning the last years of the Regency to the death of Queen Victoria in January 1901.

The Butchering Art : Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Lindsey Fitzharris | amazon.com | iBooks

The Golden Atlas : The Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps

Edward Brooke-hitching | amazon.com | iBooks

“Perfect for the armchair adventurer historian, this is a rich visual exploration of some of the most beautiful charts ever created.” National Geographic

Bloody Brilliant Women : The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention

Cathy Newman | amazon.com | iBooks

For hundreds of years we have heard about the great men of history, but what about herstory?

The Golden Thread : How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair | amazon.com | iBooks

With a cast that includes Chinese empresses, Richard the Lionheart and Bing Crosby, Kassia St Clair takes us on the run with escaped slaves, climbing the slopes of Everest and moonwalking with astronauts. Running like a bright line through history, The Golden Thread offers an unforgettable adventure through our past, present and future.

Science

Brief Answers to the Big Questions : the final book from Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking | amazon.com | iBooks

Is there a God?
How did it all begin?
Can we predict the future?
What is inside a black hole?
Is there other intelligent life in the universe?
Will artificial intelligence outsmart us?
How do we shape the future?
Will we survive on Earth?
Should we colonise space?
Is time travel possible?

Life on Earth

David Attenborough | amazon.com | iBooks

A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough’s groundbreaking Life on Earth.

David Attenborough’s unforgettable meeting with gorillas became an iconic moment for millions of television viewers. Life on Earth, the series and accompanying book, fundamentally changed the way we view and interact with the natural world setting a new benchmark of quality, influencing a generation of nature lovers.


Poetry

Sincerity

Carol Ann Duffy | amazon.com | iBooks

“You can’t classify Carol Ann Duffy as a love poet or a comic poet or as a political poet because she is all these things but so much more . . .” The Times

The Sun and Her Flowers

Rupi Kaur | amazon.com | iBooks

“this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept 
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year 
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
fall
root
rise
in order to bloom”


Fiction

Elevation

Stephen King | amazon.com | iBooks

Transcription

Kate Atkinson | amazon.com | iBooks

The Colours of all the Cattle

Alexander McCall Smith | amazon.com | iBooks

The Pyramid of Mud

Andrea Camilleri | amazon.com | iBooks

NYPD Red 5

James Patterson | amazon.com | iBooks

The one who knows the secrets is the one who holds the power.

The richest of New York’s rich gather at The Pierre’s Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor is present, along with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security.

The night is shattered as a fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism — or a homicide?

A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. The crimes keep escalating, and the perpetrators may be among the A-list New Yorkers NYPD Red was formed to protect.

Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he masterfully plays out his vendetta — and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

Gwendy’s Button Box

Stephen King | amazon.com | iBooks

The Piranhas

Roberto Saviano | amazon.com | iBooks

Leverage in Death

J. D. Robb | amazon.com | iBooks

Courtney’s War

Wilbur Smith | amazon.com | iBooks

Paris Echo

Sebastian Faulks | amazon.com | iBooks

The Man Who Came Uptown

George Pelecanos | amazon.com | iBooks

Sugar Money

Jane Harris | amazon.com | iBooks

Salvation

Peter F. Hamilton | amazon.com | iBooks

War of the Wolf

Bernard Cornwell | amazon.com | iBooks

Killing Commendatore

Haruki Murakami | amazon.com | iBooks

Nine Perfect Strangers

Liane Moriarty | amazon.com | iBooks

Winter

Ali Smith | amazon.com | iBooks

Bridge of Clay

Markus Zusak | amazon.com | iBooks

The Reckoning

John Grisham | amazon.com | iBooks

A Spark of Light

Jodi Picoult | amazon.com | iBooks

Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver | amazon.com | iBooks

Panic Room

Robert Goddard | amazon.com | iBooks

In a House of Lies

Ian Rankin | amazon.com | iBooks

Dark Sacred Night

Michael Connelly | amazon.com | iBooks

An Island Christmas

Jenny Colgan | amazon.com | iBooks

The Winter Soldier

Daniel Mason | amazon.com | iBooks

Tombland

C. J. Sansom | amazon.com | iBooks


Food

Modern Baking

Donna Hay | amazon.com | iBooks

Donna Hay, Australia’s bestselling, favourite and most trusted cook, brings you one of her most beautiful books yet: Modern Baking, with over 250 mouthwatering recipes for cakes,biscuits and all kinds of divinely delicious sweet treats.

Feast : Food of the Islamic World

Anissa Helou | amazon.com | iBooks

Slow : Food Worth Taking Time Over

Gizzi Erskine | amazon.com | iBooks

Joe’s 30 Minute Meals

Joe Wicks | amazon.com | iBooks

Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2019

Hugh Johnson | amazon.com | iBooks

The Slow Cook Book

Heather Whinney | amazon.com | iBooks


Other

The Atlas of Beauty

Mihaela Noroc | amazon.com | iBooks

Paul O’Grady’s Country Life

Paul O’Grady | amazon.com | iBooks

The World of Vanity Fair

Emma Marriott | amazon.com | iBooks

We Need to Weaken the Mixture

Guy Martin | amazon.com | iBooks

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off

Michael Caine | amazon.com | iBooks

Cordially Invited : A seasonal guide to celebrations and hosting, perfect for cosy autumn nights, with Halloween and Bonfire Night inspiration!

Zoe Sugg | amazon.com | iBooks

From practical ideas for how to feed your guests and hacks for unexpected get-togethers to simple but impressive DIYs and those personal touches people will remember, Cordially Invited is Zoe’s blueprint for making an event and a memory out of each day.

Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

Michael Katakis | amazon.com | iBooks

Beautifully designed, intimate and illuminating, this is the story of American icon Ernest Hemingway’s life through the documents, photographs, and miscellany he kept.

Beastie Boys Book

Michael Diamond | amazon.com | iBooks

How to Live Like Your Cat

Stephane Garnier | amazon.com | iBooks

Do cats worry about their pension? Nope. Do cats take on work they don’t want to do? As if! Do cats rush around hectically when they’d rather be licking their paws and looking out of the window? Please.

Cats are free. They are calm, observant, wise, elegant, charismatic and proud. In fact, cats have found nothing less than the secret of how we should all live, whatever species we are! And in this book, Stephane Garnier will show you what he’s learned over fifteen years of closely observing his cat, and teach you all the ways in which you too can apply the secrets of cats to your own life — at work, at home and with your friends.

Unplug your laptop. Throw away your alarm clock. It’s time to live like your cat!

Imagine John Yoko

John Lennon | amazon.com | iBooks

The Unexpected Genius of Pigs

Matt Whyman | amazon.com | iBooks

When Giants Walked the Earth : A Biography Of Led Zeppelin

Mick Wall | amazon.com | iBooks

The definitive final word on the world’s greatest rock band, Led Zeppelin.

More Dashing

Patrick Leigh Fermor | amazon.com | iBooks

Connecting the Dots

John Chambers | amazon.com | iBooks

Fortnum & Mason

Tom Parker Bowles | amazon.com | iBooks

Medical Medium Liver Rescue

Anthony William | amazon.com | iBooks

The GCHQ Puzzle Book II

GCHQ | amazon.com | iBooks

GuRu

RuPaul | amazon.com | iBooks

A timeless collection of philosophies from renaissance performer and the world’s most famous shape-shifter RuPaul, whose sage outlook has created an unprecedented career for more than thirty-five years.

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

Eric Idle | amazon.com | iBooks

Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin | amazon.com | iBooks

A Better Me

Gary Barlow | amazon.com | iBooks

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Eleanor Nairne | amazon.com | iBooks

Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand

Marcus Chown | amazon.com | iBooks

Roger Daltrey: Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite

Roger Daltrey | amazon.com | iBooks


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