Essays & Collected Non Fiction
In Praise of Shadows
In the twentieth century’s foremost meditation on Japanese aesthetics, novelist Junichiro Tanizaki argues for...
A Personal Manifesto
From the brilliant mind of the creator and star of I May Destroy...
How Kyoto Breaks Your Heart
How Kyoto Breaks Your Heart is a collection about the ways in which heartbreak can...
Run Towards the Danger
Confrontations with a Body of Memory
Sarah Polley’s work as an actor, screenwriter and director is...
A Room of One’s Own
A Room of One’s Own is Virginia Woolf’s most powerful feminist essay, justifying the need...
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Essays on Our Fierce and Familiar Companions
From Carl Phillips asking how wildness is tamed, to...
Porn: An Oral History
- How do we talk about porn?
- Why it is that when we do talk about porn,...
David Stuart Davies
A Literary Landscape
A gorgeous book to dip into and savour the rich literary heritage of...
This Woman’s Work
Essays on Music
This Woman’s Work: Essays on Music is edited by Kim Gordon and Sinead...
The Penguin Book of Feminist Writing
The Penguin Book of Feminist Writing rounds up the voices of women from across history...
The Fragile Earth
Writing from the New Yorker on Climate Change
A classic collection of the New Yorker’s most...
The Best British Travel Writing of the 21st Century
A Celebration of Outstanding Travel Storytelling from Around the World
Travel writing matters. Explore the world...