Our Front Table

Our most eye-catching and thought-provoking books grace the bookshop's front table.

The Manhattan Project

Laszlo Krasznahorkai

From the publisher:

Internationally celebrated Hugarian novelist László Krasznahorkai has been heralded by Susan Sontag as “the Hungarian master of the apocalypse” and compared favorably ...


In Writing

Adam Phillips

From the publisher:

For Adam Phillips – as for Freud and many of his followers – poetry and poets have always held an essential place, as both precursors and unofficial collaborators in the ...


Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish

Tom McCarthy

From the publisher:

Fifteen brilliant essays written over as many years provide a map of the sensibility and critical intelligence of Tom McCarthy, one of the most original and challenging ...


On Liberty

Shami Chakrabarti

From the publisher:

Explores why our fundamental rights and freedoms are indispensable. This book tells about the threats to our freedoms and shows the unprecedented pressures those rights are ...

On the Marshes

Carol Donaldson, cover design or artwork by Ffiona Lewis

From the publisher:

On the Marshes brings us an original voice and a book for our times. Evoking the landscape and atmosphere of sometimes forgotten and often marginalised corner of England, ...