Non-fiction

Maggie and Me
by Damian Barr
Amusing and poignant, this is a memoir of a young boy growing up when life is dominated by Britain's first female prime minister.
Breaking and Mending
by Joanna Cannon
A frank, moving and beautifully written memoir exploring, through the highs and lows of her career path as a junior doctor.
Publication date: 26th September 2019
Homesick
by Catrina Davies
A beautiful, inspiring and thoughtful book about housing and what it means to be at home.
Publication date: 23rd August 2019
Everybody died, so I got a dog
by Emily Dean
Can all of life's problems be solved with a dog? This is a wonderfully funny and terribly sad story of family, loss and healing.
Hungry
by Grace Dent
One of the much-loved voices of the food scene in Britain today, this is Grace Dent's story of growing up with a hunger for life.
Publication date: 29th October 2020
My Life in Houses
by Margaret Forster
A wonderful account of the meaning of the houses, and homes, to this much-loved author.
Hello World
by Hannah Fry
A fascinating and thought-provoking account of how algorithms are affecting every part of our lives today.
The Moment of Lift
by Melinda Gates
Powerful, distressing, inspiring, challenging, uplifting, disturbing... This is the most extraordinary book. Read it!
Glorious Rock Bottom
by Bryony Gordon
A no-holds-barred account of facing and overcoming addiction. It's raw, honest, hopeful, with humour, and spirit. I couldn't put it down.
Publication date: 6th August 2020
Reasons to Stay Alive
by Matt Haig
The most astonishing personal account of understanding and coping with depression. An uplifting, inspiring and moving read which you want to pick up again as soon as you put it down.

Pages