Chatto & Windus

Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London

By Lauren Elkin - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

It’s quite difficult to classify this book. Part memoir of Lauren Elkin’s love affair with the city as a locus of ...Read Review

The Evening Road

By Laird Hunt - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

This is a gem of a book about race and entitlement, deftly and beautifully told. Ottie Lee Henshaw, a white woman in rural ...Read Review

Judas

By Amos Oz - By Nicholas de Lange (trans.) - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Jerusalem in the winter of 1959-1960, and Shmuel Ash drops out of his postgraduate university studies with his life in a mess: his ...Read Review

A House Full of Daughters: A Memoir of Seven Generations

By Juliet Nicholson - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

This book focuses on the women of the Sackville-West family through seven biographies.  The first is that of Pepita, who was born in 1830 ...Read Review

John Aubrey: My Own Life

By Ruth Scurr - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

At a time when the notion of Englishness is very much under scrutiny, John Aubrey is considered to be an epitome of the ...Read Review

The Strawberry Girl

By Lisa Stromme - Published 2016

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It’s summer 1893, and the Norwegian fishing village of Asgardstrand is swelled by an influx of well-to-do guests and bohemian artists from the ...Read Review

The Gustav Sonata

By Rose Tremain - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Switzerland in the years just after the end of the Second World War. Gustav Perle is a young boy living a bleak and ...Read Review

At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being and Apricot Cocktails

By Sarah Bakewell - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Sarah Bakewell’s latest non-fiction book, At the Existentialist Café, documents her passion for existentialism through linked biographies of the movements’ King and ...Read Review

The Vanishing Man

By Laura Cumming - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Art historian Laura Cumming fell in love with the art of 17th-century Spanish painter Velázquez almost by chance. As she pursued her ...Read Review

Mr and Mrs Disraeli

By Daisy Hay - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

This biography recounts the relationship between 19th-century statesman and novelist Benjamin Disraeli and his wife, Mary Anne. Despite prejudice for his Jewish, non-aristocratic ...Read Review