Published: 20 May 2005
In My Father’s Shadow: A daughter’s insight into the man behind the Prime Minister’s mask by Rachel Manley.
Published: 12 March 2004
Death’s Jest Book by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Edited by Michael Bradshaw.
Published: 23 May 2003
Wrapped in Rainbows: The life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd. Zora Neale Hurston, author and folklorist, was a leading light in the Harlem Renaissance, the black American arts movement that coincided with the Jazz Age.
Sciascia’s horror of sulphurous evil
Published: 17 October 1997
Il Maestro di Regalpetra: Vita di Leonardo Sciascia by Matteo Collura. The word “Mafia” (probably from the Arab mahias, meaning bully or braggart) was scarcely heard in Sicilian daily life before 1961.
Published: 03 January 2014
Childhood and Other Stories by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Translated by Stephen Parkin.