Nott is a surgeon. Instead of going to the beach for his hols, he heads to war zones: Sarajevo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Darfur, Congo, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Gaza and Syria… His account of his experiences over the last 25 years is eye-opening and, as one would expect, humane on a grand scale.
A remarkable new history that transforms our understanding of West Africa by showing the complex system of trade that existed there before the international slave trade, using cowrie shells as currency.
In the twenty years before his shooting in 2017, Voorspuy (described by his biographer as “one of the last stylishly mad”) created a game reserve on his Kenyan ranch. Published to help support the Tristan Voorspuy Conservation Trust.
Giuppi Pietromarchi, photographs by Giulio Pietromarchi
The author, an Italian landscape designer, spent several years living in Rabat and has previously written about the gardens at Ninfa. This book looks at the plants suitable for southern Mediterranean gardens, arranged month by month as they flower. Includes many photographs of the Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech.