/Memoir
  • Copsford

    Walter J. C. Murray, Introduction by R. B. Russell

    With photographs by the author.

    Out of print since the 1940s, this is the story of a gruelling but rewarding life in Sussex, beginning in a ruined house not without its hauntings. Bears comparison with Richard Jefferies and Thoreau.

    This handsome new hardback edition also contains Murray’s essay, ‘Voices of Trees’.

     

    For Little Toller Books’ new paperback edition click here.

    Hardback £35.00
  • The Pianist Of Yarmouk

    Aeham Ahmad

    Winner of the first International Beethoven Prize for Human Rights in 2015, AA is a classically trained Syrian-Palestinian pianist. This is his memoir of his former life, the Syrian civil war, his eventual escape and new life in Germany.

    Hardback £12.99
  • Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste ’79, Vienna ’85, Prague ’89

    Richard Bassett

    RB embraced Trieste in our Cuckoo Press piece of 2013. Here is the fully-fledged version, with RB as hornist in the Ljubljana opera house, then as Times Foreign Correspondent in Vienna and Warsaw. A memoir of both ease and grit in the last decade of the Cold War, full of irony, subtlety and humour

    Hardback £16.99
  • The Ginger Child: On Family, Loss and Adoption

    Patrick Flanery

    A sensitive memoir that eludes no complexity or fragility, by a very skillful novelist.

    Hardback £14.99
  • Who Killed My Father

    Edouard Louis

    An extended essay on his father’s life – and by extension on the French working class – by the author of ‘The End of Eddy’ and ‘A History of Violence’.

    Hardback £10.99
  • Not Quite A Diplomat: A Memoir

    Robin Renwick

    By the retired cross-bench peer and former ambassador under both Thatcher and Major.

    Hardback £17.99
  • The Face Pressed Against a Window: A Memoir

    Tim Waterstone

    It is intriguing to read TW’s account of the remarkable and influential chain of bookshops he established. He has always been kind about Sandoe’s, describing us here as “tiny, quirky and magnificent”.

    Hardback £17.99
  • Copsford

    Walter J. C. Murray, introduction by Raynor Winn

    Out of print since the 1940s, this is the story of a gruelling but rewarding life in Sussex, beginning in a ruined house not without its hauntings. Bears comparison with Richard Jefferies and Thoreau.

     

    Tartarus Press have also just brought out a hardback edition of this forgotten gem. Click here for details.

    Paperback £12.00
  • The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal

    Horatio Clare

    An excursion into winter from last October to March of this year. Clare’s sporadic diary of its challenges, mostly in Yorkshire and in Wales, is by turns quietly ecstatic, introspective and bedevilled. As ever, his prose rings clear and true.

    Hardback £12.99