All posts tagged non-fiction

Laura Stickney

10 Questions: Laura Stickney

The Pelican Books editor discusses the resurrection of the famous non-fiction imprint which is back on bookshop shelves after a 30-year hiatus.

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

On the dark edges of a shiny airport

Mabel Mnensa reviews Katherine Boo’s vivid non-fiction masterpiece, Behind the Beautiful Forevers.

Sophy Kohler reviews The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Ways of being

SOPHY KOHLER reviews The Reason I Jump, an exploration of autism, by Naoki Higashida.

Bill Nasson

VIDEO: Interview with Bill Nasson

ALEXANDER MATTHEWS talks to Bill Nasson about his new book which details South Africa’s involvement in World War II.

Bernadette le Roux

VIDEO: Interview with Bernadette le Roux

Bernadette le Roux tells ALEXANDER MATTHEWS about the inspiration behind her second cookbook, Roots, Shoots & Leaves.


VIDEO: Interview with Sarah Wild

ALEXANDER MATTHEWS talks to Sarah Wild, author of Searching African Skies, about the Square Kilometre Array.

On the Map

Life beyond satnav

BILL NASSON lauds On the Map, Simon Garfield’s exploration of the intersection between history and geography.

EXTRACT: On the Map by Simon Garfield

Simon Garfield contemplates Henry Morton Stanley’s controversial legacy.