Sometime writer, part-time librarian, full-time Scotsman who enjoys reading, travel, writing and music.
The story of three strong women and one small nation.
An entertaining and illuminating look at Britain in the inter-war years.
A moving insight into the struggles facing men and women in Ireland as they come to terms with their sexuality.
A thoughtful, thrilling account of personal greed and appalling cruelty in the scramble for Africa.
Sparkling with those most Irish of qualities - melancholy, humor and the gift of the gab - Coogan's comprehensive history comes close to being definitive.
The author steps joins Roman re-enactors and Viking retromaniacs, and discovers they're not just playing for time.
From Bangladesh to Brazil, Pearce seeks out the origins worldly goods.
A full-frontal attack on the amateur writers, publishers and performers of the Web 2.0 generation.
It may not be Rome or Paris, but Manchester has a dolce vita and joie de vivre all its own.
In a city where the only goths have stained glass, two Irishmen discover the darker side of Belgium.