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Gesine Bullock-Prado, was the head of her sister's (Sandra Bullock) production company. She had a closet full of designer clothes and the ear of all the influential studio heads, but she was miserable. The only solace she found was in her secret hobby: baking.
With every sugary, butter...
Few writers have been so conspicuously torn as D.H. Lawrence in his search for emancipation from his mother and in the forging of his sexual identity. In this biography, Philip Callow examines the influences that shaped Lawrence: his mother, whose hold over him was enormous; his first love...
Joseph Carey Merrick, born in Leicester on 5th August 1862, is better known as The Elephant Man.
Through horrible physical deformities which were almost impossible to describe, he spent much of his life exhibited as a fairground freak until even nineteenth-century sensibilities could take...
If there was ever a book to make you glad that you don't live in the US, this is it! Bushwacked is the story of George W. Bush's America - and it's a powerful, furious indictment of his right-wing 'Christian' values and the damage they are doing to an entire nation.
Ivins and Dubose write...
An unabashed celebration of the joys of food and cooking, Hot Sun, Cool Shadow follows the story of award-winning food-writer Angela Murrills and the artist Peter Matthews, who travel together to the southerly French region of Languedoc. The Languedoc is famed for its landscape, lege...