Author: Kim Hughes The Sunday Times Bestseller. ‘Breathtaking. Kim Hughes is the man who stands between us and oblivion.’ Andy McNab (author of Bravo Two Zero) ‘An uplifting and enlightening account of the personal courage and dedication required to do…

Author: John Nichol Achtung, Spitfire! The iconic Spitfire found fame during the darkest early days of World War II. But what happened to the redoubtable fighter and its crews beyond the Battle of Britain, and why is it still…

Author: Rick Stroud On 18 June 1940 General de Gaulle broadcast from London to his countrymen in France about the catastrophe that had overtaken their nation – the victory of the invading Germans. He declared ‘Is defeat final?  No! . ….

Author: Duncan Barrett In the summer of 1940, Britain stood perilously close to invasion. One by one, the nations of Europe had fallen to the unstoppable German Blitzkrieg, and Hitler’s sights were set on the English coast. And…

Author: Sally Field Sally Field is one of the most celebrated, beloved and enduring actors of our time, and now she tells her story for the first time in this intimate and haunting literary memoir. In her own words,…

Author: Robin Knox-Johnston Sir Robin Knox-Johnston burst to fame when he became the first man ever to complete a single-handed, non-stop circumnavigation of the world. Now, 50 years on from that famous voyage, he reveals the…

Author: Chris Bonington Sir Chris Bonington’s memoir Ascent charts not only his many triumphs in the climbing world – such as the Eiger, and the Himalaya – but also the struggles he has faced in his life bringing up a family, and…

Author: Jonathan Gornall How to Build a Boat is the story of a thoroughly unskilled modern man who, inspired by his love of the sea and what it has taught him about life, sets out to build a traditional…

Author: Alice Morrison TV presenter, writer and adventurer Alice Morrison gives her own unique and personal insight into Morocco, her home for 1001 nights. When Alice Morrison headed out to Morocco, it was to take on…

Author: Melvyn Bragg In Our Time has been the cornerstone of broadcasting on BBC Radio 4 for the past twenty years, with over 800 episodes since its launch in October 1998. Presented by one of Britain’s greatest champions of the…