I’m not entirely sure who does all the research (incidentally, can I volunteer?), but the authors of The Pocket Beer Book (3rd edition) Stephen Beaumont and Tim Webb certainly take their roles seriously enough as this fascinating reference book lists over 2000 of the finest beers from around the world.
Born in St. Petersburg in 1891 there was not obvious artistic influences in his working class home. With that almost untainted background it must have been a revelation to him when he later went to the Kazan Art School (where he actually met his future wife Varvara) and the world of possibilities opened up to him.
What existed before that simple graphic of the light bulb appearing above an individuals head once an idea struck them? Was it a candle? A lantern? The words ‘EUREKA’ in Greek? Or was it a phosphorus explosion?
To celebrate the release of HE NAMED ME MALALA in cinemas this Friday, we’re offering you the chance to win a copy of the bestseller I Am Malala.
Artist and photographer Tom Lakeman has compiled a photographic series of imaginative recipes using all the ingredients on discarded shopping lists found in supermarkets…
There was one recurring thought that soft returned through my well kerned (they really aren’t) brain cells whilst imbibing all the beautiful healthy nourishing idea rich design contained within the creative menu leaves of the new rather excellent Graphic Design Visionaries by Caroline Roberts (editor of Grafik).
“….for something like twenty years, Kevin and I had discussed working on a project together that would marry music, lyrics, and prose fiction. The right idea and timing eluded us for a long time, but at last, both converged perfectly.”
Alan Partridge is a survivor, he’s looked out into oblivion and even dangled a smartly polished brogue over the edge. For the first time ever he reveals all in a new book, I, Partridge. We need to talk about Alan.
This incredible book is a fascinating and unique new book about the making of the legendary movie.
Faith 47 is a brilliant South African Artist, and the subject of a new book by the ‘From Here to Fame’ Publishing Company. We have 5 copies to give away.
Carlos Ruiz Zafón has become something of a literary sensation in recent times, Lauren Carroll reviews The Shadow of the Wind and discovers what the fuss is about.
Rolling Stone reporter, publisher, and co-writer of some of Rocks best autobiographies, Anthony Bozza pops in to say hello.
Archie Duncan likes this book so much he has read it 3 times. Read Archie’s review of this ‘coming of age novel’ on Flush the Fashion.
Win one of 5 copies of the brilliant book Passion for Speed by Nick Mason