Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty's world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. Diagnosed with autism at age five these vivid diary entries portray his perspective as a teenager juggling exams and friendship alongside a campaigning life.
In the winter of 1705 the young Johann Sebastian Bach, then unknown as a composer, set off on a long journey by foot to Lubeck, a distance of more than 250 miles. This journey was a pivotal point in the life of the great composer. In Something of his Art, Horatio Clare follows in his footsteps.
This is a radical new look at the Common Swift - a numerous but profoundly un-common bird - by Charles Foster, author of the New York Times Bestseller, Being a Beast. Foster follows the swifts throughout the world, manically, lyrically, yet scientifically.
In this highly acclaimed memoir the writer Jeff Young takes us on a journey through the Liverpool of his youth, down the back alleys and through arcades, through arcades and oyster bars into vanished tenements.