SHHHHH, IT’S A LIBRARY
You’re welcome to borrow any of the books in our library.
All we ask is that you send them back once you’ve finished. You can re-use the envelope the books came in if you want to. And please do let us know whether you thought they were riveting or rubbish.
Better even than the Muppet version, Dickens’ original novel weighs in at around 100 pages, so is a great entry-point for anyone put ... read more
If you think of Alexei Sayle as that shouty Scouse comedian who was in the Young Ones, think again. He’s also a talented writer who has read more
When the bad guys try to steal Christmas, only Officer Pugh can save the day. Funny, clever, rhythmic and rhyming, this book makes ... read more
I love short stories. There’s no flannel. They’re finely honed, precise works of art: Examples of sheer craftsmanship with no room for ... read more
Half the world has essentially no access to modern financial services – from bank accounts to business loans. Without this access, ... read more
The philosopher Pascal once apologised to a friend for sending him a sprawling letter. ‘I would have written a shorter letter,’ Pascal ... read more
This is a classic ‘essential’ text that first came out 30 years ago. Perhaps as a result of its age, the writing style is often quaint, read more
Made to Stick premises a simple question, why do we remember some ideas and forget others. What makes the Heath brothers a bit clever ... read more
Very few books have changed the way we think about language. But this one did. In their seminal text, Lakoff and Johnson argue that ... read more