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Two Roads

The Still Point of the Turning World

Emily Rapp
Authors:
Emily Rapp

Like all mothers, Emily Rapp had ambitious plans for her son, Ronan. He would be smart, loyal, physically fearless, level-headed but fun. He would be good at crossword puzzles like his father. He would be an avid skier like his mother. Rapp would speak to him in foreign languages and give him the best education. But all of these plans changed when Ronan was diagnosed at nine months old with Tay-Sachs disease, a rare and always-fatal degenerative disorder. Ronan was not expected to live beyond the age of three; he would be permanently stalled at a developmental level of six months. Rapp and her husband were forced to re-evaluate everything they thought they knew about raising a family. They would have to learn to live with their child in the moment; to find happiness in the midst of sorrow; to parent without a future. The Still Point of the Turning World is the story of a mother's journey through grief and beyond it. Rapp's response to her son's diagnosis was a belief that she needed to 'make my world big' - to make sense of her family's situation through art, literature, philosophy, theology and myth. Drawing on a broad range of thinkers and writers, from C.S. Lewis to Sylvia Plath, Hegel to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Rapp learns what wisdom there is to be gained from parenting a terminally ill child. In luminous, exquisitely moving prose, she re-examines our most fundamental assumptions about what it means to be a good parent, to be a success, and to live a meaningful life.

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Amy Winehouse, and the 27 Club

30 Jan
Southport Market, King Street, Southport, PR8 1LA

Sean Wilson signing at Southport Market

Come and meet former Coronation Street star turned award-winning cheesemaker Sean Wilson

Coronet

Alan Stoob: Nazi Hunter

Saul Wordsworth
Authors:
Saul Wordsworth
Hodder & Stoughton

80 Not Out: My Favourite Cricket Memories

Dickie Bird
Authors:
Dickie Bird

Hardly a week goes by without Dickie Bird visiting a county or Test match arena where he can keep up to date with all that is happening in the cricket world, while at the same time taking the opportunity to reflect, in the company of old friends and acquaintances, on his own colourful contribution to the sport that lasted for over half a century. Dickie remains the most famous umpire of them all and is still highly respected throughout the world. A lovable eccentric with a joyful sense of fun, he has decided, as he approaches his eightieth birthday, to recall the highlights of his life in cricket, while also providing an illuminating insight into what he has been up to since his retirement.

27 Sep
London

Mark Ellen interviewing Mark Billingham at Radio Time Festival

4pm

Mark Ellen interviewing Mark Billingham at Radio Time Festival

27 Sep
London

Mark Ellen interviewing Mark Billingham at Radio Time Festival

4pm

Mark Ellen interviewing Mark Billingham at Radio Time Festival

14 Oct
Westminster, London

Melvyn Bragg Event in association with The Spectator

7:30pm
14 Oct
Westminster, London

Melvyn Bragg Event in association with The Spectator

7:30pm
14 Oct
Bradford

Graham Hancock Event at University of Bradford

7pm

Graham Hancock Event at University of Bradford

14 Oct
Bradford

Graham Hancock Event at University of Bradford

7pm

Graham Hancock Event at University of Bradford

Visit Edward Kelsey Moore's official website

You can find out more information about Ed's writing, events and signings, see photos and contact him by visiting his website, here.

22nd October Waterstones Piccadilly

Miranda Hart at Waterstones

Delighted to announce that Miranda fans will get the chance to meet Miranda, sit on her iconic sofa in a pop-up version of her on-screen living room and get a signed copy of her new book THE BEST OF MIRANDA a day before it is officially published. at this signing at Waterstones Piccadilly.

John Murray

Dallas: 1963

Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis
Authors:
Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis
Coronet

Stairways to Heaven

Lorna Byrne
Authors:
Lorna Byrne

The overwhelming response of readers to Lorna Byrne - regardless of religious beliefs - is that she gives them back hope, helping them to realise that no matter how alone they might feel they have a Guardian angel by their side. Lorna Byrne sees and talks with angels every day and has done since she was a baby. She sees them as clearly as the rest of us see rocks and stones and trees. In Stairways to Heaven Lorna tells true-life stories about the ways that angels help us. She describes how they helped her pull her own life together after her husband died and how she has seen them help other people - particularly those who are unhappy, ill or in danger.Written from direct, personal experience, never has a book contained such an extraordinary, vivid and convincing account of how angels work in the world.This new edition includes advice from Lorna on how to discover your guardian angel's name and hear what your guardian angel is telling you.

Sceptre

The Bone Clocks

David Mitchell
Authors:
David Mitchell

Metaphysical thriller, meditation on mortality and chronicle of our self-devouring times, this is the kaleidoscopic new novel from the author of Cloud Atlas.SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS UK AUTHOR OF THE YEAR 2014LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 LONGLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2015One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands exactly what sort of asylum the woman was seeking . . . The Bone Clocks follows the twists and turns of Holly's life from a scarred adolescence in Gravesend to old age on Ireland's Atlantic coast as Europe's oil supply dries up - a life not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air and brief lapses in the laws of reality. For Holly Sykes - daughter, sister, mother, guardian - is also an unwitting player in a murderous feud played out in the shadows and margins of our world, and may prove to be its decisive weapon.

Coronet to publish book by Conor Maynard

Hodder & Stoughton imprint Coronet is delighted to announce that it will publish an illustrated memoir by number one bestselling British music artist, Conor Maynard. Click READ for more.