Tuesday 8th of June 2021

Book List October 2018

This month’s book list includes over 50 delicious recipes from the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen which was set up following the Grenfell Tower fire, the story of one of the last stylishly mad people in Kenya and a riveting account of the most notorious unsolved crime in the history of horse racing.

1. Together: Our Community Cookbook – “Together” celebrates the power of cooking to connect us to one another. In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, a group of local women gathered together to cook fresh food for their families and neighbours. A storybook of this West London community, showcasing over 50 delicious recipes from the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen and including a foreword by HRH The Duchess of Sussex. £9.99

2. Life on the Edge: Tristan Voorspuy’s Fatal Love of Africa – The true story of Tristan Voorspuy – ‘one of the last stylishly mad people in Kenya’. Life on the Edge paints a picture of a man determined to live life to the full. £14.28

3. I’m Absolutely Fine!: A Manual for Imperfect Women – Welcome to Midulthood. A place where we recognise that we are all more alike than we are unalike. Of course it’s not just you. If we’re not in it together, we’re not in it at all… £11.89

4. Be More Pirate: Or How to Take On the World and Win – Whatever your ambitions, ideas and challenges, Be More Pirate will revolutionize the way you live, think and work today, and tomorrow. £7.19

5. The Clockmaker’s Daughter – A story of murder, mystery and thievery, of art, love and loss. And flowing through its pages like a river, is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, the clockmaker’s daughter. £9.49

6. The Tack Room: The Story of Saddlery and Harness in 27 Equine Disciplines – Tack rooms are treasure houses of traditional and modern, innovative craftsmanship and this lavishly illustrated hardback showcases the workmanship behind the scenes. £20.34

7. Taking Shergar (Horses in History) – A riveting account of the most notorious unsolved crime in the history of horse racing will captivate serious racing fans and aficionados as well as entertain a new generation of horse racing enthusiasts. £31.50

8. Crisis by Felix Francis – Summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables slaughters six very valuable horses, including the short-priced favourite for the Derby, Harry (as he is known) finds there is far more to the ‘simple’ fire than initially meets the eye. £13.17

9. The Pants Of Perspective – One woman’s 3,000 kilometre running adventure through the wilds of New Zealand. £9.99

10. How to Ride a Bike – Sir Chris Hoy – An invaluable manual for cyclists of all ages, experience and ability, which will help them achieve peak performance. £7.99

11. The Little Big Things: The Inspirational Memoir of the Year – Henry Fraser was a 17-year old sports enthusiast and senior prefect when he broke his spinal cord and was left paralysed from the shoulders down. This book will combine his wisdom and insight into accepting life’s challenges with positivity and hope, and will resonate with anyone facing an obstacle, no matter how big or small. £6.47

12. Mob Kitchen: Feed 4 or more for under 10 – all the inspiration you need to make budget meals to impress your friends and family, any time. £4.99

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