Fibber In The Heat by Miles Jupp

 Miles Jupp is a comic actor (Rev) and stand-up who began working life playing Archie the Inventor in children’s TV show Balamory. Somewhere in between these phases of his career he decided to become a cricket writer and Fibber In The Heat is his account of trying to cover England’s 2006 tour to India without any actual…

The Once And Future King by T.H. White

 An Arthurian epic in four books, written largely in the 1930s and 1940s, shot through with the very real threat and consequences of war and of what it means to be a human being, The Once And Future King is irresistible. T.H. White treats Camelot and all the rest of it as though they could best be…

The Plot Against America by Philip Roth

 Franklin Roosevelt did not win the 1940 presidential election and lead the US decisively into the Second World War following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 : instead, aviator and anti-Semite Charles Lindbergh triumphed, keeping the US out of the conflict while writing public billets-doux to Hitler. This is the premise of The Plot Against America, an utterly believable…