TBR International Non-Fiction

International Non-Fiction

  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
  • 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

A.

  • Alexandria | Edmund Richardson
  • Alone in America | Robert A Ferguson
  • An Odyssey | Mendelsohn
  • The Austen Years | Rachel Cohen
  • The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas | Gertrude Stein
  • Autumn Light | Pico Iyer

B.

  • Big Sister Little Sister Red Sister | Jung Chang
  • Birdsong in a Time of Silence | Steven Lovatt
  • The Black Death | Philip Ziegler
  • The Brain’s Way of Healing | Norman Doidge
  • The Broken Road | Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • The Brother’s Gardeners | Andrea Wulf

C.

  • Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman | Robert K Massie
  • Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmakers | A. N. Wilson
  • City of Djinns | William Dalrymple
  • The Cloudspotter’s Guide | Gavin Pretor-Pinney
  • The Coming of the Terror in the French Revolution | Timothy Tackett
  • The Consolations of Philosophy | Alain de Botton
  • The Cost of Living | Deborah Levy
  • Coventry | Rachel Cusk
  • Creatures of a Day | Irvin d Yalom
  • Curiosities and Splendour: An Anthology of Classic Travel Literature

D.

  • The Danube by Nick Thorpe
  • Digging For Richard III by Mike Pitts
  • Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
  • Dust Tracks on a Road | Zora Neale Hurston

E.

  • Elizabeth Gaskell by Jenny Uglow
  • England’s Queens by Elizabeth Norton

F.

  • The Flaneur by Edmund White
  • Footprints: In Search of Future Fossils by David Farmer
  • The French Revolution by Thomas Carlyle

G.

  • The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • Genius and Ink | Virginia Woolf
  • Ghosts of the Tsunami by Richard Lloyd Parry
  • The Greater Journey by David McCullough
  • Greenlights | Matthew McConaughey

H.

  • Havana | Mark Kurlansky
  • Hiroshima | John Hersey
  • Hokkaido Highway Blues | Will Ferguson
  • Homo Deus | Yuval Noah Harari
  • How Proust Changed My Life | Alain de Botton

I.

  • Imagining London | Anna Quindlen
  • In the Garden of Beasts | Erik Larson
  • In the Heart of the Sea | Nathaniel Philbrick
  • India | Naipaul
  • Istanbul | Orhan Pamuk

J.

  • The Japanese | Christopher Harding

K.

  • Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life | Claire Tomalin

L.

  • The Last Mughal: The Fall of Delhi 1857 | William Dalrymple
  • Literary Places | Sarah Baxter
  • Lost Japan | Alex Kerr
  • Love Letters | Virginia Woolf & Vita Sackville-West
  • Lucy Maud Montgomery | Mary Henley Rubio

M.

  • Magic Island: The Fictions of L M Montgomery | Elizabeth Waterson
  • The Man in the Red Coat | Julian Barnes
  • Marie Curie and Her Daughters | Shelley Emling
  • Men We Reaped | Jesmyn Ward
  • Monarchs of the Sea | Danna Staaf
  • A Month in Siena | Hisham Matar

N.

  • Napoleon the Great by Andrew Roberts
  • The New Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan
  • The Novel of the Century by David Bellos

O.

  • October by China Mieville
  • On the Narrow Road: Journey into a Lost Japan by Lesley Downer
  • Origins by Amin Maalouf

P.

  • Pandora’s Jar: Women in Greek Myths | Natalie Haynes
  • Parisian Lives | Deirdre Bair
  • The Pattern in the Carpet | Margaret Drabble
  • A People’s Tragedy | Orlando Figes

Q.

R.

  • Red Sky at Sunrise | Laurie Lee
  • The Rhine | Ben Coates
  • Rice Noodle Fish: Deep Travels Through Japan’s Food Culture | Matt Goulding
  • The Roads to Sata: A 2000 Mile Walk Through Japan | Alan Booth
  • Roller Coaster: Europe 1950-2017 | Ian Kershaw
  • Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley | Charlotte Gordon
  • A Russian Journal | John Steinbeck

S.

  • Salt Fat Acid Heat | Samin Nosrat
  • Sapiens | Yuval Noah Harari
  • Second Nature | Michael Pollan
  • The Secret Life of Cows | Rosamund Young
  • The Shepherd’s Life | James Rebanks
  • Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher | Timothy Egan
  • The Silk Roads | Peter Frankopan
  • The Sixth Extinction | Elizabeth Kolbert
  • The Story of China | Michael Wood
  • The Swerve: How the Renaissance | Stephen Greenblatt

T.

  • Territory of Light | Yuko Tsushima
  • Testament of Friendship | Vera Brittain
  • Thermopylae | Paul Cartledge
  • Things I Don’t Want to Know | Deborah Levy
  • Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice | Janet Malcolm

U.

V.

  • The Views of Nature | Alexander Humboldt
  • Virginia Woolf | Hermione Lee
  • The Voyage of the Narwhal | Andrea Barrett

W.

  • The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan by Ian Buruma
  • Wanderlust | Rebecca Solnit
  • When Paris Sizzled | McAuliffe
  • Why Read Moby Dick? by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • The Wild Isles | edited Patrick Barkham
  • Women of the Raj by Margaret Macmillan

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