The Shadowy Third is a new book from Julia Parry. After the death of her uncle, Parry became the recipient of a box of letters revealing an affair between her grandfather, Humphry House and Elizabeth Bowen.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti was a leading figure of the beat movement. The poet and publisher has died at 101. He was co-founder of the iconic City Lights bookshop associated with Kerouac, Ginsberg and Burroughs.
Simon Raymonde is known to many music fans as the bass player and keyboardist in the iconic band, Cocteau Twins. He is co-founder of record label Bella Union. He recently embarked on a fresh musical venture, Lost Horizons with a new album: Quiet Moments Part 2 out on Friday.