Northbank non-fiction in 2024


It’s a fantastic year for Northbank’s non-fiction authors, with several major publications that are set to make headlines and move the national conversation on important topics. Here are some highlights.

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‘A fascinating, provocative, timely reflection’ – Rory Stewart

A vivid biography in cinematic snapshots of David Lloyd George, one of the world’s greatest statesmen, by Damian Collins

Published by Bloomsbury May 2024.

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Financial Times most anticipated read for 2024.

Rumbles: A Curious History of the Gut sees cultural historian Elsa Richardson travel from Ancient Greece to Victorian England, from 18th-century France to modern America, taking on a lively tour of the gut and exploring all the ways that we have imagined, theorised and probed the mysteries of the gastroenterological system.

Published May 2024 by Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection.

I'll Bring Dessert Benjamina Ebuehi

I’ll Bring Dessert showcases 70 sweet recipes to cater for any occasion. 

Being the designated dessert person is often met with panic, but Benjamina Ebuehi is here to show you that it’s fun and simple to create desserts with wow-factor all year round no matter the day, season or occasion.

Published April 2024 by Quadrille.

Death in the Blood paperback Laura Kuenssberg quote

Sunday Times political editor Caroline Wheeler has been reporting on the infected blood scandal for two decades. She has been pivotal to the campaign for justice for the victims, whose stories form the heart of this book. As the long-running Infected Blood Inquiry delivers its final verdict, Death in the Blood, published in paperback May 2024 by Headline, is an unforgettable epic of human suffering, loss and survival against the odds.

Truss at 10 Cover Anthony Seldon

Johnson at 10, Sir Anthony Seldon‘s excoriating account of Boris Johnson’s time in office, was the bestselling political biography of 2023.

Truss at 10 will be based on exclusive interviews with key aides, allies and insiders, and focusing on the critical steps that led to her demise. This gripping behind-the-scenes work of contemporary history gives the definitive account of Truss’s premiership, and will be published by Atlantic Books September 2024.

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