Alain de Bottons bestselling The Art of Travel provides invaluable insights into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.
Paradise of the Blind is an exquisite portrait of three Vietnamese women struggling to survive in a society where subservience to men is expected and Communist corruption crushes every dream.
Arden Shakespeare With its explorations of sexual ambivalence, As You Like It speaks directly to the twenty-first century.
Early Modern Drama: The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchessâ€™s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries.