The London Library is renowned as a centre of creativity and we’re always keen to showcase some of the many works that get produced here. A number of our members have been in touch recently, letting us know about new books they are publishing this Autumn. 

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Please note, the Library does not necessarily hold all of these titles in our collection. Please check Catalyst to see whether we hold the book.


Coming up in Autumn 2020

The Confession, Jessie Burton

Picador, September 2020 


Britain and Europe in Troubled Times, Vernon Bogdanor

Yale University Press, September 2020


Life & Love of the Forest, Lewis Blackwell

September 2020

Jeoffry: The Poet’s Cat - A Biography, Oliver Soden

The History Press, September 2020


Lev Shestov: Philosopher of the Sleepless Night, Matthew Beaumont

September 2020


The Museum Curator’s Guide - Understanding, Managing and Presenting Objects, Nicola Pickering

Lund Humphries, September 2020


The Golden Calves of Jeraboam, Adrian Leak

September 2020


Japan's Far More Female Future, Bill Emmott

Oxford University Press, September 2020


Reluctant European: Britain and the European Union from 1945 to Brexit, Stephen Wall

Oxford University Press, September 2020


The Fragrance of Tears, Victoria Schofield

Head of Zeus, October 2020


My Dearest Martha: The Life and Letters of Eliza Hillier, Andrew Hillier

Hong Kong City University Press, October 2020


After Ancient Biography: Modern Types and Classical Archetypes, Robert Fraser

Palgrave Macmillan, October 2020


Hotel du Cap Eden Roc, Alexandra Campbell

Flammarion, October 2020


My Berlin: The Story of a City, Sir Barney White-Spunner

Simon & Schuster, October 2020


Art, Memoir and Jung. Personal and Psychological Encounters, Juliet Miller

October 2020

The Walker: On Finding and Losing Yourself in the Modern City, Matthew Beaumont

November 2020


Dangerous Lunatics: Trauma, Criminality, and Forensic Psychotherapy, Professor Brett Kahr

Confer Books, Autumn 2020


Beyond the Secret Garden, Anne Thwaite

Duckworth, 2020

(Revised version of Waiting for the Party, the life of Frances Hodgson Burnett, Secker and Warburg, 1974)

Juvenal: Satires Book V, John Godwin

Liverpool University Press, Autumn 2020


Industrial Letchworth: The First Garden City 1903-1920Philippa Parker

University of Hertfordshire Press, Autumn 2020


A Dirty Broth: Early Twentieth Century Welsh Plays in English

Parthian Press, November 2020


Heads and Boxes: A Prop Art Exhibition Collaboration, Essay by Jill Longmate

Published in ‘Brigid Brophy: Avant-Garde Writer, Critic, Activist’, edited by Richard Canning and Gerri Kimber. Edinburgh University Press, 2020


At the Edge of the Desert, Basil Lawrence

Penguin, Spring 2021


The Novotny Papers: Prostitute/Provocateur, Lilian Pizzichini

Amberley, Spring 2021

Published recently in 2020


Those Who Are Loved, Victoria Hislop

Paperback published by Headline Review, August 2020


Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind, Tom Holland

Paperback published by Little Brown, August 2020


Elitism A Progressive Defence, Eliane Glaser

Biteback Books, August 2020


The Financial Times Guide to Business Coaching, Anne Scoular

Financial Times, August 2020



If I Don’t Have You, Sareeta Dominga

Jacaranda, July 2020


The Tastemakers: British Dealers and the Anglo-Gallic Interior, 1785-1865, Diana Davis

Getty Research Institute, July 2020


Madeleine, Euan Cameron

Quercus, July 2020

(Hardback published by MacLehose Press, June 2019)


Bad Love, Maame Blue

Jacaranda, June 2020


Liminal, Caroline Maldonado

Smokestack Books, April 2020; sequel to be published 2021


The Straits of Treachery, Richard Hopton

Allison & Busby, April 2020


Night of the Bayonets: The Texel Uprising and Hitler's Revenge April - May 1945, Eric Lee

Greenhill, April 2020


Mediating Empire, Andrew Hillier

Renaissance Books, April 2020


Smoke and Mirrors, Gemma Milne

Little Brown, April 2020


Dionysus after Nietzsche: The Birth of Tragedy in Twentieth-Century Literature and Thought, Adam Lecznar

Cambridge University Press, March 2020


Magnificence and Princely Splendour in the Middle Ages, Richard Barber

Boydell & Brewer, March 2020


The Girl with the Louding Voice, Abi Daré 

Sceptre, February 2020


Strange Antics: A History of Seduction, Clement Knox

William Collins, February 2020


Escape Routes, Naomi Ishiguro

Tinder Press, February 2020 (Paperback January 2021)


John of Garland’s ‘De Triumphis Ecclesie’, Martin Hall

Brepols, February 2020


Along the Amber Route, Chris Schuler

Sandstone Press, February 2020


Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein: A Biography, David Beattie

van Eck Publishers, 2020


The Earliest Views of Budapest, Andrew Alchin



The Smart Woman’s Guide to Murder, Victoria Dowd

Joffe Books 2020


EW Hornung: The Emergence of a Popular Author 1866-98, Peter Rowland

Academic Press, December 2019


Nourishing the Nation: Food as National Identity in Catalonia, Venetia Congdon

Berghahn Books, December 2019


Excellent Essex: In Praise of Britain's Most Misunderstood County, Gillian Darley

Old Street Publishing, Hardback 2019; Paperback, Spring 202