Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke is an English actress. She studied at the Drama Centre London, appearing in a number of stage productions, including one by the Company of Angels. Her television debut came with a guest appearance in an episode of the British medical soap opera Doctors in 2009.

  • All the Light We Cannot See

    From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the stunningly beautiful instant , bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.,Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure???s reclusive great uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum???s most valuable and dangerous jewel.,In a mining town in Germany, Werner Pfennig, an orphan, grows up with his younger sister, enchanted by a crude radio they find that brings them news and stories from places they have never seen or imagined. Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments and is enlisted to use his talent to track down the resistance. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.

  • Clean and Lean for Life

    If you want to eat well, you need to learn to cook well – but it needn’t be as hard or as complicated as you think. In Clean & Lean for Life: The Cookbook, James Duigan helps you every step of the way with mouthwatering recipes and cookery tips that will have you whizzing up nutritious meals in minutes, whatever your budget or lifestyle. For years, James has advocated cutting out sugar, avoiding alcohol and eating ‘good’ fats – advice that has now become mainstream. With advice on avoiding the cravings that can lead you off track, and on whether to use microwaves, whether it’s worth getting a spiralizer or Nutribullet, plus inspiring tips on how to maintain your new healthy lifestyle, James demonstrates that you, too, can be clean and lean for life.

  • It’s Not Ok to Feel Blue

    if everything might feel a bit overwhelming.,to talk about it.,to not want to talk about it.,to find it funny., to be human.,Over 70 people have shared their powerful, funny and moving stories exploring their own mental health, including Sam Smith, Emilia Clarke, Candice Carty-Williams and Adam Kay.,One in four of us will experience a mental health issue. This book is here to tell you, or someone you care about,

  • Just Kids

    It was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation.,Patti Smith would evolve as a poet and performer, and Robert Mapplethorpe would direct his highly provocative style toward photography. Bound in innocence and enthusiasm, they traversed the city from Coney Island to Forty-Second Street, and eventually to the celebrated round table of Max???s Kansas City, where the Andy Warhol contingent held court. In 1969, the pair set up camp at the Hotel Chelsea and soon entered a community of the famous and infamous, the influential artists of the day and the colorful fringe. It was a time of heightened awareness, when the worlds of poetry, rock and roll, art, and sexual politics were colliding and exploding. In this milieu, two kids made a pact to take care of each other. Scrappy, romantic, committed to create, and fueled by their mutual dreams and drives, they would prod and provide for one another during the hungry years.,Just Kids begins as a love story and ends as an elegy. It serves as a salute to New York City during the late sixties and seventies and to its rich and poor, its hustlers and hellions. A true fable, it is a portrait of two young artists??? ascent, a prelude to fame.

  • Saltwater

    Lucy is lost. Growing up in the north east she wanted more. When others were thinking about the Nissan factory or call centres she was thinking about Pete Doherty, poetry and the possibilities London seemed to offer. University was the way out, her ticket to the promised land ??? where she???d become a shinier version of herself, where her nights would be gigs and parties and long exciting conversations about Judith Butler.,But once she gets there Lucy can???t help feeling that the big city isn???t for her, and once again she is striving, only this time it???s for the right words, the right clothes, the right foods. No matter what she tries she???s not right. Until she is. In that last year of her degree the city opens up to her, she is saying the right things, doing the right things. Until her parents visit for her graduation and events show her that her life has always been about pretending and now she???s lost all sense of who she is and what she???s supposed to be doing.,And so Lucy packs up her things and leaves again, this time for her dead Irish grandfather???s stone cottage in a remote part of Donegal. There, alone, she sets about piecing together her history hoping that in confronting where she came from she will know where she should be going. Saltwater is a novel about growing up, about class, about how where we come from shapes who we become, and about the aimless periods we all go through. And it???s about the north east, mothers and daughters, history and pre-destiny.

  • The Overstory

    is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of – and paean to – the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers???s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. There is a world alongside ours???vast, slow, interconnected, resourceful, magnificently inventive, and almost invisible to us. This is the story of a handful of people who learn how to see that world and who are drawn up into its unfolding catastrophe.

  • The Poetry Pharmacy

    In the years since he first had the idea of prescribing short, powerful poems for all manner of spiritual ailments, William Sieghart has taken his Poetry Pharmacy around the length and breadth of Britain, into the pages of the,, onto BBC Radio 4 and onto the television, honing his prescriptions all the time. This pocket-sized book presents the most essential poems in his dispensary: those which, again and again, have really shown themselves to ,. Whether you are suffering from loneliness, lack of courage, heartbreak, hopelessness, or even from an excess of ego, there is something here to ease your pain.