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APRIL W&N NON-FICTION

Deyan Sudjic Norman Foster The Authorised Biography

The life of one of the world’s most influential architects Norman Foster changed the shape of British architecture, while his award-winning buildings – such as ‘The Gherkin’, the Millennium Bridge, Wembley Stadium, Stansted Airport and Berlin’s Reichstag building – have changed the shape of our skylines. Born into working-class Manchester, he now runs one of the world’s foremost architectural firms. Accompanied by stunning photographs, this biography is written with Foster’s full co-operation. Deyan Sudjic was the architecture critic for the Observer and is currently Director of London’s Design Museum.

Architecture, Biography Cased April £20.00 336pp 234 x 156mm 24pp colour illustrations 978 0 297 85868 3 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N

Mark Seal Wildflower An Extraordinary Life and Untimely Death in Africa

A mesmerising story of African adventure, heroism and undying love With a cast as wild, wondrous and unpredictable as Africa itself, Wildflower is a real-life adventure tale set in the world’s disappearing wilderness. It is the biography of Joan Root, film-maker and lifelong conservationist. Rife with personal revelation, intrigue, corruption and murder, readers will remember this extraordinary journey long after they turn the last page of this utterly compelling book. Mark Seal is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. He lives in Aspen, Colorado.

Biography Cased April £12.99 352pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 297 86015 0 Markets: World XUSAC, AUS & NZ USA & Translation: Random House Serial: W&N

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