W&N NON-FICTION JUNE
David James Smith Young Mandela The dramatic and often unexpected life of Nelson Mandela before his 27-year imprisonment Nelson Mandela is the greatest political figure of our age, and is universally known as a heroic leader who symbolises freedom and moral authority. This book is about the man that people have forgotten – young Mandela, the committed terrorist who left his wife and children behind to spend a year living on the run in the racist South Africa of the early 1960s. David James Smith’s biography graphically describes how a public hero sometimes leaves private turmoil in his wake. David James Smith is an award-winning writer for the Sunday Times Magazine, and the author of One Morning in Sarajevo. He lives in East Sussex.
Biography, History Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) June £18.99/£12.99 320pp 234 x 153mm 8pp colour , 8pp b/w illustrations 978 0 297 85524 8/978 0 297 85845 4 Markets: World USA: Little, Brown; Translation & Serial: W&N
Kevin Wilson Journey’s End Bomber Command’s Battle from Arnhem to Dresden and Beyond
The most controversial period of the bomber war, as told by those who lived it This is the final part in Kevin Wilson’s trilogy about the RAF’s bombing of Germany. 1945 saw some of the most comprehensive bombing in history, including the infamous firebombing of Dresden. Kevin Wilson has interviewed more than 100 veterans and their families who lived through these events, and describes the climax of the war from their point of view. Kevin Wilson spent 20 years as a staff journalist on national newspapers. This is his follow up to Bomber Boys and Men of Air. He lives in Manchester.
History Cased June £25.00 464pp 234 x 153mm 16pp b/w illustrations 978 0 297 85821 8 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N