W&N NON-FICTION AUGUST
Jonathan Powell Kauto Star and Denman
As champion steeplechasers, the rivalry between Kauto Star and Denman is seconded only by their relationship as stablemates. Trained together by Paul Nicholls, the leading National Hunt trainer, the two horses have galloped to victory time and time again under his wisdom. This is the story of the extraordinary pair, and their rise to stardom as two of the nation’s favourite rivals. Jonathan Powell is the county’s foremost authority on horseracing. He is the author of numerous books on the subject, and regularly contributes to the Mail on Sunday.
Sport Cased August £16.99 160pp 245 x 188mm Full colour throughout 978 0 297 86312 0 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion
Tim Blanning The Romantic Revolution
A brilliant synoptic account of how the Romantic movement forever changed the way we see the world and express ourselves Three great revolutions rocked the world around 1800: the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution have inspired the greatest volume of literature, but the Romantic Revolution was perhaps the most fundamental and far-reaching. It was in this period that art acquired its modern meaning. Tim Blanning’s sparkling, wide-ranging survey traces the roots and evolution of a cultural revolution whose reverberations continue to be felt today. Tim Blanning is Professor of Modern European History at Cambridge.
Art, History Cased August £14.99 224pp 198 x 129mm 8pp colour illustrations 978 0 297 85900 0 Markets: W orld XUSAC USA: Random House; T ranslation & Serial: W&N