The Railway Man is an autobiographical book by Eric Lomax about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II and being forced to help build the Burma Railway for the Japanese military. The book won the NCR Book Award and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography.
Maria Turtschaninoff grew up reading about girls. Strong girls, brave girls, scared girls, feisty girls. Here she reveals her favourite feminist heroes who are more than just role models, from Earthsea to the Moomins.