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Murder in the Midsummer, edited by Cecily Gayford, The Moment of Lift, by Melinda Gates, and Carrying the Fire, by Michael Collins

28 June 2019

MURDER in the Midsummer: Classic mysteries for the holidays, edited by Cecily Gayford, has short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ruth Rendell, Ellis Peters, G. K. Chesterton, Carter Dickson, Margery Allingham, Michael Innes, and Julian Symons (Profile Books, £8.99 (£8.10); 978-1-7881-6153-4).

Melinda Gates’s The Moment of Lift: How empowering women changes the world (Bluebird, £16.99 (£15.30); 978-1-5290-0549-3) looks at issues such as schooling and work.

Michael Collins has travelled further than most. Carrying the Fire: An astronaut’s journeys is his account of taking part in the Apollo 11 mission, now available in a 50th-anniversary edition (Pan, £10.99 (£9.90); 978-1-5098-9657-8).

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