New titles just published

30 August 2019

The Boy who Followed his Father into Auschwitz: A true story by Jeremy Dronfield (Penguin, £8.99 (£8.10); 978-0-241-35917-4). New in paperback

“The inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and survive the Holocaust.”


The Song of Songs: A biography by Ilana Pardes (Princeton, £20 (£18); 978-0-691-14606-5)

“Ilana Pardes invites us to explore the dramatic shift from readings of the Song as a poem on divine love to celebrations of its exuberant account of human love. With a refreshingly nuanced approach, she reveals how allegorical and literal interpretations are inextricably intertwined in the Song’s tumultuous life.”


Undivided: Coming out, becoming whole, and living free from shame by Vicky Beeching (William Collins, £9.99 (£9); 978-0-00-818216-8). New in paperback

“Her courageous work is creating change in the US and the UK, as she urges people to celebrate diversity, live authentically, and become ‘undivided’.”


Preaching with All Ages: Twelve ways to grow your skills and your confidence by Ally Barrett (Canter-bury Press, £14.99 (£13.50); 978-1-78622-171-1)

“The all-age talk is a task guaranteed to give preachers sleepless nights! Very few people feel they have a gift for it, and most lack confidence. This reflective and practical guide addresses these concerns, and aims to build a sure theological understanding, develop skills and grow confidence.”


God in the Garden: Weekly Bible reflections for the gardener’s year by Philip Eley (Kevin Mayhew, £10.99 (£9.90); 978-1-84867-997-9)

“A beautifully produced book, full of inspiring gardening tips and suggestions linked to Bible passages, with some thoughtful prayers.”


Selected by Frank Nugent, of the Church House Bookshop, which operates the Church Times Bookshop.


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