Books by John Sutherland

John Sutherland is Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London and a visiting professor at the California Institute of Technology. He is the author of many works of literary criticism, biography, and publishing his


ORWELL'S NOSE by John Sutherland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"An unusual perspective illuminates a much written-about author."
A biography of George Orwell (1903-1950) based on his "obsessive relationship with smell." Read full book review >
A LITTLE HISTORY OF LITERATURE by John Sutherland
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"A lively, informative book in which the author shows how literature 'enriches life in ways that nothing else quite can.'"
A genial, enthusiastic guide leads a jaunt through literary history. Read full book review >
STEPHEN SPENDER by John Sutherland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Pays fitting tribute to a man who was as admirable as he was gifted."
An excellent account of the British poet's life, particularly strong on his personality, literary friendships, and political activism. Read full book review >