Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times by Lucy Lethbridge (W. W. Norton & Co., 400 pages, November 18)
The vividly told lives of British servants and the upper crust they served. And with recent novels like Longbourne reimagining Pride and Prejudice from the servants' perspectives, this looks like a good read.
Acme Novelty Datebook: Volume One by Chris Ware (Drawn and Quarterly, 208 pages, November 26)
Acclaimed cartoonist Chris Ware reveals the outtakes of his genius in
these imaginative sketches collected from the
years during which he completed his award-winning graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth.
Discovery Road by Andy Brown and Tim Garratt (Eye Books, 352 pages, November 1)
Discovery Road is the inspiring story of the first people to
ride mountain bikes across the vast deserts of Australia, the dangerous
bushlands of Africa and the mountains of South America in search for
adventure and self-fulfillment.