Books published by Michael Joseph


Michael Joseph | November 1, 2017 | 410 pages
The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. In Stephen Fry's hands the stories... More Info

The New Mrs Clifton

Michael Joseph | June 1, 2017 | 416 pages
'A gripping, immensely satisfying novel with a twist in the tale' Red 'Wrapped in the roots of the sycamore was a skeleton; the remains of a woman, between twenty-five and thirty. She had carried a child . . .' At the close of the Second World War, Intelligence Officer Gus Clifton returns to... More Info

You Don't Know Me

Michael Joseph | May 4, 2017 | 400 pages
*** As chosen by The BBC Radio 2 Book Club *** It's easy to judge between right and wrong - isn't it? Not until you hear a convincing truth. Now it's up to you to decide... **'Startlingly original, stunning, superbly executed' DAILY MAIL** **'A rollercoaster ride' GUARDIAN** **'An exciting first... More Info

The Ladybird Book of Red Tape

Michael Joseph | October 20, 2016 | 56 pages
*A HILARIOUS, BRAND NEW BOOK IN THE PHENOMENAL LADYBIRDS FOR GROWN UPS SERIES, FOR AUTUMN 2016* The Ladybird Book of Red Tape - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially... More Info

Oh Dear Silvia

Michael Joseph | June 26, 2013 | 352 pages
Dawn French, number one bestelling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous returns with Oh Dear Silvia.Everyone knows the real Silvia, don't they?Silvia Shute lies in hospital in a coma. Family and friends gather at her bedside, each thinking they know the real Silvia. But do they? For Silvia hides a... More Info

The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

Michael Joseph | January 2, 2013 | 464 pages
Sue Townsend, the bestselling author of the Adrian Mole series, returns with The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year, a funny and touching novel about what happens when someone stops being the person everyone wants them to be. 'Laugh-out-loud . . . a teeming world of characters whose foibles and... More Info

The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

Michael Joseph | March 28, 2012 | 400 pages
On the shelf, but still best friends . . . Cath is scatty, messy and guarded. While Si is impossibly tidy, bitchy and desperate for a man of his own. They are total opposites - but equally unlucky in love. And they've stuck together through thick and thin. Because that's what best friends do. So... More Info