S is for Samora: A Lexical Biography of Samora Machel and the Mozambican Dream, Hurst Publishers

‘Vivid and clear-eyed … highly  recommended’ — Henning Mankell

‘A cracking biography of the Mozambican dream’ — Zoe Norridge, Independent       


In the Chinks of the World Machine: Feminism and Science Fiction

Ebook: SilverWood Books

‘Astute and searching’ — Sunday Times


Rose Macaulay: A Biography

Ebook:     SilverWood Books

‘a magnificent job … imaginative and thoughtful, dense with distilled information  … LeFanu offers a skilled visual, intellectual and emotional picture of a complex woman.’ — Diana Souhami, Independent


Dreaming of Rose: A Biographers Journal

Ebook and Paperback:     SilverWood Books

‘This is such a wise and charming book, giving us a glimpse over the shoulder of a biographer at work … The book becomes a tribute to biography itself, as a quest, as an art, and as the most generous and selfless of literary genres. I’d recommend it to any writer and any biography fan; in fact, I’d recommend it to just about anyone.’  — Sarah Bakewell, author of How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer