What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? This bestselling history of our species challenges everything we know about being human.
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
A handsome gift edition of one of the seminal pieces of literature to emerge from the Second World War: Viktor Frankl's moving account of his experiences in Auschwitz. With new introduction and appendices.
Batavia is the greatest story in Australia’s history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons.
The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops.
Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers’ ploughs. History comes to life with Peter FitzSimons
The incredible, bestselling memoir of survival, hope and empowerment
A milestone work of memoir, travel writing and history, The Bush by Don Watson takes us on a profoundly revelatory and entertaining journey through the Australian landscape and character.
A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years. Winner of the Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize.
The graphic adaptation of one of the world's most loved books.
'An extraordinarily vivid yet authentic account of the birthpangs of a nation. A work of real distinction' Philip Ziegler
The compelling account of the Australian troops fighting on the Western front in March and April 1918.
Why women need wives, and men need lives
From the internationally bestselling author of Zealot comes a fascinating, provocative and meticulously researched history of humanity’s relationship with the divine.
The violent aftermath of the Civil War comes to dramatic life in this sweeping new collection of firsthand writing.
The first accessible biography in 50 years of one of the most dramatic and bloody reigns in history
A unique collection of historic recordings in which the last brutal encounters of the war and the mixed emotions of the armistice are remembered by troops from both sides
A new history of counterculture in the UK, from the release of Heartbreak Hotel in 1956 to the passing of the Criminal Justice Act in 1994.
The diary of an ordinary schoolgirl living in Carlisle in 1954 -- a perfectly preserved period piece from one of the UK's favourite novelists
This gorgeously designed, definitive single-volume edition of Julius Caesar's complete works features a new translation, annotations, color maps, and illustrations--perfect for history buffs and fans of the classics.
Want to be an astronaut or a rocket scientist? - 50 brilliant stories of women who have blazed the way for space travel.