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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari
The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.
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The Gulag Archipelago
The Gulag Archipelago Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
'It helped to bring down an empire. Its importance can hardly be exaggerated' Doris Lessing, Sunday Telegraph
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Talking to Terrorists
Talking to Terrorists Jonathan Powell
An inside look at the subterranean exchanges that occur between governments and terrorist organisations.
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How to Cure a Fanatic
How to Cure a Fanatic Amos Oz
A landmark work from a celebrated author on how to resolve the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
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Wrestling with the Devil Ngugi wa Thiong'o
An unforgettable chronicle of the year the brilliant novelist and memoirist, long favoured for the Nobel Prize, endured in a Kenyan jail
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Gimson's Prime Ministers
Gimson's Prime Ministers Andrew Gimson, Martin Rowson
An illuminating account of the lives of Britain’s Prime Ministers, illustrated by Martin Rowson.
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How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again)
How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again) Nick Clegg
This indispensable handbook offers readers of every political allegiance non-partisan ways to pull together in response to the greatest crisis in a generation, reunite our country and prevent national decline
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Tyrant Stephen Greenblatt
An exploration of power in the plays of William Shakespeare that sheds light on our most urgent contemporary dilemmas.
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A Spy Named Orphan
A Spy Named Orphan Roland Philipps
A gripping tale of betrayal and counter-betrayal that tells the story of the most enigmatic member of the Cambridge spy ring – Donald Maclean.
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Austerity Yanis Varoufakis
Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between
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The Road to Unfreedom
The Road to Unfreedom Timothy Snyder
A landmark work of contemporary history and a wake-up call that aims to restore our understanding of the basis of our way of life, from the author of international bestseller On Tyranny.
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Crucible Charles Emmerson
A brilliant work of narrative history with an international cast of characters that captures this definitive period after the close of the Great War.
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The World As It Is
The World As It Is Ben Rhodes
A revelatory, behind-the-scenes account of the Obama presidency from perhaps his closest collaborator, and a political memoir about the power of words to change our world.
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The Finance Curse
The Finance Curse Nicholas Shaxson
An agenda-setting, campaigning book that shows how global finance is a system that works for the few and not the many.
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Talking to My Daughter
Talking to My Daughter Yanis Varoufakis
The number-one bestselling, world renowned economist writes a series of letters to his daughter to explain what economics is and why it is so dangerous.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft
New to the Penguin Pocket Hardbacks series - books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound editions.
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A Very British Killing
A Very British Killing A. T. Williams
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2013 This is the true story of a murder that sums up the stink of invading Iraq and why the Iraq story is far from over.
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The Iron Lady
The Iron Lady John Campbell
Read the true story that inspired the major new film, The Iron Lady. John Campbell's magisterial biography is the political biography of Margaret Thatcher.
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A Quiet Word
A Quiet Word Tamasin Cave, Andy Rowell
An explosive and revelatory account about the British lobbying industry and how it affects us all at every level of our lives.
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The Trigger
The Trigger Tim Butcher
A trek through the Balkans, an exploration of the life of an assassin (the teenager who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand and so triggered the First World War), and a journey into the history of this complex and fascinating part of the world...
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The Impossible State
The Impossible State Victor Cha
The definitive account of North Korea - the most closed, frightening, enigmatic country on earth - its veiled past and uncertain future.
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The Good War
The Good War Jack Fairweather
A searing look at the true cost of America’s ‘good war’ in Afghanistan
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A War of Choice: Honour, Hubris and Sacrifice
A War of Choice: Honour, Hubris and Sacrifice Jack Fairweather
The remarkable, true story of Britain's role in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, by an award-winning journalist.
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The Monarchy
The Monarchy Christopher Hitchens
On the occasion of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Christopher Hitchens takes on the monarchy.
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