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Refuge Alexander Betts, Paul Collier
An eye-opening account of the migrant crisis which shows why our global refugee regime is broken and how it can be fixed.
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Winners Take All
Winners Take All Anand Giridharadas
What explains the spreading backlash against the global elite?
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Churchill Andrew Roberts
The blockbuster biography of the greatest Briton, by one of Britain's bestselling historians.
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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, 1921-33
Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, 1921-33 Anne Applebaum
Red Famine, a triumph of scholarship and human sympathy, is a milestone in the recovery of those memories and that history.
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Britain's Europe
Britain's Europe Brendan Simms
The essential book for understanding the history of Britain's place in Europe, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
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The Dawn of Eurasia
The Dawn of Eurasia Bruno Macaes
A bold and eye-opening account of the coming integration of Europe and Asia.
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Lenin On The Train
Lenin On The Train Catherine Merridale
A gripping account of how, in the depths of the First World War, Russia's greatest revolutionary was taken in a 'sealed train' across Europe and changed the history of the world.
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Weapons Of Math Destruction
Weapons Of Math Destruction Cathy O’Neil
A former Wall Street data scientist sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life - and threaten to rip apart our social fabric.
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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher Charles Moore
Charles Moore's bestselling and definitive biography of Britain's first female Prime Minister reaches its climax with the story of her zenith and her fall.
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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir
First Confession: A Sort of Memoir Chris Patten
The first full memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer since Alan Clark.
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The Secret World
The Secret World Christopher Andrew
A stupendous history of intelligence, its uses and its neglect - by the world's leading historian of intelligence.
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The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence
The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence Dacher Keltner
This revolutionary new book shows us that everything we thought about power is dead wrong. It is not gained, as the Machiavellian view says, through coercive force.
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The Power Paradox
The Power Paradox Dacher Keltner
A paradigm-shifting account of the power dynamics that shape everyday life - from the board room to the dinner table, the playground to the bedroom.
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Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano
Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano Dana Thomas
This is the story of Galliano and McQueen, the two working class British boys who shook fashion to its core. With their complicated and deeply seductive designs, they moved from the raucous art and club scene of London to the old-school heart of French couture.
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Nothing But A Circus
Nothing But A Circus Daniel Levin
The truth about the corrupting effects of power in politics? It's worse than you think.
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The Second Mountain
The Second Mountain David Brooks
When did we stop connecting with other people? David Brooks argues that we can only solve our crisis of meaning at an emotional and moral level.
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Bullshit Jobs
Bullshit Jobs David Graeber
Huge swathes of people spend their days performing tasks they secretly believe are not really necessary. This book shows why, and what we can do about it.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells
The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.
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The Language Of Cities
The Language Of Cities Deyan Sudjic
The latest addition to the Design series, from the Director of the Design Museum.
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