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Peak
Peak Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
Reveals that all of us can excel at our chosen activities and offers a guide to unlocking our potential
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It's All in Your Head
It's All in Your Head Suzanne O'Sullivan
A neurologist explores the very real world of psychosomatic illness
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A House Full of Daughters
A House Full of Daughters Juliet Nicolson
One woman’s investigation into the nature of memory, the past, and above all, love
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Why Men Skim Stones
Why Men Skim Stones Chris Windle
A reference guide to the most misunderstood of creatures: modern man. The perfect gift for dads, granddads or, simply, that special (but still misunderstood) man in your life.
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British Muslim Soldier Adnan Sarwar
The Army can be family. The Army can be religion. The Army can be your identity. Adnan Sarwar – Pakistani boy from Burnley, good Muslim son, British squaddie – tells us why and how he became a British Muslim Soldier.
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A Community of Mortals Alexandra Zelman-Doring
Inspiring, revealing, shocking – Alexandra Zelman-Doring's essay on mourning, therapeutic hypothermia and some of the greatest literature written on death.
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Mushroom Season Nina Lyon
Mind-bending wonder, psychedelic surf-board, or most misunderstood fungus? Nina Lyon runs the gamut of the magic mushroom.
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The Good Story
The Good Story J. M. Coetzee, Arabella Kurtz
A fascinating dialogue on the human inclination to make up stories between a Nobel Prize-winning writer and a psychotherapist.
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Hitler's First Victims
Hitler's First Victims Timothy W. Ryback
Forensically researched and grippingly told, the astonishing attempt by a German prosecutor to expose the Nazis as murderers on the eve of the Holocaust.
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was a key figure in helping to secure the abolition of slavery in America – discover his Narrative on the 150th anniversary of that event.
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Trials
Trials Isabel Buchanan
A young British lawyer confronts life, death and the law in Pakistan Winner of the Saltire Society First Book Award 2016 An Economist Book of the Year 2016 A Spectator Book of the Year 2016
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Easternisation
Easternisation Gideon Rachman
The West’s domination of world politics is coming to a close. The flow of wealth and power is turning from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun.
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Ukraine Diaries
Ukraine Diaries Andrey Kurkov
Ukrainian dispatches from the heart of Kiev
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Far and Away
Far and Away Andrew Solomon
Wellcome Prize winner and National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon brings his sharp eye and fierce compassion to stories from all over the world
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Love and Lies
Love and Lies Clancy Martin
Love and Lies. You can’t have one without the other. This book is about why.
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The Swordfish and the Star
The Swordfish and the Star Gavin Knight
Gavin Knight has caught the stories of the Cornish fishermen – and their difficult, dramatic existence at the end of our land
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition) Mary Wollstonecraft
Discover Wollstonecraft’s classic feminist text in an abridged, digestible form.
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The Second Sex (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
The Second Sex (Vintage Feminism Short Edition) Simone de Beauvoir
Read Simone de Beauvoir’s classic work of second wave feminism, in an abridged, digestible form.
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The Beauty Myth (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
The Beauty Myth (Vintage Feminism Short Edition) Naomi Wolf
Naomi Wolf's urgent and important exposé of the cult of beauty in abridged, accessible form.
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Six Minutes in May
Six Minutes in May Nicholas Shakespeare
A fascinating and dramatic investigation into the events that led to Winston Churchill becoming Prime Minister against the odds
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Designing Your Life
Designing Your Life Bill Burnett, Dave Evans
This really works! In book form for the first time, the simple, scientifically proven method that has already changed thousands of lives
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The New Threat From Islamic Militancy
The New Threat From Islamic Militancy Jason Burke
The expert guide to Islamic militancy today from the bestselling author of Al-Qaeda
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My Own Story
My Own Story Emmeline Pankhurst
The great leader of the women’s suffrage movement tells the story of her fight for equality
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Unwinnable
Unwinnable Theo Farrell
The definitive, chilling account of Britain’s involvement in Afghanistan and the first book to document the entire conflict, from the leading academic expert on the subject.
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