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12 Rules for Life
12 Rules for Life Jordan B. Peterson
Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding, 12 Rules for Life offers an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to our modern problems.
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Talking to Strangers
Talking to Strangers Malcolm Gladwell
The No.1 international bestselling author back with a powerful and provocative exploration of what our interactions with strangers tell us about who we are.
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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams Matthew Walker
The phenomenal bestseller that's starting a sleep revolution, now in paperback.
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Our House is on Fire
Our House is on Fire Malena Ernman, Beata Ernman, Svante Thunberg, Greta Thunberg
Every parent says that they would jump in front of a train to save their child. It's an instinct that no one denies. But when that 'train' finally arrives, it is very seldom a real, speeding locomotive . . .
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Upheaval
Upheaval Jared Diamond
From 'the master storyteller of the human race' (Daily Mail), a brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't.
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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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Humble Pi
Humble Pi Matt Parker
The first ever maths book to be a No.1 Bestseller shows us what happens when maths goes wrong in the real world.
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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics
How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics Michael Pollan
Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most revered writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousness.
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The Fifth Risk
The Fifth Risk Michael Lewis
The bestselling, no-holds-barred exposé of the people who are wrecking our democracy, by the master storyteller of our times.
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On Fire
On Fire Naomi Klein
In her most galvanising book yet, Naomi Klein makes the case for a radical New Deal.
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Until the End of Time
Until the End of Time Brian Greene
From the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes this captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose.
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The Order of Time
The Order of Time Carlo Rovelli
With his extraordinary charm and sense of wonder, bringing together science, art and philosophy, Carlo Rovelli unravels this mystery, inviting us to imagine a world where time is in us and we are not in time.
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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Steven Pinker
One of the world's greatest thinkers tells the heroic story of human progress - and why we neglect it at our peril.
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The Upright Thinkers
The Upright Thinkers Leonard Mlodinow
At once authoritative and accessible, and infused with the author's trademark wit, this deeply insightful book is a stunning tribute to humanity's intellectual curiosity.
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In A Different Key
In A Different Key John Donvan, Caren Zucker
The astonishing story of autism as it has been discovered and felt by parents, children and doctors.
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Charles II
Charles II Clare Jackson
Encompassing events from the Fire of London to the Dutch wars, and drawing on the many depictions of Charles from Pepys to popular novels, this is a study of kingship as the ultimate performance.
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Rebooting India
Rebooting India Nandan Nilekani, Viral Shah
Rebooting India identifies a dozen initiatives where a series of citizen-friendly, high-tech public institutions can deliver low-cost solutions to India's grand challenges. From social security to banking to health and legal systems, this books sets out a bold vision for India and an inspiring example for governments worldwide.
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This Orient Isle
This Orient Isle Jerry Brotton
A richly detailed account of the little-known cultural and political relationship between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world.
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The Penguin Book Of English Song
The Penguin Book Of English Song Richard Stokes
An anthology of some of the greatest poetry in the English language.
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Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen to Music
Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen to Music Ben Ratliff
From one of America's celebrated critics, the definitive field guide to listening to music in the age of the Cloud.
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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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Money in Ancient India
Money in Ancient India Arshia Sattar
Even in ancient India, money is always a good thing and everyone wants it. The stories in The Mouse Merchant—selected from the Sanskrit universe, from the period of the late Rig Veda to the twelfth century—tell us how money was dealt with in everyday life in ancient and medieval Indian society.
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Caravans: Indian Merchants on the Silk Road
Caravans: Indian Merchants on the Silk Road Scott C. Levi
The story of the adventurous Indian merchants, intrepid entrepreneurs who traded on the Silk Road.
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Cities Of The Classical World
Cities Of The Classical World Colin McEvedy
A fascinating illustrated history of the most important cities of antiquity, from Alexandria to York.
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