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Free Ride
Free Ride Robert Levine
Do you read newspapers online? Own a kindle? Download television programmes so you can skip the adverts? Free Ride explores the implications for modern culture of all these activities and asks how businesses can fight back against the expectation that everything we value should be available for free.
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The Gene
The Gene Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history.
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One River
One River Wade Davis
From the author of INTO THE SILENCE, the winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012, comes an epic tale of adventure in the Amazon rainforest.
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Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey
1988 saw the birth of the internet. 2008 gave us bitcoin. Today, cybercurrencies are changing the world we live in.
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Dawn of the New Everything
Dawn of the New Everything Jaron Lanier
‘The father of Virtual Reality … a high-tech genius’ (Sunday Times) explains why virtual reality presents the ultimate test for humanity
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A Crack in Creation
A Crack in Creation Jennifer Doudna, Samuel Sternberg
The world-famous scientist behind ‘one of the most monumental discoveries in biology’ explores its devastating power to change the course of human history
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World Without Mind
World Without Mind Franklin Foer
A timely and powerful must-read on how the big tech companies are damaging our culture – and what we can do to fight their influence
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Alan Turing: The Enigma
Alan Turing: The Enigma Andrew Hodges
The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film, The Imitation Game, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley
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The Nudist On The Lateshift
The Nudist On The Lateshift Po Bronson
Bestselling author Po Bronson tells the true story of the greatest legal creation of wealth in the history of the world, and the people in the Silicon Valley who are making it happen.
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A Shortcut Through Time
A Shortcut Through Time George Johnson
Highly recommended-when the revolution comes don't say no one warned you' Scotland on Sunday
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Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow Dee Brown
This is the story of the great American railroads, a story of breathtaking technological ingenuity, pioneering idealism, hard driven labour and powerful greed. By the end of the last century five transcontinental railroads linked the Atlantic Coast with the Pacific Ocean, and thousands of miles of track criss-crossed the West which, only a few years before, had been largely uncharted and unexplored.
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Cradle to Cradle
Cradle to Cradle Michael Braungart, William McDonough
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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Now You're Talking
Now You're Talking Trevor Cox
The fascinating story of our ability to converse from the 'David Attenborough of the acoustic realm' (Observer)
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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now Jaron Lanier
A life-changing manifesto from one of the world's most celebrated pioneers and critics of the digital revolution
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