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The Islamic Enlightenment
The Islamic Enlightenment Christopher de Bellaigue
A revelatory history that uncovers the modern foundations of the Islamic world.
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The Hungry Empire
The Hungry Empire Lizzie Collingham
A mouthwatering journey across the centuries and continents to discover how food drove the British Empire and shaped the world
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The Black Prince of Florence
The Black Prince of Florence Catherine Fletcher
A dramatic tale of assassination, spying and betrayal in the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy.
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To Move The World
To Move The World Jeffrey Sachs
An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency: the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office
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Belonging
Belonging Simon Schama
A passionate history of a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.
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Mansions of Misery
Mansions of Misery Jerry White
A micro-history of 18th & 19th century London and the story of the capital’s notorious debtors’ prison, immortalised by Charles Dickens
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain
The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain Ian Mortimer
The third in the series of Ian Mortimer’s bestselling Time Traveller’s Guides
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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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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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The Water Kingdom
The Water Kingdom Philip Ball
A secret history of China – a fresh new way of thinking about a people, a civilisation, an epic story.
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Black Earth
Black Earth Timothy Snyder
A radical reframing of the Holocaust that challenges prevailing myths and draws disturbing parallels with the present
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The Power Broker
The Power Broker Robert A. Caro
One of the 100 best non-fiction books ever written (Time) now in paperback for the first time
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Illuminations
Illuminations Walter Benjamin
A now legendary collection of seminal essays by one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.
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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
And the Weak Suffer What They Must? Yanis Varoufakis
The world-renowned economist and former Greek finance minister presents a devastating critique of how Europe has mishandled the Eurozone crisis, offering concrete reforms for how we can save European capitalism and democracy from itself
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On Tyranny
On Tyranny Timothy Snyder
A controversial, timely intervention in world affairs from one of the most acclaimed historians of the twentieth century
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My Life, Our Times
My Life, Our Times Gordon Brown
This long-awaited, revelatory memoir from Britain’s former Prime Minister offers vital insights into our extraordinary times
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A Rumor Of War
A Rumor Of War Philip Caputo
The original Vietnam memoir and a great classic of war literature with a new introduction from Kevin Powers – 40th Anniversary Edition
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The Blackest Streets
The Blackest Streets Sarah Wise
A brilliant new book about the seedy side of Victorian London by one of our most talented young historians.
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Britain's Gulag
Britain's Gulag Caroline Elkins
A controversial and authoritative account of the waning days of British Empire in Kenya, and the little known destruction of thousands of Kenyans at the hands of the British.
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Europe
Europe Norman Davies
From the Ice Age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, from Minos to Margaret Thatcher, Norman Davies here tells the entire story of Europe in a single volume. Chosen ten times as Book of the Year, it is the most ambitious history of the continent ever undertaken.
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Martin Luther
Martin Luther Lyndal Roper
The first historical biography, for many decades, of Martin Luther (1483-1546), the rebellious monk who ushered in the modern world
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American Caesars
American Caesars Nigel Hamilton
A group biography of the twelve Caesars of our time: American Presidents from Roosevelt to George W. Bush.
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A History of Britain - Volume 1
A History of Britain - Volume 1 Simon Schama
The first book in Simon Schama's acclaimed three-volume journey into Britain's past.
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A History of Britain - Volume 2
A History of Britain - Volume 2 Simon Schama
The second book in Simon Schama's acclaimed three-volume journey into Britain's past.
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