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When Breath Becomes Air
When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi
For readers of Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal and Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm, an unforgettably powerful and heart-breaking book about how to live.
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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 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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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 Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve Stephen Greenblatt
Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Greenblatt tackles the origins of humanity through the most enduring story of all time.
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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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Nemesis
Nemesis Misha Glenny
Breaking Bad meets City of God in this gripping account of an ordinary man who became Brazil’s most wanted criminal
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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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Age of Ambition
Age of Ambition Evan Osnos
*WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2014* A stunning narrative that reveals China as we have never understood it before.
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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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Hitler: Volume I
Hitler: Volume I Volker Ullrich
A landmark biography that explores the uncharted territory of Hitler the human being.
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Dark Mirror
Dark Mirror Barton Gellman
The first master narrative of the surveillance state containing major agenda-setting revelations
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Enough Said
Enough Said Mark Thompson
With a new epilogue How do we discuss serious ideas in the age of 24-hour news? What was rhetoric in the past and what should it be now? And what does Islamic State have in common with Donald Trump?
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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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Against Empathy
Against Empathy Paul Bloom
This landmark scientific investigation by one of the world's leading psychologists reveals empathy to be our most dangerous emotion
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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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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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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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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 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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The Forest People
The Forest People Colin M Turnbull
A life-enhancing account of a remote people living in harmony with nature and one of the great classics of anthropology
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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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The Matter of the Heart
The Matter of the Heart Thomas Morris
The story of the human heart told through 11 ground-breaking operations
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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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