Sinclair McKay

Berlin: Life and Loss in the City That Shaped the Century

Hardback Sinclair McKay To anyone who knows Berlin a little and is fascinated by it, but would like to understand it better, this is a wonderful aid' David Aaronovitch, The Times Throughout the tw...

The Great Plant-Based Con : Why eating a plants-only diet won't improve your health or save the planet

Jayne Buxton Paperback Plant-based is best for health, go vegan to help save the planet, eat less meat... Almost every day we are bombarded with the seemingly incontrovertible message that we must...

A Short History of the World According Sheep

Sally Coulthard Paperback 320 pages, 50 integrated b&w From the plains of ancient Mesopotamia to the vast sheep farms of modern-day Australia, sheep have been central to the human story. Since ou...

David Graeber

The Dawn of Everything (Paperback)

David Graeber - David Wengrow Paperback 720 pages For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - either free and equal, or thuggish and warlike. Civilizatio...

12 Rules for Life

PaperbackJordan B. Peterson How should we live properly in a world of chaos and uncertainty?Jordan Peterson has helped millions of people, young and old, men and women, aim at a life of responsibili...

Rutger Bregman

Humankind: A Hopeful History

SoftbackRutger Bregman Human beings, we re taught, are by nature selfish and governed by self-interest. Humankind makes a new argument: that it is realistic, as well as revolutionary, to assume that p...

Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Hardback New York Times Bestseller In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can tru...

Simone de Beauvoir

How To Be You: Simone de Beauvoir And the Art of Authentic Living

Hardback 336 pages Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.'So said Simone de Beauvoir, one of the world's most influential philosophers, whose pioneering work asks how we can live our ...

Femina: A New History of the Middle Ages, Through the Women Written Out of It

Janina Ramirez Paperback The middle ages are seen as a bloodthirsty time of Vikings, saints and kings: a patriarchal society which oppressed and excluded women. But when we dig a little deeper...

The Lonely City

SoftbackOlivia Laing When Olivia Laing moved to New York City in her mid-thirties, she found herself inhabiting loneliness on a daily basis. Increasingly fascinated by this most shameful of experience...

China After Mao : The Rise of a Superpower

Frank Dikotter Paperback 416 pages In China After Mao, award-winning historian Frank Dik tter explores how the People s Republic of China was transformed from a backwater economy in the 1970s i...

Pierogi : Over 50 Recipes to Create Perfect Polish Dumplings

Zuza Zak Hardback 176 pages The essential cookbook for preparing perfect Polish dumplings at home. Delve deep into regional recipes from all over Poland with the traditional ingredients and stor...

If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal

Justin Gregg Paperback 307 pages What if human intelligence is actually more of a liability than a gift? After all, the animal kingdom, in all its diversity, gets by just fine without it. At firs...

Mary Beard

SPQR : A History of Ancient Rome

Paperback 608 pages Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to...

Beyond Order : 12 More Rules for Life

Jordan B. Peterson Paperback 432 pages In 12 Rules for Life, acclaimed public thinker and clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson offered an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths a...

The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love

SoftbackJanet W. Hardy & Dossie Easton The Ethical Slut : A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love...

Command : The Politics of Military Operations from Korea to Ukraine

Sir Lawrence Freedman Hardback 608 pages Throughout history, the concept of command -- as both a way to achieve objectives and as an assertion of authority -- has been essential to military act...

Cooking : Simply and Well, for One or Many

Jeremy Lee Hardback 416 pages Good food honed from great ingredients is the principle at the heart of Cooking. There are sections on the usefulness and frugality of breadcrumbs, black olive crumb...

The Elven Cookbook

Robert Tuesley Anderson Hardback 160 pages Discover Tolkien's Elves like never before with 60 easy and delicious recipes inspired by all things Elven from The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and The Lo...

The Meaning of Travel : Philosophers Abroad

Emily Thomas Paperback 272 pages How can we think more deeply about travel?This was the thought that inspired Emily Thomas to journey into the philosophy of travel, to explore the places where ph...

The Devil You Know: Encounters in Forensic Psychiatry

by Gwen Adshead (Author) , Eileen Horne (Author) Paperback 400 pages Dr Gwen Adshead is one of Britain's leading forensic psychiatrists. She treats serial killers, arsonists, stalkers, gang me...

Mona Chollet

In Defence of Witches

Mona Chollet Hardback 304 pages 'What remains of the witch hunts? A stubborn misogyny, which still tints the way our societies look at single women, childless women, aging women, or quite simply,...

Surrounded by Bad Bosses

PaperbackThomas Erikson Surrounded by idiots at work? Fed up with a bad boss or lazy colleagues? Thomas Erikson, author of the runaway international bestseller Surrounded by Idiots, will help you han...

Just Kids

PaperbackPatti Smith A prelude to fame, Just Kids recounts the friendship of two young artists--Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe - whose passion fueled their lifelong pursuit of art. In 1967, a ch...
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