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David Mitchell Unruly: A History of England's Kings and Queens

David Mitchell

Unruly: A History of England's Kings and Queens

David Mitchell Paperback / 448 pages A funny book about a serious subject, Unruly is for anyone who has ever wondered how we got here - and who is to blame. Think you know your kings and queen...
€14,95*
Our Island Stories : Country Walks through Colonial Britain

Our Island Stories : Country Walks through Colonial Britain

Corinne Fowler Hardback 432 pages The countryside is cherished by many Britons. There is a depth of feeling about rural places, the moors and lochs, valleys and mountains, cottages and country h...
€32,95*
All the Violet Tiaras : Queering the Greek Myth

All the Violet Tiaras : Queering the Greek Myth

Jean Menzies Paperback 96 pages For a period in time that gave us Sappho and the love affair of Achilles and Patroclus, the Ancient Greek relationship with queer folk is more complicated that at...
€11,95*
The Book-Makers : A History of the Book in 18 Remarkable Lives

The Book-Makers : A History of the Book in 18 Remarkable Lives

Adam Smyth Hardback 400 pages This is an extraordinary story of skill, craft, mess, cunning, triumph, improvisation, and error. Of printers and binders, publishers and artists, paper-makers and ...
€32,95*
Psychonauts : Drugs and the Making of the Modern Mind

Psychonauts : Drugs and the Making of the Modern Mind

Mike Jay Paperback 384 pages A provocative and original history of the scientists and writers, artists and philosophers who took drugs to explore the hidden regions of the mind Until the twent...
€14,95*
Tripped : Nazi Germany, the CIA, and the Dawn of the Psychedelic Age

Tripped : Nazi Germany, the CIA, and the Dawn of the Psychedelic Age

Norman Ohler Hardback 240 pages Berlin, 1945. Following the fall of the Third Reich, drug use - long kept under control by the Nazis' strict anti-drug laws - is rampant throughout the city. In...
€24,95*
Crack-Up Capitalism : Market Radicals and the Dream of a World Without Democracy

Crack-Up Capitalism : Market Radicals and the Dream of a World Without Democracy

Quinn Slobodian Paperback 352 pages Look at a map of the world and you'll see a neat patchwork of nation-states. But this is not where power actually resides. From the 1990s onwards, globaliz...
€14,95*
Shakespeare’s Book : The Intertwined Lives Behind the First Folio

Shakespeare’s Book : The Intertwined Lives Behind the First Folio

Chris Laoutaris Paperback 560 pages The year 2023 marks the 400th anniversary of Mr William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, known today simply as the First Folio. It is diff...
€17,95*
Homelands: A Personal History of Europe (Mass Paperback)

Homelands: A Personal History of Europe (Mass Paperback)

Timothy Garton Ash Paperback 384 pages Drawing from the people who lived it, Homelands explores how Europe slowly recovered and rebuilt from World War Two. And then faltered. Timothy Garton As...
€14,95*
George Orwell Homage to Catalonia

George Orwell

Homage to Catalonia

George Orwell Paperback 272 pages Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I und...
€12,95*
The Lost City of Z : A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon

The Lost City of Z : A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon

David Grann Paperback 352 pages Fawcett was among the last of a legendary breed of British explorers. For years he explored the Amazon and came to believe that its jungle concealed a large, compl...
€12,95*
Iron and Blood : A Military History of the German-speaking Peoples Since 1500

Iron and Blood : A Military History of the German-speaking Peoples Since 1500

Peter H. Wilson Paperback 976 pages Iron and Blood is a startlingly ambitious and absorbing book, encompassing five centuries of political, military, technological and economic change to tell the...
€24,95*
Pockets: An Intimate History of How We Keep Things Close

Pockets: An Intimate History of How We Keep Things Close

Hardback Hannah Carlson Who gets pockets, and why?It's a subject that stirs up plenty of passion: Why do men's clothes have so many pockets and women's so few? And why are the pockets on women's c...
€39,95*
Normal Women

Normal Women

Philippa Gregory Paperback Did you know that there are more penises than women in the Bayeux Tapestry?That the Peasant's Revolt was started and propelled by women, protesting a tax on women?Or th...
€19,95*
The Lumumba Plot

The Lumumba Plot

Stuart A. Reid Hardback 624 pages, 16PP PHOTOS; 1 MAP IN TEXT...
€39,95*
Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine

Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine

David Petraeus (Author) , Andrew Roberts (Author) Paperback 544 pages Two leading authorities - a bestselling historian and the outstanding battlefield commander and strategist of our time - coll...
€19,95*
Cleopatra's Daughter : Egyptian Princess, Roman Prisoner, African Queen

Cleopatra's Daughter : Egyptian Princess, Roman Prisoner, African Queen

Jane Draycott Paperback / softback 336 pages Cleopatra Selene, daughter of Cleopatra VII of Egypt and Mark Antony, was the only member of the Ptolemaic dynasty to survive after her parents were ...
€17,95*
Scotland : The Global History: 1603 to the Present

Scotland : The Global History: 1603 to the Present

Murray Pittock Paperback / softback 528 pages, 64 b-w illus. An engaging and authoritative history of Scotland's influence in the world and the world's on Scotland, from the Thirty Years' War to...
€17,95*
Dickensland : The Curious History of Dickens's London

Dickensland : The Curious History of Dickens's London

Lee Jackson Hardback 288 pages, 24 b-w illus. The intriguing history of Dickens's London, showing how tourists have reimagined and reinvented the Dickensian metropolis for more than 150 years To...
€26,95*
Michael Palin Great-Uncle Harry: A Tale of War and Empire

Michael Palin

Great-Uncle Harry: A Tale of War and Empire

Michael Palin Paperback From the time, many years ago, when Michael Palin first heard that his grandfather had a brother, Harry, who died in tragic circumstances, he was determined to find out m...
€22,95*
Witchcraft : A History in Thirteen Trials

Witchcraft : A History in Thirteen Trials

Marion Gibson Paperback 320 pages Salem, King James VI, Malleus Maleficarum. The world of witch hunts and witch trials sounds antiquated, relics of an unenlightened and brutal age. However, 'wit...
€19,95*
The Gate to China : A New History of the People's Republic & Hong Kong

The Gate to China : A New History of the People's Republic & Hong Kong

Michael Sheridan Paperback 480 pages A superb new history of the rise of China and the fall of Hong Kong to authoritarian rule. The rise of China and the fall of Hong Kong to authoritarian rule a...
€14,95*
The Dictionary People

The Dictionary People

Sarah Ogilvie Paperback 368 pages What do three murderers, Karl Marx's daughter and a vegetarian vicar have in common? They all helped create the Oxford English Dictionary. The Oxford Englis...
€19,95*
Jonathan Holslag World Politics Since 1989

Jonathan Holslag

World Politics Since 1989

Jonathan Holslag Paperback 432 pages 1989 ushered in a new age of freedom and prosperity. Thirty years later, the golden era is over. What went wrong? How did the age of globalization - of growin...
€23,95*
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