Alain de Botton

The School of Life

PaperbackAlain de Botton THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The essential guide to how to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century - from Alain de Botton, the bestselling author of The Consolations ...


Hardback Many people are intimidated at the idea of cooking Japanese food at home. But in JapanEasy, Tim Anderson reveals that many Japanese recipes require no specialist ingredients at all, and can i...

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...

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

Lori Gottlieb Paperback 432 pages Ever wonder what your therapist is thinking? Now you can find out, as therapist and New York Times bestselling author Lori Gottlieb takes us behind the scenes of...

Come as You Are

Emily Nagoski Paperback 400 pages An essential exploration of women's sexuality that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy. After all the books that hav...

Edda Mussolini: The Most Dangerous Woman in Europe

Caroline Moorehead Paperback Edda Mussolini was Benito's favourite daughter: spoilt, venal, uneducated but clever, faithless but flamboyant, a brilliant diplomat, wild but brave, and ultimately st...

Eros the Bittersweet

Anne Carson Paperback 190 Pages Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeA book about romantic love, Eros the Bittersweet is Anne Carson's exploration of ...

The Guide to James Joyce's Ulysses

Patrick Hastings Paperback 328 Pages...

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Dublin

Shane O'Reilly Paperback 256 pages Where to go for the best pints of Guinness in Dublin? Or when you're craving the ultimate sandwich? And what are the 5 shops you absolutely have to visit on G...

Steven Pinker

Rationality : What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

Paperback 432 pages 'If you've ever considered taking drugs to make yourself smarter, read Rationality instead. It's cheaper, more entertaining, and more effective' Jonathan Haidt, author of The R...

The Last Colony

Philippe QC Sands Hardback 224 pages After the Second World War, new international rules heralded an age of human rights and self-determination. Supported by Britain, these unprecedented changes...

Rule, Nostalgia : A Backwards History of Britain

Hannah Rose Woods Hardback 400 pages Britain is an island ruled by nostalgia, but nostalgia today isn't what it used to be... Longing to go back to the 'good old days' is nothing new. For hun...

Movement: How to Take Back Our Streets and Transform Our Lives

Thalia Verkade & Marco te Broemmelstroet Paperback 288 pages We take it for granted that the streets outside out homes are designed for movement from A to B, nothing more. But what happens if we ...

The Serpent Coiled in Naples

Marius Kociejowski Hardback In recent years Naples has become, for better or worse, the new 'destination' in Italy. While many of its more esoteric features are on display for all to see the stori...

Banned Books

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd Hardback 192 pages Immerse yourself in the stories behind the most shocking and infamous books ever published!Censorship of one form or another has existed al...

Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne

Katherine Rundell Hardback 352 pages John Donne lived myriad lives. Sometime religious outsider and social disaster, sometime celebrity preacher and establishment darling, John Donne was incapab...

Man Who Invented Motion Pictures: A True Tale of Obsession, Murder and the Movies

Paul Fischer Hardback 416 pages A Radio 4 Book of the Week. In 1888 Louis Le Prince shot the world's first motion picture in Leeds, England. In 1890, weeks before the public unveiling of his came...

The Comfort Book

Matt Haig Paperback 272 pages The Comfort Book is a collection of consolations learned in hard times and suggestions for making the bad days better. Drawing on maxims, memoir and the inspirationa...

The Bright Ages: A New History of Medieval Europe

Matthew Gabriele - David M. Perry Hardback 336 pages A lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common misperceptions of the European Middle Ages, showing the beauty and communion that...

Natasha Lunn

Conversations on Love

Natasha Lunn Paperback 320 pages After years of feeling that love was always out of reach, journalist Natasha Lunn set out to understand how relationships work and evolve over a lifetime. She tur...

Rise and Shine : How to transform your life, morning by morning

HardbackKate Oliver, Toby Oliver Invite more happiness, wellbeing and success into your life, one morning at a timeThe way you start your morning matters - it sets the tone for the rest of your day, ...

Florence Given

Women Don't Owe You Pretty

PaperbackFlorence Given Bringing you the record-breaking, bestselling Women Don't Owe You Pretty as a black and white modern classic. Women Don't Owe You Pretty is for anyone who wants to challenge t...

Arthur Schopenhauer

Essays and Aphorisms

HardbackArthur Schopenhauer One of the greatest philosophers of the nineteenth century, Schopenhauer (1788-1860) believed that human action is determined not by reason but by 'will' - the blind and i...


Letters from a Stoic

HardbackSeneca - Introduction by Robin Campbell Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, Seneca's Letters from a Stoic are a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the most insightful philos...
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