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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...

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,...

Rebecca Solnit

The Faraway Nearby

Paperback 352 pages Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was given three boxes of ripening apricots, fruit from a neglected tree that her mother, gradually succumbing to memory lo...


Olivia Laing Paperback 368 pages At a moment in which basic rights are once again in danger, Olivia Laing conducts an ambitious investigation into the body and its discontents, using the life of ...

Entitled : How Male Privilege Hurts Women

Kate Manne Paperback 288 pages Male entitlement takes many forms. To sex, yes, but more insidiously to admiration, bodily autonomy, knowledge, power, even care. In this urgent intervention, phi...

The School of Life

A Simpler Life

The School of Life Hardback 216 pages A Simpler Life: a guide to greater serenity, case, and clarity Exploring ideas around minimalism, simplicity and how to live comfortably with less. The mo...

What They Still Don't Teach You At Harvard Business School

Mark H. McCormack Paperback 320 pages Between the theories of business school and the real world of business, there is still a gap - one that can only be filled by experience, helped by the k...

What We Owe The Future : A Million-Year View

William MacAskill Hardback 352 pages Humanity is in its infancy. Our future could last for millions of years - or it could end tomorrow. Astonishing numbers of people could lead lives of great...

The Web of Meaning : Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom to Find Our Place in the Universe

Jeremy Lent Paperback 528 pages As our civilization careens towards a precipice of climate breakdown, ecological destruction and gaping inequality, people are losing their existential moorings. O...

The Utopians

Anna Neima Paperback 320 pages Santiniketan-Sriniketan in India, Dartington Hall in England, Atarashiki Mura in Japan, the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man in France, the Bruderho...

Empire of Pain : The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Patrick Radden Keefe Paperback 560 pages The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions - Harvard; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Oxford; the Louvre. They are one of the richest ...

The Power of Crisis : How Three Threats - and Our Response - Will Change the World

Ian Bremmer Hardback Renowned political scientist Ian Bremmer draws lessons from global challenges of the past 100 years-including the pandemic-to show how we can respond to three great crises unf...

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

Mariana Mazzucato Paperback 272 pages Even before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, capitalism was stuck. It had no answers to a host of problems, including disease, inequality, the digital divide a...

Atlas of the Heart

HardbackBrene Brown In her latest book, five-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr Brene Brown, writes, "If we want to find the way back to ourselves and each other, we need language and the g...

Maggie Nelson

On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint

HardbackMaggie Nelson So often deployed as a jingoistic, even menacing rallying cry, or limited by a focus on passing moments of liberation, the rhetoric of freedom both rouses and repels. Does it re...

Breaking Things at Work

PaperbackGavin Mueller In the Nineteenth-century, English textile workers responded to the introduction of new technologies on the factory floor by smashing them to bits. For years the Luddites roame...

Yuval Noah Harari

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari Paperback 432 pages In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment. 'Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical' Gu...

The Chaos Machine

Max Fisher Hardback 352 pages The Chaos Machine is an essential book for our times - Ezra KleinThe Chaos Machine is the story of how the world was driven mad by social media. The election of pop...

Democracy Rules

Jan-Werner Muller Paperback 256 pages One of our most essential political thinkers offers a vital account of democracy in the twenty-first centuryEveryone knows that democracy is in trouble, but ...

Nomad Century : How to Survive the Climate Upheaval

Gaia Vince Hardback 288 pages An urgent investigation of the most underreported, seismic consequence of climate change: how it will force us to change where - and how - we liveWe are facing a spe...

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster : The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

Bill Gates Paperback 272 pages In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions...

Under The Banner of Heaven : A Story of Violent Faith

Jon Krakauer Paperback 432 pages Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God. In Under The Banner of Heaven, Jon Krakauer's investigation is a meticulously researched,...

Rule of the Robots : How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Everything

Martin Ford Paperback 320 pages In this sequel to his prescient New York Times bestseller Rise of the Robots, Martin Ford presents us with a striking vision of the very near future. He argues th...
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