The surprising roots of the wellness industry and where we go from here
Our ever-increasing intimacy with technology is changing our bodies and our brains. What can those at the frontiers tell us about what it means to be…
The latest comprehensive overview of the forces at work in the world of commodities.
The first major biography for our time, from the celebrated biographer of Cézanne
A sweeping and lively account from a master of the subject
From ancient Mesopotamia to today, the epic story of how humans have used laws to forge civilizations
A magnificent work of original research, unwinding history through cloth – how we make it, use it and what it means to us
A major new history of the Cold War: exploring the conflict through the minds of the people who lived it
An entertaining and illuminating collection of weird, wonderful and downright baffling words from the origins of English
A book about PowerPoint built out of PowerPoint – jokes, culture, politics, serious points about power and more, better, jokes
In the bleak midwinter … murder awaits.
A celebration of Christmas through the table
Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist
William Viscount Weir
In 1871 two brothers, George and James Weir, founded the engineering firm of G. & J. Weir, one of a booming range of industry on the west coast of…
An overview of post-Covid economics and the possible future of decarbonisation.
Beloved author Lucy Mangan's uproariously funny debut novel
A full-colour, delicious guide to artisanal and farmhouse cheeses from the bestselling author of A Cheesemonger's History of the British Isles
Arthur der Weduwen
Princes, collectors, bookworms and thieves: the extraordinary story of the library, from Alexandria to the age of Google
Jonathan E. Hillman
An expert on China's growing digital empire provides an urgent look at the battle to connect and control tomorrow's networks
A grown-up I-spy for the great outdoors that illuminates the details we might otherwise miss