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The Gospel of Wellness

Rina Raphael

The surprising roots of the wellness industry and where we go from here

Two-Way Mirror

Fiona Sampson

How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times

Strandings

Peter Riley

Searching for a woman who took a souvenir from a whale carcass, a Melville scholar loses his grip on reality

This Book is a Plant

The way we think about plants is about to change forever: this is your handbook to a new natural world

Tickets for the Ark

Rebecca Nesbit

A popular science title about conservation. What should we conserve and why in this age of extinctions? Who should get tickets for the ark?

Hybrid Humans

Harry Parker

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…

At Close Range

Peter Hart

A British Band of Brothers: a thrilling account of the Second World War, told through the eyes of a regiment who fought at battles from Tobruk to the…

How to Be You

Jeffrey Marsh

A warm-hearted guide to accepting and celebrating yourself as you are – from Jeffrey Marsh, the kindest person on the internet

Notes from Deep Time

Helen Gordon

The Earth writes its own story in the landscape. A novelist sets out on a journey to piece it together

Drawing on the Dominant Eye

Betty Edwards

The long-awaited follow-up to the bestseller Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain – with new insights about creativity and our unique way of seeing…

Words Fail Us

Jonty Claypole

A lifelong stutterer dismantles the cult of fluency and champions the creative powers of inarticulacy

The Hidden Spring

Mark Solms

A revolutionary new explanation for sentience from the neuroscientist who discovered how the brain dreams

A Grand Tour of the Roman Empire by Marcus Sidonius Falx

Jerry Toner

The first ever travel guide to the Roman Empire.

The BBC

David Hendy

A monumental work of popular history, making the case that the Beeb is as much of a National Treasure as the NHS

The Social Lives of Animals

Ashley Ward

Everything you ever wanted to know about how animals live together, and what that means for us

Dark and Magical Places

Christopher Kemp

Lose yourself in this extraordinary account of how we navigate the world

The Sum of Us

Heather McGhee

The heartbreaking, liberating truth about what racism has cost all of us

Recovery

Gavin Francis

A short, uplifting account of hope and healing by the author of Adventures in Human Being

How to Spend a Trillion Dollars

Rowan Hooper

A compelling thought experiment that will lead to hours of fruitful debate

The French Art of Not Trying Too Hard

Ollivier Pourriol

The answer to overwork and burnout, the route to fulfilment and success: letting go

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