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The Gospel of Wellness

Rina Raphael

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

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…

The Economist Guide to Commodities 2nd edition

Caroline Bain

The latest comprehensive overview of the forces at work in the world of commodities.

Magritte

Alex Danchev

The first major biography for our time, from the celebrated biographer of Cézanne

Five Straight Lines

Andrew Gant

A sweeping and lively account from a master of the subject

The Rule of Laws

Fernanda Pirie

From ancient Mesopotamia to today, the epic story of how humans have used laws to forge civilizations

Fabric

Victoria Finlay

A magnificent work of original research, unwinding history through cloth – how we make it, use it and what it means to us

The War of Nerves

Martin Sixsmith

A major new history of the Cold War: exploring the conflict through the minds of the people who lived it

The Wordhord

Hana Videen

An entertaining and illuminating collection of weird, wonderful and downright baffling words from the origins of English

Everything I Know about Life I Learned from PowerPoint

Russell Davies

A book about PowerPoint built out of PowerPoint – jokes, culture, politics, serious points about power and more, better, jokes

Murder on a Winter's Night

Cecily Gayford

In the bleak midwinter … murder awaits.

At Christmas We Feast

Annie Gray

A celebration of Christmas through the table

Truly Peculiar

Tom Standage

Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist

The Weir Group, 1871–2021

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…

DECARBONOMICS

Charles Dumas

An overview of post-Covid economics and the possible future of decarbonisation.

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Lucy Mangan

Beloved author Lucy Mangan's uproariously funny debut novel

A Cheesemonger's Compendium of British & Irish Cheese

Ned Palmer

A full-colour, delicious guide to artisanal and farmhouse cheeses from the bestselling author of A Cheesemonger's History of the British Isles

The Library

Arthur der Weduwen

Princes, collectors, bookworms and thieves: the extraordinary story of the library, from Alexandria to the age of Google

The Digital Silk Road

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 Spotter's Guide to Countryside Mysteries

John Wright

A grown-up I-spy for the great outdoors that illuminates the details we might otherwise miss

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