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Active Measures

Thomas Rid

This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…

The Family Firm

Emily Oster

The Medal Factory

Kenny Pryde

The full story of the most successful organisation in the history of sport

Spike

Anjana Ahuja

The Coronavirus pandemic will be a source of endless human accounts. However, there is a truthful and objective narrative to be written about how the…

The Sunny Nihilist

Wendy Syfret

The Nation of Plants

Stefano Mancuso

This playful manifesto – presented for the plant nation by a leading neurobiologist – is an international bestseller

Mountain Tales

Saumya Roy

A city struggling with the cost of its appetites. A rubbish mountain eighteen stories high. And the people who call it home.

A History of Novartis

Steve Lander

Second edition of Novartis company history

Hogarth

Jacqueline Riding

A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists

Imperial Tragedy

Michael Kulikowski

Two hundred years of Roman imperial politics and power brought to life in an action-packed narrative

All Against All

Paul Jankowski

How ideas moved the world from post-war to pre-war once more

Fracture

Matthew Parris

Matthew Parris, presenter of Great Lives on BBC Radio 4, explores the surprising connection between trauma and greatness through vivid case histories.

Great State

Timothy Brook

The last eight centuries of China's relationship with the world told through the eyes of traders, invaders, civil servants, visionaries, and trai…

Signs of Life

Stephen Fabes

The cycling doctor: Round the world with a stethoscope

How to Build a Human

Emma Byrne

Here is what science knows about childhood, so you can use the scientific method – be calm, be curious, be creative – to understand your human child i…

Dancing with the Octopus

Debora Harding

A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society

How to Tell Stories to Children

Silke Rose West

A delightful parents' and teachers' guide to creating and telling stories to children

Brainscapes

Rebecca Schwarzlose

A trailblazing journey into the brain, showing how perception, thought, and action all depend on 'maps' etched into your gray matter – and h…

War on Wheels

Justin McCurry

Japan's fascinating culture of track cycling

The Web of Meaning

Jeremy Lent

A compelling foundation for a new story of interconnectedness, showing how, as our civilization unravels, another world is possible.

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