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The Medal Factory

Kenny Pryde

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

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

Dancing with the Octopus

Debora Harding

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

Imperial Tragedy

Michael Kulikowski

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

Hogarth

Jacqueline Riding

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

All Against All

Paul Jankowski

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

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…

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 trait…

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…

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

All In It Together

Alwyn Turner

A biting and original history which places culture front and centre to explain how our country went to pieces

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.

The Confidence Men

Margalit Fox

The astonishing true story of two First World War prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time.

An Extra Pair of Hands

Kate Mosse

A deeply moving story of what it means to care for those we love by bestselling author Kate Mosse

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