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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

All of the Marvels

Douglas Wolk

A revelatory guide to the 'epic of epics' from a beloved authority

War

Margaret MacMillan

How the human history of conflict has transformed the world we live in – for good and evil.

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 Daily Laws

Robert Greene

Daily doses of wisdom from the master of self-development

Art of the Extreme 1905-1914

Philip Hook

The ten most revolutionary years in art ever, covered by former Sotheby's director Philip Hook.

Courage Is Calling

Ryan Holiday

The first book in Stoicism guru Ryan Holiday's new series looking at the four key virtues of Stoicism

Decarbonomics in the post-pandemic world

Charles Dumas

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

The Law in 60 Seconds

Christian Weaver

Pioneering legal advice for people with no time to lose

Confronting Leviathan

David Runciman

A primer on political theory from bestselling author and host of Talking Politics David Runciman

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