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I Saw the Dog

Alexandra Aikhenvald

The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey

Julia Laite

An immersive historical account of a fascinating and important untold story

The Handshake

Ella Al-Shamahi

For the first time, this quirky and engaging history reveals the secrets of one of our most ancient social gestures

The Uncommon Reader

Alan Bennett

What would happen if the Queen became a reader of taste and discernment rather than of Dick Francis? The answer is a perfect story.

Genesis

Guido Tonelli

A visionary scientific account of the seven 'days' of creation, from a lead player in the hunt for the Higgs boson

The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen

Linda Colley

Award-winning historian Linda Colley shows the dawn of the modern world – through the advance of written constitutions

Law in a Time of Crisis

Jonathan Sumption

What is the right relationship between the law and politics, judges and politicians?

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

How Should A Government Be?

Jaideep Prabhu

When the art of government itself is changing, the old political divisions no longer make sense. Join organisation expert Jaideep Prabhu on a tour of…

The Happy Traitor

Simon Kuper

A biography of George Blake, the most notorious double agent in British history, who just died in Moscow

Two-Way Mirror

Fiona Sampson

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

The Hidden Spring

Mark Solms

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

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