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The Brompton

Will Butler-Adams

The story of the iconic Brompton bicycle and the company that built it

We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I

Raja Shehadeh

A subtle psychological portrait of the author's relationship with his father during the twentieth-century battle for Palestinian human rights

The Rule of Laws

Fernanda Pirie

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

What's the Use?

Ian Stewart

A bestselling author tries to rehabillitate a much-maligned field

Only the Paranoid Survive

Andrew Grove

The classic guide for leaders on turning difficulty into advantage

All of the Marvels

Douglas Wolk

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

The Nation of Plants

Stefano Mancuso

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

Confronting Leviathan

David Runciman

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

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

The Black Book

Sybil Oldfield

For the first time, discover the stories of the heroic men and women the Nazis singled out for death in their plan to invade Britain

The Celts

Simon Jenkins

A short history of one of Ancient Britain's most enigmatic civilisations

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…

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