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Hogarth

Jacqueline Riding

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

Sea Fever

Meg Clothier

Everything you need to know about the sea and shore, from high tides to half-hitches

Dancing on Ropes

Anna Aslanyan

Horizon-expanding tales of how translators altered the course of world events

The Greywacke

Nick Davidson

The story of three 19th-century geologists whose fraternal rivalry ended up rewriting the history of our planet

Richer, Wiser, Happier

William Green

In-depth interviews with more than forty of the world's super-investors reveal that the keys to wealth and business success hold other life lesson…

Steam Trains Today

Andrew Martin

A delightfully warm exploration of a very British obsession

Field Work

Bella Bathurst

What does it take to make a living from the land in modern Britain?

Move!

Caroline F Williams

Exercise changes the brain. But which exercises have what effect? Time to get up to speed with the cutting-edge science of the mind-body connection an…

I Saw the Dog

Alexandra Aikhenvald

A leading expert draws on a lifetime of fieldwork to reveal the mysteries and magic of language

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

Genesis

Guido Tonelli

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

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