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This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…
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…
This playful manifesto – presented for the plant nation by a leading neurobiologist – is an international bestseller
A city struggling with the cost of its appetites. A rubbish mountain eighteen stories high. And the people who call it home.
Second edition of Novartis company history
A major new biography of one of Britain's best-loved artists
Two hundred years of Roman imperial politics and power brought to life in an action-packed narrative
How ideas moved the world from post-war to pre-war once more
Matthew Parris, presenter of Great Lives on BBC Radio 4, explores the surprising connection between trauma and greatness through vivid case histories.
The last eight centuries of China's relationship with the world told through the eyes of traders, invaders, civil servants, visionaries, and trai…
A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society
A trailblazing journey into the brain, showing how perception, thought, and action all depend on 'maps' etched into your gray matter – and h…