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Pavel Filatyev

The shocking story of the war in Ukraine, told from behind Russian lines

Common or Garden

Ken Thompson

A beautifully illustrated spotter's guide to 52 of Britain's most successful plants – their names, stories, uses and quirks


Frieda Hughes

'He was a hectic, unprincipled bird, but it was impossible not to love him' … a memoir of love, obsession and feathers

Tree Stories

Stefano Mancuso

The remarkable stories of trees that have shaped human history – from the wooden ladder that solved a crime to France's revolutionary Liberty Tre…

How Words Get Good

Rebecca Lee

A behind-the-scenes tour for booklovers everywhere

The Celts

Simon Jenkins

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


Simon Kuper

Power. Privilege. Parties. It's a very small world at the top.


Henry Dimbleby

The food system no longer serves us: it's killing us. Here's why we should be hungry for change

A Terribly Serious Adventure

Nikhil Krishnan

An absorbing group biography of the Oxford thinkers who transformed philosophical thought in twentieth-century Britain

Liberalism and Its Discontents

Francis Fukuyama

A defence of liberalism by renowned political philosopher Francis Fukuyama

Travellers to Unimaginable Lands

Dasha Kiper

An illuminating, compassionate exploration of the psychology of caregiving – and the mysterious world of the human mind

A People's Church

Jeremy Morris

A richly detailed history of the Church of England from a top historian who is also an Anglican priest

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