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Arthur der Weduwen
Princes, collectors, bookworms and thieves: the extraordinary story of the library, from Alexandria to the age of Google
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
A grown-up I-spy for the great outdoors that illuminates the details we might otherwise miss
A full-colour, delicious guide to artisanal and farmhouse cheeses from the bestselling author of A Cheesemonger's History of the British Isles
Daily doses of wisdom from the master of self-development
A revelatory guide to the 'epic of epics' from a beloved authority
How the human history of conflict has transformed the world we live in – for good and evil.
The ten most revolutionary years in art ever, covered by former Sotheby's director Philip Hook.
The first book in Stoicism guru Ryan Holiday's new series looking at the four key virtues of Stoicism
An overview of post-Covid economics and the possible future of decarbonisation.
Pioneering legal advice for people with no time to lose
A primer on political theory from bestselling author and host of Talking Politics David Runciman