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Courage Is Calling

Ryan Holiday

The first book in Stoicism guru Ryan Holiday's new series looking at the four key virtues of Stoicism

What They Still Don’t Teach You At Harvard Business School

Mark H. McCormack

More timeless wisdom from the million-copy bestselling author

Remainders of the Day

Shaun Bythell

Bookseller and bestselling author Shaun Bythell is back, and he has some thoughts about that Kindle you bought over lockdown

LRB Diary for 2023

Alan Bennett

Celebrating 40 years of Alan Bennett's diary in the London Review of Books

The Genetic Age

Matthew Cobb

How fifty years of genetic engineering have brought us to the brink of a profound and disturbing future, from Baillie Gifford-shortlisted scientist Ma…

The Aeneid

Shadi Bartsch

A fresh new translation of Vergil's Aeneid by a renowned classicist and scholar of Latin literature

A Home of One's Own

Hashi Mohamed

As cities expand and rents rise, what does it really mean to have a home?


Rodric Braithwaite

A short and pithy introduction to the history of Russia as we know it today


Alessandro Barbero

A new biography of Dante in time for the 700th anniversary of his death.

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

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