Wellcome Collection books explore health and human experience. From birth and beginnings to illness and loss, our titles grapple with life’s big questions through compelling writing and beautiful design. In partnership with leading independent publisher Profile Books, we champion essential voices and fresh perspectives across history, memoir, psychology, medicine, and science.
Wellcome Collection is a free museum that aims to challenge how we all think and feel about health by connecting science, medicine, life and art. It is part of Wellcome, a global charitable foundation that supports science to solve urgent health challenges, working in more than 70 countries, with a focus on mental health, global heating and infectious diseases.
A gripping, eye-opening account of how robotics, computing and AI might be about to alter our understanding of what it means to be human – from the be…
A major new history of the Cold War: exploring the conflict through the minds of the people who lived it
The Greek and Roman body in all its (surprisingly human) glory
A blistering, galvanising essay from Eimear McBride, award-winning author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing
The riveting story of the strange science of the 'Normal', and the origins of an anxiety-ridden modern obsession
A brilliant and mind-bending exploration of brainwashing and thought control
Emma Jane Unsworth
A raw, relatable call-to-arms account of motherhood, breaking the silence on postnatal depression
A rallying cry for carers and the acts of love that hold families together, from bestselling novelist Kate Mosse
The way we think about plants is about to change forever: this is your handbook to a new natural world
A lifelong stutterer dismantles the cult of fluency and champions the creative powers of inarticulacy
Lose yourself in this extraordinary account of how we navigate the world
A short, uplifting account of hope and healing by the author of Adventures in Human Being