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The Address Book

Deirdre Mask

An exuberant work of popular history: why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or serve the powerful

The Classical School

Callum Williams

A breezy, bracingly irreverent introduction to the founders of economics – how they lived, what they thought, what they got wrong and which of their i…

The Velvet Rope Economy

Nelson Schwartz

A gripping expose of the way inequality is built into our everyday world – and who profits

How Should A Government Be?

Jaideep Prabhu

When the art of government itself is changing, the old political divisions no longer make sense. Join organisation expert Jaideep Prabhu on a tour of…

What We Need to Do Now

Chris Goodall

A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats

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Philip Coggan

A panoramic history of trade, industry and economic thought, from prehistoric times to the present.

The Colonizer and the Colonized

Albert Memmi

In this classic study of European colonialism, Albert Memmi examines the psychological effects of colonial ideology and system on both the colonizer a…

Strongmen

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

A leading academic exposes the historical and cultural contexts which allow political strongmen to thrive

Unconventional Wisdom

Tom Standage

Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist

How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee

Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon ans…

People Like Us

Hashi Mohamed

One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

Elif Shafak

The Booker Prize-shortlisted author on how staying optimistic can make our world better

Going Home

Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh reflects on ageing, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah

15 Minutes of Power

Peter Riddell

Peter Riddell explores what it means to be a minister in the British Government

How Are We Going to Explain This?

Jelmer Mommers

An international bestseller, the first climate book that doesn't leave the reader depressed: realistic and hopeful, witty and clarifying

Mindf*ck

Christopher Wylie

From whistleblower Christopher Wylie, the definitive story of the Brexit coup, the making of Bannon's America, and an ongoing crime against democ…

The Buried

Peter Hessler

An intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive change

Where Power Stops

David Runciman

David Runciman grapples with how character defines and limits the holders of the highest offices in the UK and America

Trials of the State

Jonathan Sumption

Judges are meant to interpret laws but, increasingly, they make them.

Windows of Opportunity

David Sainsbury

A new theory of economic growth, putting individual firms' investment decisions in the central role

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