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Love in a Time of Hate

Florian Illies

The love lives of famous Europeans, as war approaches – from the bestselling author of 1913

The Invention of Essex

Tim Burrows

The secret history of England's most notorious county

Burning Steel

Peter Hart

A close-up at the sharp end of armoured warfare

All That She Carried

Tiya Miles

A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft a deeply layered and insightful…


Annabel Sowemimo

A vital, eye-opening exploration of race and health

The Celts

Simon Jenkins

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

A Terribly Serious Adventure

Nikhil Krishnan

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

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


Daniel Pick

A brilliant and mind-bending exploration of brainwashing and thought control

Geography Is Destiny

Ian Morris

The story of Britain, from its first moments as an island to its possible future


Rodric Braithwaite

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

The Museum of Other People

Adam Kuper

A contemplation of the hotly-debated significance – and future – of anthropology museums, from a global expert

Nine Quarters of Jerusalem

Matthew Teller

A thoroughly original exploration of Jerusalem, told through the voices of its contemporary residents

One Hundred Saturdays

Michael Frank

From the sun-soaked, vibrant Juderia of Rhodes to the horrors of the Nazi camps, Stella Levi's life – told to the author over a series of Saturda…


Alex Danchev

The first major biography for our time, from the celebrated biographer of Cézanne

New Rome

Paul Stephenson

Three hundred action-packed years of Roman history, encompassing the fall of Rome and the rise of a new empire in the East

At Christmas We Feast

Annie Gray

A celebration of Christmas through the table

Blood on the River

Marjoleine Kars

A breathtakingly original history of the slave rebellion that almost changed the face of the Americas


Victoria Finlay

A magnificent work of original research, unwinding history through cloth – how we make it, use it and what it means to us

Figuring Out The Past

Peter Turchin

The numbers that tell the story of humanity

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