The past isn't cancelled: it's not even past. How to cherish authors from Aristotle to Edith Wharton without succumbing to their most regret…
Rashid I. Khalidi
This is the story of Palestine told from the inside
Banker, Gaoler, Smuggler, Spy: the many lives of a Tudor power-broker
A British Band of Brothers: a thrilling account of the Second World War, told through the eyes of a regiment who fought at battles from Tobruk to the…
A journey to the dark side of Roman nature – like Horrible Histories for grown-ups
The definitive account of history's most infamous trial, following the doomed Order from scandal to suppression
A provocative and timely exploration into tragedy from the curator of The New York Times philosophy column
The first ever really honest account of the reality of Ireland's offshore islands
'I embarrassed myself by uncontrollable guffaws … This is a truly wonderful story' A. N. Wilson, Spectator
Exploring the story behind Ancient Egypt's most famous art work.
Professor Richard Wrangham advances a provocative new theory of what makes human civilisation special: the nature of our violence.
In this robust overview of Hungarian history, award-winning historian professor Norman Stone tells the story of the nation's struggle for self-de…
Agent Zigzag meets The Book of Heroic Failures and The GCHQ Quiz Book
An inside account of the cathedral at the heart of Oxford's grandest college
The history and possible future of the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.
Five hundred years of power, politics and culture in the Hellenistic period and the Roman East
Arthur and George meets The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: how the creator of Sherlock Holmes overturned one of the great miscarriages of justice
One of Britain's finest writers embarks on a journey to explore the relationship between our health and the buildings that surround us
'So the new is old, and the old is new! Marvellous stuff and absolutely spot-on.' – Simon Jenkins
A glittering and gruesome history of the body in the Middle Ages, loved by critics and readers alike