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
A major new work 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-det…
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
How did we end up living in a terrifying reality of potential nuclear annihilation?
The only history of the last months of World War One: out in paperback for the centenary
Number One Sunday Times BestsellerThe gender agenda revisited by Britain's best-known classicist, Mary Beard
The authoritative biography of the 'Father of Singapore'
An intimate encounter with one of the most influential people ever to live
A key episode in the prelude to World War II presented in a vivid and tragic new light
The bestselling definitive concise account of our remarkable past – now updated