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On The Map

Simon Garfield

From Mappa Mundi to Google Maps – the bestselling Just My Type author turns his gaze to maps. Packed with accompanying map illustrations and images.

The Diaries of Nella Last

Patricia Malcolmson

A collected edition of bestselling author Nella Last's diaries, including substantial never-before published material from the war years

The Fourth Part of the World

Toby Lester

In 1901, Josef Fischer accidentally discovered the Waldseemüller Map of 1507 – the first map to depict the world largely as we know it today. In…

On The Eve

Bernard Wasserstein

A major history examining the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two.

The Ancient Guide to Modern Life

Natalie Haynes

How modern are our lives? Or are we still living the lives our ancestors lived?

The Buddhas of Bamiyan

Llewelyn Morgan

The 'other' decimated twin Wonders of the World and the tragic country of Afghanistan

Underground, Overground

Andrew Martin

Paperback published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground

The Town That Died

Michael J. Bird

An account of the greatest disaster ever to befall a Canadian city: the explosion of a vessel containing explosive in the harbour of Halifax in 1917.

The War On Heresy

R. I. Moore

A passionate history of the war on heresy which dominated medieval Europe, now available in paperback.

The Cardinal's College

Judith Curthoys

A detailed and absorbing history of one of Oxford University's most imposing colleges


Rodric Braithwaite

In a timely and eye-opening book Rodric Braithwaite examines the Russian experience during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Basing his account on Russia…

Tutankhamen's Curse

Joyce Tyldesley

The true history and mythology of Tutankhamen.


Alexander McKee

Eyewitness accounts and skilfully woven reconstructions of the Battle of Caen, one of the darkest struggles of World War Two.

The Devil's Tinderbox

Alexander McKee

Growling Over The Oceans

Deborah Lake

The Avro Shackleton was a formidable machine with its Griffon engines producing the characteristic grumble that gave the aircraft one of its nicknames…

Calories and Corsets

Louise Foxcroft

An enlightening and entertaining social history of how we have tried (and failed) to battle the bulge over two millennia.

The Wonderbox

Roman Krznaric

What three millennia of human history can tell us about how to live today

Da Vinci's Ghost

Toby Lester

The untold story of Vitruvian Man, the drawing that captured the spirit of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance – and that still haunts our own

Lives of the Novelists

John Sutherland

This is the most complete history of fiction in English ever published – now in paperback.

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