A quirky language-lovers tour of the twenty most-spoken languages in the world – what puts them a cut above the other six thousand?
Now in its ninth edition, The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes is the most comprehensive and up-to-date work on the Chinese lunar zodiac, skillfully com…
Following up 2016's hit Go Figure, another collection of astonishing bite-sized explainers from the Economist
From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power comes the definitive new book on decoding the behaviour of the people around you
Train your voice to speak (and sing) with impact using this practical guide, with a foreword by Cerys Matthews
An updated and refreshed edition of this bestselling guide to English usage.
A philosopher's take on what makes the beautiful game
Americanisms have been slyly coloring the English language for centuries, and this practice must stop. Period.
The non-trivial trivia quiz book that asks how well you really know your world
A literary quiz full of quotes that will challenge, cheer and enlighten book buffs
A totally up-to-date compendium of the sharpest, wittiest and downright rudest insults in human history
Companion volume to bestseller The Daily Stoic, an elegant journal to help readers apply the stoic principles of wisdom and virtue in today's tumu…
Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is headline news again.
Heard the one about the Rabbi and the cow from Minsk? Look no further than this witty compendium, a fascinating and revealing celebration of the great…
Informative, entertaining and insightful … the fact-lovers Bible
Molly Suber Thorpe
A complete beginner's guide to the basics of pointed pen script
The best concise introduction to an essential subject
Unleash your natural charisma the Victorian way.
An illustrated gift book of Max Ehrmann's world-famous poem that begins 'Go placidly amid the noise and haste'
Smart, savvy answers to universal questions, from the highly popular Economist Explains and Daily Chart blogs, a treat for the knowing, the uninitiate…