A unique insight into the index of social development that measures change in East and West – and that forms the core of the international bestseller.
A book about the resurgence of interest in the idea of reincarnation.
Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking End of History
The I Ching in a new translation and made more accessible to a contemporary reader.
The legendary debate between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault on the question of human nature
An account of an American journalist's meditation journey in a Buddhist temple in Thailand.
A radical exploration – are we coming to the end of time as we know it?
A brilliant study on the nature of choice, and how limitless freedom can lead to despair
Despite the global expansion of democracy, a looming threat has appeared in the countries that claim to love it most: declining electoral turnout, dim…
When Intellectual Impostures was published in France, it sent shock waves through the Left Bank establishment. When it was published in Britain, it pr…
Everyone holds beliefs. So what gives us the right to judge the behaviour of other people in a world where moralities are diverse and conflicting?
'Before the current global era it is impossible to imagine that comparable events [like September 11] could have occurred, reflecting as they do o…
Radical sociologist David Harvey explains how capitalism came to dominate the world, why it resulted in the current financial crisis – and why it'…
The classic tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav
Robert Rowland Smith
Everything you'll need to know about history's greatest thinkers on life's big moments
The man The Spectator calls 'the new wizard of the web' explores the ways in which mass collaboration is dramatically reshaping our approach t…
A groundbreaking, definitive exploration of the history and science of leadership that uses untapped evolutionary history and science to explain every…
Robert Rowland Smith
A journey through an ordinary day in the company of some extraordinary ideas – the book of the 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair that's already destined to…
'This book could change the way we live … [a] relaxed, affable, yet startlingly lucid analysis of humanity's tendency to complain' – The…
Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
A collection of the most important essays of D.T. Suzuki, the leading authority on Buddhism of the twentieth century