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Active Measures

Thomas Rid

This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…

Spike

Anjana Ahuja

The Coronavirus pandemic will be a source of endless human accounts. However, there is a truthful and objective narrative to be written about how the…

The Medal Factory

Kenny Pryde

The full story of the most successful organisation in the history of sport

Mountain Tales

Saumya Roy

A city struggling with the cost of its appetites. A rubbish mountain eighteen stories high. And the people who call it home.

All In It Together

Alwyn Turner

A biting and original history which places culture front and centre to explain how our country went to pieces

The Web of Meaning

Jeremy Lent

A compelling foundation for a new story of interconnectedness, showing how, as our civilization unravels, another world is possible.

The Pink Line

Mark Gevisser

Eye-opening, moving, and crafted with expert research, this is a vital journey of epic scope, across the world's most challenging new frontiers

Red Card

Ken Bensinger

The full story behind the FIFA's headline-grabbing corruption scandal

The Address Book

Deirdre Mask

An exuberant work of popular history: why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or serve the powerful

The Classical School

Callum Williams

A breezy, bracingly irreverent introduction to the founders of economics – how they lived, what they thought, what they got wrong and which of their i…

The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey

Julia Laite

An immersive historical account of a fascinating and important untold story

The Sum of Us

Heather McGhee

The heartbreaking, liberating truth about what racism has cost all of us

Law in a Time of Crisis

Jonathan Sumption

What is the right relationship between the law and politics, judges and politicians?

How Should A Government Be?

Jaideep Prabhu

When the art of government itself is changing, the old political divisions no longer make sense. Join organisation expert Jaideep Prabhu on a tour of…

What We Need to Do Now

Chris Goodall

A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats

How to Spend a Trillion Dollars

Rowan Hooper

A compelling thought experiment that will lead to hours of fruitful debate

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Philip Coggan

A panoramic history of trade, industry and economic thought, from prehistoric times to the present.

The Colonizer and the Colonized

Albert Memmi

In this classic study of European colonialism, Albert Memmi examines the psychological effects of colonial ideology and system on both the colonizer a…

Strongmen

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

A leading academic exposes the historical and cultural contexts which allow political strongmen to thrive

Unconventional Wisdom

Tom Standage

Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist

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