A compelling thought experiment that will lead to hours of fruitful debate
The latest comprehensive overview of the forces at work in the world of commodities.
Pioneering legal advice for people with no time to lose
According to the Book of Genesis, God first created man. This justified treating women as inferior. Until this book.Elaine Morgan argues for equal rol…
This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…
Polarisation is often invoked as proof that our societies are broken but what if it's really the system working as intended?
Eye-opening, moving, and crafted with expert research, this is a vital journey of epic scope, across the world's most challenging new frontiers
The full story behind the FIFA's headline-grabbing corruption scandal
An exuberant work of popular history: why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or serve the powerful
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…
A gripping expose of the way inequality is built into our everyday world – and who profits
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…
A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats
A panoramic history of trade, industry and economic thought, from prehistoric times to the present.
In this classic study of European colonialism, Albert Memmi examines the psychological effects of colonial ideology and system on both the colonizer a…
A leading academic exposes the historical and cultural contexts which allow political strongmen to thrive
Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist
Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon ans…
One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change
The Booker Prize-shortlisted author on how staying optimistic can make our world better