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A Short History of England

Simon Jenkins

The bestselling definitive concise account of our remarkable past – now updated

Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Companion to the BBC series CIVILISATIONS

Conservatism: Ideas in Profile

Roger Scruton

The ideas and principles of conservatism explored and explained by the world's leading thinker on the subject

SPQR

Mary Beard

Mary Beard on Ancient Rome: Britain's favourite classicist lifts the lid on the Roman Empire. A major new BBC TV series presented by the author s…

Mastery

Robert Greene

'Live by your own rules' – Robert Greene, the 'modern Machiavelli' debunks the prevailing mythology of success and presents a radi…

The Library Book

Famous writers on libraries real or imagined, past and future; why libraries matter and to whom.In aid of The Reading Agency

The Colosseum

Keith Hopkins

Award winning classicist, Mary Beard with Keith Hopkins, tell the story of Rome's greatest arena

The Checklist Manifesto

Atul Gawande

One of the top ten greatest doctors in the world looks at the lowly checklist, and how this simple idea – which is free to reproduce – will revolution…

The Parthenon

Mary Beard

'A classic in every sense of the word' John Julius Norwich Revised and updated to include the story of the New Acropolis Museum, the controv…

Born to Run

Christopher McDougall

'A fascinating and inspiring true adventure story … destined to become a classic.' Ranulph FiennesA New York Times bestseller and word of…

Pompeii

Mary Beard

'Much of what you think you know about Pompeii may turn out, on reading this eye-opening book, to be wrong. The town was not full of brothels (Be…

Better

Atul Gawande

The bestselling author of Complications reveals what you need to be a great surgeon – and shows how everyone can improve at what they do

Complications

Atul Gawande

I don't know if Atul Gawande was born to be a surgeon – I very much suspect so – but he was certainly born to write.This wise and exciting accoun…

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