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Unconventional Wisdom

Tom Standage

Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist

Figuring Out The Past

Peter Turchin

The numbers that tell the story of humanity

War

Margaret MacMillan

How the human history of conflict has transformed the world we live in – for good and evil.

The Black Book

Sybil Oldfield

For the first time, discover the stories of the heroic men and women the Nazis singled out for death in their plan to invade Britain

Britain at Bay

Alan Allport

Power. Glory. Death. Courage. How well do we know the story of the Second World War?

How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee

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…

Dancing with the Octopus

Debora Harding

A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

Elif Shafak

The Booker Prize-shortlisted author on how staying optimistic can make our world better

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Eugenia Cheng

What if we could do the impossible and remove gender from the equation?

The Seaweed Collector's Handbook

Miek Zwamborn

A beautifully illustrated little book that will open your eyes at the seaside

Together

Vivek H. Murthy

Barack Obama's former Surgeon General explores the global loneliness epidemic – and how we can overcome it

The Idea of the Brain

Matthew Cobb

A monumental, sweeping journey from the ancient roots of neurology to the most astonishing recent research

Minor Feelings

Cathy Park Hong

A fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong

People Like Us

Hashi Mohamed

One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change

A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles

Ned Palmer

A celebration of cheese to go perfectly with your Christmas Stilton

Michael Rosen's Book of Play

Michael Rosen

When did you last make time for play?

Breaking & Mending

Joanna Cannon

The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie

The Forager's Calendar

John Wright

A month by month handbook for foraging in the woods, fields and seashores of Great Britain

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