Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist
The numbers that tell the story of humanity
How the human history of conflict has transformed the world we live in – for good and evil.
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
Power. Glory. Death. Courage. How well do we know the story of the Second World War?
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…
A fierce, strikingly redemptive exploration of the impact of traumatic violence on victim, perpetrator and society
The Booker Prize-shortlisted author on how staying optimistic can make our world better
What if we could do the impossible and remove gender from the equation?
A beautifully illustrated little book that will open your eyes at the seaside
Vivek H. Murthy
Barack Obama's former Surgeon General explores the global loneliness epidemic – and how we can overcome it
A monumental, sweeping journey from the ancient roots of neurology to the most astonishing recent research
Cathy Park Hong
A fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong
One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change
A celebration of cheese to go perfectly with your Christmas Stilton
When did you last make time for play?
The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie
A month by month handbook for foraging in the woods, fields and seashores of Great Britain