Non-fiction

ON THE BRINK

Chris Bickerton

A MAJOR NEW HISTORY OF EUROPE SINCE THE END OF THE COLD WAR. This sweeping work of narrative history argues that Europe has been at the centre of a number of critical historical trends of the last thi…


The Last Slaves

Hannah Durkin

The Last Slaves tells the stories of the final survivors of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to land on US soil which docked in Mobile Bay, Alabama in July 1860; fully 52 years after a federal law ba…


Wild Dances

William Lee Adams

William Lee Adams is the pre-eminent voice on Eurovision around the world. With 40 million unique hits yearly, his site, WiwiBloggs, has propelled him to be the cultural critic of this mad and wonderf…


Tomorrow’s People

Paul Morland

Population is the vast hidden force shaping our future. It is breaking existing institutions and building their replacements, disrupting and destroying an old-world order, and bringing into existence…


THE AGE OF UNPEACE

Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard’s new book is timely and highly original, the book about the growing international crisis to demonstrate in detail why it’s the very process of linking up the world that is driving us all…


Little Matches

Maryanne O'Hara

When their only child was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) at the age of two, Maryanne O’Hara and her husband were told that Caitlin could live a long life or be dead in a matter of months. Thirty-…


A Woman’s Game

Suzanne Wrack

Over its 100-year history, women’s football has been the embodiment of women’s fight for equality – from its rise in the ashes of World War One in Britain, to its near-worldwide banning, to its curren…


Under a White Sky

Elizabeth Kolbert

From her coverage in The New Yorker, Elizabeth Kolbert has become one of our most important writers on the environment. Now she investigates the immense challenges humanity faces as we scramble to rev…


The Frontlines of Peace

Séverine Autesserre

It’s always the same story told in a different setting. Violence breaks out, foreign nations are scandalized, interveners and million-dollar donors come rushing in, peace is declared, and within a mon…