Non-fiction

Love and Murder

Daniel Finkelstein

In this compelling new memoir, journalist Danny Finklstein describes in indelible detail the terrible things that befell his grandparents and his parents (as well as the rest of his family) during the…


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…


Killers of the Flower Moon (Young Readers Edition)

David Grann

This essential book introduced young readers to the Reign of Terror against the Osage people–one of history’s most ruthless and shocking crimes. In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the wor…


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…


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…


Believers

Lisa Wells

Like many of us, Lisa Wells has spent years overwhelmed by news of apocalyptic-scale climate change and a coming sixth extinction. She did not need to be convinced of the stakes. But what can be done?…


Fractured

Jonathan Yates

In this book, Yates draws on the very latest research in psychology and the social sciences to explain the reasons why such deep fractures have emerged in our societies. He combines this analysis with…


The History-Makers

Richard Cohen

There are many stories we can spin about the past, but which stories get told? And by whom? One human being can shape our understanding of the past through the prism of his or her own beliefs and prej…