Non-fiction

John and Paul

Ian Leslie

John and Paul is a biography of the relationship that formed the mainstay of the most successful band of all time and in doing so changed the world. John Lennon and Paul McCartney knew each other for…


A Stone Is Most Precious Where It Belongs

Gulchehra Hoja

In February 2018, 24 members of Gulchehra Hoja’s family, including her elderly  mother and father, her brother, cousins, aunts and uncles, all disappeared overnight. In one evening, everyone she had l…


LOVE AND MURDER

Daniel Finkelstein

An extraordinary family memoir of tragedy and survival during WWII Daniel Finkelstein’s maternal grandfather, Alfred Wiener, was a decorated hero from the Great War, and is now acknowledged to have be…


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…


Meeting of Minds

Peter Singer Venerable Shih Chao-hwei

Peter Singer is a world-renowned, award-winning moral philosopher and preeminent voice in bioethics whose writings have helped shape the animal rights and effective altruism movements. Venerable Shih…


Dust

Jay Owens

This book shows that dust is a profound threat to life in the twenty-first century. And yet it’s something we hardly ever consider – so small and mundane as to slip below the threshold of thought. Fro…


Courtiers

Valentine Low

While fierce rivalries have always existed between individual members of the royal family, their staff and each other, they have remained for the most part hidden. This is now rapidly changing. Two di…


Animal Liberation

Peter Singer

During the late ‘70s and ‘80s, Animal Liberation became known as “the bible” of the emerging and rapidly growing animal rights movement. Now, Singer is bringing up to date his expose of the chilling r…


A Woman’s Game

Suzanne Wrack

The Guardian’s women’s football correspondent and award-winning journalist tells the first ever general history of the women’s game. Over its 100-year history, women’s soccer has been the embodiment o…


The Last Slaves

Hannah Durkin

Intertwining archival research and historical narrative, this major book uncovers a crucial piece of American history, shedding light on the realities of slavery and its long reach into the 20th centu…