Non-fiction

THE AGE OF UNPEACE

Mark Leonard

“Mark Leonard has reshaped how we look at the world.” — Will Hutton Since the Cold War, global leaders have been integrating the world’s economy, transport and communications and eliminating borders t…


OUCH!

Graham Lawton

In this authoritative and highly entertaining book, science writer Graham Lawton describes what science can — and cannot — tell us about everyday aliments. One of the many strange effects of the Covid…


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…


Making History

Richard Cohen

There are many stories we can spin about years gone by, but which accounts come to be told, and by whom? A single author can deeply shape our understanding through the prism of their own beliefs. In M…


Fox & I

Catherine Raven

When Catherine Raven finished her PhD in biology, she built herself a tiny cottage on an isolated plot of land in Montana. She was as emotionally isolated as she was physically, but she viewed the hou…


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…