Non-fiction

Tough Talk

Ian Leslie

In Tough Talk, Ian Leslie explains how human beings communicate with each other. It turns out that most people are actually not very good at communicating at all. This didn’t matter so much when peopl…


Playing For Freedom

Zarifa Adiba

According to the UN, Afghanistan is the worst place on the planet to be born a woman. The effects of Taliban rule can be felt everywhere: women lack access to basic education, men make all the major d…


The Future of Democracy

Ivan Krastev

In a democracy, numbers matter. We used to believe that democratic power changes hands when people change their minds. But what if power instead shifts with population changes, when newcomers with dif…


Head, Hand, Heart

David Goodhart

David Goodhart’s argument that our politics have increasingly become a battle between people from ‘Anywhere’ and people from ‘Somewhere’ has reverberated around the world and established him as one of…


Loud and Proud

Tea Uglow

An inspirational collection of speeches from the LGBTQ+ community that have changed our world, and the conversation. Loud and Proud places the loud and proud voices of the vibrant LGBTQ+ community cen…


SHADOW STATE

Luke Harding

Its operatives come in disguise. They pose as tourists, journalists and businessmen. Utterly ruthless, sometimes bungling and always ambitious, they roam from Salisbury to Helsinki, Ukraine to the Cen…


Seven Lessons from the Coronavirus Crisis

Ivan Krastev

Award-winning author and political scientist Ivan Krastev provides a truly brilliant, international perspective on the geo-political stakes of the coronavirus pandemic. Based on a piece written for th…


Morbid Symptoms

Donald Sassoon

Donald Sassoon, one of Europe’s pre-eminent historians and public intellectuals, has been watching the events of the last few years with mounting anger and consternation. The result is this remarkable…


THE BACTERIA THAT GOVERN OUR BRAIN

Prof. Gabriel Perlemuter

The biggest forces impacting your mental health and well-being are actually the smallest. Invisible to the human eye, far from your head, these billions of bacteria in your gut are present and powerfu…


To Reply or Not to Reply…

Malene Rydahl

“Have you had enough of waiting for a response that never arrives? Can’t face your overflowing inbox? Do you feel ignored or even hurt when people do not reply to you? You’re not alone.” Messaging eti…