Non-fiction

Boys and Men

Richard V. Reeves

Boys and Men is a ground-breaking new analysis of how the world of men has been turned upside down, leaving them adrift, and underpowered. Previous attempts to describe this condition, from all politi…


The Power of Ethics

Susan Liautaud

It’s not your imagination: we’re living in a time of moral decline. Publicly, we’re bombarded with reports of government leaders acting against the welfare of their constituents; companies prioritizin…


A Briefcase Full of Cash

Estelle Shirbon

In April 2012 a Nigerian ex-governor, James Ibori, was sentenced to 13 years for fraud at Southwark Crown Court. He had stolen so much money from the state he governed that he could afford a private j…


Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Science

Luke O'Neill

In his fascinating and thought-provoking new book, Professor Luke O’Neill, one of the leading voices of authority during the COVID-19 pandemic, grapples with life’s biggest questions and tells us what…


Why Vegan?

Peter Singer

Even before the publication of his seminal Animal Liberation in 1975, Peter Singer, one of the greatest moral philosophers of our time, unflinchingly challenged the ethics of eating animals. Now, in W…


Sentience

Nicholas Humphrey

Humphrey directly challenges the popular assumption that sentience is linked to intelligence (it’s not, which means that machines can be intelligent without being sentient), or that it exists across t…


Survive. Drive. Win.

Nick Fry

On a cold November day in 2008, Nick Fry, the head of the Honda Formula One racing team, was told by his Japanese bosses that Honda was pulling out of F1 in 30 days. This bolt from the blue was a disa…


The Emperor’s New Road

JONATHAN HILLMAN

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the world’s most ambitious and misunderstood geoeconomic vision. To carry out President Xi’s flagship foreign-policy effort, China promises to spend over one trilli…


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…


Five Hands

Sophie Divry

Sophie Divry has spent her adult life writing novels, for which she’s won several prizes and fellowships and has two movie adaptations underway (Library of Unrequited Love and Madame Bovary of the Sub…