Non-fiction

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…


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…


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…


HOW TO BE A GLUCOSE GODDESS

Jessie Inchauspé

Glucose, or blood sugar, is a tiny molecule in our body that has a huge impact on our health. It enters our bloodstream through the starchy or sweet foods we eat. In the past five years, scientists ha…


A VERY SPECIAL FAMILY

Patrick and Francine Violas

A heartwarming story about a zoo-refuge in the outskirts of Paris. It all began when Francine and Patrick purchased a small farm not far outside of Paris, and started taking in chickens, pigs, and cow…


The Folly and the Glory

Tim Weiner

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author of Legacy of Ashes Tim Weiner, a gripping narrative account of how the Soviet Union (and now Russia) has waged political warfare – confli…


Our Bodies, Their Battlefields

Christina Lamb

At a critical time for women worldwide, acclaimed journalist Christina Lamb travels to war-zones to chronicle the harrowing and largely untold stories of women in war.  Christina Lamb is the co-author…


HOW TO STAY SANE WHEN EVERYTHING IS FALLING APART

Fabrice Midal

You’re not stumbling, there’s an earthquake afoot. Crisis is an opportunity to rebuild… Casting blame will not fix the problem… But rest assured, you’d be a robot if you weren’t afraid… The path…