Non-fiction

Ideas to Postpone the End of the World

Ailton Krenak

Humanity is facing the greatest environmental disaster of its existence. Global pandemics, extreme weather events, and massive wildfires all define the era many now call the Anthropocene. In three lec…


Life Is Not Useful

Ailton Krenak

For many centuries, Brazil’s Indigenous peoples have bravely faced threats of total annihilation and, in extremely adverse conditions, have reinvented their lives and communities. At a time when the C…


The Germans

Frank Trentmann

The Germans will be a book about remorse and denial, compassion and hatred, charity and its limits, saving and spending, war and peace. How did a society transform from one of totalitarianism, conques…


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

The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 taught us something we ought already to have known. That care workers, supermarket shelf-stackers, delivery drivers, cleaners and farmers are vital cogs in the machine…


A Most Beautiful Thing

Arshay Cooper

Growing up on Chicago’s Westside in the 90’s, Arshay Cooper knows the harder side of life. The street corners are full of gangs, the hallways of his apartment complex are haunted by drug addicts he ca…


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…


Is it Tomorrow Yet?

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…


Creative Care

Anne Basting

In Creative Care, Anne Basting lays the groundwork for a widespread transformation in our approach to elder care and uses compelling, touching stories to inspire and guide us all—family, friends, and…