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Hardback. English.
Published London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2016
'The History Book' charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the...

By Hay, Daisy, 1981- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2015
Reading between the lines of a great cache of their letters and the anecdotes of others in chilly Oxford reading rooms, Daisy Hay shows how the Disraelis...

By Bower, Tom, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2016
This is a total re-evaluation of New Labour and Blair's years in power, with a focus on five areas: health, education, immigration, energy, and war. And...

By Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013, author
Hardback. English.
Published New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2018
Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African...

By Samer, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hutchinson, 2017
'The Raqqa Diaries' is an important account by a brave young man which allows unprecedented access to the brutal conditions which many Syrians are living...

By Cannadine, David, 1950- author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2017
To live in 19th-century Britain was to experience an astonishing series of changes, of a kind for which there was simply no precedent in the human experience...

By Harari, Yuval N., author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Jonathan Cape, 2018
'Sapiens' showed us where we came from. 'Homo Deus' looked to the future. '21 Lessons for the 21st Century' explores the present. How can we protect ourselves...

By Mishra, Pankaj, author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2017
How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS...

By Beard, Mary, 1955- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series Civilisation is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely of its time: patrician...

By Grann, David, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
This is a masterpiece of narrative non-fiction, set around an American crime and the birth of the FBI. It is a thrilling investigative account of a forgotten...
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