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By Kynaston, David, author
Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2013
The late 1950s and early 1960s were a period in their own right: neither the stultifying 'high' Fifties nor the liberating 'high' Sixties, but instead...

By Burleigh, Michael, 1955- author
Book. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2013
The collapse of Western colonial empires after the Second World War led to any number of vicious struggles for power whose bloody consequences haunt us...

By Uglow, Jennifer S., author
Book. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2014
We know the thrilling, terrible stories of the battles of the Napoleonic wars - but what of those left behind? The people on a Norfolk farm, in a Yorkshire...

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 Olusoga, David, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series 'Civilisation' (note the singular) is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely...

By Winder, Simon, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Picador, 2013
For centuries, much of Europe was in the hands of the peculiar Habsburg family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores, musicians...

By Wolff, Michael, 1953- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Little, Brown, 2018
With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time. The first nine...

By Marr, Andrew
Hardback. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2012
Andrew Marr, author of two histories of Great Britain now turns his attention to the world as a whole. This book takes readers from the Mayans to Mongolia...

By Guy, J. A. (John Alexander), author
Book. English.
Published UK: Viking, 2016
An ageing queen, an heirless state, conspiracy all round: here is the court of Elizabeth I as never known before. History has pictured Elizabeth I as...
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