A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
The incredible, bestselling memoir of survival, hope and empowerment
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
This bestselling book, the triumphant fruit of careful research, wide reading and judicious assessment, is the unchallenged contemporary reference on the history of New Zealand.
The dark clouds returned and gathered about the boy. His eyes grew distant, and he began to tremble. He heard not only shells exploding, but the cries of dying men . . . He was stumbling over churned earth, looking into the face of an officer, bloodied red as the poppies, ripped apart in the Flanders mud . . .
So begins The Histories, the very first work of history and one of the most dramatic accounts of the ancient world ever written, brought to life again in Tom Holland's gripping new translation.
An essential work on the Vietnam War, by the award-winning Geoffrey C. Ward and documentary maker Ken Burns.
From the author of French Revolutions and Gironimo! comes a hideously over-ambitious challenge on doomed machinery. Tim Moore cycles the length of the old Iron Curtain on a shopping bike.
A handsome gift edition of one of the seminal pieces of literature to emerge from the Second World War: Viktor Frankl's moving account of his experiences in Auschwitz. With new introduction and appendices.
This new translation features both the English and Chinese texts and draws on the most recent excavated manuscripts to illuminate the historical context of Confucius' teachings, explaining who the many local figures referenced are, and navigating a rich tradition of historical commentaries.
‘It might be the best book on animals I have ever read. It’s also the only one that made me laugh out loud.’ Helen Macdonald, author of His for Hawk
Let our favourite writer of narrative non-fiction take you back to a summer when America came of age and changed the world for ever.
Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian Alison Weir, bringing five of England's medieval queens to life.
Where have the people in any particular place actually come from? What are the historical complexities in any particular place? This evocative historical journey around the world shows us.
From the internationally bestselling author of Zealot comes a fascinating, provocative and meticulously researched history of humanity’s relationship with the divine.
One man's dream to breathe life into a sleepy Central Otago valley has brought high-adrenaline adventure to millions in a spectacularly beautiful part of New Zealand.
An unputdownable real-life political thriller set in the House of Commons.
The graphic adaptation of one of the world's most loved books.
A bold new account of the European discovery of Tahiti.
A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century
The fascinating story of Marita Lorenz, now the subject of a major film starring Jennifer Lawrence