100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? This bestselling history of our species challenges everything we know about being human.
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
The incredible, bestselling memoir of survival, hope and empowerment
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.
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.
A groundbreaking examination of a terrifying murder and its aftermath by the bestselling author of Hanns and Rudolf and The House by the Lake.
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
A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years. Winner of the Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize.
A little book containing so much: a novella, history, eyewitness reports, Maori translation, verse and images.
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.
Revealed in full for the first time, the extraordinary life of Maxwell Knight, MI5’s greatest spymaster
Describing in simple terms the tragic murder of a people from a survivor's perspective, Night is among the most personal, intimate and poignant of all accounts of the Holocaust. A compelling consideration of the darkest side of human nature and the enduring power of hope, it remains one of the most important works of the twentieth century.
Here is a passionate history of a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.
Steven Pinker's riveting, myth-destroying new book reveals how, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent, over millenia and decades. Mark Zuckerberg has made Better Angels of our Nature his next book club pick.
An unputdownable real-life political thriller set in the House of Commons.
A vivid, wide-ranging and engrossing account of Scotland's history, composed of eye-witness accounts by those who experienced it first-hand.
Now a major Amazon Prime Video series starring Alec Baldwin and Jeff Daniels.
‘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
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