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.
100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
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.
An essential work on the Vietnam War, by the award-winning Geoffrey C. Ward and documentary maker Ken Burns.
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.
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.
The only definitive inside account of the world's greatest race - full of exclusive interviews with Niki Lauda, Nico Rosberg, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Ross Brawn and Bernie Ecclestone
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.
Richard LLoyd Parry uncovers the immediate aftermath and long-term effects of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011, which resulted in the loss of 18,500 souls.
‘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
This new paperback edition offers true tales of these take-charge princesses plus dozens more in a fascinating read that’s perfect for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.
From Peter the Great to Putin: this is an unforgettable epic history of three centuries of St Petersburg, one of the most magical, menacing and influential cities in the world.
A new Penguin Special on the problems of the world and how to prepare for tomorrow - from the greatest public intellectual of our times.
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
Red Famine, a triumph of scholarship and human sympathy, is a milestone in the recovery of those memories and that history.
The best-selling, award-winning author of Capital takes on the financial crisis.