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A History Of God
A History Of God Karen Armstrong
The bestselling and seminal work from one of our foremost commentators on religion.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft
A key work of proto-feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft's readable and impassioned argument is as relevant today as it was 200 years ago.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition) Mary Wollstonecraft
Discover Wollstonecraft’s classic feminist text in an abridged, digestible form.
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AD 381
AD 381 Charles Freeman
A provoking - and timely - examination of one of the most important moments in Church history.
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Against the Current
Against the Current Isaiah Berlin
Berlin's main theme in these essays is the importance in the history of thought of dissenters whose ideas still challenge conventional wisdom.
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An Atheist's History of Belief
An Atheist's History of Belief Matthew Kneale
Forget Dawkins or Hitchens, this is a refreshingly unbiased non-believer's account of WHAT humans have believed across the ages, and WHY.
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An Intimate History Of Humanity
An Intimate History Of Humanity Theodore Zeldin
‘Theodore Zeldin’s all-embracing history of our feelings through the ages [is] brilliantly original and unsettling… A seductive and unusually thought provoking book’ Sunday Telegraph
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Animal Liberation
Animal Liberation Peter Singer
'An extraordinary book which has had extraordinary effects... Widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement' Independent on Sunday
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Apocalypses
Apocalypses Eugene Weber
'A brilliantly entertaining and profound study of apocalypses throughout history, written by one of the world's most eminent historians. Hugely entertaining...bristling with insight... A brilliant work' - Literary Review
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Ararat
Ararat Frank Westerman
A brilliant fusion of travel writing with writing about science and religious scepticism.
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Aristotle’s Way
Aristotle’s Way Edith Hall
How to live happily in the modern world, guided by the ancient ideas of Aristotle
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At The Existentialist Café
At The Existentialist Café Sarah Bakewell
From the bestselling author of How to Live, an enthralling and original new book about a group of young thinkers, the birth of existentialism and some of the biggest questions of all
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Belonging
Belonging Simon Schama
A passionate history of a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.
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Building
Building Isaiah Berlin
The third volume of Isaiah Berlin’s remarkable letters takes us from 1960 to 1975
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Civilization
Civilization Roger Osborne
Through a vivid and dramatic interrogation of the past, this book examines and illuminates the nature of Western civilization from its earliest incarnations to the present.
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Concepts and Categories
Concepts and Categories Isaiah Berlin
'The most imaginative, distinguished and erudite of historians of ideas in this country. ' Anthony Quinton, Spectator
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Dawn of the New Everything
Dawn of the New Everything Jaron Lanier
‘The father of Virtual Reality … a high-tech genius’ (Sunday Times) explains why virtual reality presents the ultimate test for humanity
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Dear Zealots Amos Oz
Amos Oz is one of the foremost writers and thinkers speaking out about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict – this is his attempt to reach out to those on the other side
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Descartes' Error
Descartes' Error Antonio Damasio
‘Crucial reading’ - New York Times Book Review
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Dressed
Dressed Shahidha Bari
Shahidha Bari explores one of our most intense, but often secret relationships: with our clothes. Dressed is an evocative, ingenious and daringly original exploration of the hidden links between what we wear and who we are.
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Europe's Inner Demons
Europe's Inner Demons Norman Cohn
'This is a book of real stature which I hope will have a side impact. Only if we begin to understand the horrifying recesses of the human imagination can we prevent the recurrences of those dreadful, irrational persecutions which have so disfigured human history.' Anthony Storr
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Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood Karen Armstrong
Our foremost scholar of religion challenges one of the most persistent myths of our time: that religion has been the cause of all major wars.
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