An Intimate History Of Humanity

Theodore Zeldin

An Intimate History Of Humanity

Essential reading for humans.

The Hidden Pleasures of Life

Theodore Zeldin

The Hidden Pleasures of Life: A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future

Will reveal the autobiography in you.

The Amber Fury

Natalie Haynes

The Amber Fury

Amber Fury - not to be confused with Amber Furries.

  • 16th November 2017

    CIV

    Our existences are complex, stretched and full to bursting with info. Surely we could benefit from simplifying our lives? Hear three fascinating speakers answer this question at our ‘Resist Simplicity?’ Salon.

    Discover what humans are truly capable of achieving if we took the time to understand our own complexity with international human rights part-time judge and researcher at Cambridge and Harvard Universities, Dexter Dias QC. In his astonishing new book, The Ten Types of Human, Dexter explores our psychological makeup – holding up a mirror to the people we become when faced with life’s most difficult decisions.

    Find out why we should resist our need for an easy relationship between news and truth with LSE Professor, POLIS Think Tank founder and expert in the future of news, digital journalism and political news media, Charlie Beckett.

    And take a terrifying look at what happened last time we turned away from knowledge for a simpler, more spiritual time with The Times journalist, RSL Jerwood Award-winning historian and author of The Darkening Age, Catherine Nixey.

    Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start. Thursday 16th November. The Hospital Club, Covent Garden.

    Tickets here. Or why not become a member?

     

Salons Past

  • CIV

    CIV

    Resist Simplicity?

    16th Nov 2017

    Our existences are complex, stretched and full to bursting with info. Surely we could benefit from simplifying our lives? Hear three fascinating speakers answer this question at . . .
  • Also Festival Pop Up: The Dao of Jazz

    Also Festival Pop Up: The Dao of Jazz

    with Juliet Russell, Dr Julian Baggini and Clive Dunstall

    15th Nov 2017

    Combining innovation, improvisation and collaboration, Jazz is the maverick that went mainstream. Philosopher Dr Julian Baggini explores the relationship between Jazz and . . .
  • CIII

    CIII

    Is Tech a Feminist Issue?

    19th Oct 2017

    Is technology a feminist issue? A gender issue? A political issue? Because it’s beginning to feel like it. What started as beanbag-based geek chic seems to have morphed into . . .
  • ‘Cork Dork' Sniffs, Swills and Spits Through the World of Wine Experts

    ‘Cork Dork' Sniffs, Swills and Spits Through the World of Wine Experts

    with Bianca Bosker

    2nd Oct 2017

    Salon London is back with the next in our Super Single Sessions with Bianca Bosker, the award-winning journalist and the author of the New York Times bestseller CORK DORK: A . . .

Beloved Talent

Salon Psyche Specific - Soho House Group

Tell Me . . .

  • Lloyd Bradley

    31st Oct 2013

    Lloyd Bradley

    Author, 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital

    Which record would you love to have made?

    P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up) – Parliament

    Your musical  unsung  hero or heroine?

    If I can say a group then Cymande or if not Digital Underground’s Humpty Hump

    Which song is guaranteed to make you dance?

    I Love Music – the O’Jays

    Has a DJ ever saved your life?

    I don’t think so, but deejaying has on a couple of occasions 

    What was the last song you listened to?

    Pass Out – Tinie Tempah