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.

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    Philippa Perry's BIG SALON about FAAAAMILY

    6th Mar 2019

    Join us on the 6th March as we celebrate the launch of renowned psychotherapist and author, Philippa Perry’s latest book - The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did). The most influential . . .
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    Transmission Prize 2019

    21st Feb 2019

    Book now for Transmission 2019 - the biggest night of the Salon year. Established in 2013, Salon London's annual Transmission Prize rewards writers, speakers, scientists, philosophers and activists for their groundbreaking ideas and the . . .
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    True Love Valentine Salon

    14th Feb 2019

    Explore TRUE LOVE this Valentine's Day with Salon LIVE at the Tate Modern. Emotion historian and author the brilliant Dr Tiffany Watt Smith talks us through the power of Schadenfreude – and explains why enjoying the pain and . . .
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    Let's Get...Physical Intelligence

    15th Jan 2019

    Want to start 2019 more focused and productive? Want to do more, stress less and live more happily? So - join us as we kick-start the Salon year with physical intelligence experts Claire Dale and Patricia Peyton, and understand the way . . .
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    We Are All Original

    22nd Nov 2018

    Original Sins. What’s yours. Social Media? One more drink? Box sets? The Science of Sin brings together the latest findings from neuroscience research to shed light on the universally fascinating subject of temptation – where . . .
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    Be More Pirate

    12th Nov 2018

    Sam Conniff Allende is a multi-award winning serial Social Entrepreneur, and co-founder and former CEO of Livity, the youth-led creative network. Conniff Allende has mentored thousands of talented young hustlers and entrepreneurs around . . .
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    Why we're highly suggestible, always wrong and how friends can cure us.

    25th Oct 2018

    Ever wondered why you are so open to suggestion? Dr Devin Terhune, the Goldsmiths' Psychology academic leads the world's research into hypnosis and the brain. He'll be on the Salon stage to explain why we are so easily led. Repeat after . . .
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    What makes you YOU. Find out with a glass of wine and a leading neuroscientist: Kevin J Mitchell.

    23rd Oct 2018

    You've probably already noticed you're not like others! But why is this and how did we end up the way we are? Leading neuroscientist Kevin J Mitchell is in the UK on 23rd October to explain how both human diversity and individual . . .
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    CXIV

    Are We Human or Are We Chancer?

    20th Sep 2018

    Are we human or are we chancer? On 20th September, Salon London will be at the (gorgeous) Hospital Club, Covent Garden with three incredible speakers to find out. Dr Adam Rutherford, star of science on screen, and author of Wellcome . . .
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    CXIII

    Power in the Digital Age with Carl Miller

    5th Sep 2018

    The old gods are dying. Giant corporations collapse overnight. Newspapers are being swallowed. Stock prices plummet with a tweet. Governments are losing control. The old familiarities are tumbling down and a strange new social order is . . .