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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  • LXXXVIII

    LXXXVIII

    A.I.

    3rd Mar 2016

    Salon does artificial intelligence. Transhumanism.  Can you Afford to Live Forever? Many people are banking on living forever, driven by the prediction the technology enabling us to upload our consciousness to a machine will be . . .
  • Salon LXXXVII

    Salon LXXXVII

    For Your Consideration

    4th Feb 2016

    Our Salon to celebrate The Transmission Prize for the communication of ideas is always the grandest Salon of the Year, as is it dedicated to bringing to life the ideas that captivated the hearts and minds of our audiences in 2015.  . . .
  • LXXXVI

    LXXXVI

    Studio 54

    3rd Dec 2015

    To celebrate the end of the Salon year we're delving deep in to Studio 54, the high glamour night club that defined the New York disco scene of the late 70s.  If you've ever wanted to arrive at a Salon on horse back, or wearing . . .
  • Salon LXXXV

    Salon LXXXV

    The Century

    7th Nov 2015

    Saturday 7th and Saturday 14th November 2015 Twentieth Century Time Travel. Choose where you want to go... Drink cocktails at the captain's table on a 1930s ocean liner. Drive through the noir landscape of 1940s LA. Hitch a ride to Nepal . . .
  • Salon LXXXIII

    Salon LXXXIII

    Motivate, Create, INNOVATE

    5th Nov 2015

    John Higgs made sense of why one of the biggest bands in the 90s deleted their entire catalogue at the height of their fame, with his book The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band Who Burned a Million Pounds.   This time John has taken . . .
  • LXXXII

    LXXXII

    Motivate. CREATE. Innovate.

    8th Oct 2015

    This Salon is all about where to go and what to do to have better, bigger and more ideas.  Cathy Haynes (School of Life – Curator of Public Programmes, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford) will mainline our brains in . . .
  • LXXXI

    LXXXI

    MOTIVATE. Create. Innovate.

    9th Sep 2015

    Could there be better ways of spending your time on earth? Could your key skills be used in totally different ways? What are your ambitions beyond the usual goals of happiness, money and love? Tough questions, and the world renowned . . .
  • LXXX

    LXXX

    Travel and You

    27th Jun 2015

    The Pleasures of Travel: Why does time slow down when we travel? Is a change really as good as a rest? Are there any real benefits of cultural travel or is it all in our mind? Award winning writer and Salon co-founder Helen Bagnall . . .
  • Salon LXXVI

    Salon LXXVI

    Evolution, Revolution, CONSTITUTION

    6th May 2015

    May 6th. It's the night before one of the most unpredictable elections in decades. So what better time to explore constitution? Think of tonight as Question Time with cocktails. YOU First we explore our own yours. What does it mean to . . .
  • Salon LXXV

    Salon LXXV

    Salon North - INNOVATE

    23rd Apr 2015

    INNOVATE is the first Salon in our Innovate, Create and Motivate Salon North Series. Jamie Bartlett, Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, will be on the Salon North stage to help us . . .