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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  • 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 . . .
  • LXXIV

    LXXIV

    Evolution, REVOLUTION, Constitution

    8th Apr 2015

    Salon London presents 'Revolution', the second in our Spring series of 'Evolution, Revolution, Constitution' where social psychologist and crowd behaviour expert Dr John Drury will explain the exquisite psychological pleasure of being part . . .
  • Salon LXXIII

    Salon LXXIII

    EVOLUTION, Revolution, Constitution.

    5th Mar 2015

    Salon London is interesting cultural content curated for the interested.  We take an idea and we look at it laterally from an arts, a scientific and a psychological point of view.  Salons take up to two hours and appear in . . .
  • Salon LXXII

    Salon LXXII

    'Gigantic' - Big Ideas 2015

    12th Feb 2015

    In 2014 we launched The ‘brainy’ Also Festival, worked with over two hundred exceptional speakers and were named No 6 on the GQ list of the best 100 things to do in the world. And so for the first Salon of 2015 we present . . .
  • Salon LXXI

    Salon LXXI

    Salon North - HAPPINESS

    29th Jan 2015

    We believe our state of mind can have a huge affect on our physical being, but are there facts to back this up? Professor of Cardiovascular medicine at Oxford University Robin Choudhury presents his revealing work which shows exactly why . . .
  • Salon LXX

    Salon LXX

    Acid House

    26th Nov 2014

    We are Phuture. Did Acid House change the UK forever? Writer, journalist and Festival No. 6 founder Luke Bainbridge makes the case for The True Story Acid House: Britain's Last Youth Culture Revolution in his latest book. Groove is in . . .
  • Salon LXIX

    Salon LXIX

    Hampton Court Palace Salon

    14th Nov 2014

    Imagine the scene, it’s a crisp November night - Hampton Court Palace is closed to everyone but us. You’re handed a warming glass of wine before being walked through the Boleyn Gates, and up in to the fine Cartoon Gallery for a . . .
  • LXVIII

    LXVIII

    Crime, Punishment and RETRIBUTION.

    5th Nov 2014

    Can forgiveness ever be a form of retribution?  Jo Berry’s father was killed by an IRA bomb, yet she sought out the man responsible to try to understand his motivations.  Since then she has worked to resolve conflict by . . .
  • LXVI

    LXVI

    Crime, PUNISHMENT and Retribution.

    8th Oct 2014

    For Salon Does Punishment we’ll be taking a good look at the facts of rehabilitation. Government Forensic Psychologist Dr Ruth Mann is tasked with evaluating punishment and treatment, and has devised many of prison programmes . . .