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 XLII

    Salon XLII

    Circus Maximus. Standon Calling 2013.

    2nd Aug 2013

    Ladies and Gentlemen, for Standon Calling 2013 Salon London presents ‘Circus Maximus’ a selection of especially curated content to excite, entertain and enthral.   We can't wait to take Salon back to Standon Calling, . . .
  • Salon XLI

    Salon XLI

    What Defines Me? Neuroscience or Sex. Latitude 2013.

    18th Jul 2013

    So when Latitude asked ‘what defines us, science or primal instincts?’, we pulled over a leopard-skin chair, placed one of our manicured hands on their taut thighs and said, ‘well, haven’t you come to the right . . .
  • Salon XL

    Salon XL

    Summer Essentials

    11th Jul 2013

    Scandinavian glasswear? Contemporary Russian fiction? Foreign film festivals? We recognise you have superior taste, but it turns out our opinion doesn’t count.  Because now there’s a scientific way of finding the 10% of us . . .
  • Salon XXXIX

    Salon XXXIX

    Salon - 1649

    24th Jun 2013

    1649 was a pivotal year. The English public - having tired of a King who had raised taxes for wars and spent it on art - upped and executed him. It was the start of the Interregnum, Oliver Cromwell was top dog and a very confused English . . .
  • Salon XXXVIII

    Salon XXXVIII

    Need to Know Basis.

    19th Jun 2013

    There are things you know, things you want to know, and things you need to know.  To help you in your quest for knowledge Salon North presents ‘Need to Know Basis.’ First up we’ll be tackling the middle east. We . . .
  • Salon XXXVII

    Salon XXXVII

    Salon Does Digital 2013

    24th May 2013

    It May, Digital Shoreditch, it's the time of the year when Salon likes to do Digital, and blimey, la quelle style.  Ex Data Editor for the Economist Kenneth Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor of Internet Governance . . .
  • Salon XXXVI

    Salon XXXVI

    Ch...Ch...Changes

    15th May 2013

      Experience changes you, and we’re not talking about a new age, hippy mantra here but instead in a quantifiable, scientifically proven way.  KCL's epi-geneticist Professor Tim Spector will be on hand to explain his work . . .
  • Salon XXXV

    Salon XXXV

    Ma Cherie Amour

    4th Apr 2013

      As April is the cruelest month, allow Salon to soften its edges as we present Ma Cherie Amour. It’s never too clever to get in the way of a hippopotamus & water, a dipsomaniac & a mini bar & two people in love. . . .
  • Salon XXXIV

    Salon XXXIV

    Rites of Spring

    6th Mar 2013

    OK so it’s time for some Salon word association.  I say ‘spring’.  You say ‘Arab’ ‘Nature?’ ‘Rite of’?  Whichever you went for, it indicates you’re a rare breed of . . .
  • Salon XXXIII

    Salon XXXIII

    Beyond the Book

    7th Feb 2013

      Where do you place yourself on the book scale? Do you judge others by the books they have on their shelves? Do you consider books not to be a proper present? Is the book still the best tool with which to communicate ideas? Our . . .