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 XLVI

    Salon XLVI

    Identity Parade

    4th Oct 2013

    Who are you? What do you want? And why? How much of sexual identity is biology, how much of it is environment? Molecular biologist Grace Dugdale presents her findings from the edges of scientific research in her session: the mating game, . . .
  • Salon XLV

    Salon XLV

    SEX and Drugs and Rock n Roll.

    3rd Oct 2013

    For Salon does Sex, we are pleased to welcome Nichi Hodgson, author of 'Bound to You', a memoir of her time as a Dominatrix. She is also Director of the Ethical Porn Partnership and, as co-host, she will be helping us to take Salon in hand . . .
  • Salon XLIV

    Salon XLIV

    Salon No 6 - Identity

    13th Sep 2013

    Salon No 6 will be inviting you over the course of Saturday and Sunday afternoons to explore the outer reaches of identity. Whether your own, your on-line, the universe’s or even the identity of music, Salon’s unique approach . . .
  • Salon XLIII

    Salon XLIII

    DRUGS, Sex and Rock and Roll.

    4th Sep 2013

    London's favourite cultural monthly is back from the field, all fired up to present its Autumn series. Over September, October and November Salon will be taking a lateral look at Sex, and Drugs and Rock and Roll. First up, we will be . . .
  • 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 . . .