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 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 . . .
  • Salon XXXII

    Salon XXXII

    Christmas Number One

    8th Dec 2012

    To close 2012, you are all invited to our sparkling little Christmas party.  Get this right, on the afternoon of Saturday 8th December, we are running a vocal session one of the UK’s best vocal coaches, Salon’s own Juliet . . .
  • Salon XXXI

    Salon XXXI

    Out of the Shadows

    1st Nov 2012

    For our November Salon which falls on the auspicious Toussaint Day, we present ‘Out of the Shadows’, a night dedicated to tempting out in to the light both our brighter and darker selves. We will be exploring the effects of . . .
  • Salon XXX

    Salon XXX

    XXX

    3rd Oct 2012

    On the 3rd October it is Salon XXX. Yes of course we thought about celebrating with Japanese bondage, but we can do that in our own time.  To commence the 5th year of Salon’s X-istence we wanted to X- plode the essence of . . .
  • Salon XXIX

    Salon XXIX

    Inside Out at The National Theatre

    30th Aug 2012

    Curious about Curious Incident? As part of the Inside Out festival, Salon London and the National Theatre have teamed up to present a chance to dig deeper into Marianne Elliot’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the . . .
  • Salon XXVIII

    Salon XXVIII

    Future Victorians Day III

    17th Aug 2012

    So, let’s just say we do end up in a dystopian landscape in which we are forced to forage wild land for bits of food, will we have to eat less pesto, the answer fortunately is no.  Experienced food forage experts Leo Critchley . . .
  • Salon XXVII

    Salon XXVII

    Future Victorians Day II

    16th Aug 2012

    Now social media makes it impossible to forget, your data shadow sticks to you like a mouse to a glue trap, and your washing machine is bitching about you to its manufacturer, sometimes it feels like there isn’t anything you can to . . .