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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  • CIX

    CIX

    The Science of Success

    19th Apr 2018

    We asked the experts to help us understand the new scientific secrets of success – and at Salon London, on the 19th April, they'll be explaining exactly what it takes... 1. Wildly overestimate your own abilities. The University . . .
  • CVIII

    CVIII

    Salon London asks should we….'Save the Consumer'?

    22nd Mar 2018

    Join us on 22nd March at The Hospital Club, as we ask - should we ’Save the Consumer’? Our minds are flat - our mental depth is an illusion – so says leading UK Behavioural Economist Prof Nick Chater in his profound new . . .
  • The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

    The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

    With Daniel Coyle

    7th Mar 2018

    On the 7th March, we'll be at 12 Hay Hill for our next Salon Super Single Session with Daniel Coyle, the Sunday Times bestselling author of several books, including The Talent Code, The Little Book of Talent and Lance Armstrong: Tour de . . .
  • Transmission 2018

    Transmission 2018

    22nd Feb 2018

    Our Feb Salon of the year will kick off with a roundup of the big ideas to fire up your synapses in 2018. Our complex relationships with stories is one of them and we'll hear from Alex Evans (ex-Special Advisor to the United Nations and . . .
  • How to Get on with People

    How to Get on with People

    with Philippa Perry

    18th Jan 2018

    Why are relationships so important for our happiness? Is it true we are blind to our own faults, but hyper-vigilant to other people's? Are stronger, more enriching relationships part of your plan for 2018? We all know relationships with . . .
  • CIV

    CIV

    Resist Simplicity?

    16th Nov 2017

    Our existences are complex, stretched and full to bursting with info. Surely we could benefit from simplifying our lives? Hear three fascinating speakers answer this question at our ‘Resist Simplicity?’ Salon. Discover what . . .
  • Also Festival Pop Up: The Dao of Jazz

    Also Festival Pop Up: The Dao of Jazz

    with Juliet Russell, Dr Julian Baggini and Clive Dunstall

    15th Nov 2017

    Combining innovation, improvisation and collaboration, Jazz is the maverick that went mainstream. Philosopher Dr Julian Baggini explores the relationship between Jazz and philosophy and reveals what we can learn about how to live, just by . . .
  • CIII

    CIII

    Is Tech a Feminist Issue?

    19th Oct 2017

    Is technology a feminist issue? A gender issue? A political issue? Because it’s beginning to feel like it. What started as beanbag-based geek chic seems to have morphed into something looking a little bit more like an empire. As . . .
  • ‘Cork Dork' Sniffs, Swills and Spits Through the World of Wine Experts

    ‘Cork Dork' Sniffs, Swills and Spits Through the World of Wine Experts

    with Bianca Bosker

    2nd Oct 2017

    Salon London is back with the next in our Super Single Sessions with Bianca Bosker, the award-winning journalist and the author of the New York Times bestseller CORK DORK: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle . . .
  • CI

    CI

    Super Human You in a Super Human World: Gene Editing, Robotics and Ethics

    20th Sep 2017

    For a while now, Salon Londoners have been grappling with the strange thought that for generations to come death could become discretionary, so for our first Autumn 2017 Salon, we've invited three brilliant people along to find out how, . . .