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 2013

    Salon 2013

    Happy Salon Holidays

    25th Dec 2013

    John McHugo’s ‘A Concise History of the Arabs’ and a whisky will keep any Academic-y Uncle type out of action for days. Muso’s who wish they had time to write their own music (blog), Lloyd Bradley pieces together . . .
  • Salon L

    Salon L

    The House Warming Party at the Tate

    23rd Nov 2013

    To honour the rehang of the Tate Britain’s collection in chronological order, Salon London will take a lateral look at ‘Time’.  In the brand new Grand Saloon, theoretical physicist David Tong will deal with the . . .
  • Salon XLIX

    Salon XLIX

    Back to Basics

    22nd Nov 2013

    Salon North promises big and delivers bigger, as on the 22nd November we have New Scientist Cosmology consultant Marcus Chown to explain the quantum world in ten easy steps.  This award winning writer, broadcaster and astrophysicist . . .
  • Salon XLVIII

    Salon XLVIII

    Sex, and Drugs, and ROCK AND ROLL.

    7th Nov 2013

    Rock and Roll Up! We have put together one big bad bold Salon for our final event of 2013, a fitting culmination of our Autumn season of Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll.   Legendary music writer Lloyd Bradley charts 100 years of . . .
  • Salon XLVII

    Salon XLVII

    The Years Before The Great War.

    26th Oct 2013

    The early 20th Century is a curious time in history for women, sex and power. Queen Victoria’s reign only just made it in to the century, and the Great War was about to change everything forever.  So just what was Edwardian . . .
  • 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, . . .