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.

Psyche Specific

An essential series of psychology sessions from Salon London curated for Soho House Group which we call: 'Psyche Specific'

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  • You and Your Hedonism

    You and Your Hedonism

    3rd Dec 2014

    Salon London presents ‘You and Your Hedonism’ with Guerilla Science founder Zoe Cormier.   As you might have suspected, you are biologically determined to enjoy the season to excess – in fact your DNA demands . . .
  • Edward Slingerland - Spontaneity

    Edward Slingerland - Spontaneity

    7th Apr 2014

    Why is spontaneity so elusive? Could early Chinese thought point the way to a happier life, by the pursuing of goals indirectly. Edward Slingerland of the University of British Colombia blends Eastern thought with cutting-edge science to . . .
  • Roman Krznaric - The Empathy Revolution

    Roman Krznaric - The Empathy Revolution

    17th Mar 2014

    Empathy: A Handbook for Revolution, explores the six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people, and reveals how empathy can transform everyday life, from the personal to the political.
  • Barbara Sahakian: Smart People, Smart Drugs.

    Barbara Sahakian: Smart People, Smart Drugs.

    24th Feb 2014

    Professor Barbara Sahakian looks at the ethics, the morality and the effects of neuro cognitive enhancers on our brains, the subject of her book Smart Moves. 
  • Kevin Dutton - The Wisdom of Psychopaths

    Kevin Dutton - The Wisdom of Psychopaths

    25th Nov 2013

    Psychopaths terrify us but, as Oxford University Professor Kevin Dutton has discovered, as long as you set a few ground rules, they’re not all bad. In fact there’s a lot we can learn from them.  They’re full of . . .
  • Kerry Dayes - The Psychology of Lust

    Kerry Dayes - The Psychology of Lust

    30th Sep 2013

    Forensic psychologist Kerry Daynes explains how the brain operates when experiencing lust, and its similarities to other manias. 
  • Philippa Perry - How to Stay Sane

    Philippa Perry - How to Stay Sane

    15th Jul 2013

    The only mental condition that doesn't have a scale to tell you how well you score at it, sanity has always been probelmatic for psychologists.  Here to explain, what it is, and how to keep it is acclaimed psychotherapist Philippa . . .