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.


  • Damian Barr

    Damian Barr

    Therapeutic Books

    Damian Barr, is a writer, columnist, playwright and salonnière. He has co-written two plays for BBC Radio Four and his first book was published by Hodder. Get It Together made the quarterlife crisis the must-have modern malaise. He . . .
  • Daniel Rachel

    Daniel Rachel

    Classic British Songwriting

      Daniel Rachel was born in in the summer before The Beatles announced their break-up. He wrote his first song when he was sixteen and was the lead-singer in Rachels Basement, which he formed in his early twenties. In 2001, he . . .
  • David Lindo

    David Lindo

    Birds in the City

    Self-styled 'The Urban Birder', David Lindo is a one-man ornithological phenomenon. He is a regular on TV and radio, has a flourishing website and blog plus writes for a host of magazines including BBC Wildlife, Bird Watching and the . . .
  • David Spiegelhalter

    David Spiegelhalter

    Understanding Uncertainty.

    David Spiegelhalter OBE is Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk and just loves numbers - he will show how you can work out the risks you take with everything you do, from crossing the road to eating a burger.
  • David Tong

    David Tong

    Our Place in the Universe

    David Tong is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. He works on quantum mechanics, string theory, cosmology and anything else that's exciting in physics. He has held research positions at a number of . . .
  • Dr Catherine Loveday

    Dr Catherine Loveday

    Music, dancing and oxytocin.

    Dr Catherine Loveday is a Principal Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Westminster. She is passionate about public communication of neuroscience, especially in relation to music. Much of her research is focussed on the . . .
  • Dr David Rouse.

    Forensic Pathology

    Dr Rouse was awarded his BA in 1982 and in 1985 he was awarded an MA and MB BChir (Cambridge examination). He received his diploma in Medical Jurisprudence in 1991. In 2006 he became a Member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine. . . .
  • Dr Emily Winterburn

    Dr Emily Winterburn

    Astronomy, Now!

    Emily Winterburn studied physics at Manchester University, followed by History of Science, first at Manchester and then at Imperial College, London.  She worked for many years at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich as curator of . . .
  • Dr Kate Raworth

    Dr Kate Raworth

    Creating a New Economic Mindset

    Kate Raworth is an economist whose research focuses on the unique social and ecological challenges of the 21st century. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, and also . . .
  • Dr Molly Crockett

    Dr Molly Crockett

    Psychology of Revenge

    Dr Molly Crockett is Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Cambridge and BS in Neuroscience from UCLA. Prior to . . .