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.


  • Leo Hollis

    Leo Hollis

    Why Cities Are Good For You. Yes you.

    Leo Hollis is a historian, writer, urbanist and passionate believer that cities are not only essential for our future but hold the key to our health wealth and happiness. His books to date have . . .
  • Leonie Sooke

    Leonie Sooke

    Drugs We Love

      Leonie Sooke is a trained chef, food stylist and writer working in television and publishing. Her job involves recipe writing and cooking behind the scenes – being the secret hands responsible for creating the food you see . . .
  • Lisa Appignanesi

    Lisa Appignanesi

    Anatomy of Love

    Lisa Appignanesi is a prize-winning writer, novelist and cultural commentator. She is Honorary Professor in Literature and Medical Humanities at King’s College London, Chair of the Freud Museum, London, and outgoing President of . . .
  • Lloyd Bradley

    Lloyd Bradley

    100 Years of Black Music in the Capital

    Lloyd Bradley is one of the UK’s leading experts on modern black music from Great Britain and Jamaica.    With a background of over 30 years as a music journalist and a CV including Mojo, Blues & Soul, the . . .
  • Lucinda Hawksley

    Lucinda Hawksley

    March Woman, March.

    Lucinda Hawksley’s interest in the history of the women’s movement increased after researching the lives of several fascinating women of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Her biographies of women include Lizzie Siddal, The . . .
  • Lucy Tesco

    Lucy Tesco

    Summer Playlist 2011/2012/2013

    Lucy Tesco has been broadening tastes from behind the counters of Rough Trade West since 2006, serving music lovers of all sorts. Whether they're looking for the next hot dancefloor filler or simply for something to enjoy at home on a . . .
  • Luke Bainbridge

    Luke Bainbridge

    Acid House

        Luke Bainbridge was a founding editor of the award winning Observer Music Monthly and ghostwriter of Shaun Ryder’s 2011 autobiography, the Sunday Times bestseller Twisting My Melon. He has been a music journalist . . .
  • Manjit Kumar

    Manjit Kumar

    Quantum Theory in Half an Hour

    Manjit Kumar has degrees in both physics and philosophy, he co-wrote Science and the Retreat from Reason, which introduced key areas of modern science while defending notions of social progress and scientific advance. Published in 1995, it . . .
  • Marcus Chown

    Marcus Chown


    Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster, currently cosmology consultant for New Scientist magazine. He graduated from the University of London in 1980, gaining a first class degree in physics, and later gained a . . .
  • Margaret Heffernan

    Margaret Heffernan

    Willful Blindness, A Bigger Prize.

    Margaret Heffernan has been the CEO of five different businesses in the United States and the UK. A former producer for the BBC and author of “The Naked Truth: A Working Woman's Manifesto On Business And What Really Matters”, . . .