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.

Speakers

  • 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

    Cosmology

    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”, . . .
  • Mark Bolitho

    Mark Bolitho

    Origami

    Mark Bolitho is a world renowned origami artist.  Since 2004 he has worked full time as an origami designer.  He has worked with a variety of clients to produce bespoke origami designs to meet commercial and artistic briefs. . . .
  • Mark Bowden

    Mark Bowden

    Rite of Spring

    ark Bowden is a composer of instrumental, chamber and orchestral music as well as music for voice, dance and film. His music is performed at festivals and events throughout the UK, Europe, South America and the US and can be heard . . .
  • Mark Maslin

    Mark Maslin

    The Cradle of Humanity

    Mark Maslin (FRGS, FRSA) is a Professor of Climatology and Environmental Sciences at University College London, and is currently a Royal Society Industrial Fellow. He was the former Director of the UCL Environment Institute and Head of the . . .
  • Mark Shayler

    Mark Shayler

    Innovation

    Mark Shayler runs an innovation and environmental consultancy called Ape. He has worked with some of the world’s largest and smallest businesses to develop new products and services – and in the process, saved them shed . . .

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