Organized Crime A Very Short Introduction

For many people around the world, instances of what is described as organized crime may be part of their everyday experience; in their neighborhoods, their streets, and the places...

Spitfire Pilot

At the outbreak of the Second World War D. M. Crook, of No. 609 Squadron AAF, was at Yeadon, still undergoing his training; by the winter of 1939-40, he had his...

This Long Pursuit Reflections of a Romantic Biographer

In this kaleidoscope of stories spanning art, science and poetry, award-winning writer Richard Holmes travels across three centuries, through much of Europe and into the lively...

Civilization and Its Discontents

First published in 1930, Civilization and Its Discontents is one of the most influential works of pioneering psychologist Sigmund Freud. Focusing on the tension between the...

Virgin on Her Wedding Night

A jilted man gets his shot at revenge in this pulse-pounding romance from popular author Lynne Graham. Valente Lorenzatto has never forgiven Caroline Hales for abandoning him at...

Trent's Last Case The Detective Club

Written in reaction to what Bentley perceived as the sterility and artificiality of the detective fiction of his day, Trent's Last Case features Philip Trent, an all-too-human...

Siddhartha's Brain

A groundbreaking exploration of the “science of enlightenment,” told through the lens of the journey of Siddhartha (better known as Buddha), by Guardian science editor...

The Evolution of Everything How Ideas Emerge

We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Acclaimed author, Matt Ridley, shows just how wrong this is in his compelling new book. We are taught that generals win battles;...

Head of State

Two corpses. A country on the edge of a political precipice. A conspiracy so bold it would make Machiavelli wince. Andrew Marr’s debut novel imagines what really might be going...

The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Noble Prince Jen is the one person that his father, King Ta'i, trusts enough to send on a mission to the legendary kingdom of Tien-Kuo. The prince eagerly begins his quest bearing...

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