A dazzlingly original and hauntingly powerful memoir, Paper Cuts takes us inside the mind of a young Oxford academic whose life has been devastated by severe mental illness. The fractured, intensely personal narrative of Paper Cuts follows a single day in his life as he navigates a course through the effects of mania, medication and memories.
*THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*"Entrancing" Dava Sobel, author of Longitude / "Vitally relevant" Financial TimesThe Reinvention of Humanity tells the riveting story of a small circle of renegade scientist-explorers who changed something profound: what it means to be normal.
Hammered out on a prison typewriter, Cherry marks the arrival of a raw, bleakly hilarious, and surprisingly poignant voice straight from the dark heart of America. But soon Emily has to move home to Elba, New York, and he flunks out of school and joins the army.
Because of her double marriage to the Greek King Menelaus and the Trojan Prince Paris, Helen was held responsible for both the Trojan War and enduring enmity between East and West. Helen of Sparta, the focus of a cult which conflated Helen the heroine with a pre-Greek fertility goddess;
The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations. Blending science and history, Origins reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations - and helps us to see the challenges and opportunities of the future.