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Entertainment for Angels: Electricity in the Enlightenment

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
Benjamin Franklin's Enlightenment world of philosophy, spectacle and electricity

Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History

Paperback, 19/10/2017, £8.99
Concise historical introduction to Julian of Norwich and her continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £14.99
We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. In The Hemlock Cup, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes gives Socrates the biography he deserves, painstakingly piecing together Socrates' life and using fresh evidence to get closer to the man who asked 'how should we live?' - a question as relevant now as it has ever been.

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Paperback, 28/12/2017, £12.99
The SUNDAY TIMES-bestselling biography of one of the world's greatest cities - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul

Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Paperback, 23/09/2019, £10.99
2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both anniversaries by exploring how the War gave female scientists, doctors, and engineers unprecedented opportunities to undertake endeavours normally reserved for men.

Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Paperback, 07/06/2018, £9.99
An exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the literary world - Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner, Virginia Woolf - by the renowned biographer of Emily Dickinson

Henry James: His Women and His Art

Paperback, 30/10/2012, £14.99
Told through the lense of Henry James's relationship with two women who particularly shaped his writing, Henry James is a unforgettable read by one of our best-loved biographers.

Venus and Aphrodite

Hardback, 12/11/2019, £12.99
A vivid history of the ancient goddess Venus by the bestselling historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes

People's History of Tennis

Hardback, 20/05/2020, £20.00
Tennis is much more than Wimbledon! This story reveals the hidden history of the sport.

Hearts and Minds: The Battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the Present

Hardback, 29/09/2017, £20.00
A critical history of the Conservative Party that analyses the often-conflicting ideas held by leading figures within the party over recent years. Oliver Letwin is a former Cabinet minister, responsible for formulating and implementing policy during David Cameron's two governments.

Apocalypse How?: Technology and the Threat of Disaster

Hardback, 05/03/2020, £14.99
An urgent and eye-opening examination of how technology is leaving society open to myriad catastrophic threats.
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