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Eva Hoffman

A radical exploration – are we coming to the end of time as we know it?

The Tyranny of Choice

Renata Salecl

A brilliant study on the nature of choice, and how limitless freedom can lead to despair


Steven Connor

A unique and quirky exploration of the stories and meanings behind the everyday objects that shape our lives.


Paul Ginsborg

Despite the global expansion of democracy, a looming threat has appeared in the countries that claim to love it most: declining electoral turnout, dim…

Intellectual Impostures

Jean Bricmont

When Intellectual Impostures was published in France, it sent shock waves through the Left Bank establishment. When it was published in Britain, it pr…

Moral Relativism

Steven Lukes

Everyone holds beliefs. So what gives us the right to judge the behaviour of other people in a world where moralities are diverse and conflicting?

Runaway World

Anthony Giddens

'Before the current global era it is impossible to imagine that comparable events [like September 11] could have occurred, reflecting as they do…

The Enigma of Capital

David Harvey

Radical sociologist David Harvey explains how capitalism came to dominate the world, why it resulted in the current financial crisis – and why it…

The Tales of Rabbi Nachman

Martin Buber

The classic tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav

Driving With Plato

Robert Rowland Smith

Everything you'll need to know about history's greatest thinkers on life's big moments

A Week at the Airport

Alain de Botton

An uplifting and unique journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport


Charles Leadbeater

The man The Spectator calls 'the new wizard of the web' explores the ways in which mass collaboration is dramatically reshaping our approach…


Anjana Ahuja

A groundbreaking, definitive exploration of the history and science of leadership that uses untapped evolutionary history and science to explain every…

Breakfast With Socrates

Robert Rowland Smith

A journey through an ordinary day in the company of some extraordinary ideas – the book of the 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair that's already destined t…


Julian Baggini

'This book could change the way we live … [a] relaxed, affable, yet startlingly lucid analysis of humanity's tendency to complain' -…

The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

Alan Watts

The Book On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are explores an unrecognised but mighty taboo – our tacit conspiracy to ignore who, or what, we really a…


Slavoj Zizek

'The Elvis of cultural theory' confirms his status as the most exciting philosopher in recent history as he explores the nature of violence…

Infinite Life

Robert Thurman

What if life were not merely meaningful, but had enormous repercussions? How would we approach life differently? A Buddhist considers these questions…

The Art Of Seduction

Robert Greene

Which sort of seducer could you be: *Siren? *Rake? *Cold Coquette? *Star? *Comedian? *Charismatic? or *Saint? This book will show you which. 'Cha…

The Concise Seduction

Robert Greene

The companion book to the bestselling Concise 48 Laws of Power, which has now sold over 125,000 copies in the UK. Amoral, ruthless, clever and cunning…

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