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Nicolas Tredell

Reconstructs and intervenes in the fascinating debates that have pitted the history of thinking about film. Both an engaging history and an invaluable sourceboo...


John Gribbin , Mary Gribbin

Less than a hundred years ago, astronomers believed that the stars of the Milky Way made up the entire Universe. By the end of the twentieth century, they knew ...


Kitty Ferguson

This is the story of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans, whose insights transformed the ancient world and still inspire the realms of science, mathematics, philoso...


Bruce Carrick , W. B. Marsh

Whether it is major political events like the USA's annexation of Texas (1 March) or incredible discoveries like that of Tutankhamun's tomb (26 November...

In Circulation

W R Marsh

This is a powerful collection of stories of history's great battles and the men and women who fought in them, from the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans ...


Colin Evans

Sing Sing Prison, New York, July 1916. Charles Frederick Stielow, a 37-year-old farmhand with the mind of an infant, is just minutes away from the electric chai...


Julian Baggini Antonia Macaro

Based on their Financial Times Weekend column, philosopher Julian Baggini and his psychotherapist partner Antonia Macaro offer intriguing answers to life's ...


Rasmus Ankersen

'A great read and a fascinating insight into performance.' Sir Clive Woodward We all want to discover our hidden talents and make an impact with them. B...


Alberto Alemanno

We need effective citizen-lobbyists – not just likers, followers or even marchers – more than ever. I have no hesitation in lobbying you to read thi...


Luca Caioli

Ronaldo: The Obsession for Perfection is a biography of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, which gives you exclusive trivia about the footballer who has manag...

In Circulation

Duncan Heath , Judy Boreham

Philosphy, art, literature, music and politics were tranformed in the turbulent period between the French Revolution of 1789 and the Communist Manifesto of 1848...


Dave Robinson , Chris Garratt

This introduction to the philosophy behind moral questioning traces the arguments of the great moral thinkers of the past, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle,...