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  • Becoming Bulletproof

    Becoming Bulletproof
    av Evy Poumpouras

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786853

    'Part memoir, part hugely entertaining self-help manual for these tough times' Roger Alton, Daily Mail Former Secret Service Special Agent Evy Poumpouras shares the insights and skills from one of the oldest elite security forces in the world &ndash…

  • Introducing Mind and Brain

    Introducing Mind and Brain
    av Angus Gellatly

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785783135

    How do emotions affect your basic decision making? Why do certain smells prompt long-forgotten memories, and what makes us suddenly self-conscious? How does the biological organ, the brain, give rise to all of the thoughts in your head – enabl…

  • Gender: A Graphic Guide

    Gender: A Graphic Guide
    av Meg-John Barker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785784521

    'An outstanding work' - CN Lester, author of Trans Like Me Join the creators of Queer: A Graphic History (‘Could totally change the way you think about sex and gender’ VICE) on an illustrated journey of gender exploration.  Is masculin…

  • God's Philosophers

    God's Philosophers
    av James Hannam

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848311503

    This is a powerful and a thrilling narrative history revealing the roots of modern science in the medieval world. The adjective 'medieval' has become a synonym for brutality and uncivilized behavior. Yet without the work of medieval scholars there c…

  • Junk DNA

    Junk DNA
    av Nessa Carey

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848319158

    For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as ‘junk’ on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare genetic diseases to Down’s Syndrome, from viral infections to the ageing process, only now are the effects an…

  • Introducing Evolutionary Psychology

    Introducing Evolutionary Psychology
    av Dylan Evans

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848311824

    How did the mind evolve? How does the human mind differ from the minds of our ancestors, and from the minds of our nearest relatives, the apes? What are the universal features of the human mind, and why are they designed the way they are? If our min…

  • Ghost Riders

    Ghost Riders
    av Mark Felton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785784026

    April 1945. As Allied bombs rain down on Europe, a 400-year-old institution looks set to be wiped off the face of the Earth. The famous white Lipizzaner stallions of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, unique and precious animals representing centu…

  • Ghost Riders

    Ghost Riders
    av Mark Felton

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785785092

    April 1945. As Allied bombs rain down on Europe, a 400-year-old institution looks set to be wiped off the face of the Earth. The famous white Lipizzaner stallions of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, unique and precious animals representing centu…

  • The Gran Tour

    The Gran Tour
    av Ben Aitken

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787041

    'Both moving and hilarious' Spectator, Books of the Year 'A tale of gloriously eccentric British pensioners. Aitken rivals Alan Bennett in the ear he has for an eavesdropped remark ... boy, can he write.' Daily Mail, Book of the Week FROM THE AUTHOR…

  • The Gran Tour

    The Gran Tour
    av Ben Aitken

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786488

    'Both moving and hilarious' Spectator, Books of the Year 'A tale of gloriously eccentric British pensioners. Aitken rivals Alan Bennett in the ear he has for an eavesdropped remark ... boy, can he write.' Daily Mail, Book of the Week FROM THE AUTHOR…

  • The Presence of the Past

    The Presence of the Past
    av Rupert Sheldrake

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848313064

    Rupert Sheldrake's theory of morphic resonance challenges the fundamental assumptions of modern science. A world-famous biologist, Sheldrake proposes that all self-organizing systems, from crystals to human societies, inherit a collective memory tha…

  • The Gold Mine Effect

    The Gold Mine Effect
    av Rasmus Ankersen

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848317109

    '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. But how? Rasmus Ankersen, an ex-footballer and performance specialist, quit his job and for six in…

  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy

    Dark Matter and Dark Energy
    av Brian Clegg

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785785504

    'Clear and compact ... It's hard to fault as a brief, easily digestible introduction to some of the biggest questions in the Universe' Giles Sparrow, BBC Four's The Sky at Night, Best astronomy and space books of 2019: 5/5 All the matter and light…

  • Introducing Wittgenstein

    Introducing Wittgenstein
    av John Heaton

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310865

    This is a superlative graphic guide described as 'warm, witty and wise' by Jonathan Ree to an enigmatic master of twentieth-century philosophy.

  • Live More Think Less

    Live More Think Less
    av Pia Callesen

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786686

    The Danish Bestseller Now Available in English Dr Pia Callesen presents the first practical book on metacognitive therapy, a groundbreaking new treatment proven to stop depression in its tracks. Many of us struggle with overthinking. We endlessly an…

  • Live More Think Less

    Live More Think Less
    av Pia Callesen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785785542

    The Danish Bestseller Now Available in English Dr Pia Callesen presents the first practical book on metacognitive therapy, a groundbreaking new treatment proven to stop depression in its tracks. Many of us struggle with overthinking. We endlessly an…

  • The Middle Ages

    The Middle Ages
    av Eleanor Janega

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785785917

    A unique, illustrated book that will change the way you see medieval history The Middle Ages: A Graphic History busts the myth of the ‘Dark Ages’, shedding light on the medieval period’s present-day relevance in a unique illustrate…

  • Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

    Jane Austen, the Secret Radical
    av Helena Kelly

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785781889

    ‘A sublime piece of literary detective work that shows us once and for all how to be precisely the sort of reader that Austen deserves.’ Caroline Criado-Perez, Guardian Almost everything we think we know about Jane Austen is wrong. Her n…

  • The Elements of Eloquence

    The Elements of Eloquence
    av Mark Forsyth

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785781728

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON. ‘An informative but highly entertaining journey through the figures of rhetoric … Mark Forsyth wears his considerable knowledge lightly. He also writes beauti…

  • 30-Second Economics

    30-Second Economics
    av Donald Marron

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785782909

    Keynesian Economics, Free Market Capitalism, Monetarism, Game Theory and the Invisible Hand. Sure, you know what they mean. That is, you've certainly heard of them. But do you know enough about these economic theories to join a dinner party debate o…

  • Rewilding

    Rewilding
    av Paul Jepson

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786273

    ‘A hugely useful and fascinating resume of rewilding – what it means, where it came from, why it's important and where it's going. Jepson and Blythe have done a masterly job, explaining the science behind rewilding in an accessible, hone…

  • The Etymologicon

    The Etymologicon
    av Mark Forsyth

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785781704

    'Witty and erudite ... stuffed with the kind of arcane information that nobody strictly needs to know, but which is a pleasure to learn nonetheless.' Nick Duerden, Independent. 'Particularly good ... Forsyth takes words and draws us into their, and…

  • Introducing Lacan

    Introducing Lacan
    av Darian Leader

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848311831

    Jacques Lacan is now regarded as a major psychoanalytical theorist alongside Freud and Jung, although recognition has been delayed by fierce arguments over his ideas. Written by a leading Lacanian analyst, "Introducing Lacan" guides the reader throu…

  • Testosterone Rex

    Testosterone Rex
    av Cordelia Fine

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785783180

    WINNER OF THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What the judges said: 'Every man and woman should read this book on gender bias ... an important, yet wickedly witty, book.'  'Fine's entertaining and thoughtful book is a valuab…

  • Testosterone Rex

    Testosterone Rex
    av Cordelia Fine

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785781612

    WINNER OF THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What the judges said: 'Every man and woman should read this book on gender bias ... an important, yet wickedly witty, book.'  'Fine's entertaining and thoughtful book is a valuab…

  • Half Lives

    Half Lives
    av Lucy Jane Santos

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787188

    'Half Lives shines a light on the shocking history of the world's toxic love affair with a deadly substance, radium. Unnerving, fascinating, informative and truly frightening.' Hallie Rubenhold, author of The Five 'The story of this supposed cure-al…

  • Half Lives

    Half Lives
    av Lucy Jane Santos

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786075

    'Half Lives shines a light on the shocking history of the world's toxic love affair with a deadly substance, radium. Unnerving, fascinating, informative and truly frightening.' Hallie Rubenhold, author of The Five 'The story of this supposed cure-al…

  • Introducing Derrida

    Introducing Derrida
    av Jeff Collins

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848312050

    Brilliant illustrated guide to the best-known and most controversial continental philosopher of the latter 20th century. Jacques Derrida is the most famous philosopher of the late 20th century. Yet Derrida has undermined the rules of philosophy, rej…

  • Introducing Foucault

    Introducing Foucault
    av Chris Horrocks

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310605

    Michel Foucault's work was described at his death as 'the most important event of thought in our century'. As a philosopher, historian and political activist, he certainly left behind an enduring and influential body of work, but is this acclaim jus…

  • The Epigenetics Revolution

    The Epigenetics Revolution
    av Nessa Carey

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848313477

    'A book that would have had Darwin swooning - anyone seriously interested in who we are and how we function should read this.' Guardian  At the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished…

  • Introducing Barthes

    Introducing Barthes
    av Philip Thody

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848312043

    INTRODUCING guide to the cult author, semiologist and analyzer of advertising, Roland Barthes. Roland Barthes is best known as a semiologist, a student of the science of signs. This sees human beings primarily as communicating animals, and looks at…

  • The 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World

    The 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World
    av Anthony Lambert

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785780653

    Whether you’re on the Orient Express or the Inverness to Wick and Thurso route traversing some of the wildest country in Britain, train travel affords a vision of the world like no other. From the modest line through North Yorkshire’s Es…

  • Introducing Aesthetics

    Introducing Aesthetics
    av Christopher Kul-Want

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848311671

    What is beauty, and what is truth? These are some of the questions which aesthetics tries to answer. In our everyday life, we talk about the 'aesthetics' of an artwork or a piece of design. But aesthetics goes beyond the simple experience of art. It…

  • Introducing Hegel

    Introducing Hegel
    av Lloyd Spencer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848312081

    INTRODUCING guide to the hugely influential German thinker. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel is one of the greatest thinkers of all time. No other philosopher has had such a profound impact on the ideas and political events of the 20th century. Hegel's…

  • Introducing Marxism

    Introducing Marxism
    av Rupert Woodfin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310582

    Was Marx himself a 'Marxist'? Was his visionary promise of socialism betrayed by Marxist dictatorship? Is Marxism inevitably totalitarian? What did Marx really say? "Introducing Marxism" provides a fundamental account of Karl Marx's original philoso…

  • Introducing Wagner

    Introducing Wagner
    av Michael White

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848315099

    Wagner's operatic works rank with the supreme achievements of western culture. But acceptance of Wagner's musical genius is tempered by feelings of misgiving and many believe the composer's underlying ideas to be indefensible. A self-styled social r…

  • What Do You Think You Are?

    What Do You Think You Are?
    av Brian Clegg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786235

    'Gets right to the heart of what makes us what we are. Read it!' Angela Saini, author of Inferior and Superior: The Return of Race Science The popular science equivalent of Who Do You Think You Are?  Popular science master Brian Clegg’s new b…

  • What Do You Think You Are?

    What Do You Think You Are?

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786600

    'Gets right to the heart of what makes us what we are. Read it!' Angela Saini, author of Inferior and Superior: The Return of Race Science The popular science equivalent of Who Do You Think You Are?  Popular science master Brian Clegg’s new b…

  • Introducing Statistics

    Introducing Statistics
    av Eileen Magnello

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310568

    From the medicine we take, the treatments we receive, the aptitude and psychometric tests given by employers, the cars we drive, the clothes we wear to even the beer we drink, statistics have given shape to the world we inhabit. For the media, stati…

  • Six Impossible Things

    Six Impossible Things
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787348

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019. 'An accessible primer on all things quantum' - Sunday Times Quantum physics is strange. It tells us that a particle can be in two places at once. Indeed, that particle i…

  • Conundrum

    Conundrum
    av Brian Clegg

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785784101

    **'Title of Most Fiendish Book goes to Conundrum: Crack the Ultimate Cipher Challenge by the ever-excellent science writer Brian Clegg.' Daily Mail, Books of the Year** The ultimate trial of knowledge and cunning, Conundrum features 200 cryptic puz…

  • Introducing Epigenetics

    Introducing Epigenetics
    av Cath Ennis

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848318625

    Epigenetics is the most exciting field in biology today, developing our understanding of how and why we inherit certain traits, develop diseases and age, and evolve as a species.   This non-fiction comic book introduces us to genetics, cell biology…

  • Introducing Slavoj Zizek

    Introducing Slavoj Zizek
    av Christopher Kul-Want

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848312937

    Charting his meteoric rise in popularity, Christopher Kul-Want and Piero explore Zizek's timely analyses of today's global crises concerning ecology, mounting poverty, war, civil unrest and revolution. Covering topics from philosophy and ethics, pol…

  • Come Fly the World

    Come Fly the World
    av Julia Cooke

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786884

    ** Chosen as a May 2021 pick for The Fearless Book Club by Nobel Peace Prize–Winner, Malala Yousafzai ** Travel writer Julia Cooke’s exhilarating portrait of Pan Am stewardesses in the Mad Men era. Glamour, danger, liberation: in the Jet…

  • Come Fly the World

    Come Fly the World
    av Julia Cooke

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787799

    At a time when that 1960s notion of air travel as decadent and exceptional is experiencing an unexpected revival, this book … could be the G&T in a plastic glass you need.’ The Spectator Travel writer Julia Cooke’s exhilarating po…

  • Introducing Consciousness

    Introducing Consciousness
    av David Papineau

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848311718

    'An excellent book' - Ted Honderich, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Mind and Logic at University College London (UCL)  Introducing Consciousness provides a comprehensive guide to the current state of consciousness studies. It starts with the hi…

  • Introducing Psychology

    Introducing Psychology
    av Nigel Benson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840468526

    What is psychology? When did it begin? Where did it come from? How does psychology compare with related subjects such as psychiatry and psychotherapy? To what extent is it scientific? Introducing Psychology answers all these questions and more, exp…

  • The Mistress of Paris

    The Mistress of Paris
    av Catherine Hewitt

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785780448

    Valtesse de la Bigne was a celebrated nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan. She was painted by Manet and inspired Emile Zola, who immortalised her in his scandalous novel Nana. Her rumoured affairs with Napoleon III and the future Edward VII kept g…

  • The Mistress of Paris

    The Mistress of Paris
    av Catherine Hewitt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848319264

    Valtesse de la Bigne was a celebrated nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan. She was painted by Manet and inspired Emile Zola, who immortalised her in his scandalous novel Nana. Her rumoured affairs with Napoleon III and the future Edward VII kept g…

  • How Iceland Changed the World

    How Iceland Changed the World
    av Egill Bjarnason

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787652

    '[A] joyously peculiar book' – The New York Times ‘A fascinating insight into Icelandic culture and a fresh perspective on her global influence. Warning: may well make readers wish they were Icelandic, too.’ – Helen Russell,…

  • The Horologicon

    The Horologicon
    av Mark Forsyth

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785781711

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON. ‘Reading The Horologicon in one sitting is very tempting’ Roland White, Sunday Times. Mark Forsyth presents a delightfully eccentric day in the life of unusual,…

  • The Horologicon

    The Horologicon
    av Mark Forsyth

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848314153

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON. ‘Reading The Horologicon in one sitting is very tempting’ Roland White, Sunday Times. Mark Forsyth presents a delightfully eccentric day in the life of unusual,…

  • Introducing Freud

    Introducing Freud
    av Richard Appignanesi

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840468519

    Freud revolutionized the way we think about ourselves. His psychoanalytic terms such as Id, Ego, libido, neurosis and Oedipus Complex have become a part of our everyday vocabulary. But do we know what they really mean? Introducing Freud successf…

  • Proust and the Squid

    Proust and the Squid
    av Maryanne Wolf

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310308

    ‘Everything about [this] book, which combines a healthy dose of lucid neuroscience with a dash of sensitive personal narrative, delights ... a beautifully balanced piece of popular-science writing’ Boyd Tonkin, Independent 'For people…

  • Enjoy Sex (How, when and if you want to)

    Enjoy Sex (How, when and if you want to)
    av Dr Meg-John Barker

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785780806

    Plenty of books on sex suggest that it has to be done in a certain way, or in a certain kind of relationship, or with certain people. This isn’t that kind of book.  Enjoy Sex is a truly practical, friendly guide through the confusing, and some…

  • 100 Years of Leeds United

    100 Years of Leeds United
    av Daniel Chapman

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786358

    UPDATED TO INCLUDE ALL THE ACTION FROM THE CLUB’S TITLE-WINNING CENTENARY YEAR. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH LEEDS UNITED 'Every up and down at Leeds United. Essential reading.' Phil Hay The definitive history of…

  • 100 Years of Leeds United

    100 Years of Leeds United
    av Daniel Chapman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785784309

    UPDATED TO INCLUDE ALL THE ACTION FROM THE CLUB’S TITLE-WINNING CENTENARY YEAR. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH LEEDS UNITED 'Every up and down at Leeds United. Essential reading.' Phil Hay The definitive histo…

  • Rock 'n' Roll Soccer

    Rock 'n' Roll Soccer
    av Ian Plenderleith

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906850692

    Superstars, hype, cheerleaders, razzmatazz – the North American Soccer League in its 1970s heyday was a league way ahead of its time. It lured the biggest names of the world game, like Cruyff, Best, Beckenbauer and the greatest of them all, Pe…

  • Rock 'n' Roll Soccer

    Rock 'n' Roll Soccer
    av Ian Plenderleith

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906850852

    Superstars, hype, cheerleaders, razzmatazz – the North American Soccer League in its 1970s heyday was a league way ahead of its time. It lured the biggest names of the world game, like Cruyff, Best, Beckenbauer and the greatest of them all, Pe…

  • Capitalism: A Graphic Guide

    Capitalism: A Graphic Guide
    av Sharron Shatil

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785785146

    Capitalism shapes every aspect of our world, beyond just our economic structures; it moulds our values and influences the way we write laws, wage wars and even conduct personal relationships. From its beginnings to the present day, Capitalism: A G…

  • Cracked

    Cracked
    av James Davies

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848316546

    Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed – 47 million antidepressant prescriptions in the UK alone last year – and why, without solid scientific justification, has the number of mental disorders r…