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  • Medieval Bodies

    Medieval Bodies
    av Jack Hartnell

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781256800

    A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A triumph' Guardian 'Glorious ... makes the past at once familiar, exotic and thrilling.' Dominic Sandbrook 'A brilliant book' Mail on Sunday Just like us, medieval men and women worried about growing old, go…

  • The Voices Within

    The Voices Within
    av Charles Fernyhough

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781252802

    We all hear voices. Ordinary thinking is often a kind of conversation, filling our heads with speech: the voices of reason, of memory, of self-encouragement and rebuke, the inner dialogue that helps us with tough decisions or complicated problems. F…

  • How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

    How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division
    av Elif Shafak

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788165723

    The must-read, pocket-sized Big Think book of 2020 It feels like the world is falling apart. So how do we keep hold of our optimism? How do we nurture the parts of ourselves that hope, trust and believe in something better? And how can we stay sane…

  • Living with Buildings

    Living with Buildings
    av Iain Sinclair

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788160476

    'A remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving ... at once disorientating and illuminating.' - Robert Macfarlane We shape ourselves, and are shaped in return, by the walls that contain us. Buildings affect how we sleep, work, social…

  • The Book of Human Emotions

    The Book of Human Emotions
    av Tiffany Watt Smith

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781251300

    Is your heart fluttering in anticipation? Is your stomach tight with nerves? Are you falling in love? Feeling a bit miffed? Are you curious (perhaps about this book)? Do you have the heebie-jeebies? Are you antsy with iktsuarpok? Or giddy with dépay…

  • In Therapy

    In Therapy
    av Susie Orbach

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781259887

    Worldwide, increasingly large numbers of people are seeing therapists on a regular basis. In the UK alone, 1.5 million people are in therapy. We go to address past traumas, to break patterns of behaviour, to confront eating disorders or addiction, t…

  • The Rules of Contagion

    The Rules of Contagion
    av Adam Kucharski

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788160209

    An Observer Book of the Year A Times Science Book of the Year A New Statesman Book of the Year A Financial Times Science Book of the Year 'Astonishingly bold' Daily Mail 'It is hard to imagine a more timely book ... much of the modern world will mak…

  • The Rules of Contagion

    The Rules of Contagion
    av Adam Kucharski

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788164726

    'It is hard to imagine a more timely book ... much of the modern world will make more sense having read it.' The Times 'Brilliant and authoritative' - Alex Bellos, author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the p…

  • Chasing the Sun

    Chasing the Sun
    av Linda Geddes

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781258330

    The full story of how our relationship with light shapes our health, productivity and mood. 'A sparkling and illuminating study, one of those rare books that could genuinely improve your life' Sunday Times Since the dawn of time, humans have worship…

  • This This is a Voice

    This This is a Voice
    av Jeremy Fisher

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999809027

  • Schadenfreude

    Schadenfreude
    av Tiffany Watt Smith

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781259108

    'A delightful book, full of jokes and confessions' Guardian A hilarious quest to understand life's ultimate guilty pleasure In Schadenfreude, historian of emotions Tiffany Watt Smith offers expert insight and advice. Ranging across thinkers from Nie…

  • Breaking & Mending

    Breaking & Mending
    av Joanna Cannon

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788160582

    'One of the most beautiful books you will ever read' Kate Mosse In this powerful memoir, Joanna Cannon tells her story as a junior doctor in visceral, heart-rending snapshots. We walk with her through the wards, facing extraordinary and daunting mom…

  • Michael Rosen's Book of Play

    Michael Rosen's Book of Play
    av Michael Rosen

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788161916

    Today, we don't get nearly enough play in our lives. At school, kids are drilled on exams, while at home we're all glued to our phones and screens. Former children's laureate and bestselling author, Michael Rosen, is here to show us how to put this…

  • Together

    Together
    av Vivek H Murthy

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788162784

    President Obama's and President Biden's appointment as US Surgeon General 'The most important book you'll read this year' Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive 'Fascinating, moving and essential reading' - Atul Gawande 'This book is a gift for us all.' -…

  • Together

    Together
    av Vivek H Murthy

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788164740

    When Vivek Murthy accepted the role of Surgeon General under Obama, he thought his main focus would be tackling the opioid crisis and obesity. Instead, he discovered a much larger health crisis, one that connects the sick and the seemingly well: lon…

  • Happiness, a Mystery

    Happiness, a Mystery
    av Sophie Hannah

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788162944

    Happiness is one of life's greatest mysteries. But what even is happiness? Why does it mean so many different things to different people? And how can we actually be happier? Drawing on decades of experience in crime writing, self-help and intensely…

  • The Making of You

    The Making of You
    av Katharina Vestre

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788161848

    Join Katharina Vestre on an adventure to relive your very first moments. From your first cell to your first breath, this is your story as you have never heard it before. Did you know it took three attempts to make your kidneys? Or that tiny twirling…

  • Animal Vegetable Mineral

    Animal Vegetable Mineral
    av Wellcome Collection

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780957028593

  • In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

    In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room
    av Aarathi Prasad

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781254875

    WINNER OF BEST POPULAR MEDICINE BOOK AT THE BMA MEDICAL BOOK AWARDSLONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 JHALAK PRIZEThe story of medicine in India is rich and complex: uniting cutting-edge technological developments with ancient cultural traditions.Aarathi Prasa…

  • Shapeshifters

    Shapeshifters
    av Gavin Francis

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781257746

    'Stylish and exhilarating... from a wide-ranging mind and a profound humanity... inspiring' Hilary Mantel 'A wonderful series of meditations - clinical, anthropological, literary and deeply humane - on his patients and their illnesses.' Henry Marsh…

  • Intensive Care

    Intensive Care
    av Gavin Francis

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788167338

    An Observer, New Statesman, Financial Times, Irish Times and Scotsman 2021 Non-Fiction Highlight 'Searing yet beautiful ... less a hot take that an astute manifesto for what matters most in life, as well as in medicine.' Rachel Clarke, author of Bre…

  • Notes on Blindness

    Notes on Blindness
    av John Hull

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781258590

    Notes on Blindness was the basis for a major documentary in 2016. 'It's a gift. Not a gift I want, but it is a gift' Days before the birth of his first son, writer and academic John M. Hull started to go blind. He would lose his sight entirely, plun…

  • Forensics

    Forensics
    av Val Mcdermid

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781251706

    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messag…

  • Words Fail Us

    Words Fail Us

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788161725

    'TIMELY' David Mitchell 'MOVING ... REMARKABLE' SUNDAY TIMES 'ONE OF THOSE RARE BOOKS I HADN'T REASLISED I'D BEEN WAITING FOR UNTIL I READ IT.' Owen Sheers 'OPEN-MINDED, THOUGHTFUL AND WISE... A LIBERATING BOOK' Colm Toibin In an age of polished TED…

  • States of Mind

    States of Mind

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781256558

    A lively collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness, with a new introduction by Mark Haddon, published to coincide with a major exhibition at Wellcome Collection in 2016 "The boundaries which divide L…

  • Sound

    Sound
    av Bella Bathurst

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781257760

    'By the summer of 1998, it had become clear that there was something wrong with my hearing. It didn't happen suddenly but softly, so softly I almost wasn't aware of it happening; sound seemed to have stolen away ...' For twelve years, Bella Bathurst…

  • Graphic Warnings

    Graphic Warnings

    Övrigt - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999809003

  • Alice Anderson

    Alice Anderson

    Inbunden - 2015 - ISBN: 9780957028548

  • The Institute of Sexology

    The Institute of Sexology
    av Shereen El-Feki

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780957028562

    A candid exploration of the most publicly discussed of private acts--sex--and those who have devoted their lives to studying it. Looking at key sexologists throughout history including Sigmund Freud, Marie Stopes, and Alfred Kinsey, this book invest…

  • Beneath the Skin

    Beneath the Skin
    av Ned Beauman

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788160964

    Buried beneath layers of flesh, our hearts pump, our lungs inflate, our kidneys filter. These organs, and others, are essential to our survival but remain largely unknown to us. In Beneath the Skin, fifteen writers each explore a different body part…

  • A Heavy Reckoning

    A Heavy Reckoning
    av Emily Mayhew

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781255865

    What happens when you reach the threshold of life and death - and come back? As long as humans have lived on the planet, there have been wars, and injured soldiers and civilians. But today, as we engage in wars with increasingly sophisticated techno…

  • Sex by Numbers

    Sex by Numbers
    av David Spiegelhalter

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781253298

    Whatever society we live in, and however open-minded we like to think we are, when it comes to our sex lives we all like to keep a few secrets. But this makes the jobs of sexologists -- professionals who study sexual behaviour -- pretty difficult. L…

  • Adventures in Human Being

    Adventures in Human Being
    av Gavin Francis

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781253427

    Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the reader on a journey through health and illness, offering insights on…

  • Ayurvedic Man

    Ayurvedic Man
    av Wellcome Collection

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999809010