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A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century

Heather Heying

A bold, provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes – and what we can do about it.

Nearly All the Men in Lagos Are Mad

Damilare Kuku

Nearly All the Men in Lagos Are Mad is a collection of twelve short stories featuring characters with unique voices and stories that represent the diverse class, gender and ethnic melting pot that is Lagos

Free Time

Jenny Blake

Free Time is a playbook to free your mind, time, and team for your best work. This book will teach you and your team to operate efficiently and intuitively while earning abundantly, so you can make your greatest contribution as a business owner

Seesaw

Timothy Ogene

Seesaw is an energetic comedy of cultural dislocation – and in its humour, intelligence and piety-pricking, it is a refreshing and hugely enjoyable act of literary rebellion

The World Turned Upside Down

Yang Jisheng

Yang Jisheng’s The World Turned Upside Down is the definitive history of the Cultural Revolution, in withering and heartbreaking detail

The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

Sarit Yishai-Levi

A No. 1 international bestseller, The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem is a dazzling novel of mothers and daughters, stories told and untold, and the ties that bind four generations of women

7 Rules of Power

Jeffrey Pfeffer

With 7 Rules of Power, you’ll learn, through both numerous examples as well as research evidence, how to accomplish change in your organization, your life, the lives of others, and the world

Honor

Thrity Umrigar

'A powerful, important, unforgettable book' Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild

Zero

Jeremy Hunt

This great British institution is crying out for renewal. In Zero, taking the broadest approach, thinking through everything from staffing to technology, budgets to culture, Hunt presents a manifesto for that renewal

Quarantine

Nick Holdstock

Quarantine is a thrillingly intelligent novel about how we – as individuals, and as a society – deal with the aftermath of catastrophe

To the Lake

Yana Vagner

Inspired by a real-life flu epidemic in Moscow, To the Lake was a number one bestseller in Russia, and has now appeared in a dozen languages and been adapted into a Netflix TV series

Other People Manage

Ellen Hawley

A novel of great wisdom but light touch about love, loss and family – and how to survive them all

Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me

Kate Clanchy

'The best book on teachers and children and writing that I've ever read. No-one has said better so much of what so badly needs saying' - Philip Pullman

Dilla Time

Dan Charnas

Equal parts biography, musicology, and cultural history, Dilla Time chronicles the life and legacy of J Dilla, a musical genius who transformed the sound of popular music for the twenty-first century

The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies

Jo Lloyd

Exact and lyrical, compassionate, and full of wit and truth, this debut collection from Jo Lloyd, winner of the BBC National Short Story Award, announces a fresh new voice with a sensibility all her own