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
?Bully-Proof Kids offers concrete strategies to empower children and teenagers to deal confidently with bullying and dominant characters
Wonderworks reveals that literature is among the mightiest technologies that humans have ever invented, precision-honed to give us what our brains most want and need.
Joe Parkinson, Drew Hinshaw
Bring Back Our Girls is an urgent and engrossing work of investigative journalism that unfolds across four continents, from the remote forests of northern Nigeria to the White House; from Khartoum safe houses to gilded hotel lobbies in the Swiss Alps.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
The extraordinary story behind A Very British Scandal, starring Claire Foy and Paul Bettany.
Taking the reader from 'Acting green' all the way to 'Water-rat', A Dictionary of Naval Slang is a treasury of naval argot, jargon, lingo and cant, and a window on the lost world of living on the high seas.
Robert D Putnam, Shaylyn Romney Garrett
'Putnam's book speaks for the many millions who don't think the way zealots do' Guardian
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
A BARACK OBAMA FAVOURITE BOOK OF 2020. A New York Times best book of 2020. One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans.
Academy Award Winner Nomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy – one which foreshadows the precarious future that may await many more of us.
Helen Pluckrose, James Lindsay
How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity?and Why This Harms Everybody
BOOK OF THE YEAR in The Times, the Sunday Times and the Financial Times