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James Holland collection

James Holland collection The Battle of Britain: ‘If Hitler fails to invade or destroy Britain, he has lost the war,’ Churchill said in the summer of 1940.He was right.The Battle of Britain was a crucial turning point in the history of the Second World War. Had Britain’s defences collapsed, Hitler would have dominated all of […]

David Foster Wallace collection

David Foster Wallace collection Infinite Jest: A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America. Set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to […]

Yuval Noah Harari: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods. Over the past century humankind has managed […]

Steven Johnson: The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

Steven Johnson: The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World From Steven Johnson, the dynamic thinker routinely compared to James Gleick, Dava Sobel, and Malcolm Gladwell, The Ghost Map is a riveting page-turner about a real-life historical hero, Dr. John Snow. It’s […]