The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World―and Globalization Began by Valerie Hansen
The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans by David Abulafia
How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy by Daniel Kaufman, Massimo Pigliucci & Skye C Cleary
Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty
The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism by Kyle Chayka
The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World by John Dickie
Something That May Shock and Discredit You by Daniel Mallory Ortberg
The End of October: A Novel by Lawrence Wright
Spinoza's Ethics, Translated by George Eliot by Baruch Spinoza, Clare Carlisle & George Eliot
Pew by Catherine Lacey
The House of Augustus: A Historical Detective Story by Peter Wiseman
Rainbow Milk by Paul Mendez
Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time by Gaia Vince
The World According to Physics by Jim Al-Khalili
How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership by Jeffrey Beneker & Plutarch
Starling Days: A Novel by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Troy by Stephen Fry
Shadow City: A Woman Walks Kabul by Taran Khan
The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
Of Privacy and Power: The Transatlantic Struggle over Freedom and Security by Abraham Newman & Henry Farrell
Enter the Aardvark by Jessica Anthony
The Yellow Flag: Quarantine and the British Mediterranean World, 1780-1860 by Alex Chase-Levenson
Warhol by Blake Gopnik
Economics in Two Lessons by John Quiggin
A People Betrayed: A History of Corruption, Political Incompetence and Social Division in Modern Spain 1874-2018 by Paul Preston
Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies by The Secret Barrister
Providence Lost: Cromwell's Last Year by Paul Lay
Death in Her Hands: A Novel by Ottessa Moshfegh
How to Teach Philosophy to Your Dog: Exploring the Big Questions in Life by Anthony McGowan
Agent Running in the Field: A Novel by John le Carré
Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities by Vaclav Smil
Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald
Weather: A Novel by Jenny Offill
Margaret Thatcher: Herself Alone: The Authorized Biography by Charles Moore
The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo & Yumiko Yamazaki (translator)
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch by Sanam Maher
Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman, translated by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler
Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini
The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data by David Spiegelhalter
Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square Massacre by Liao Yiwu
Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream by Jonathan Gruber & Simon Johnson
The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt
Supper Club: A Novel by Lara Williams
This Is Shakespeare by Emma Smith
Machines Like Me: A Novel by Ian McEwan
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane
The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary by Caroline Crampton
The Way Home: Tales From a Life Without Technology by Mark Boyle
Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore