Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time by Gaia Vince
The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World by John Dickie
The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty
The World According to Physics by Jim Al-Khalili
How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership by Jeffrey Beneker & Plutarch
Warhol by Blake Gopnik
Spinoza's Ethics, Translated by George Eliot by Baruch Spinoza, Clare Carlisle & George Eliot
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
How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy by Daniel Kaufman, Massimo Pigliucci & Skye C Cleary
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
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
The Math of Life and Death by Kit Yates
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
Upheaval by Jared Diamond
Arabs: A 3,000 Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires by Tim Mackintosh-Smith
The Testaments: A Novel by Margaret Atwood
Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book by Angela Hobbs
The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume 2 by Philip Pullman
Tragedy, the Greeks and Us by Simon Critchley
Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime by Sean M Carroll
The Four Horsemen: The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist Revolution by Christopher Hitchens, Daniel C Dennett, Richard Dawkins & Sam Harris
The Oxford Illustrated History of the World by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
The Cockroach by Ian McEwan