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THE GOOD ANCESTOR by Roman Krznaric

The Good Ancestor by Roman Krznaric is out in paperback on the 11th of February

'This is the book our children's children will thank us for reading' – The Edge, U2 How can we be good ancestors? From the first seeds sown thousands of years ago, to the construction of the cities we still inhabit, to the scientific discoveries that have ensured our survival, we are the inheritors of countless gifts from the past. Today, in an age driven by the tyranny of the now, with 24/7 news, the latest tweet, and the buy-now button commanding our attention, we rarely stop to consider how our actions will affect future generations. With such frenetic short-termism at the root of contemporary crises, the call for long-term thinking grows every day – but what is it, has it ever worked, and can we even do it? In The Good Ancestor, leading public philosopher Roman Krznaric argues that there is still hope. From the pyramids to the NHS, humankind has always had the innate... Read more >>

Love Lives by Carol Dyhouse

Love Lives – From Cinderella to Frozen by Carol Dyhouse is out on the 11th of February

The story of how women's lives, loves, and dreams have been re-shaped since 1950, the year of Walt Disney's Cinderella and a time when teenage girls... Read more >>

London and the Seventeenth Century by Margarette Lincoln

London and the Seventeenth Century by Margarette Lincoln is out on the 9th of February

The Gunpowder Plot, the Civil Wars, Charles I's execution, the Plague, the Great Fire, the Restoration, and then the Glorious Revolution: the... Read more >>

Free Lunch Thinking by Tom Bergin

Free Lunch Thinking by Tom Bergin is out on January 28th

Economic theories and models shape our everyday lives. They are relied on by politicians when tax rises or cuts are being considered. They inform... Read more >>

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