Christmas 2016: History

Women lead the field, with remarkable new books by broadcaster Jenni Murray and legendary feminist scholar Sheila Rowbotham.

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Please note that many books are currently unavailable for home delivery. However, we’re still able to send you some of our favourites, old and new – browse the full list at

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

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Examines our future with the author’s trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. This book explores the projects, dreams and ...


The Railways: Nation, Network and People

Simon Bradley

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An extraordinary social history of Britain’s rail networks and its people, that will appeal to railway enthusiasts and commuters.