Question Everything

Books asking and answering the hard, unexpected and surprising questions of our times.

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Why Read the Classics?

Italo Calvino, translated by Tim Parks, Martin McLaughlin, Patrick Creagh and William Weaver

From the publisher:

Beginning with an essay on the attributes that define a classic, this collection provides the author’s criticism.

£9.99

Is Shame Necessary? New Uses for an Old Tool

Jennifer Jacquet

From the publisher:

In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is seen as the cornerstone of conscience yet it proves impotent in the face of corrupt corporate policies. The author argues ...

£9.99

Will You Walk a Little Faster?

Penelope Shuttle

From the publisher:

Published on her 70th birthday, Shuttle’s latest collection explores cities (London, Bristol) on foot and via inward exploration, drawing on architecture, history and ...

£9.95

Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?

Lorrie Moore

From the publisher:

This novel follows the lives of two 11-year-olds intent on escaping childhood. As the strength of their friendship is tested repeatedly, they begin to take their first, ...

£7.99

What’s Become of Waring

Anthony Powell

From the publisher:

The hugely successful early novel which established Anthony Powell as a leading voice in English comic fiction, What’s Become of Waring is the teasing and wittily contrived ...

£10.99

Who Governs Britain?

Anthony King

From the publisher:

How exactly has the British system changed? Where does power now lie? In this book, the author offers the first assessment in many years of Britain’s governing arrangements ...

£8.99

What are We Doing Here?

Marilynne Robinson

From the publisher:

New essays by the Orange and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Gilead, Home and Lila. In this collection, Marilynne Robinson, one of today’s most important thinkers – ...

£9.99

Can Politics Be Thought?

Alain Badiou, translated by Bruno Bosteels

From the publisher:

In Can Politics Be Thought?-published in French in 1985 and appearing here in English for the first time-Alain Badiou offers his most forceful and systematic analysis of the ...

£16.99