An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

As intriguing today as when it was first published, Hume’s An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a fascinating exploration into the nature of human knowledge. Using...

The Empty House and Other Stories

An abandoned house whose horrific past is re-enacted for those who dare visit; a terrifying trip down the Danube River; a malevolent half-beast creature who abducts a member of a...

The Ascent of Money A Financial History of the World

Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot: Call it what you like, it matters. To Christians, love of it is the root of all evil. To generals, it's the sinews of war. To revolutionaries, it's...

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and The Natural History of Religion Dialogues and The Natural History of Religion

Entertaining and insightful, David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and The Natural History of Religion are considered to be among the most important philosophical...

On the Nature of Things

Lucretius was born in 99 BC, and On the Nature of Things is his only surviving work. His aim was to free the Roman world from its two great terrors – the gods and death....

Aristotle – An Introduction

No thinker has had a more profound influence on western civilisation than Aristotle. Whether we realise it or not, his work has been one of the main props of our culture for over...

The Emperor Waltz

The most ambitious and daring novel novel yet from Booker Prize-shortlisted Philip Hensher.‘A novel that's almost fizzy to the touch … A performance of extraordinary flair and...

The Immortal Game

Brighton, 1913. Taking a much-needed trip to the coast, Dorian finds himself intrigued by two old men playing a peculiar game of chess along the pier. However, it isn’t long...

Doctor Who: Voyage to Venus Jago & Litefoot

Professor Litefoot and Henry Gordon Jago are accustomed to the murky fog of Victorian London and the palatable pints of half and half at the Red Tavern. They are not used to...

Counter-Measures From the Worlds of Doctor Who

After the mysterious events at Coal Hill School, the British government has created the Counter-Measures group, a specialist team that investigates strange phenomena and dangerous...

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