24 D J Taylor

Circus of Dreams: Adventures in the 1980s Literary World John Walsh

art of the shelfie 26 Emma Smith

money & power 28 Darrin M McMahon

A Brief History of Inequality Thomas Piketty 29 Richard Cockett

Butler to the World: How Britain Became the Servant of Tycoons, Tax Dodgers, Kleptocrats and Criminals Oliver Bullough 30 Owen Bennett-Jones

The Age of the Strongman: How the Cult of the Leader Threatens Democracy around the World Gideon Rachman

town & country 32 Lee Jackson

The Mercenary River: Private Greed, Public Good – A History of London’s Water Nick Higham 33 Tim Richardson

English Garden Eccentrics: Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries Todd Longstaffe-Gowan 35 Jerry White

The Making of our Urban Landscape Geoffrey Tyack

general 36 Raymond Tallis

The Matter with Things: Our Brains, Our Delusions, and the Unmaking of the World Iain McGilchrist 38 Iain Bamforth

This Mortal Coil: A History of Death Andrew Doig 39 John Vidal

Supercharge Me: Net Zero Faster Eric Lonergan & Corinne Sawers • Fire and Flood: A People’s History of Climate Change Eugene Linden • The Stockholm Paradigm: Climate Change and Emerging Disease Daniel R Brooks, Eric P Hoberg & Walter A Boeger 41 Tim Smith-Laing

Luck: A Personal Account of Fortune, Chance and Risk in Thirteen Investigations David Flusfeder • Big Snake, Little Snake: An Inquiry into Risk DBC Pierre 42 Suzanne Moore

The Shame Machine: Who Profits in the New Age of Humiliation Cathy O’Neil 43 Jonathan Meades

The Car: The Rise and Fall of the Machine that Made the Modern World Bryan Appleyard

44 Michael Smith

This is How Your Marriage Ends: A Hopeful Approach to Saving Relationships Matthew Fray 45 Stephen Taylor

The Ship Asunder: A Maritime History of Britain in Eleven Vessels Tom Nancollas 46 Joan Smith

When Women Kill: Four Crimes Retold Alia Trabucco Zerán

fiction 48 Anthony Cummins

Young Mungo Douglas Stuart 49 Claudia FitzHerbert

Companion Piece Ali Smith 50 James Purdon

Elizabeth Finch Julian Barnes 51 Alice Jolly

The Chosen Elizabeth Lowry 52 Nikhil Krishnan

Run & Hide Pankaj Mishra 53 Ethan Croft

Trespasses Louise Kennedy • We Were Young Niamh Campbell 54 J S Barnes

Sea of Tranquility Emily St John Mandel • Metronome Tom Watson 55 Kevin Brazil

The Geometer Lobachevsky Adrian Duncan 56 Patrick Graney

Witches Brenda Lozano • Paradais Fernanda Melchor

fiction in brief 57 The Odyssey Lara Williams • Parallel Hells Leon Craig • Your Show Ashley Hickson-Lovence

crime 58 Natasha Cooper

silenced voices 60 Lucy Popescu

bookends 64 Rebecca Lee

competition 40 Fergus Butler-Gallie sets a monthly challenge

42 LR Bookshop 25 Letters 34 Crossword

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