We publish thought-provoking books exploring health and human experiences.
After the Storm
Postnatal Depression and the Utter Weirdness of New Motherhood
In this brave and funny account of postnatal depression, Emma Jane Unsworth tells her story of despair and recovery.
An Extra Pair of Hands
A story of caring and everyday acts of love
A deeply moving story of what it means to care for those we love by bestselling author Kate Mosse.
This Book is a Plant
How to Grow, Learn and Radically Engage with the Natural World
The way we think about plants is about to change for ever: this anthology is your handbook to a new natural world.
Dispatches from the Frontiers of Man and Machine
Harry Parker meets the people pushing the limits of our bodies and brains, grappling with his own new identity and disability along the way.
Dark and Magical Places
The Neuroscience of How We Navigate
An extraordinary account of how we navigate the world.
The Lost Art of Convalescence
In this uplifting account of hope and healing, GP Gavin Francis explores how and why we get better, revealing the many shapes recovery takes.
The War of Nerves
Inside the Cold War Mind
A major new history of the Cold War, exploring the conflict through the minds of the people who lived it.
Harlots, Whores & Hackabouts
A History of Sex for Sale
An enlightening cultural history of the sex trade that puts sex workers centre stage, revealing how they have lived and worked all around the globe.
Something Out of Place
Women and Disgust
In her blistering non-fiction debut, Eimear McBride unpicks the contradictory forces of disgust and objectification that control and shame women.
A Graphic Novel
A gritty, dark tale of infectious disease gone wrong – the timely graphic novel from Sunday Times-bestselling author Val McDermid.
Why we feel better when bad things happen to other people
A hilarious quest to understand life’s ultimate guilty pleasure.
The Making of You
A Journey from Cell to Human
From your first cell to your first breath, this is your story as you have never heard it before.
The Rules of Contagion
Why Things Spread – and Why They Stop
The new science of contagion and the surprising ways it shapes our lives and behaviour.
Words Fail Us
In Defence of Disfluency
In an age of polished TED Talks and overconfident political oratory, success seems to depend upon charismatic public speaking. But what if hyper-fluency is not only unachievable but undesirable?
A GP, a Community and a Pandemic
On the pandemic’s forgotten front lines, a doctor cares for his community – from care homes to homeless shelters, islands to the inner city.
Loneliness, Health & What Happens When We Find Connection
Barack Obama’s former Surgeon General explores the global loneliness epidemic – and how we can overcome it.
Michael Rosen’s Book of Play
Why play really matters, and 101 ways to get more of it in your life
Why play really matters, and 101 ways to get more of it in your life.
Happiness, A Mystery
And 66 Attempts to Solve It
Drawing on decades of experience in crime writing, self-help and intensely curious observation of other people, Sophie Hannah sets out to solve the mystery of happiness.
How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division
The Booker Prize-shortlisted author Elif Shafak on how staying optimistic can make our world better.
Beneath the Skin
Love Letters to the Body by Great Writers
Fifteen talented writers each explore a different body part in this funny and moving collection.