In this hugely powerful book, Karen Armstrong argues that if we want to avert environmental catastrophe, it is not enough to change our behaviour: we need to learn to think and feel differently about the natural world - to rekindle our spiritual bond with nature.
What is time? Why is the past so different from the present and the future? This simple question is in fact one of the deepest, most long-standing problems in physics. None of the known laws of the universe can fully explain it. In The Janus Point, Julian Barbour presents a bold new thesis and a possible solution, with radical implications for our understanding of the Big Bang and the nature of time itself.
Let Me Not Be Mad is an immersive, virtuosic and provocative investigation of madness, love and self-destruction that defies categorisation. A consulting room with two people in it. One of them is talking, the other is listening. Both of them need help.
Drawing on the insights of both ancient and contemporary philosophers, psychologists, and spiritual teachers, Oliver Burkeman sets out to realign our relationship with time - and in doing so, to liberate us from its grasp.
The Lion House is not just the story of two civilisations in an existential duel and one of the most consequential lives in world history. It is a tale of the timeless pull of power, dangerous to live with, deadly to live without.
Allows us to rewrite the genetic code that shapes and controls all living beings. This title provides the definitive account of her discovery, explaining how this wondrous invention works and what it is capable of. It also asks us to consider what our new-found power means.