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A Moment of Truth

Here is our selection of favourite new non-fiction carefully selected for you. The range includes inspirational thinkers, bold women, political outsiders and seasoned storytellers, all proving that truth is stranger than fiction...

 

Educated

Paperback, 22/02/2018, €18.95
€17.00
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Westover has crafted, from her singular experience, a universal coming-of-age story, one that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers - the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Paperback, 30/04/2015, €12.95
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly?

Prisoners of Geography

Paperback, 02/06/2016, €12.95
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics

This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Paperback, 19/04/2018, €12.15
€12.00
The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope

Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

Paperback, 01/12/2015, €12.15
€12.00
DUBRAY RECOMMENDED READ. Magnitsky's brutal killing has remained uninvestigated and unpunished to this day. His farcical posthumous show-trial brought Putin's regime to a new low in the eyes of the international community.

I'll be Gone in the Dark

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €17.55
€16.00

The Order of Time

Hardback, 26/04/2018, €17.55
€16.00

Shoe Dog

Paperback, 03/05/2018, €12.95
The first-ever memoir of the legendary co-founder of Nike Inc, Phil Knight

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Paperback, 23/03/2017, €12.95
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going. This book explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers?

Pour Me: A Life

Paperback, 17/11/2016, €12.15
€12.00
A. A. Gill's compulsive memoir of the days lost to addiction.

The Templars

Paperback, 19/03/2018, €12.95
The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.

The Hidden Life of Trees

Paperback, 24/08/2017, €12.95
How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben puts groundbreaking scientific discoveries into a language everyone can relate to.

A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Paperback, 18/08/2011, €12.95
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death

Paperback, 29/05/2018, €12.15
€12.00
The Sunday Times No. 1 Bestseller - an extraordinarily intimate memoir of the the brushes with death that have made Maggie O'Farrell the woman and the writer she is today.

Janesville

Paperback, 08/02/2018, €12.95

The Stranger in the Woods

Paperback, 17/05/2018, €12.15
€12.00
The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years

Dictatorland

Paperback, 11/01/2018, €20.30
€18.00
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... A vivid, heartbreaking portrait of the fate that so many African countries suffered after independence.

When Breath Becomes Air

Paperback, 03/01/2017, €12.15
€12.00
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. This book tells his story.

Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €12.95

Reality is Not What it Seems

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.95

The Moth - All These Wonders

Paperback, 19/04/2018, €12.95

Hillbilly Elegy

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.95
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. 'THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR' Sunday Times 'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'The best book about the alienation within America' Evening Standard 'The memoir gripping America... Vividly articulates the despair and disillusionment of blue-collar America' Sunday Times

The Moth: This is a True Story

Paperback, 12/03/2015, €12.95
Before television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead.

A Little History of the World

Paperback, 19/08/2008, €12.95
In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in six weeks, and "Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser" was published in Vienna. This book presents his history to English-language readers.

The Silk Roads

Paperback, 01/06/2016, €14.85
€14.00

To Be a Machine

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €12.95
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... In To Be a Machine, Mark O'Connell presents us with the first full-length exploration of transhumanism: its philosophical and scientific roots, its key players and possible futures.

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Paperback, 17/05/2018, €12.15
€12.00
The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling new memoir from the brain surgeon and author of DO NO HARM

Democracy and Its Crisis

Paperback, 03/05/2018, €12.95
An urgent exploration of the challenges facing democracy today

Supreme Court

Paperback, 04/05/2017, €12.95

Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

Paperback, 05/04/2018, €12.15
€12.00
A masterpiece of narrative non-fiction, set around an American crime and the birth of the FBI, a thrilling investigative account of a forgotten moment in history.

The Times Great Irish Lives: Obituaries of Ireland's Finest

Paperback, 08/03/2018, €12.95
Discover the fascinating lives of the figures that have shaped Ireland from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Explore the rich history of the island's cultural, social and political landscape, with more than 100 obituaries carefully curated from The Times archive.

How Not To Be a Boy

Paperback, 03/05/2018, €12.15
€12.00
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - Robert Webb's part-memoir, part call-to-arms

Between Them

Paperback, 03/05/2018, €10.80
€10.50

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Hardback, 02/11/2017, €10.80
€10.50

Adults In The Room

Paperback, 03/05/2018, €12.95
'One of the greatest political memoirs of all time' (Guardian) -- The Sunday Times Number 1 BestsellerWhat happens when you take on the establishment? In this blistering, personal account, world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis blows the lid on Europe's hidden agenda and exposes what actually goes on in its corridors of power.

Molly Keane

Paperback, 25/01/2018, €12.95
A wonderfully honest and deeply accomplished tribute to a complicated, talented mother and writer - 'An Irish writer whose only equal is Elizabeth Bowen' (Bookseller) - by her daughter.

Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €20.30
€18.00
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... We feel more divided than ever. This riveting popular analysis tells you why.

The Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €12.95
Discover why outsiders from Trump to Macron to Corbyn have risen to prominence

Global Discontents

Paperback, 07/06/2018, €12.15
€12.00

The Line Becomes A River

Paperback, 12/02/2018, €17.55
€16.00
How does a line in the sand become a barrier that people will risk everything to cross? He worked the desert along the Mexican border, at the remote crossroads of drug routes and smuggling corridors, tracking humans through blistering days and frigid nights across a vast terrain.

Centaur

Paperback, 08/03/2018, €12.95
Miraculously, and the word is not used lightly, he survived and defied medical thinking in recovering to the extent that eighteen months after his fall, he was able to saddle up for one more race. It is a story of triumph, fear, love and loss, by turns primal, heartbreaking and inspirational, and ultimately, it is the story of hope, and of life.

Insomniac City

Paperback, 08/03/2018, €12.95