Carla Power

As a journalist, Carla Power frequently covered stories about Muslims and Islamic culture but had never read the religions most fundamental text, the Quran. She decided to embark on a...

Eimear McBride

Eimear McBride grew up in the west of Ireland and studied acting at Drama Centre London. She wrote her first novel, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, at age 27...

John Coates

John Coates is a senior research fellow in neuroscience and finance at the University of Cambridge. After completing his Ph.D., Coates traded derivatives for Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, and...

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Simon Sebag Montefiore is an international bestselling author and famed historian whose books have been published in 45 languages. Charting the qualities that drive the rise and fall of men,...

Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton is a renowned philosopher whose novels and nonfiction works are both revelatory and entertaining. They have been described as “philosophy for everyday life.” His bestselling works focus...