‘We Love Death as You Love Life’, by Raffaello Pantucci

Homegrown terrorism in the UK still looms large. Review by Sam Jones

‘In Manchuria’; ‘The Porcelain Thief’

Personal perspectives on China. Review by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

CTB232268 Portrait of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) c.1793 (oil on canvas) by Keenan, John (fl.1791-1815); Private Collection; (add.info.: author of 'A Vindication of the Rights of a Woman' published 1792;); English, out of copyright

‘Romantic Outlaws’, by Charlotte Gordon

Mary Wollstonecraft died when her daughter Mary Godwin was an infant but her maternal influence proved strong and life-long. Review by Ruth Scurr

Front cover of '2020 Vision', by Tim Burt

‘2020 Vision’, by Tim Burt

Business leaders are cagey when it comes to predicting what the world will be like in 2020. Review by Nicholas Lovell

Front cover of 'The Vital Question', by Nick Lane

‘The Vital Question’, by Nick Lane

The transition from simple to complex cells is one of the most crucial yet neglected moments in evolution. Review by Clive Cookson

‘Hubris’, by Meghnad Desai

The author’s explanation of the great recession

Front cover of 'Sex by Numbers', by David Spiegelhalter

‘Sex by Numbers’, by David Spiegelhalter

A survey that reveals intimate details of what goes on behind the bedroom door. Review by Isabel Berwick

Front cover of 'The Shepherd’s Life', by James Rebanks

‘The Shepherd’s Life’, by James Rebanks

An unsentimental account of sheep-farming by a star of the Twittersphere. Review by Melissa Harrison

‘Dealing with China’, by Henry Paulson

The former US Treasury Secretary’s access to China’s elite has given rise to some thought-provoking stories

‘The Killing Compartments’, by Abram de Swaan

The author argues that reducing mass murderers to ‘ordinary men’ ignores real life’s complexity. Review by Stefan Wagsty