Basic Books – Tomorrow’s Ideas, Today
Basic Books UK is a new imprint of John Murray Press, run by Publishing Director Sarah Caro. It
publishes a wide range of leading, original voices from the worlds of politics, history, economics, science, sociology and literature, providing readers with a sense of the interconnectedness of ideas and institutions that determine how we live, work and feel. Through accessible writing from around the world that surprises and informs, Basic Books UK explores the key issues that affect us daily, both as individuals and as society. Major launch titles include SURVIVAL OF THE CITY by Harvard economics professors Ed Glaesar and David Cutler, LIFE IS SIMPLE by Surrey University professor Johnjoe McFadden, RULE OF THE ROBOTS: HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL TRANSFORM EVERYTHING by Silicon Valley founder Martin Ford, MAKING DARKNESS LIGHT: THE LIVES AND TIMES OF JOHN MILTON by Oxford professor Joe Moshenska and MEDIOCRE by TIME 100 author Ijeoma Oluo.