Wellcome Collection books explore health and human experience. From birth and beginnings to illness and loss, our titles grapple with life’s big questions through compelling writing and beautiful design. In partnership with leading independent publisher Profile Books, we champion essential voices and fresh perspectives across history, memoir, psychology, medicine, and science.

Wellcome Collection is a free museum that aims to challenge how we all think and feel about health by connecting science, medicine, life and art. It is part of Wellcome, a global charitable foundation that supports science to solve urgent health challenges, working in more than 70 countries, with a focus on mental health, global heating and infectious diseases.

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Annabel Sowemimo

A vital, eye-opening exploration of race and health

Disobedient Bodies

Emma Dabiri

An act of rebellion and a reclamation of beauty

Free For All

Gavin Francis

An urgent call-to-arms in defence of our NHS

How to be a Renaissance Woman

Jill Burke

Beauty, make up, power: plunge into the intimate history of cosmetics

Am I Normal?

Sarah Chaney

The riveting history of the strange science of the 'Normal', and the origins of an anxiety-ridden modern obsession

The Story of the Brain in 10½ Cells

Richard Wingate

Peer into a microscopic world – and fall in love with the beauty of the brain


Claire Horn

The radical future of birth is here – but are we ready for it?


Daniel Pick

A brilliant and mind-bending exploration of brainwashing and thought control

This Book is a Plant

The way we think about plants is about to change forever: this is your handbook to a new natural world

Hybrid Humans

Harry Parker

A gripping, eye-opening account of how robotics, computing and AI might be about to alter our understanding of what it means to be human – from the be…

The War of Nerves

Martin Sixsmith

A major new history of the Cold War: exploring the conflict through the minds of the people who lived it


Caroline Vout

The Greek and Roman body in all its (surprisingly human) glory

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