Johan Norberg

Humanity’s embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange – whether it’s goods, ideas or people – has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we live at a time of unprecedented wealth and opportunity. So why are we so intent on ruining it?From Stone Age hunter-gatherers to contemporary Chinese-American relations, Open explores how across time and cultures, we have struggled with a constant tension between our yearning for co-operation and our profound need for belonging. Providing a bold new framework for understanding h …


Atlantic awarded ‘Trade Publisher of the Year’ at the IPG Awards 2020

23 September 2020

The team at Atlantic Books were delighted to accept the ‘Trade Publisher of the Year’ award at the Independent Publishing Awards 2020. The prize was awarded at the annual awards ceremony organised by the IPG (Independent Publishers’ Guild), which was held virtually and streamed online last night. Here is what the IPG had to say: Atlantic Books is a first-time winner at the Independent Publishing Awards, having continued its impressive business turnaround in 2019. Its print and ebook sales both grew sharply, thanks in part to the phenomenal success of Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister the Serial …