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A Postcard from the Future

We're experiencing change at the fastest rate in human history, but it's also the slowest that we'll experience for the rest of our lives. The reality is that the world is moving faster than we're ev..

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Abolition: Politics, Practices, Promises, Vol. 1

From trailblazing political activist Angela Y. Davis, a major new collection of essays and interviews that argue for a radical rethinking of our prison systems An icon of revolutionary politics, ..

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Abortion Beyond the Law: Building a Global Feminist Movement for Self-Managed Abortion

While feminists in the Global North have been fighting to keep abortion legal, in countries across the Global South activists are working to bring self-managed medical abortion - abortion pills - ..

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Africa Is Not A Country: Breaking Stereotypes of Modern Africa

Definitive proof that Africa is *not* a country. A lively, entertaining and informative portrait of modern Africa that pushes back against harmful stereotypes to tell a more comprehensive, personal st..

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Against Landlords: How to Solve the Housing Crisis

Britain has become a nation of renters and landlords and building more housing is not the solution. In his radical new interpretation of the housing crisis lawyer Nick Bano proposes that it is rent no..

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Age of the City: Why our Future will be Won or Lost Together

Visionary Oxford professor Ian Goldin and The Economist's Tom Lee-Devlin show why the city is where the battles of inequality, social division, pandemics and climate change must be faced. From ce..

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AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future

New York Times bestselling non-fiction author joins forces with a celebrated science-fiction novelist to blend imaginative storytelling and scientific forecasting to ask how artificial intelligence wi..

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All Else Failed: The Unlikely Volunteers at the Heart of the Migrant Aid Crisis

In 2015, increasing numbers of refugees and migrants, most of them fleeing war-torn homelands, arrived by boat on the shores of Greece, setting off the greatest human displacement in Europe since WWII..

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All the Living and the Dead: An Exploration of the People Who Make Death Their Life's Work

'A superlative piece of writing... provocative, loving and profound' THE TIMES 'Without exaggeration, an awe-inspiring achievement' NIGELLA LAWSON 'Moving, funny, and liable to unexpectedly cause ..

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Among the Trolls: My Journey Through Conspiracyland

'Essential' Eliot Higgins 'Admirable' Ian Hislop MY NAME IS MARIANNA SPRING AND SOME OF MY TROLLS SAY THEY WANT TO KILL ME Threats and abuse litter my social media feeds. They infect my ev..

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Asylum Speakers: Stories of Migration From the Humans Behind the Headlines

A collection of 31 powerful stories of displaced people, asylum seekers and those volunteering on the frontline of the refugee crisis, told in their own words and accompanied by beautiful photography ..

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Barcode

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Barcodes are about as ordinary as an object can be. Billions of them are scanned each da..

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Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender

Across the world today, people of all ages are doing fascinating, creative, messy things with gender. These people have a rich history - but one that is often left behind by narratives of trans lives ..

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Birds Aren't Real

The true story of the greatest conspiracy in US history - and how to fight back. Have you ever seen a baby pigeon? You haven't, have you? No one has, not in many, many years. They used to be ever..

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops The Nazis styled themselves as warriors against moral degener..

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Bodies Under Siege: The Far-Right Attack on Reproductive Rights

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Breaking Twitter: Elon Musk and the Most Controversial Corporate Takeover in History

Gripping and darkly comic, Breaking Twitter takes readers inside the battle between one of the most intriguing, polarizing, influential men of our time - Elon Musk - and the company that owns our worl..

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Bringing Down Goliath: How Good Law Can Topple the Powerful

A revealing, empowering vision of how the law can work better for all of us, from Jolyon Maugham KC, one of the most prominent, outspoken lawyers in the UK, and the founder of Good Law Project. For fa..

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BWB Text: A Matter of Fact

"I knew, and know still, that there is good science and bad science, misinformation and reliable information, truth and falsehood, and also much grey in between . . . But being more adamant, more righ..

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BWB Text: First Migration

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BWB Text: No Country for Old Maids

In 2013, there were over 66,000 more women between the ages of 25-49 living in New Zealand than there were men. This so-called 'man drought' is a hot topic for journalists and academics alike, who com..

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BWB Text: Silencing Science

The nuclear meltdown at Fukushima ...the Fonterra botulism scare ...the Christchurch earthquakes - in all these recent crises the role played by scientists has been under the spotlight.What is the fir..

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BWB Text: Two Hundred And Fifty Ways To Start An Essay About Captain Cook

Two Hundred and Fifty Ways to Start an Essay about Captain Cook, No. 29: With a Non-argument that’s Actually an Argument. Captain Cook? It’s all so very complex. I’m going to sit on the fence. (W..

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Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil

In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp environmental politics, the struggle for democracy, and the place of the Middle East in the modern ..

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Caste

A transformative portrait of our fractured and racially unequal societies, from one of America's most celebrated storytellers Beyond race or class, our lives are defined by a powerful, unspoken s..

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Changing Theory: Concepts from the Global South

This book is an original, systematic, and radical attempt at decolonizing critical theory. Drawing on linguistic concepts from 16 languages from Asia, Africa, the Arab world, and South America, the es..

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Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction

NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE SOURCE OF THE VIRAL TED TALK 'Screamingly addictive' STEPHEN FRY 'Superb ... Thrilling story-telling' NAOMI KLEIN 'A powerful c..

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Children of Tomorrow: A novel

Children of Tomorrow depicts an all-too-real future history, rushing on at an unstoppable speed and fracturing the lives of its many characters, the effects of which ripple throughout subsequent gener..

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Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives

Cobalt Red is the searing, first-ever expose of the immense toll taken on the people and environment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo by cobalt mining, as told through the testimonies of the Co..

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Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives

**2024 Pulitzer Prize Finalist** Now in paperback: the powerful, revelatory New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller, shortlisted for the Financial Times Best Business Book of the Year Awa..

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Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

A cultural phenomenon that has helped heal millions of readers, this modern classic holds the key to understanding codependency and unlocking its hold on your life. Melody Beattie's compassionate and ..

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Comedy Book

Named a Most Anticipated Book by Vulture, Elle, Chicago Tribune, The Millions, and Lit Hub "Comedy Book changes the way we talk about an art form that is more diverse and exciting than ever befo..

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Coming of Age: How Adolescence Shapes Us

A leading expert in adolescent psychology transforms our understanding of this most formative life-stage Adolescence is the most dramatic and formative period of our lives. It is when we become w..

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Consent Laid Bare: sex, entitlement & the distortion of desire

A battle cry from a generation no longer willing to stay silent, this book is a must for women, and men, navigating desire in the age of entitlement. You are a fourteen-year-old girl at a party. ..

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Conspiracy: A History of Boll*cks Theories, and How Not to Fall for Them

'Uproarious . . . [Phillips and Elledge] pair the abundant good humour of this book with a warning about the corrosive effects of conspiracy theories' The Times From the Satanic Panic to th..

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Consumed

*** 'This powerful, speaking-truth-to-power book is an essential read for everybody who wants to stop feeling clueless and helpless about the impacts of cosumerism, and start doing their p..

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Culture Strike: Art and Museums in an Age of Protest

A leading activist museum director explains why museums are at the center of a political storm and how they can be reimagined. In an age of protest, cultural institutions have come under fire. P..

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Curbing Traffic: The Human Case for Fewer Cars in Our Lives

In 2019, mobility experts Melissa and Chris Bruntlett began a new adventure in Delft in the Netherlands. They had packed up their family in Vancouver, BC, and moved to Delft to experience the cycling ..

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Dance Your Way Home: A Journey Through the Dancefloor

This book is about the kind of ordinary dancing you and I might do in our kitchens when a favourite tune comes on. It's more than a social history: it's a set of interconnected histories of the overlo..

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Data Wars, The Algorithmic State

'Data Wars, The Algorithmic State' is a breakthrough book.¬ A new form of state is suggested. 'Data Wars, The Algorithmic State' starts with a discussion of Amazon and Big Tech. The argument proce..

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Deadly and Slick: Sexual Modernity and the Making of Race

Deadly and Slick examines the historical emergence of race, gender, sexuality and nationality. Balani shows that gender and sexuality do not 'intersect' with race but form the discursive, legislative,..

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Delusions of Crowds: Why People Go Mad in Groups

Inspired by Charles Mackay's 19th-century classic Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, William Bernstein engages with mass delusion with the same curiosity and passion..

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Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality

A compelling investigation into the phenomenon of dirty work - labour that society considers essential, but morally compromised. A New Statesman Book of the Year 'This book will prompt a publi..

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Doing It All

Doing It All explores what it means to be a single mother. Scorned as victims, outcasts and sinners, the very existence of lone mothers has long been a 'problem' that skewers the heart of prevailing s..

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Doppelganger: A Trip Into the Mirror World

A wild ride into the uncanny mirror world of our polarised culture, from the international bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine What if you woke up one morning and found you'd acquired a dou..

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Doppelganger: A Trip Into the Mirror World *Women's Prize 2024 Longlist*

A personal trip into the uncanny Mirror World of our polarised culture, from the international bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine What if you woke up one morning and found you'd acquired a ..

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Dumb Money

*Now a major movie starring Seth Rogen, Paul Dano, Pete Davidson, Shailene Woodley, Sebastian Stan and Nick Offerman* The GameStop Short Squeeze and the Ragtag Group of Amateur Traders that Broug..

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Edible Economics: The World in 17 Dishes

Economic thinking - about globalisation, climate change, immigration, austerity, automation and much more - in its most digestible form For decades, a single free market philosophy has dominated ..

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Ejaculate Responsibly: A Whole New Way to Think about Abortion

In Ejaculate Responsibly, Gabrielle Blair expands on her viral Twitter thread and offers a provocative reframing of the abortion issue. In a series of 25 brief arguments, she deftly makes the case for..

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Ejaculate Responsibly: The Conversation We Need to Have About Men and Contraception

28 arguments for why men need to be accountable for their reproductive choices Ejaculate Responsibly cleverly transcends the polarised anti-abortion and pro-choice 'debate' with something entirel..

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End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites and the Path of Political Disintegration

A brilliant big-picture explanation of our age of instability from the pioneering co-founder of Cliodynamics, the ground-breaking science of history Peter Turchin, one of the most interesting thi..

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