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Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Have good intentions, over-parenting and the decline in unsupervised play led to the emergence of modern identity politics and hypersensitivity? In this book, free speech campaigner Greg Lukianof..

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Collector of Leftover Souls: Dispatches from Brazil, The

Welcome to the favela, welcome to the rainforest, welcome to the real Brazil. This is the Brazil where a factory worker is loyal to his company for decades, only to find out that they knew the pr..

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**THE GROUNDBREAKING BESTSELLER AND CLASSIC** 'Excellent . . . amazing how much still comes as a surprise' New York Times Book Review 'Like Capote's In Cold Blood, this tour de force gets be..

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Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution

Which lines on the map matter most? It is time to reimagine how life is organized on Earth. We're accelerating into a future shaped less by countries than by connectivity. A world in which the most c..

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Conspiracies Declassified: The Skeptoid Guide to the Truth Behind the Theories

A collection of the wildest conspiracies to ever exist, from mind control experiments to lizard people, this book explores, debunks-and sometimes proves-the secret stories that don't quite make it int..

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Creating Freedom: Power, Control and the Fight for Our Future

We are far less free than we like to think. In Creating Freedom, Raoul Martinez exposes the mechanisms of control that pervade our lives and the myths on which they depend. Exploring the lottery of ou..

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Criminal: The Truth About Why People Do Bad Things

There are two myths about crime. In one, the criminal act is a selfish choice, and tough punishment the only solution. In the other, the system is at fault, and perpetrators will change only when soci..

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Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud

We are living in a time of mind-boggling corruption, but we are also, as it happens, living in a golden age of whistleblowing. Over the past two decades, the brave insiders who decide to expose wrongd..

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Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

THE CULT OF THE DEAD COW is the story of the oldest, most respected and most famous hacking group of all time. Its members invented the the concept of hacktivism, released both the top tool for cracki..

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Cultural Dementia

A blistering assessment of the West's abandonment of history as it succumbs to an attack of social and cultural dementia, by leading historian David Andress. In this blistering book, David Andr..

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Curing Affluenza

Affluenza is the empty sense we feel when our wasteful consumerist lifestyle leaves us dissatisfied and unfulfilled. How can we cure ourselves of this strikingly modern affliction? According to Richar..

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Cyber Security and Policy: A Substantive Dialogue

Welcome to cyberspace - where all your computing and connection needs are on demand, and where security threats have never been more massive.A world without the advantages and convenience provided by ..

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Dancing Bears: True Stories about Longing for the Old Days

A brilliant, funny and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist countries who are nostalgic for how they used to live.For hundreds of years, Bulgarian Gypsies trained bears to dance, welc..

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

This book is not a guide. It won't give advice on birth, breastfeeding, or bonding. And it's not aimed solely at parents. Dangerous Ideas about Mothers is a book about motherhood as a cultural constru..

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Darkest Web

Dark... A kingpin willing to murder to protect his dark web drug empire. A corrupt government official determined to avoid exposure. The death of a dark web drugs czar in mysterious circumstances..

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Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY PRIZE `Enlightening, compassionate, superb' John le Carre A visionary life and times of Joseph Conrad, and of our global world, from one of the..

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Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters

People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by increasing access to every level of education. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a su..

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Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab, The

**Winner of the Transmission Prize 2019** THE OLD GODS ARE DYING. Giant corporations collapse overnight. Newspapers are being swallowed. Stock prices plummet with a tweet. NEW IDOLS ARE..

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Death of Truth, The

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of the West's retreat from reason. `The Death of Truth is destined to become the defining treatise of our age' David Grann ..

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There is so much confusing and conflicting information about the world in which we live that the truth can be impossible to find. The rise of modern scepticism against `fake news' is to be celebrated,..

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Destroying the Joint: Why Women Have to Change the World

A fabulously provocative collection by women ready to destroy the joint. Early in September 2012, commentator Alan Jones, responding to a comment by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, said: "She (Gillard) ..

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Displaced, The

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe to shed light on their experiences, and the result is The Displaced, a powe..

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Displaced, The: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

In January 2017, Donald Trump signed an executive order stopping entry to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries and dramatically cutting the number of refugees allowed to resettl..

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Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention

In the first edition of this groundbreaking book, Maggie Jackson sounded a prescient warning of a looming crisis- the fragmentation of attention that is eroding our abilities to problem-solve, innovat..

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Distribution of Settlement: Appropriation and Refusal in Australian Literature and Culture

The Distribution of Settlement is an important milestone in the ongoing conversation between settler and Indigenous literary histories. In its examination of Indigenous opacity and refusal, this book ..

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Diversify: An award-winning guide to why inclusion is better for everyone

`A handbook for these troubled times' Psychologies Magazine 'Engaging and informative ... highlights our common humanity' Kofi Annan `A passionately written polemic' You Magazine Could inclus..

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Dollars and Sense: Money Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

Blending humor and behavioral economics, the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational delves into the truly illogical world of personal finance to help people better understand why ..

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Don't Take Your Love to Town

Ruby Langford Ginibi's bestselling first book is now back in print.With sales of over 30,000 copies since publication in 1988, Don't Take Your Love to Town is now a seminal work of Indigenous memoir. ..

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Done!: The Secret Deals That are Changing Our World
Doomsday Cults

For hundreds of years seers and prophets have used the Bible's Book of Revelations to whip up hysteria and fear. The last book of the New Testament declares that all but the true believer..

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An unforgettable portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it. In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes u..

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it. A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'A shocking investigatio..

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

Ecstasy dealing in London, crack talking in Los Angeles, LSD dropping in Tokyo, heroin smoking in Sofia, cocaine cooking in Medellin, bounty hunting in Manilla, opium taking in Tehran. Thi..

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Draw Your Weapons

'How to live in the face of so much suffering? What difference can one person make in this beautiful, imperfect, and imperilled world?' In Draw Your Weapons, Sarah Sentilles offers an impassioned defe..

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Drones are in the newspaper, on the TV screen, swarming through the networks, and soon, we'r..

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Economists' Hour, The

The Economists' Hour by Binyamin Appelbaum is the biography of a revolution: the story of how economists who believed in the power and the glory of free markets transformed the business of government,..

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Economyths: 11 Ways Economics Gets it Wrong

When Economyths was first published in 2010, David Orrell showed how mainstream economics is based on key myths such as fair competition, rational behaviour, stability and eternal growth - and how the..

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Equal Opportunities Revolution

The Equal Opportunities Revolution explains why bosses took equal opportunities on board just as they were tearing up union rights at work. It asks why greater rights led to greater inequality, and wh..

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Establishment: And How They Get Away with it

Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates our l..

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Ethics for Life: Making Sense of the Morals of Everyday Living

We all face questions on an almost daily basis related to truth and post-truth, particularly in the political sphere, terrorism, globalization, immigration and asylum, social responsibility, media and..

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European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche
Everybody Lies: The New York Times Bestseller

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 'This book is about a whole new way of studying the mind ... Endlessly fascinating' Steven Pinker ..

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Evocative Autoethnography: Writing Lives and Telling Stories

This comprehensive text is the first to introduce evocative autoethnography as a methodology and a way of life in the human sciences. Using numerous examples from their work and others, world-renowned..

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F**k the Establishment: 101 ways to get your voice heard and change the world

A helpful and positive illustrated guide to exacting the change in the world you want to see, using the tools you already have at your disposal. The mood in the world righ..

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Factfulness (Illustrated)

The international best-selling phenomenon loved by BARACK OBAMA and BILL GATES in a new and updated illustrated edition 'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work o..

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World

'One of the most important books I've ever read - an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.' BILL GATES'Hans Rosling tells the story of "the secret silent miracle of human progress" ..

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Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes makes the case that one percenters like him should pay their fortune forward in a radically simple way: a guaranteed income for working people The first half of C..

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Fat is A Feminist Issue

This is the original anti-diet book is back - in one volume together with its best-selling sequel. When it was first published, Fat Is A Feminist Issue became an instant classic and it is as relevant ..

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Finitude's Score: Essays for the End of the Millennium

"Brilliant."--Esquire. "'Trauma TV' is ...the most illuminating essay on TV and video ever written."--Artforum. "Over the past decade, Avital Ronell has put together what must be one of the most remar..

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First Stone: 25th Anniversary Edition, The

In the autumn of 1992, two young women students at Melbourne University went to the police claiming that they had been indecently assaulted at a party. The man they accused was the head of their co-ed..

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Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

It is short-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. It is the winner of the Jerwood Prize. It is a constellation of everyday digital phenomena is rewiring our inner lives. We are increasi..

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