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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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) ..
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..
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..
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..
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 ..
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 ..
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. ..
'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..
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..
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,..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
'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" ..
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 ..
"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..
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..
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..