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Empire of Pain: Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

The highly-anticipated portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing. The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institution..

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Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women

Male entitlement takes many forms. To sex, yes, but more insidiously to admiration, bodily autonomy, knowledge, power, even care. In this urgent intervention, philosopher Kate Manne offers a radical n..

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Everyone Versus Racism: Letter to My Children

'I just want equality, equality for all of us. At the moment, the scales are unfairly balanced and I just want things to be fair for my children, my grandchildren and future generations.' On 13 June ..

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

*the #1 Sunday Times bestseller * instant New York Times bestseller * an Observer 'best brainy book of the decade' * #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller * Irish Times bestseller * Audio bestseller * Gua..

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Fallen Idols: Twelve Statues That Made History

Over the past three years, the world has witnessed the huge social and media discussions of what figures from the past one should, or should not celebrate and commemorate with a statue. The recent rem..

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Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia

How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred years There is an obesity epidemic in this country and poor black women are particularly stigmatized as "diseased" and a burden on t..

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Fragments of an Infinite Memory

A deeply informed, yet playful and ironic look at how the internet has changed human experience, memory, and our sense of self, and that belongs on the shelf with the best writings of Roland Barthes a..

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Freakonomics

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Free Speech And Why It Matters

'A fantastically timely book written by one of the smartest thinkers in Britain' Piers Morgan 'Impassioned, scholarly and succinct' The Times Free speech is the bedrock of all ou..

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Freedom

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm 'Sebastian Junger bears witness to a hard-won and an uncertain new world, framed in vital an..

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Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America

An award-winning journalist investigates Amazon's impact on the wealth and poverty of towns and cities across the United States. In 1937, the famed writer and activist Upton Sinclair published a..

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Gender Explorers: Our Stories of Growing Up TRANS and Changing the World

'I believe that children who are questioning and exploring their gender are the gender bosses that we all so desperately need. I believe that they are our future.' In this life-affirming, hearten..

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Girls & Sex - Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

A generation gap has emerged between parents and their daughters. Mothers and fathers have little idea about the pressures and expectations they face or how they feel about them. Drawing on in-depth i..

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Glimpses of Utopia: Real Ideas for a Fairer World

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God Is Not a White Man: And Other Revelations

What does it mean when God is presented as male? What does it mean when - from our internal assumptions to our shared cultural imaginings - God is presented as white? These are the ..

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Good Chemistry: The Science of Connection, from Soul to Psychedelics

A psychiatrist and psychedelic researcher explores the science of connection--why we need it, how we've lost it, and how we might find it again. We are suffering from an epidemic of disconnection..

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Good Country Equation

How is it that, despite all the experience, power, technology, money and knowledge that humanity has accumulated, we are still unable to defeat the global challenges facing us today- climate change, m..

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Groupthink

In Groupthink, his final book, the late, eminent journalist and bestselling author Christopher Booker seeks to identify the hidden key to understanding much that is disturbing about the world today. ..

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Growing Up Disabled in Australia

A rich collection of writing from those negotiating disability in their lives - a group whose voices are not heard often enough 'My body and its place in the world seemed normal to me. Why wouldn..

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Head Hand Heart: The Struggle for Dignity and Status in the 21st Century

The coronavirus pandemic taught us something we ought already to have known- that care workers, supermarket shelf-stackers, delivery drivers and cleaners are doing essential work that keeps us all ali..

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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women White Feminists Forgot

'It is absolutely brilliant, I think every woman should read it' PANDORA SYKES, THE HIGH LOW 'My wish is that every white woman who calls herself a feminist will read this book in a state of hushed ..

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How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 'The ultimate anti-racism guide' Caroline Criado Perez 'Seriously important' Bill Bryson 'A fascinating d..

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How To Be an Antiracist

**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** 'Could hardly be more relevant ... it feels like a light switch being flicked on' OWEN JONES Not being racist is not enough. We have to be antiracist. In t..

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

'It's as if we made entering gothic cathedrals illegal, or museums, or sunsets!' When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might..

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How to Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide

In our current political climate, it seems impossible to have a civil conversation with someone who has a different opinion. Dialogue is shut down when perspectives clash. Heated debates on Facebook a..

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How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of Politics

IN NOVEMBER 2016, MANY PEOPLE WOKE UP TO A WORLD THEY DIDN'T RECOGNIZE: A NEW PRESIDENT WAS IN POWER. TWENTY-FOUR HOUR NEWS COVERAGE AND SOCIAL MEDIA UNFOLDED LIKE A HORROR FILM. ALL AT ONCE, EVERYTHI..

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How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

The must-read, pocket-sized Big Think book of 2020. It feels like the world is falling apart. So how do we keep hold of our optimism? How do we nurture the parts of ourselves that hope, trust and..

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How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic

From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. 'This is a love story-for one particular man in the love affair that..

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Humans

Brandon Stanton's Humans is a book that connects readers as global citizens at a time when erecting more borders is the order of the day. It shows us the entire world, one story at a time . . . B..

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Hype: How Scammers, Grifters and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet, and Why We're Following

From Vice journalist and executive producer of hit Netflix documentary Fyre comes an eye-opening look at the con artists, grifters and snake oil salesmen of the digital age-and why we can't stop falli..

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I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  REESE'S BOOK CLUB X HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK PICK  From a leading voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female that exposes how wh..

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I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness: 'An example of how one woman can change the world by telling the truth about her life' GL

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB X HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK PICK * THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This book is my story about growing up in a Black girl's body. It's about surviving in a world not made for me..

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If Then: How One Data Company Invented the Future

Radio 4's Book of the Week A Financial Times Book of the Year Shortlisted for the 2020 Financial Times / McKinsey Business Book of the Year Longlisted for the National..

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Influence: How social media influencers are shaping our digital future

Digital influencing is one of the most exciting and disruptive new media industries, forecast to be worth over GBP10bn by 2020. Influencers now dominate the digital world and, when it comes to growth,..

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Introducing Cultural Studies: Graphic Guide

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Introducing Intercultural Communication: Global Cultures and Contexts

Taking a truly global perspective, this textbook presents concepts, theories and applications from the field of intercultural communication in a lively and easy-to-follow style. Covering all the essen..

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Introducing Sociology: A Graphic Guide

Sociology is interested in the ways people shape the society they live in, and the ways society shapes them. Simply, it is the study of what modern society is and how it functions. In the series' inim..

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Journey to Prison: Who Goes and Why?

Celia Lashlie's Journey to Prison was a huge success in 2002. In it, she told the story of the media furore that erupted when she made her now-famous statement: 'There is a blond, angelic-faced five-y..

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Killing Sydney: The Fight for a City's Soul

'Presents serious issues in a way which neither patronises or mystifies the lay reader.' Paul Keating on Three Houses For Elizabeth Farrelly, Sydney was love at first sight. But in 2012, lo..

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Kindness Revolution: How we can restore hope, rebuild trust and inspire optimism

Revolutions never start at the top. If we dare to dream of a more loving country - kinder, more compassionate, more cooperative, more respectful, more inclusive, more egalitarian, more harmonious, les..

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Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the World

From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back. In 1889, thousands of ho..

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Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out!: Voices from the Front Lines of the Educational Justice Movement

Parents, young people, community organizers, and educators describe how they are fighting systemic racism in schools by building a new intersectional educational justice movement. Illuminating th..

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Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity; THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A Times and Sunday Times Book of the Year Updated with a new afterword by the author 'Douglas Murray fights the good fight for freedom of speech ... A truthful loo..

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Make it Happen: How to be an Activist

'Make It Happen reminds us that people of any age can create change in their communities. From finding allies to setting goals, everyone who wants to contribute to a better future can learn from Amika..

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Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism

Material Girls is a timely and trenchant critique of the influential theory that we all have an inner feeling about our sex, known as a gender identity, and that this feeling is more socially signific..

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Me & White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism & Change the World

'White supremacy is a violent system of oppression that harms Black, Indigenous and People of Colour. And if you are a person who holds white privilege, then you are complicit in upholding ..

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Mediocre:  Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power

From the author of the Sunday Times and number 1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity. 'Deftly combines history and..

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Men Who Hate Women: From incels to pickup artists, the truth about extreme misogyny and how it affects us all

The extremism nobody talks about And how it affects us all 'Laura Bates does so much of the dispiriting, heavy lifting in 21st century feminism. She trudges through it like a boss, and puts ..

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Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives

Who controls the space around an aeroplane seat: you or the person behind you trying to work on their laptop? Who owns your favourite football player? And why do Facebook and Google want your private ..

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Miracle Pill, The

We are bombarded with images of fitness and sport, everything from the sculpted torsos of reality TV shows to stories about cycle races and ultra-marathons. But at the same time, four in ten British a..

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Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times

In today's world of cultural climate change, argues Jonathan Sacks, we have outsourced morality to the markets on the one hand, and to government on the other. If the market rewards it, it must be OK ..

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