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Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women and Desire in the Age of Consent

Women are in a bind. In the name of consent and empowerment, they must proclaim their desires clearly and confidently. Yet sex researchers suggest that women's desire is often slow to emerge. And men ..

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Too Much Information

How much information is too much? Do we need to know how many calories are in the giant vat of popcorn that we bought on our way into the movie theater? Do we want to know if we are genetically predis..

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Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time

Humans are a planet-altering force. Our closest living relatives, the now-endangered chimpanzees, continue to live as they have for millions of years. Yet we evolved through the same process. What are..

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Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?, The

These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give ..

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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

"You cannot fix a problem you do not know you have." So begins Emmanuel Acho in his essential guide to the truths Americans need to know to address the systemic racism that has recently electrified pr..

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Understanding the Past, Navigating the Future: From the Neanderthal to Cultural Globalisation and Its Prospects
Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals Emergent Strategy Series

Undrowned is a book-length meditation for social movements and our whole species based on the subversive and transformative guidance of marine mammals. Our aquatic cousins are queer, fierce, protectiv..

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Unquiet Women: From the Dusk of the Roman Empire to the Dawn of the Enlightenment

In a fascinating journey of rediscovery, Max Adams brings to life the forgotten experiences - and voices - of some of the most extraordinary women in history. Unquiet Women is an exquisitely c..

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Upswing: How We Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again, The

Deep and accelerating inequality; unprecedented political polarisation, vitriolic public discourse; a fraying social fabric' public and private narcissism - today we seem to agree on only one thing: t..

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Upturn: A better normal after COVID-19

COVID-19 has resulted in changes none of us could have imagined, but what happens next? If you had asked most people a year ago, they would have told you there was no way that school children cou..

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Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

The Sunday Times Bestseller We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or le..

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Verso Book of Dissent: Revolutionary Words from Three Millennia of  Rebellion and Resistance

Throughout the ages and across every continent, people have struggled against those in power and raised their voices in protest--rallying others around them and inspiring uprisings in eras yet to come..

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Victors' Justice: From Nuremberg to Baghdad

Victors' Justice is a potent and articulate polemic against the manipulation of international penal law by the West, combining historical detail, juridical precision and philosophical analysis. Zolo's..

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Wall Disease

Today there are at least 70 border walls: from the US-Mexico border to the 17,000 miles of barbed wire that wall off Bangladesh from India, as well as the five-layer fence between Saudi Arabia and Ira..

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Way Home: Tales from a life without technology, The

It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever. No running water, no car, no electricity or any of the things it powers: the..

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We See It All: liberty and justice in the age of perpetual surveillance

An investigation into the legal, political, and moral issues surrounding how the police and justice system use surveillance technology, asking the question- what are citizens of a free country willing..

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Weed: Everything You Want to Know but Are Always Too Stoned to Ask

Not too long ago, it might have seemed impossible that cannabis would step out of the shadows into the mainstream. But now, as legalization sweeps the globe, a new weed culture is evolving with its ow..

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What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract

One of the world's most influential economists sets out the basis for a new social contract fit for the 21st century The social contract shapes everything- our political institutions, legal syste..

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Where We Swim

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White

Bret Easton Ellis has wrestled with the double-edged sword of fame and notoriety for more than thirty years now, since Less Than Zero catapulted him into the limelight in 1985, earning him devoted fan..

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White Tears/Brown Scars

When white people cry foul it is often people of colour who suffer. White tears have a potency that silences racial minorities. White Tears/Brown Scars blows open the inconvenient truth that when it c..

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Whites: On Race and Other Falsehoods

In this powerful and timely personal essay, best-selling author Otegha Uwagba reflects on racism, whiteness, and the mental labour required of Black people to navigate the two. Presented as a record ..

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE JHALAK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION N..

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Why the Germans Do it Better: Notes from a Grown-Up Country

Emerging from a collection of disparate city states 150 years ago, no other country has had as turbulent a history as Germany or enjoyed so much prosperity in such a short time frame. Today, as much o..

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Work Won't Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone
Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain

A collection of political tales "first published in British workers (TM) magazines "selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen In the late nineteenth and early twenti..

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World Peace: (And How We Can Achieve It)

World peace is possible. This book explains how. For as long as there has been war, there have been schemes to end it. In the modern era, war's capacity to satisfy interests, generate wealth, and expo..

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World Without Email: Reimagining Work in the Age of Overload

New York Times bestselling author and productivity expert Cal Newport offers a radical vision for an email free workplace Constant communication has become part of the way we work as we check our..

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Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

This is the dramatic story of how a noted tech venture capitalist, an early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and investor in his company, woke up to the serious damage Facebook was doing to our society and s..

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