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The Uninhabitable Earth
The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells
The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.
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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics
How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics Michael Pollan
Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most revered writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousness.
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The Fifth Risk
The Fifth Risk Michael Lewis
The bestselling, no-holds-barred exposé of the people who are wrecking our democracy, by the master storyteller of our times.
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Upheaval
Upheaval Jared Diamond
From 'the master storyteller of the human race' (Daily Mail), a brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't.
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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher Charles Moore
Charles Moore's bestselling and definitive biography of Britain's first female Prime Minister reaches its climax with the story of her zenith and her fall.
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Landscapes Of Communism
Landscapes Of Communism Owen Hatherley
Landscapes of Communism is an intimate history of twentieth-century communist Europe told through its buildings; it is, too, a book about power, and what power does in cities.
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The Euro
The Euro Joseph Stiglitz
The Nobel Prize-winning economist and bestselling author of Globalization and Its Discontents explains why saving Europe may mean abandoning the Euro.
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Britain's Europe
Britain's Europe Brendan Simms
The essential book for understanding the history of Britain's place in Europe, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
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Kissinger
Kissinger Niall Ferguson
In this remarkable book, the first of two volumes, Niall Ferguson has created an extraordinary panorama of Kissinger's world, and a paradigm-shifting reappraisal of the man. Drawing not only on Kissinger's hitherto closed private papers but also on documents from more than a hundred archives around the world, this biography is Niall Ferguson's masterpiece. Like his classic two-volume history of the House of Rothschild, Kissinger sheds dazzling new light on an entire era.
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Karl Marx
Karl Marx Gareth Stedman Jones
This towering intellectual biography allows us to understand both the greatness and the illusion that lie at the heart of an extraordinary man.
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Lenin On The Train
Lenin On The Train Catherine Merridale
A gripping account of how, in the depths of the First World War, Russia's greatest revolutionary was taken in a 'sealed train' across Europe and changed the history of the world.
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Age Of Anger
Age Of Anger Pankaj Mishra
A compelling, powerful argument about the roots of current global disorder.
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Against The Double Blackmail
Against The Double Blackmail Slavoj Zizek
The celebrated philosopher returns with a provoking analysis of Europe's crisis. Exposing its real nature, he asks: what is to be done?
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Weapons Of Math Destruction
Weapons Of Math Destruction Cathy O’Neil
A former Wall Street data scientist sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life - and threaten to rip apart our social fabric.
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Nothing But A Circus
Nothing But A Circus Daniel Levin
The truth about the corrupting effects of power in politics? It's worse than you think.
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The World-Ending Fire
The World-Ending Fire Wendell Berry
Life-changing writings by the visionary farmer, essayist and poet Wendell Berry.
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The Egyptians: A Radical Story
The Egyptians: A Radical Story Jack Shenker
The essential book about Egypt and radical politics.
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The Way Of The Strangers
The Way Of The Strangers Graeme Wood
A timely and essential rethinking of what ISIS is and what it really wants.
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A Woman's Work
A Woman's Work Harriet Harman
With a new chapter on the fights for women now, as the UK celebrates 100 years of having the vote.
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Refuge
Refuge Alexander Betts, Paul Collier
An eye-opening account of the migrant crisis which shows why our global refugee regime is broken and how it can be fixed.
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The Souls Of China
The Souls Of China Ian Johnson
The human story of the vast changes now transforming China, with religion sweeping up millions of people in ways which are a profound threat to the Communist Party.
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Priestdaddy
Priestdaddy Patricia Lockwood
The hilarious and universally lauded memoir of life as the daughter of a gun-toting, all-American Catholic priest.
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