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12 Rules for Life
12 Rules for Life Jordan B. Peterson
Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding, 12 Rules for Life offers an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to our modern problems.
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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams Matthew Walker
The phenomenal bestseller that's starting a sleep revolution, now in paperback.
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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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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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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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Chernobyl
Chernobyl Serhii Plokhy
A dramatic, minute-by-minute account of one of the most shattering events of the Cold War, from an award-winning historian.
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Churchill
Churchill Andrew Roberts
The blockbuster biography of the greatest Briton, by one of Britain's bestselling historians.
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The Upright Thinkers
The Upright Thinkers Leonard Mlodinow
At once authoritative and accessible, and infused with the author's trademark wit, this deeply insightful book is a stunning tribute to humanity's intellectual curiosity.
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In A Different Key
In A Different Key John Donvan, Caren Zucker
The astonishing story of autism as it has been discovered and felt by parents, children and doctors.
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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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Evicted
Evicted Matthew Desmond
This searing, heartbreaking book tells the story of poverty today, and the people who live it.
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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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In a Different Key: The Story of Autism
In a Different Key: The Story of Autism John Donvan, Caren Zucker
By turns intimate and panoramic, In a Different Key takes us on a journey from an era when families were shamed and children were condemned to institutions, to one in which parents and people with autism push not simply for inclusion, but for a new understanding of autism: as difference rather than disability.
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Criminal
Criminal Tom Gash
The hidden truths about why people really commit crime, and why our views of it are wrong.
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Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool
Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool Jennifer Jacquet
In this urgent, illuminating book, Jennifer Jacquet argues that, if we want to make large-scale fixes, we need to become active citizens, ready to find creative ways to shame those who have the power to bring about political and social change but aren't. Individual guilt and modified consumption don't compare to the possibilities of using shame as a non-violent form of resistance.
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Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano
Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano Dana Thomas
This is the story of Galliano and McQueen, the two working class British boys who shook fashion to its core. With their complicated and deeply seductive designs, they moved from the raucous art and club scene of London to the old-school heart of French couture.
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The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence
The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence Dacher Keltner
This revolutionary new book shows us that everything we thought about power is dead wrong. It is not gained, as the Machiavellian view says, through coercive force.
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