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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERFire gave us power. Farming made us hungry for more. Money gave us purpose. Science made us deadly. This is the thrilling a...
Homo deus
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERSapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in whic...

Talking to my daughter about the economy
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERYanis Varoufakis, the world-renowned economist and #1 bestselling author, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain...
Start with why
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Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? In business, it doesn't matter what you do, it matters WHY you do it. Here, Sinek explains the framework needed for businesses to move past knowing what they do to how they do it, and then to ask the more important question - why?

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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...
The infinite game
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The New York Times-bestselling author of 'Start With Why,' 'Leaders Eat Last,' and 'Together Is Better' offers a bold new approach to business strategy by asking one question: are you playing the finite game or the infinite game? In 'The Infinite Game,' Sinek applies game theory to explore how great businesses achieve long-lasting success. He finds

Utopia for realists
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE VIRAL SENSATION TAKING ON THE BILLIONAIRES 'Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the futur...
Out of our minds
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'Immensely learned and ambitious.seam-bursting eclecticism and polymathic brio. This is by any standards a significant book and its author deserves hi...

Historicizing race
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The idea of race may be outdated, as many commentators and scholars, working in a broad range of different fields in the sciences and humanities, have...
Between Quran and Kafka
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What connects Shiite passion plays with Brechts drama? Which of Goethes poems were inspired by the Quran? How can Ibn Arabis theology of sighs explain...

The end of the French intellectual
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Charting the decline of the French intellectual, from the Dreyfus Affair to IslamophobiaThe best-selling author of The Invention of the Jewish People,...
Behold, America
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The conquest of bread
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'Well-being for all is not a dream.'In this brilliantly enjoyable, challenging rallying-cry of a book, Kropotkin lays out the heart of his anarchist b...
A history of economic thought
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Lionel Robbins's now famous lectures on the history of economic thought comprise one of the greatest accounts since World War II of the evolution of e...

100 books that changed the world
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A chronological survey of the world's most influential books. Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishing sensations, but ho...
The Civilizing Process
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This work traces the civilizing of manners in Western Europe since the Middle Ages, and shows how this was related to the formation of states and the monopolization of power within them. Originally published as two volumes: The History of Manners and State Formation and Civilization .

The fearless Benjamin Lay
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'The Fearless Benjamin Lay' chronicles the transatlantic life and times of a singular and astonishing man - a Quaker dwarf who became one of the first white people ever to demand the total, unconditional emancipation of all enslaved Africans around the world. He performed public guerrilla theatre to shame slave masters, insisting that human bondage
A case of hysteria
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'I very soon had an opportunity to interpret Dora's nervous coughing as the outcome of a fantasized sexual situation.' A Case of Hysteria, popularly ...

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The titles in the 'Vintage Minis' series feature contributions by some of the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human.
The intellectual struggle for Florence
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The Intellectual Struggle for Florence is an analysis of the ideology that developed in Florence with the rise of the Medici, during the early fifteen...