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Sapiens
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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...
Start with why
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Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and 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...

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...
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...

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The idea of race may be outdated, as many commentators and scholars, working in a broad range of different fields in the sciences and humanities, have...
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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A GUARDIAN AND A SMITHSONIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND I-PAPER SUMMER READ 'Enormously entertaining' Sunday Times 'Fascinating' N...
The great economists
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A Times Best Business Book of 2018What can the ideas of history's greatest economists tell us about the most important issues of our time?'The best pl...

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...
Civilisations
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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 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
Money
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Selected from the books Sapiens and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah HarariHow did money come to be invented? Why does it now have such significance in our liv...

De Civitate Dei
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After completing the first ten books of De Civitate Dei, in which Augustine sought to refute the claim that pagan deities had ensured that Rome enjoy...
The human odyssey
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The long human odyssey of self-discovery has reached a crucial stage: everything we do affects everyone and everything else - and we know it. The next...

Leaders eat last
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Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. T...
Austerity
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VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.How do we choose between what is fair and just, and what our debtors demand of us? Yanis Varoufaki...

The descent of man
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'A breeze of a read, makes you see our male-manufactured world a little differently' Matt Haig'GRAYSON PERRY FOR KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Imagine h...
In our time
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'Melvyn not only makes you think . he makes it enjoyable too. He's brilliant.' - John Humphrys, the Today Programme. 'In a troubled world where many s...