Pope Francis recounts his early life, including his relationship with his mother and his grandmothers, former girlfriends and childhood sweethearts, as well as the psychoanalysis he underwent aged 42. Dominique Wolton asks Pope Francis about his ... read more

The Path to Change - Thoughts on Politics & Society

A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it.
Beth Macy takes us into the heart of America's struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to weal... read more

Dopesick: Dealers Doctors and the Drug Company That Addicted America

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 Political/World

In 2013, Murdoch Stephens began a campaign to double New Zealands refugee quota. Inspired by his time living in Aleppo, Syria, over the next five years he built the campaign into a mainstream national movement - one that contributed to the first growth in New Zealands refugee quo... read more

Doing our Bit

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 Political/World

Series:BWB Texts

We may be in the golden age of information, with access to more facts than ever before. Yet in the time of fake news and post-truth politics, it seems that conspiracy and rumour spread faster than ever and are even harder to debunk. Battling over facts can be exhausting and... read more

A Matter of Fact

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 Political/World

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  NEW YORK TIMES Editors' Choice From the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of America's retreat from reason We live in a time when the very idea of objective truth is mocked and discounted by the occupants of the Whi... read more

The Death of Truth

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 Political/World

Surely just giving people money couldn't work. Or could it? Imagine if every month the government deposited £1000 in your bank account, with no strings attached and nothing expected in return. It sounds crazy, but Universal Basic Income (UBI) has become one of the mos... read more

Give People Money

Capitalism has lost its way. Every week brings fresh news stories about businesses exploiting their staff, avoiding their taxes, and ripping off their customers. Every week, public anger at the system grows. Now, one of Britai... read more

The Ethical Capitalist - How to Make Business Work Better for Society

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 Political/World

Awards:WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, LOS ANGELES TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, BOSTON GLOBE, SEATTLE TIMES, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, NEWSWEEK, PASTE, and POP SUGAR

WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION
 
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS
 
WINNER OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY'S HELEN BERNSTEIN BOOK AWARD
 
NA... read more

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Enough plastic is thrown away every year to circle the world 4 times More than 8 million tonnes of plastic enter the oceans each year 300 million tonnes of new plastic is produced every year An estimated 15-51 trillion pieces of plastic now litter the world's oceans... read more

Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

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 Political/World

How can we rebuild our society? In Out of the Wreckage, George Monbiot outlines how both democracy and economic life can be radically reorganized from the bottom up, enabling us to take back control and overthrow the forces that have thwarted our ambitions for a better society. Book jacket.

Out of the Wreckage

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 Political/World

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "[This] breezy page turner is essentially Bridget Jones goes to the White House."--The New York Times   "Obama administration memoirs are rolling in, but in a refreshing twist From the Corner of the... read more

From the Corner of the Oval Office

In the spring of 2016, North Korea's missiles started falling out of the sky, if they even made it that high. In test after test, Kim Jong-un's Musudan missile-the pride of his fleet-was exploding on the launch pad, crashing seconds... read more

Perfect Weapons: War Sabotage and the Fear in the Cyber Age