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 Political/World

'Spectacular and terrifyingly true' Owen Jones 'Thought-provoking and funny' The Times Be honest: if your job didn't exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever wondered why not? Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they ar... read more

Bullshit Jobs - A Theory

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 Political/World

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction


A vital new non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time.‘Word-work is sublime, she thinks, because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference—... read more

Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations

Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and reshaped our world.
Drawing o... read more

Merchants of Truth - Inside the War for Control of the News

Five billion people, two-thirds of the world's mega-cities, one-third of the global economy, two-thirds of global economic growth, thirty of the Fortune 100, six of the ten largest banks, eight of the ten largest armies, five nuclear... read more

The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-First Century

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 Political/World

Ten Women Who Changed Science tells the moving stories of the physicists, biologists, chemists, astronomers and doctors who helped to shape our world with their extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions, and outlines their remarkable achievements. <... read more

Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

The first honest insider's account of the Trump administration.
After standing at Donald Trump's side on Election Night, Cliff Sims joined him in the West Wing as Special Assistant to the President and Director of White... read more

Team of Vipers - My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House

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 Political/World

Reading Level:4 non fiction

"Without free speech there is no true thought." Jordan Peterson
Is political correctness an enemy of free speech, open debate and the free exchange of ideas? Or is it a progressive force, eroding the dominant power relationships and social norms that exclude marginalised groups from society?

Political Correctness Gone Mad?

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 Political/World

Reading Level:3 Biography

A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place, which will appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger Deakin and Olivia Laing.  Long captivated by the solid ... read more

The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate

What if the real key to a richer and more fulfilling career was not to create and scale up a new business, but rather, to be able to work for yourself, determine your own hours and become a (highly profitable) and sustainable ... read more

Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business

Out in the Pacific Ocean, there is a war taking place. It is a "warm war," a shoving match between the United States, since World War II the uncontested ruler of the seas, and China, which now possesses the world's largest navy... read more

Crashback: The Power Clash Between the U. S. and China in the Pacific

'How strange that in our inter-connected modern lives one of the greatest threats to happiness is loneliness. Nick Duerden has approached this dreadful and isolating condition head on, and huge comfort is to be found in ... read more

A Life Less Lonely - What We Can All Do to Lead More Connected, Kinder Lives

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 Political/World

In May 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart - a dashing, reform-minded Democrat - seemed a lock for the party?s presidential nomination and led George H. W. Bush by double digits in the polls. Then, in one tumultuous week, rumours of marital infidelity and a newspaper?s stakeout o... read more

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