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In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in Washington DC when a posting on Craigslist landed her, improbably, in the Oval Office as one of Barack Obama's stenographers. The ultimate DC outsider, she joined the elite team who accompanied the presiden... 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

Stranded at Schiphol airport, Ben Coates called up a friendly Dutch girl he'd met some months earlier. He stayed for dinner. Actually, he stayed for good. In the first book to consider the hidden heart and history o... read more

Why the Dutch are Different: A Journey into the Hidden Heart of the Netherlands

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NOW WITH EVEN MORE REMARKABLE PEOPLEIn If I Could Tell You Just One Thing . . . some of the world's most remarkable people share their most valuable pieces of wisdom. Including: President Bill Clinton, Clare Balding, Bill Gates, Stephen Fry, Dame Judi Dench, ... read more

If I Could Tell You Just One Thing...

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'Scintillating ... thought-provoking ... one of the very best of the great crop of recent books on the subject.' Andrew Rawnsley, ObserverDemocracy has died hundreds of times, all over the world. We think we know what that looks like: chaos descends and the military arrives ... read more

How Democracy Ends

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Prompted by the EU referendum in the UK and the presidential election in the USA, A. C. Grayling investigates why the institutions of representative democracy seem unable to hold up against forces they were designed to manage, and why, crucially, it matters. First h... read more

Democracy and Its Crisis

Ideas Don't Sell Themselves. As the forces of globalization, automation, and artificial intelligence combine to disrupt every field, having a good idea isn't good enough. Communication is no longer a "soft" skill-it is the human... read more

Five Stars - The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great

This program is read by the authorsIn a compelling new set of interviews, Noam Chomsky's Global Discontents identifies the "dry kindling" of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging interviews ... read more

Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

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From debut author Prager comes the first-ever LGBTQ history book for teens, combining riveting facts with a pop-culture vibe to chronicle the lives of 23 influential queer figures from the Roman Empire through to the present. Illustrations.

Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World
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A timeless collection of quotations by visionaries who have been catalysts for change - through the ages and across the globe
You Had Better Make Some Noise brings together the words of social activists, revolutionaries, artists, w... read more

You Had Better Make Some Noise : Words to Change the World

* Winner of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award * National Book Award Finalist * Time magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of the Year * New York Times Notable Book * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 "A page turner...We have long needed a... read more

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America
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Series:Vintage Minis Ser.

Selected from the books Sapiens and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari How did money come to be invented? Why does it now have such significance in our lives? Does it make us happier or unhappier? And what does the future hold for it? With brilliant clarity and insight, Yuv... read more

Money: Vintage Minis
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