The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir

The Room Where It Happened: A White House MemoirAs President Trump s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves n nThe result is a White House memoir that is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration, and one of the few to date

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About RaceIn 2014, award winning journalist Reni Eddo Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren t affected by it She posted a piece on her blog, entitled Why I m No Longer Talking to White People About Race that led to t

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Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of TomorrowYuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century humank

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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of EmpireSHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK PRIZE THE JHALAK PRIZE THE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING n nFrom the first time he was stopped and searched as a child, to the day he realised his mum was white, to his first encounters with racist teachers race

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyIn Sapiens, he explored our past In Homo Deus, he looked to our future Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today s most pressing issues n nHow do computers and robots change the meaning of being human How do we deal with the epidemic of fake

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De meeste mensen deugen

De meeste mensen deugenDe mens is een beest, zeiden de koningen Een zondaar, zeiden de priesters Een ego st, zeiden de boekhouders Al eeuwen is de westerse cultuur doordrongen van het geloof in de verdorvenheid van de mens n nMaar wat als we het al die tijd mis hadden n nIn dit boek verweeft Rutger Bregman de jongste in

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American CityIn Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur Genius Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st century America

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Have You Seen Luis Velez?

Have You Seen Luis Velez?Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn t belong Not with his mother s new family Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father s wife Not at school, where he s an outcast After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections to the feral cat he s tamed and to a blind ninety

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How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention EconomyThis thrilling critique of the forces vying for our attention re defines what we think of as productivity, shows us a new way to connect with our environment and reveals all that we ve been too distracted to see about our selves and our world n nWhen the technologies we use every day collapse our exp

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Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage

Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of OutrageJordan Peterson s Twelve Rules for Life meets Jocko Willink and Leif Babin s Extreme Ownership in this tough love leadership book from a Navy SEAL and rising star in Republican politics n nIn 2012, on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, a roadside bomb took Dan Crenshaw s right eye When he learne

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