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Inside the Clinton White House: An Oral History

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Inside the Clinton White House: An Oral History

Russell L. Riley (Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Presidential Oral History Program, Miller Center, University of Virginia)

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Oral history; Politics & government

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Inside the Clinton White House uses never-before-seen interviews with Bill Clinton's administration and colleagues to provide... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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As increasingly we rely on them to automate big, important decisions - in crime, healthcare, transport, money - they raise... [more]

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Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

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Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception...

Paul Pillar

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Political science & theory; Central government; Geopolitics

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Paul R. Pillar ties the American public's misconceptions about foreign threats and behaviors to the nation's history and geography,... [more]

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The Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking and Communicating at University

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The Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking...

Diana Hopkins, Tom Reid

Study & learning skills: general; Educational material

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This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university, packed with tips,... [more]

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Kevin N. Laland

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for culture, from the arts and language to science and technology. But how did the... [more]

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Robert E. Lerner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895–1963), an influential and controversial German-American... [more]

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What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing

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What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing

Ed Finn

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Algorithms & data structures

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The gap between theoretical ideas and messy reality, as seen in Neal Stephenson, Adam Smith, and Star Trek. [more]

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Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation

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Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social...

Gretchen Ki Steidle (Founder and President, Global Grassroots)

Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Business & Economics; Entrepreneurship; Management: leadership & motivation

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A roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change: how to lead transformation with compassion for the... [more]

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under Fire

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under...

Raphael D. Marcus

Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Politics & government; International relations

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah is both the first complete military history of the decades-long conflict between Israel and... [more]

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Research Question: Little Quick Fix

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Research Question: Little Quick Fix

Zina O'Leary

Research methods: general; Study & learning skills: general; Educational material

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Zina O'Leary's Research Question Little Quick Fix teaches students how to find their interest, hone it to a topic, and turn... [more]

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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

Alan Rusbridger

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Press & journalism

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A powerful and profound study of the news - how we read it, who controls it and why it matters - from former Guardian Editor-in-Chief... [more]

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood with Fred and Rose West

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood...

Mae West

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Child abuse; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The true story of an abused childhood, of shocking brutality and life as the daughter of notorious serial killer, and master... [more]

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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

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Dude!

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Dude!

Aaron Reynolds

Age groups: children; Children's & Educational

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An ingenious picture book that tells a complex and hilarious story using only one word: dude. [more]

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Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most

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Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most

Steven Johnson

Society & Social Sciences; Management decision making; Popular psychology

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A groundbreaking book about making once-in-a-lifetime decisions, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where... [more]

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder the Kaiser in 1918

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder...

John Hughes-Wilson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Military tactics

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In mid summer 1918 the First World War was still finely balanced. A top secret mission, which has remained classified information... [more]

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Great Minds Don't Think Alike: discover the method and madness of 56 creative geniuses

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Great Minds Don't Think Alike: discover the method and madness of 56 creative...

Emily Gosling

The Arts: General & Reference; Psychology

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Uncover the method and madness behind the greatest minds in history. [more]

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The Sky is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids and Superheroes Made America Great for Extremism

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The Sky is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids and Superheroes Made...

Peter Biskind

Film, TV & Radio; Popular culture; Media studies; Political ideologies

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Are Batman and 24's Jack Bauer heroic loners defending our way of life - or right-wing vigilantes attacking it? Is Avatar... [more]

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Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity's Surrender to Computers

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Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity's Surrender to Computers

Harry Collins

Society & Social Sciences; Artificial intelligence

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Startling successes in machine intelligence using 'deep learning' have dramatically raised the stakes in the rise of AI. However,... [more]

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; History of medicine

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A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilisation began. [more]

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One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported

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One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the...

E. J. Dionne Jr., Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann

History; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political structure & processes; Constitution: government & the state; Central government

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The instant New York Times bestseller from Washington's premier political scholar-journalists on the threat posed by the Trump... [more]

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Every Woman's Guide To Saving The Planet

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Every Woman's Guide To Saving The Planet

Natalie Isaacs

Society & Social Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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How to take action on climate change in your everyday life When it came to climate change, Natalie Isaacs used to... [more]

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone...

Walter Scheidel, Walter Scheidel

Violence in society; Population & demography; Business & Economics; Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

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An essential contribution to the debate about inequality, The Great Leveler provides important new insights about why inequality... [more]

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The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt

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The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt...

Robert I. Sutton

Psychology; Personnel & human resources management; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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The ultimate prescriptive handbook for preserving civility, sanity, and success when facing a business world full of unsavory... [more]

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Living and Loving in Diversity: An anthology of Australian multicultural queer adventures

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Living and Loving in Diversity: An anthology of Australian multicultural...

Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Gay & Lesbian studies

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The deeply personal stories herein reflect a rainbow of experiences and emotions as diverse as the storytellers themselves.... [more]

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