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Why Liberalism Failed

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Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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One of the most important political books of 2018. --Rod Dreher, American Conservative [more]

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Tame Your Anxiety: Rewiring Your Brain for Happiness

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Tame Your Anxiety: Rewiring Your Brain for Happiness

Loretta Breuning

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Popular psychology

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Learning to calm anxiety is a difficult task after years of responding to your brain's warning signs for threats. But understanding... [more]

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed...

Walter A. McDougall

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; International relations

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A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony [more]

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Making Space, Clutter Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need

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Making Space, Clutter Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need...

Tracy Mccubbin

Psychology; Household hints

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Conquer clutter and discover emotional cleansing with the liberating guide that will encourage readers to take their power... [more]

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast...

Donald E. Weatherbee

History; Asian history; International relations

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This authoritative book offers a critical analysis of the conventional wisdom regarding ASEAN and its efforts to transform... [more]

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

Rita Chin

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [more]

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Mitchell Zuckoff

True stories; History; History of the Americas; Terrorist attack

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `The farewell calls from the planes... the mounting... [more]

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The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind

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The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind...

Doug Clark

History; Social & cultural anthropology

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The epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers [more]

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 - 1900

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 -...

Katie Hickman

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Gender studies: women

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An extraordinary and illuminating book that tells the incredible stories of the first British women to set foot in India -... [more]

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The Secret Commonwealth: Of Elves Fauns and Fairies

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The Secret Commonwealth: Of Elves Fauns and Fairies

Marina Warner, Robert Kirk

Fiction-related items; Folklore, myths & legends

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Late in the seventeenth century, Robert Kirk, an Episcopalian minister in the Scottish Highlands, set out to collect his parishioners'... [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 civilization began. [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A riveting inside account of life and leadership at the heart of the FBI and high office in the United States of America.... [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

Vladimir Netto

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Political corruption

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INTRODUCTION BY MISHA GLENNY, author of McMafiaA gripping narrative of power, corruption and greed, The Mechanism is the true... [more]

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [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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`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

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Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being

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Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being

Paul Mason

Social issues & processes; Social theory; Social, group or collective psychology; International relations; Business & Economics

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Our world order is under pressure as never before. From new authoritarian regimes in the US, Turkey and Russia, to the imminent... [more]

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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant

Psychology; Coping with personal problems; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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The book features stories of people who recovered from personal and professional hardship, including illness, injury, divorce,... [more]

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11 Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

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11 Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

Ndaba Mandela

Memoirs; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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And as Mandela grew older, Ndaba had the chance to repay his grandfather's love and support by demonstrating the ways in which... [more]

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The Stonewall Reader

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The Stonewall Reader

Edmund White

Literary essays; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Gay & Lesbian studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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28 June 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising - the most significant event in the gay liberation... [more]

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The Assault On Intelligence

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The Assault On Intelligence

Michael Hayden

History; Politics & government

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A blistering critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with the President of the United... [more]

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Women's Work: A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege

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Women's Work: A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege...

Megan Stack

Biography; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Home nursing & caring; Child care & upbringing

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After her first book was published to acclaim, journalist Megan K. Stack got pregnant and quit her job to write. She pictured... [more]

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The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

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The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution...

Christopher Hill

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; History of ideas

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Studies the beliefs of radical groups as the Diggers, the Ranters, the Levellers and others, and the social and emotional... [more]

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Jung and Philosophy

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Jung and Philosophy

Jon Mills

Philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Analytical & Jungian psychology; Philosophy of science

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Although the works of C.G. Jung have received worldwide attention, there has been surprisingly little engagement by philosophers.... [more]

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The Secret History of America: Classic Writings on Our Nation's Unknown Past and Inner Purpose

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The Secret History of America: Classic Writings on Our Nation's Unknown...

Manly P. Hall

History of the Americas; Folklore, myths & legends; Mind, Body, Spirit; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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A compilation of rare works on the untold history and destiny of America by acclaimed occult writer Manly P. Hall. [more]

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