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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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The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency

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The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency

Dr Kate Gleeson, Catharine Lumby

Society & Social Sciences; Child welfare

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This book challenges received mainstream and scholarly ideas about how and why child abuse occurs and offers fresh ideas about... [more]

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Blue Sky Mind: The Art of Meditation

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Blue Sky Mind: The Art of Meditation

Ian Gawler

Psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Your mind has two aspects. Maybe you are only familiar with one - the active thinking mind with all its attendant emotions.... [more]

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The Little Grey Book on Sex and Transgender: What it means for girls & boys, women & men, schools, sports, women's rights, democracy

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The Little Grey Book on Sex and Transgender: What it means for girls & boys,...

Patrick J. Byrne

Society & Social Sciences

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This book questions the ideology (a philosophical `belief ' with a political agenda) of transgenderism. The transgender world... [more]

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Age groups: children; Advocate - History

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What did it mean to grow up in the Soviet Union during the Second World War? In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich started... [more]

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Stand By Me

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Stand By Me

Wendell Berry

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Rural communities

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As in thought he passes backward into time, the country becomes quieter, and it seems to grow larger. The sounds of engines... [more]

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

James Lovelock

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Artificial intelligence; Advocate - Science

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The originator of the Gaia theory offers the vision of a future epoch in which humans and artificial intelligence together... [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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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether... [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 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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On Identity

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On Identity

Stan Grant

Social issues & processes; Social groups

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Tribalism, nationalism and sectarianism are dividing the world into us and them. Communities are a tinderbox of anger and... [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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The Psychology of the Paranormal

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The Psychology of the Paranormal

David Groome (Formerly at the University of Westminster, UK), Michael Eysenck (Emeritus Professor of Psychology in the psychology department at Royal Holloway University of London, UK), Robin Law (Westminster University, UK)

Psychology; Parapsychological studies

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Can mediums communicate with the dead? Do people really believe they've been abducted by aliens? Why do some people make life... [more]

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The Psychology of Politics

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The Psychology of Politics

Barry Richards

Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Social, group or collective psychology; Politics & government

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How do some political leaders capture popular support? What is the appeal of belonging to a nation? Can democracy thrive?<br... [more]

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The Psychology of Happiness

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The Psychology of Happiness

Peter Warr (University of Sheffield, UK)

Psychology; Health psychology; Psychotherapy

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Is happiness all down to luck? Do events in our life influence how happy we feel? Can too much of a good thing make us less... [more]

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Making Sense of the Alt-Right

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Making Sense of the Alt-Right

George Hawley (The American Conservative)

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Elections & referenda

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During the 2016 election, a new term entered the American political lexicon: alt-right. George Hawley provides an accessible... [more]

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The Civic Foundations of Fascism in Europe

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The Civic Foundations of Fascism in Europe

Dylan Riley

Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism

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How the development of twentieth-century fascism depended on strong civil societies [more]

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Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason

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Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason

David Harvey

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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Marx's Capital is one of the most important texts of the modern era. The three volumes, published between 1867 and 1883, changed... [more]

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