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Feminism for the 99%

Feminism for the 99%

Nancy Fraser, Tithi Bhattacharya, Cinzia Arruzza

From three of the organisers of the International Women's Strike US: a manifesto for when 'leaning in' is not enough.

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Last Days at Hot Slit: The Radical Feminism of Andrea Dworkin

Last Days at Hot Slit: The Radical Feminism of Andrea Dworkin

Andrea Dworkin, Johanna Fateman, Amy Scholder, Chris Kraus

Selections from the work of radical feminist author Andrea Dworkin, famous for her antipornography stance and role in the feminist sex wars of the 1980s.

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Biased

Biased

Jennifer Eberhardt

In Biased Jennifer Eberhardt draws on groundbreaking research to demonstrate that even without explicit racism, our unconscious biases powerfully shape our behaviour leading to racial disparities in all sectors of society.

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Democracy on the Road

Democracy on the Road

Ruchir Sharma

A deeply insightful book about the world's largest and most complex exercise in democracy. 

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The Third Pillar: The Revival of Community in a Polarised World

The Third Pillar: The Revival of Community in a Polarised World

Raghuram Rajan

From one of the most important economic thinkers of our time, a brilliant and far-seeing analysis of the current populist backlash against globalization and how revitalising community can save liberal market democracy.

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The Long '68: Radical Protest and Its Enemies

The Long ‘68: Radical Protest and Its Enemies

Richard Vinen

The 'long 68' is a striking and original attempt, half a century on, to show how these events, which in some ways still seem so current, stemmed from histories and societies which are in practice now extraordinarily remote from...

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Shoshana Zuboff

'Many adjectives could be used to describe Shoshana Zuboff's latest book: groundbreaking, magisterial, alarming, alarmist, preposterous. One will do: unmissable.' - Financial Times'From the very first page I was...

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The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

Sisonke Msimang

An elegant and challenging portrait of the extraordinary, glamorous, complex and brutal revolutionary, Winnie Mandela

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister.

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental advocates

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Read and Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism

Read and Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism

Nadya Tolokonnikova

From artist, activist, and Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova, a guerilla guide to radical protest and joyful political resistance

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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law

Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law

Preet Bharara

Multi-million-dollar fraud. Terrorism. Mafia criminality. Russian espionage. For eight years Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, successfully prosecuted some of the most high-profile...

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become the first and greatest of philosophersSocrates: the philosopher whose questioning gave birth...

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Democracy Hacked

Democracy Hacked

Martin Moore

This book shows how hackers are gaming democracy, why they can do it, and what we need to do to save democracy for the digital age. 

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Assembly

Assembly

Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri

Each year an eruption of leaderless social movements leaves external observers and activists perplexed. Why have the movements, which address the needs and desires of so many, not been able to achieve lasting change? In...

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Amplifications: Poetic Migration, Auditory Memory

Amplifications: Poetic Migration, Auditory Memory

Paul Carter

A personal narrative to sound written by one of the top figures in sound studies and that outlines a new way of thinking about migratory poetics --

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Political Correctness Gone Mad?

Political Correctness Gone Mad?

Jordan B. Peterson, Stephen Fry, Michael Eric Dyson, Michelle Goldberg

Has political correctness gone too far?

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Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling

Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling

Sigrid Rausing

When people predicate their politics only on what they feel and can no longer be swayed by expertise, reason or facts, what results would seem the most unfeeling sort of politics. Rage, resentment, hysteria, guilt, shame, all...

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Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Anand Giridharadas

In this insider's investigation of the global elite's efforts to 'change the world', Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, where the rich and powerful fight for equality and justice any way they...

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

Daniel Immerwahr

For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. The birth control pill, chemotherapy, plastic, Godzilla, the Beatles, the name America itself - you can't understand...

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

Dominic Kelly

Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics is a case study in how some very determined people can change a political culture.  

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The Thinking Woman

The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of the age-old questions of philosophy is what does it mean to live a good life? In this extraordinary book,...

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Quarterly Essay 73: Australia Fair - Listening to the Nation

Quarterly Essay 73: Australia Fair - Listening to the Nation

Rebecca Huntley

In this vivid, grounded essay, Rebecca Huntley looks at the state of the nation and asks: what does social-democratic Australia want, and why?

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The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

Parag Khanna

Leading global strategist Parag Khanna explains how Asia is reshaping the entire planet and setting a new template for our collective future

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The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

The Traveller’s Guide to Classical Philosophy

John Gaskin

A primer for anyone interested in the foundation of Western thought and a companion for visitors to Greek and Roman sites. It unfolds the thinking about nature, life, death and other worlds that informed the culture and society of...

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

This updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss?s bestselling Quarterly Essay gives a template for understanding the next federal election; discusses how and why the right of politics has continued to splinter; focuses on why...

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Antisemitism: Here and Now

Antisemitism: Here and Now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the...

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The Change Makers: 25 Leaders in Their Own Words

The Change Makers: 25 Leaders in Their Own Words

Shaun Carney

Now more than ever we need leaders who can be strong yet humble, bold and assertive when it counts but have the capacity to listen and learn, who can motivate and influence, and who can get the best out of those around them....

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Betraying Big Brother Rise Of Chinas Feminist Resistance

Betraying Big Brother Rise Of Chinas Feminist Resistance

Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women's Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days. The Feminist Five became a global cause célèbre, with Hillary Clinton speaking out...

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A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger

A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger

Joshua Sperling

The first intellectual biography of the life and work of John Berger

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Jill Abramson

Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and reshaped our world.

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Diderot And The Art Of Thinking Freely

Diderot And The Art Of Thinking Freely

Andrew S. Curran

Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopedie into existence. But his most daring writing took place in the shadows. Thrown into prison for his atheism in...

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

Malala Yousafzai

Five years on from the publication of her internationally bestselling memoir, We Are Displaced presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with Malala's own story of her displacement.  

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The Four Horsemen: The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution

The Four Horsemen: The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution

Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel C. Dennett, Christopher Hitchens, Stephen Fry

Known as the `four horsemen' of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Everything that was said as they agreed and disagreed with one another, interrogated ideas and exchanged insights -...

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In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

Frederic Martel, Shaun Whiteside

In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is based on four years' authoritative research, including extensive...

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How to Lose a Country

How to Lose a Country

Ece Temelkuran

An urgent call to action from one of Europe's most well-regarded political thinkers. How to Lose a Country: The Seven Warning Signs of Rising Populism is a field guide to spotting the insidious patterns and mechanisms of the...

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

Peter Seamer

In this timely critique of our nation's urban development and planning culture, Peter Seamer argues that vested interests often distort rational thinking on our cities. Looking to the future, he sets out cogent new strategies to...

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

Roel Sterckx

We are often told that the twenty-first century is bound to become China's century. Never before has Chinese culture been so physically, digitally, economically or aesthetically present in everyday life in the Western world. But...

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 Read reviewFrom Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

Judith Brett

Lively and inspiring, From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage is a landmark account of the character of Australian democracy by the celebrated historian Judith Brett, the prize-winning biographer of Alfred Deakin.  

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Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

Kate Brown

A chilling expose of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl.  

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We Need to Talk About Putin: How the West Gets Him Wrong

We Need to Talk About Putin: How the West Gets Him Wrong

Mark Galeotti

Who is the real Vladimir Putin? What does he want? And what will he do next?  

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