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Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build ... read more

This is an eye-opening, game-changing book. Reading it was both terrifying and inspiring. Climate change is here and is a huge crisis, one that affects not only all human beings but all species on the pl... read more

This Changes Everything - Capitalism vs the Climate
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Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? To answer these questions, anthropologi... read more

The author found the inspiration to write this book after the hoops and sheer stupidity of the obstacles he had to go through when he had to obtain Power of Attorney for his mother aft... read more

Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy
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Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and libra... read more

The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Race to Reach the Fabled City and the Fantastic Effort to Save its Past
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A friend recently told me that the things I write are powerful for her because they have the effect of making her feel angry instead of just empty. I want to do this for all women and young girls -... read more

Fight Like A Girl: Raise Voices. Raise Courage. Raise the Flag.
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"The thing is, when you actually think about it, it's not funny. Given what's at stake, it's more like the opposite, like the first sign of the collapse of the United States as a global superpowe... read more

Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the American Circus
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The Power and the Peril of Oil is a passionately written account about how oil has given strength and empowered some countries while it has imperiled others. It documents the history, politics, and players in the quest for ... read more

The author is a local man of Iranian birth. He has written this book giving the Iranian aspect of the Middle East troubles and the horror of the Iranians at being named in the “Axis of Evil” by US president George W Bush.  ... read more

The Power and the Peril of Oil
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Muslim women oppose sexism in their community in many ways- pray-in protests, feisty Tumblrs, demanding to enter mosques through the main entrance, teaching Islamic classes to women and girls, writing their own fe... read more

Fighting Hislam: Women, Faith and Sexism
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Series:The no-nonsense guides

This completely new investigation of the fair trade phenomenon looks in depth at the emergence over the last two decades of a movement that aims to challenge the ethical foundations of the global market. While transna... read more

The No-nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
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A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women An Indies Introduce Debut Authors Selection For a brief moment on December 27, 2007, life came to a standstill in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto, the country's f... read more

The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan
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On Saturday 23 November 2013 ten children were shot dead. The youngest was nine; the oldest was nineteen. They fell in suburbs, hamlets and ghettos. None made the national news. It was just another day in the death of... read more

Another Day in the Death of America
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How did everything get so dumb?..How did we become hostages to idiocy?..What must we do to be freed from a captor whose ransom note simply reads, 'D'oh'?..The deteriorati... read more

A Short History of Stupid: The Decline of Reason and Why Public Debate Makes Us Want to Scream
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Awards:Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2014 and Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2014.

Why did the size of the U.S. economy increase by 3 percent on one day in mid-2013--or Ghana's balloon by 60 percent overnight in 2010? Why did the U.K. financial industry show its fastest expansion ever at the end of... read more

GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History
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