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 Culture and Society

Reading Level:6.5 Wellbeing

A galvanising critique of the forces vying for our attention - and our personal information - that redefines what we think of as productivity and reveals what we've been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world. Nothing is har... read more

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
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For Small Creatures Such as We hunts for the meaning behind our most common, beloved celebrations and envisions how we can grow these roots into new and fulfilling secular rituals. From the daughter of celebrated scientist, Carl Sagan, this is a luminous and moving tribute to a father, a newborn daughter, a marriage and the natural world.

For Small Creatures Such as We: Rituals and Reflections for Finding Wonder
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 Culture and Society

Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidem... read more

21 Lessons for the 21st Century
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Today busyness has become a badge of honour. We want to say we're busy, yet at the same time we feel exhausted. Instead we should start taking rest seriously as a method of self-care and this book can help us to work out how.
The... read more

The Art of Rest: How to Find Respite in the Modern Age
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Ray:
"Riveting. Compelling. The story of how Ronan Farrow held his ground against the powerful media establishment, unprincipled lawyers, public relations spinmasters, spies, to expose the sexual predations of Hollywo... read more

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators
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Category:

 Culture and Society

Reading Level:6 Home

'Given the way we live now,' writes Robyn Annear, 'it would be easy to suppose that newness has always been venerated.' But as this wonderfully entertaining short history makes clear, modern consumerism is an aberration. Mostly, everyday objects-from ca... read more

Nothing New: A History of Second-Hand
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A second book from Mason Currey, author of Daily Rituals. Daily Rituals: Women at Work includes over one hundred profiles of female creators: artists, writers, film-makers, choreographers, and musicians. In Daily Rituals, Mason Currey brought us the daily routin... read more

Daily Rituals: Women at Work
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 Culture and Society

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

The first book since Christchurch to trace the massacre's fascist roots and what it represents. The massacre of more than fifty worshippers at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, shocked the world. The murders were not random. They expressed a particular ideology, one t... read more

Fascists Among Us
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 Culture and Society

New York Times bestseller
 
This on-point guide to growing up by Instagram sensation Mari Andrew captures the feelings and comical complexities of millennials and adulthood with essays and illustrations. In the journey toward adulthood, it is easy to find yo... read more

Am I There Yet?
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 Culture and Society

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NEIL BARTLETT 'The life-affirming expression of an artist engaged in living to the full' The Times Smiling in Slow Motion is Derek Jarman's last journal, stretching from May 1991 until a fortnight before his death in February 1994. Jarman writ... read more

Smiling in Slow Motion
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Category:

 Culture and Society

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

The controversy about the Elgin Marbles continues to rage. This book will be the first to propound a system for the return of cultural property, based on human rights law principles that are being developed by the courts to decide whether artwor... read more

Who Owns History? The Case of Elgin's Loot (HB)
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A collection of stunning biographical portraits from Maxine Beneba Clarke, bestselling and prize-winning author of THE HATE RACE and FOREIGN SOIL. The year is 2014, editor Erik Jensen contacts short fiction writer Maxine Beneba Cl... read more

The Saturday Portraits (The Saturday Paper)
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