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Talking To Strangers: What We Should Know About The People We Don't Know

Talking To Strangers: What We Should Know About The People We Don't Know

by Malcolm Gladwell

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|September 28, 2021

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Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers , offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers — and why they often go wrong. A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times,…
Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism And Schizophrenia
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An "introduction to the nonfascist life" (Michel Foucault, from the Preface) When it first appeared in France, Anti-Oedipus was hailed as a masterpiece by some and "a work of heretical madness" by others. In it, Gilles Deleuze and…
The Second Mountain: The Quest For A Moral Life
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of  The Road to Character  explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.…
The True Believer: Thoughts On The Nature Of Mass Movements
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“Its theme is political fanaticism, with which it deals severely and brilliantly.”   — New Yorker The famous bestseller with “concise insight into what drives the mind of the fanatic and the dynamics of a mass…
The Power Of Strangers: The Benefits Of Connecting In A Suspicious World
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An interrogation of why we don't talk to strangers, what happens when we do, and why it affects everything from the rise and fall of nations to personal health and well-being, in the tradition of Susan Cain's Quiet and Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens In The Power…
The Lonely Century: How To Restore Human Connection In A World That's Pulling Apart

The Lonely Century: How To Restore Human Connection In A World That's Pulling Apart

by Noreena Hertz

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|February 2, 2021

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An economist hailed as “one of the world’s leading thinkers” ( The Observer ) takes on the most urgent social issue of our time, exploring the evolution of the global loneliness crisis,…
Decolonizing Data: Unsettling Conversations About Social Research Methods
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Anti-intellectualism In American Life
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Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction Anti-Intellectualism in American Life is a book which throws light on many features of the American character. Its concern is not merely to portray the scorners of intellect in American life, but to say something…
The Truth About Lies: The Illusion Of Honesty And The Evolution Of Deceit
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Decoding how we behave, Aja Raden's The Truth About Lies illuminates situations where we are better off lying-to ourselves and at times to others-and why it can be a healthy psychological mechanism.
Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail
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Have the poor fared best by participating in conventional electoral politics or by engaging in mass defiance and disruption? The authors of the classic Regulating The Poor assess the successes and failures of these two strategies as they examine, in this…
Erich Fromm And Global Public Sociology
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