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Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

Francis Fukuyama · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international affairs of stateIn 2014, Francis Fukuyama wrote that American institutions were...
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How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization

MARY BEARD · Liveright
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From prehistoric Mexico to modern Istanbul, Mary Beard looks beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery to explore the history of art, religion, and humanity. Conceived as a gorgeously illustrated accompaniment to "How Do We Look" and "The Eye of Faith," the famed...
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Where Did You Get This Number?: A Pollster's Guide to Making Sense of the World

Anthony Salvanto · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

CBS News' Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto takes you behind the scenes of polling to show you how to think about who we are and where we're headed as a nation.As Elections and Surveys Director for CBS News, it's Anthony Salvanto's job to understand you - what you think and how you vote....
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A Deal with the Devil: The Dark and Twisted True Story of One of the Biggest Cons in History

Blake Ellis · Atria Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this spellbinding true story, a pair of award-winning CNN investigative journalists track down the mysterious French psychic at the center of an international scam targeting the elderly and emotionally vulnerable, resulting in an exposé of one of the longest running cons in history.While...
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval N Harari · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues. How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic...
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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

DAVID FRYE · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In Walls historian David Frye tells the epic story of history's greatest manmade barriers, from ancient times to the present. It is a haunting and frequently eye-opening saga - one that reveals a startling link between what we build and how we live. With Frye as our raconteur-guide, we journey...
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