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And the Band Played On

Randy Shilts

The classic journalistic masterpiece chronicling the AIDS crisis, and those who suffered because of it

The American Phoenix

Charles Dumas

Why we are in for another economic bust and who will come out of it best – and worst – and why

A Walk-On Part

Chris Mullin

Yes Minister meets Alan Clark

The Tyranny of Choice

Renata Salecl

A brilliant study on the nature of choice, and how limitless freedom can lead to despair

Deadly Waters

Jay Bahadur

A unique insight into the the international pirate crisis

Off Message

Bob Marshall-Andrews

Tony Blair's least favourite colleague casts a mordant eye on whips and rebels, wars and liberties, spin and patronage, and expenses and legacies.


Paul Ginsborg

Despite the global expansion of democracy, a looming threat has appeared in the countries that claim to love it most: declining electoral turnout, dim…

Runaway World

Anthony Giddens

'Before the current global era it is impossible to imagine that comparable events [like September 11] could have occurred, reflecting as they do o…

The Wonga Coup

Adam Roberts

In July 2008 Eton-educated British mercenary Simon Mann was sentenced to 34 years in prison for attempting to overthrow the government of Equatorial G…

The Origins of Political Order

Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking End of History

The Enigma of Capital

David Harvey

Radical sociologist David Harvey explains how capitalism came to dominate the world, why it resulted in the current financial crisis – and why it'…

The New North

Laurence Smith

A book that literally turns the world upside down

The Age of Instability

David Smith

The most comprehensive and lucid guide to what happened and why

Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?

Eric Kaufmann

Demography and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Europe's Decline and Fall

Richard Youngs

Europe has lost its influence on world affairs – this expert assessment shows that urgent action is needed

Iran: the Looming Crisis

Emanuele Ottolenghi

An important contribution to the debate about Europe's approach to Iran … well-informed, perceptive and sobering. I hope our leaders will read w…

Ten Technologies to Fix Energy and Climate

Chris Goodall

A good story for once: introducing the innovators and innovations that will tackle climate change head-on

Decline & Fall

Chris Mullin

Britains best-loved MP and bestselling diarist returns with his hilarious account of a New Labour backbencher

The Economist Book of Isms

John Andrews

Wonderfully illuminating and witty guide to every ism you could ever want explained


Frank Partnoy

Huge bestseller about the cut-throat trading world returns with gripping new material.

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