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How to Spend a Trillion Dollars

Rowan Hooper

A compelling thought experiment that will lead to hours of fruitful debate

The Economist Guide to Commodities 2nd edition

Caroline Bain

The latest comprehensive overview of the forces at work in the world of commodities.

The Law in 60 Seconds

Christian Weaver

Pioneering legal advice for people with no time to lose

The Descent of Woman

Elaine Morgan

According to the Book of Genesis, God first created man. This justified treating women as inferior. Until this book.Elaine Morgan argues for equal rol…

Active Measures

Thomas Rid

This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…

Why We're Polarized

Ezra Klein

Polarisation is often invoked as proof that our societies are broken but what if it's really the system working as intended?

The Pink Line

Mark Gevisser

Eye-opening, moving, and crafted with expert research, this is a vital journey of epic scope, across the world's most challenging new frontiers

Red Card

Ken Bensinger

The full story behind the FIFA's headline-grabbing corruption scandal

The Address Book

Deirdre Mask

An exuberant work of popular history: why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or serve the powerful

The Classical School

Callum Williams

A breezy, bracingly irreverent introduction to the founders of economics – how they lived, what they thought, what they got wrong and which of their i…

The Velvet Rope Economy

Nelson Schwartz

A gripping expose of the way inequality is built into our everyday world – and who profits

How Should A Government Be?

Jaideep Prabhu

When the art of government itself is changing, the old political divisions no longer make sense. Join organisation expert Jaideep Prabhu on a tour of…

What We Need to Do Now

Chris Goodall

A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats

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Philip Coggan

A panoramic history of trade, industry and economic thought, from prehistoric times to the present.

The Colonizer and the Colonized

Albert Memmi

In this classic study of European colonialism, Albert Memmi examines the psychological effects of colonial ideology and system on both the colonizer a…

Strongmen

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

A leading academic exposes the historical and cultural contexts which allow political strongmen to thrive

Unconventional Wisdom

Tom Standage

Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist

How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee

Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon ans…

People Like Us

Hashi Mohamed

One man's story of social mobility and inequality – and a searching analysis of what needs to change

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

Elif Shafak

The Booker Prize-shortlisted author on how staying optimistic can make our world better

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