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How to Spend a Trillion Dollars

Rowan Hooper

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

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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

Going Home

Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh reflects on ageing, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah

15 Minutes of Power

Peter Riddell

Peter Riddell explores what it means to be a minister in the British Government

How Are We Going to Explain This?

Jelmer Mommers

An international bestseller, the first climate book that doesn't leave the reader depressed: realistic and hopeful, witty and clarifying

Mindf*ck

Christopher Wylie

From whistleblower Christopher Wylie, the definitive story of the Brexit coup, the making of Bannon's America, and an ongoing crime against democ…

The Buried

Peter Hessler

An intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive change

Where Power Stops

David Runciman

David Runciman grapples with how character defines and limits the holders of the highest offices in the UK and America

Trials of the State

Jonathan Sumption

Judges are meant to interpret laws but, increasingly, they make them.

Windows of Opportunity

David Sainsbury

A new theory of economic growth, putting individual firms' investment decisions in the central role

The Medal Factory

Kenny Pryde

The full story of the most successful organisation in the history of sport

The World in Conflict

John Andrews

From a top Economist journalist, an all-new guide to the world's conflicts – recent, current and future

The Lies That Bind

Kwame Anthony Appiah

From the best-selling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape our polarized world are r…

The Signs Were There

Tim Steer

The stories, scandals and crucial insights behind stock market disasters – and how to avoid them

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