21 Lessons for the 21st Century

21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyIn 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 n nHow do computers and robots change the meaning of being human How do we deal with the epidemic of fake

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to SurviveEvicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land s memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich n n My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter n nWhile the gap between upper middle class Americans and the w

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern WorldMichael Pollan, known for his best selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeine s power as the mos

De meeste mensen deugen

De meeste mensen deugenDe mens is een beest, zeiden de koningen Een zondaar, zeiden de priesters Een ego st, zeiden de boekhouders Al eeuwen is de westerse cultuur doordrongen van het geloof in de verdorvenheid van de mens n nMaar wat als we het al die tijd mis hadden n nIn dit boek verweeft Rutger Bregman de jongste in

Why We're Polarized

Why We're PolarizedDiscover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein n nAfter Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a hist

Pandemic!: Covid-19 Shakes the World

Pandemic!: Covid-19 Shakes the WorldThe e book is free for the first 10,000 customers n nAs an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher, Slavoj i ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind boggling paradoxes, and speculate on the profundity of its consequences

The Infinite Game

The Infinite GameDo you know how to play the game you re in In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear The winners and losers are easily identified n nIn infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for HopeWith stark poignancy and political dispassion, Tightrope draws us deep into an other America The authors tell this story, in part, through the lives of some of the children with whom Kristof grew up, in rural Yamhill, Oregon, an area that prospered for much of the twentieth century but has been d

The Cockroach

The CockroachThat morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a gigantic creature n nJim Sams has undergone a metamorphosis In his previous life he was ignored or loathed, but in his new incarnation he is the most powerful man in Britain and it i

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