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Meditations: Popular Penguins
Meditations: Popular Penguins Marcus Aurelius
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
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The Courage Of Hopelessness
The Courage Of Hopelessness Slavoj Zizek
The maverick philosopher returns to explore today's ideological, political and economic battles, and asks whether radical change is possible.
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The Souls Of China
The Souls Of China Ian Johnson
The human story of the vast changes now transforming China, with religion sweeping up millions of people in ways which are a profound threat to the Communist Party.
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Priestdaddy
Priestdaddy Patricia Lockwood
The hilarious and universally lauded memoir of life as the daughter of a gun-toting, all-American Catholic priest.
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Living with the Gods
Living with the Gods Neil MacGregor
The panoramic exploration of how belief shapes us, from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects.
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Object-Oriented Ontology
Object-Oriented Ontology Graham Harman
A new introduction to the philosophical movement that has become one of the most influential theoretical currents in contemporary intellectual life.
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Tudor Church Militant: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation
Tudor Church Militant: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation Diarmaid MacCulloch
The leading book on the short, radically Protestant reign of Edward VI, reissued for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
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Discipline And Punish
Discipline And Punish Michel Foucault
In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle.
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This Orient Isle
This Orient Isle Jerry Brotton
A richly detailed account of the little-known cultural and political relationship between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world.
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Is Shame Necessary?
Is Shame Necessary? Jennifer Jacquet
It's time to give shame a good name. In this galvanizing, optimistic book, Jennifer Jacquet shows how, when used in the right way, it is the most effective tool of resistance we have. 
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