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Promise Me, Dad

A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
Joe Biden

How to Think Like Obama

Daniel Smith

You Are a Badass Every Day

How to Keep Your Motivation Strong, Your Vibe High, and Your Quest for Transformation Unstoppable
Jen Sincero

Women Don't Owe You Pretty

The Debut Book from Florence Given
Florence Given


Naomi Alderman


K. Raworth

World as It Is

Inside the Obama White House
Ben Rhodes

Moment Of Lift

Obstacle Is the Way

The Ancient Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage
Ryan Holiday

"A guide to overcoming adversity by drawing on the wisdom of the ancient Stoics"--...

Joe Biden

American Dreamer

Brief Answers to the Big Questions

The Final Book from Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking

Rules of People

Richard Templar

The Attention Merchants

The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads
Tim Wu

"From Tim Wu, author of award-winning The Master Switch, and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"--a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our socie...

Born A Crime

Stories from a South African Childhood
Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life, bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could, at any moment, steal him away. Finally liberated by the end of South Africa’s tyrannical white rule, Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure, living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle. ...

How to Fail

Everything I’ve Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong
Elizabeth Day


Sam Harris

"Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption--even murder and genocide--generall...


Steven Poole

Die neuen Weltwunder

in 20 Bauten durch die Weltgeschichte
Bernd Ingmar Gutberlet

The 100 Thing Challenge

What the most successful people do before breakfast

and two other short guides to achieving more at work and at home
Laura Vanderkam

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear


John Cleese

The Travel Survival Guide

Get Smart, Stay Safe
Lloyd Figgins


A Brief History of Humankind

**Sapiens:** A Brief History of Humankind (Hebrew: קיצור תולדות האנושות‎, [Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut]) is a book by Professor Yuval Noah Harari first published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011 and in Engl...

Friendship EXPORT

Does Race Exist?

A Short Scientific Investigation
Adam Rutherford

Humble Pi

A Comedy of Maths Errors
Matt Parker

Tim Cook

The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level
Kahney Leander

Vital Friends

The People You Can't Afford to Live Without
Tom Rath

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister

Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China
Jung Chang

The outside edge

how outsiders can succeed in a world made by insiders
Robert Kelsey

"The brand new book from the international bestsellingself-help author Robert Kelsey's internationally bestselling self-help bookshave helped tens of thousands of people overcome fear of failureand un...


Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe
Roger McNamee

This idea is brilliant

lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know
John Brockman

Presents essays responding to a question about what scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known, written by such authors as Jared Diamond, Richard Thaler, Richard Dawkins, Lisa Randall, S...

White Fragility

Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism
Robin DiAngelo

Breakfast with Einstein

Chad Orzel


Tina Fey

Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece

S. Fry

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

Elif Shafak

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race


It's All about the Bike

The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels
Robert Penn


A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson