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81 The Origins of Virtue (Paperback)

by Matt Ridley

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 30/10/1997

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Why are people nice to each other? What are the reasons for altruism? This book explains how the human mind has evolved a special instinct for... Read more

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82 Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism (Paperback)

by Natasha Walter

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 05/05/2011

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* A controversial and much needed look at our highly sexualised culture, available now in paperback - 'A must-read' Viv Groskop, Guardian Read more

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83 Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination (Paperback)

by Frank Partnoy

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 25/07/2013

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Argues that decisions of all kinds, whether 'snap' or long-term, benefit from being made at the last possible moment. Exploring decisions... Read more

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84 Ten Billion (Paperback)

by Stephen Emmott

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 11/07/2013

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A book about our failure: failure as individuals, the failure of business, and the failure of our politicians. It is about an unprecedented... Read more

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85 Why Look at Animals? - Penguin Great Ideas (Paperback)

by John Berger

Format: Paperback 112 pages
Published: 27/08/2009

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Explores how the ancient relationship between man and nature has been broken in the modern consumer age, with the animals that used to be at the... Read more

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86 Get Real: How to Tell it Like it is in a World of Illusions (Hardback)

by Elaine Glaser

Format: Hardback 240 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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A passionate and entertaining guide to spotting and decoding the delusions we live under. Read more

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87 Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia (Paperback)

by John Gray

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 24/04/2008

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Tears down the religious, political and secular beliefs that we insist are fundamental to human project. This title examines interaction of... Read more

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88 Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities and Software (Paperback)

by Steven Johnson

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 01/08/2002

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Why do people cluster together in neighborhoods? How do internet communities spring up from nowhere? Why is a brain conscious even though no single... Read more

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89 The Crunch: How Greed and Incompetence Sparked the Credit Crisis (Paperback)

by Alex Brummer

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 01/01/2009

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Presents a story of greed, mismanagement and dithering in which bankers seeking to make a quick buck, regulators engaged in turf wars and... Read more

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90 The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over the World (Paperback)

by Tom Feiling

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 06/08/2009

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How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? The author travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami,... Read more

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