Booklist

Christmas 2023: Politics

Selected by the Bookshop


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A powerful examination of how property shaped the modern world - and why it now threatens the freedoms and stability it was meant to sustain.Property carries a great promise: that it will make you rich and set you free. But it is also a…

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*A gripping ride into the uncanny mirror world of our polarised culture, from the international bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine*What if you woke up one morning and found you'd acquired a double? Someone almost like you, and…

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Have you ever relied on the kindness of strangers? What brings people together to find hope and solidarity? What do we owe each other as citizens and comrades?Questions of care, intimacy, education, meaningful work, and social engagement…

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This book is phenomenal ... It's about as good as journalism gets ...The highest praise I can give If We Burn is to say that it would be criminally negligent not to read it if you'd like to change the world. - ROB DELANEY Bevins's…

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Does it matter if we are ceding power to AI? Especially if we have been there before.'The Singularity' is what Silicon Valley calls the idea that, eventually, we will be overrun by machines that are able to take decisions and act for…

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“We came to Britain in search of better opportunities or to get some of the wealth which had been misappropriated from the Caribbean, but what in reality did we find?”Speak Out brings together the writings of Brixton Black…

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A TIME, NEW STATESMAN AND FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION'A deeply immersive portrait of daily life in Israel and the West Bank' The Best Books to Understand the…

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'A latter-day Canterbury Tales ... Serious Money has a serious mission' The Times'Eye-opening ... part guide, part indictment of a yawning wealth gap' Misha Glenny, Financial TimesLondon is a plutocrat's paradise, with…

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A searing insider's account of ten extraordinary years in Parliament from Rory Stewart, former Cabinet minister and co-presenter of breakout hit podcast The Rest Is Politics'An instant classic' MARINA HYDE'At last a politician who can…

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The #1 bestselling economist shows how capitalism has been replaced by a more exploitative system, technofeudalism, in which the owners of big tech have become the world's feudal overlords.* A GUARDIAN BEST FORTHCOMING BOOK OF 2023 * THE…

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Authoritative and myth-busting, this is the one book you need to read to understand why we’ve been wrong about migration'An important book that will force Left and Right alike to reconsider old assumptions' The Telegraph'This…

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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2021What will you sacrifice for the truth?Maria Ressa has spent decades speaking truth to power. But her work tracking disinformation networks seeded by her own government, spreading lies to its own citizens…

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The most provocative philosopher of our times returns with a rousing and counterintuitive analysis of our global predicamentWe hear all the time that it's five minutes to global doomsday, so now is our last chance to avert disaster. But…

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