Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of TomorrowYuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanitys future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century


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 How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human How do we deal with the epidemic of fake


Permanent Record

Permanent RecordEdward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US governments system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down In 2013, twenty nine year old Edward Snowden shocked


Have You Seen Luis Velez?

Have You Seen Luis Velez?Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn t belong Not with his mother s new family Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father s wife Not at school, where he s an outcast After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections to the feral cat he s tamed and to a blind


How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention EconomyThis thrilling critique of the forces vying for our attention re defines what we think of as productivity, shows us a new way to connect with our environment and reveals all that weve been too distracted to see about our selves and our world When the technologies we use every day collapse our


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

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About RaceIn 2014, award winning journalist Reni Eddo Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren t affected by it She posted a piece on her blog, entitled Why I m No Longer Talking to White People About Race that led to


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 After Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American CityIn Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur Genius Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st century


Ask Him Why

Ask Him WhyFrom the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes the stunning and emotional story of a young soldiers unthinkable actand the bonds of a sister and brothers love Ruth and her little brother, Aubrey, are just teenagers when their older brother ships off to Iraq When Joseph returns, uninjured,


Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Tribe: On Homecoming and BelongingSebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges todays returning veterans face in modern society There are ancient tribal human behaviors loyalty, inter reliance, cooperation that flare up in


Soumission

SoumissionDans une France assez proche de la n tre, un homme sengage dans la carri re universitaire Peu motiv par lenseignement, il sattend une vie ennuyeuse mais calme, prot g e des grands drames historiques Cependant les forces en jeu dans le pays ont fissur le syst me politique jusqu provoquer son


Klubben

KlubbenI rtionden hade han omgetts av rykten om vergrepp den v lk nde kulturprofilen vars prestigefulla klubb drog till sig medlemmar ur Svenska Akademien, och d r konstn rskap b de f ddes och dog Den 22 november 2017 publicerades journalisten Matilda Gustavssons reportage om kulturprofilen i Dagens



The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate CrisisClimate change it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and will bequeath to our children and to theirs In The Future We Choose, Christiana Figueres and Tom


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth Today there is just one Us Homo sapiens How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human


Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesDiamond has written a book of remarkable scope one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a national bestseller the global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human