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Jenny Odell
How to Do Nothing
Resisting the Attention Economy
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The 4 Day Week
How the flexible work revolution can increase productivity, profitability, and wellbeing, and help create a sustainable future
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Severe problems of overpopulation, environmental impact, and climate change cannot persist indefinitely.
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Jared Diamond
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Sofie Hagen
Happy Fat
Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You
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All About Love
New Visions
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Lindy West
The Witches Are Coming
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Jia Tolentino
Trick Mirror
Reflections on Self-Delusion
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Tressie McMillan Cottom
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And Other Essays
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Afua Hirsch
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On Race, Identity and Belonging
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Ronan Farrow
Catch and Kill
Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators
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Eve Rodsky
Fair Play
A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)
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Frances Ryan
Crippled
Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People
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The Secret Barrister
The Secret Barrister
Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken
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Mark W. Moffett
The Human Swarm
How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall
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Melinda Gates
The Moment of Lift
How Empowering Women Changes the World
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Preet Bharara
Doing Justice
A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law
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Stephanie Land
Maid
Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
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Sam Quinones
Dreamland
The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
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