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 Political/World

Upside down world.
Traditional world maps are drawn from the perspective of the first European explorers and cartographers - with the Northern Hemisphere at the top. We think it's time to break with tradition and show the world from the perspective of all those ... read more

Upside Down World map 12e

A hard-hitting expose that shines a light on the powerful conservative forces that have waged a multi-decade battle to hijack the meaning of free speech -- and how we can reclaim it.There's a critical debate ... read more

The Case Against Free Speech - The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent

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 Political/World

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Fear: Trump in the White House

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 Political/World

Series:Atlas Obscura Ser.

Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. The second edition, revised and updated with 20% new material, reveals more hidden wonders. Among them: The Glowing Termite Mounds of ... read more

Atlas Obscura 2nd Edition

The fight for a green world is the fight of our lives. And with On Fire, Naomi Klein gives us the ammunition to do it. In frank, personal terms, she shows us how the only way forward out of a polluted world of our own making is only through policy ... read more

On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

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 Political/World

The statistics, descriptions, and illustrative maps fully describe of 60 of the world's greatest survival stories. Find out how Joe Simpson crawled to safety in the South American Andean mountains; how Anthony Farrar-Hockley evaded capture a... read more

Extreme Survivors: 60 Epic Stories of Human Endurance

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 Political/World

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

'We were determined, from the start, to give a voice to the voiceless.' KANTOR AND TWOHEY
On October 5, 2017, the New York Times published an article by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey that helped change the wor... read more

She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Ignited a Movement

The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenaline-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen- the high seas. There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and lea... read more

The Outlaw Ocean: Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier

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 Political/World

"It is easy to look at the extremity of `post truth' politics in the US and conclude that we must be doing something ok in New Zealand. But in many ways, the foundations of our media system are in worse shape." In the age of Trump, fake news and celebrity headlines, it is eas... read more

The Broken Estate

What should I wear? It’s one of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves every day. More than ever, we are told it should be something new. Today, the clothing industry churns out 80 billion garments a year and employs e... read more

Fashionopolis: the Price of Fast Fashion - and the Future of Clothes

Rise & Resisttakes a wild trip through the new activism sweeping the world. The political march is back in a big way, as communities rally to build movements for environmental and social justice. But today?s context calls for increasingly creative st... read more

Rise and Resist - How to Change the World

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 Political/World

Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic o... read more

21 Lessons for the 21st Century