Multi-million-dollar fraud. Terrorism. Mafia criminality. Russian espionage. For eight years Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, successfully prosecuted some of the mos... read more

Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law
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The Baby is a mother's project and a writer's project - how to reconcile these two demanding roles? What is a baby? And why are there so few of them in literature?
Through notes taken in the months after her first child was born, Darrieussecq, in her characteristical... read more

The Baby
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This program includes a foreword read by the author. Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out... read more

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?
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Australia?s public broadcaster, 'Aunty?, is about to turn 90, yet your ABC has seldom been in this much trouble- budget cuts, ferocious political pressure, sagging staff morale, leadership chaos and hostile commercial rivals. Meanwhile audiences are deserting broadcast TV and r... read more

Nophoto
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How is hate shaping our society? With the troubling rise of nationalist populism and the return of race politics, it?s time to question the powers at play. On Hateis an urgent call for citizens to defend democracy against extremism.

On Hate
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The performance of being a man, from the moment we open our eyes, until we gasp our last breath, is damaging us, and those around us. Phil Barker has written thousands of words about being a man in these strange and terrible tim... read more

The Revolution of Man: Rethinking What It Means to Be A Man
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A rousing, funny, straight-talking, inspirational and generally awesome book from social entrepreneur Lucy Perry, part memoir, part life-lessons, which urges us all to step up, speak out, make a difference and save the world.
This book is for women and girls who ... read more

Get the Girls Out
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Most of us believe in fairness. Why then do we have creeping inequality in the land of the fair go? The answer lies in stagnant wage rises, gender pay inequity, insecure work and the lack of real opportunities for all while corporations are still consuming large profits and ... read more

On Fairness PB
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Witches is a celebration of the power and pleasure of working with other women, and a powerful statement against the cultural conspiracy to keep us apart from one another - against the myths of the 'cool girl? or the 'catty workplace?.Sam George-Allen know... read more

Witches - What Women Do Together
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What if you're not who you think you are?  What if you don't really know the people closest to you?  And what if your most deeply-held beliefs turn out to be...wrong?  In Stop Being Reasonable,philosopher Eleanor Gordon-Smith tells gripping true... read more

Stop Being Reasonable
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Granta 146 is guest-edited by Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi. We're living through hysterical times. Rage, resentment, shame, guilt and paranoia are everywhere surfacing, as is the intemperate adoration or hatred of popular but divisive public figures. Political discourse ... read more

Granta 146
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John Birmingham's father died. And his life fell apart. The next six months were spent grinding through the dark forests of depression until he finally emerged out of the darkness onto sunlit upland.
A unique yet universal story, On Father reaches out to everyone who has battled the black dog.

On Father
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