Prompted by the EU referendum in the UK and the presidential election in the USA, A. C. Grayling investigates why the institutions of representative democracy seem unable to hold up against forces they were designed to manage, and why, crucially, it matters. First he ... read more
2017. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w.
1969, First edition. A very good copy only marked by light rubbing to the board edges and light spotting to the top edge. The d/w is also very good with some repaired edge wear.
1996. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy. No d/w.
|Awards:||Winner of Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016.|
Winner of the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction Winner of the 2017 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize "A monumental achievement...a profoundly personal account of the origins of crimes against humanity and genoc... read more
A generation after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world is once again on the edge of chaos. Demonstrations have broken out from Belgium to Brazil led by angry citizens demanding a greater say in their political and economic future, better education, heathcare and living standards. The... read more
Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent Megan Stack was 24 when the attacks of September 11 occurred and she was sent to chronicle the war in Afghanistan. She spent the next decade of her life in the Middle East, covering the far-flung a... read more
Scribe, 2010. A trade paperback copy in near fine condition.
BBC Books, 1990. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
From the award-winning co-author of 'I Am Malala', this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000 troops on the ground, failed to defeat a group of religious students and farmers? How did it go so wrong?
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2015. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
The #1 NYT BESTSELLER A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. “There is priceless wisdom on... read more
THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT
With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald ... read more
If male chavenist pigs of years past thought of women as pieces of meat, female chauvinist pigs of today are doing them one better, making sex objects of other women, and themselves.
Schwatz Publishing, 2005. First edition. A near fine, unmarked copy.