Culture


New Releases Tagged "Culture"

CUNNING PLANS: Talks By Warren Ellis
Modern Romance
Between the World and Me
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2)
Bad Feminist: Essays
Primates of Park Avenue
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
We Should All Be Feminists
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
The Book of Unknown Americans
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

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  • Ancient Guardians by Kanani Hurley
    Ancient Guardians: The Hawaiian Legend of Sharktooth and Hawkeye
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    Release date: Jul 02, 2015
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  • Smartbrain by G.F. Smith
    Smartbrain (#1)
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    New Consumer Tech: Smartphone Device Interfaces with the Human Brain

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  • The Peace Tree from Hiroshima by Sandra  Moore
    The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: A Little Bonsai with a Big Story
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  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
    Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
    The Kite Runner
    The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
    Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
    Outliers: The Story of Success
    The Elephant Tree
    The Zombie Room
    The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    A Thousand Splendid Suns
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)
    The Botanist and the Vintner by Christy CampbellMuck and Merlot by Tom DoorleyMatt Kramer on Wine by Matt KramerWine and War by Don KladstrupChampagne by Don Kladstrup
    Sommelier Book Club
    25 books — 2 voters
    1984 by George OrwellGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittAnimal Farm by George Orwell
    Best Books To Frame Thinking
    490 books — 443 voters

    The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonRiver Town by Peter HesslerMythbusting the Cult of Confucius by Wayne DeekerMy Country And My People by Lin YutangLeftover Women by Leta Hong Fincher
    Cultural China
    10 books — 6 voters
    Ishmael by Daniel QuinnEndgame, Vol. 1 by Derrick JensenThe Story of B by Daniel QuinnSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutTechnics and Civilization by Lewis Mumford
    Critiques of civilization
    28 books — 32 voters

    Othello by William ShakespeareThe Merchant of Venice by William ShakespeareDeath in Venice and Other Tales by Thomas MannVenetian Love Knots by Normandie AllemanIn the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant
    Books Set in Venice
    225 books — 153 voters
    River Town by Peter HesslerCountry Driving by Peter HesslerChina by Tom  CarterOracle Bones by Peter HesslerUnsavory Elements by Tom  Carter
    CHINA Expat Books
    105 books — 73 voters


    Malcolm Gladwell
    Malcolm Gladwell Outliers: The Story of Success
    [Outliers] was conceived in a period in which CEOs were bringing down huge paychecks, patting themselves on the back, and arguing that they deserved it and that their success was of their own making. I was curious about that — is it true? Is it a fair assessment to say that highly successful people deserve all the credit for their achievement?
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    Naomi Wolf
    A consequence of female self-love is that the woman grows convinced of social worth. Her love for her body will be unqualified, which is the basis of female identification. If a woman loves her own body, she doesn't grudge what other women do with theirs; if she loves femaleness, she champions its rights. It's true what they say about women: Women are insatiable. We are greedy. Our appetites do need to be controlled if things are to stay in place. If the world were ours too, if we believed we co ...more
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    Jess C. Scott
    A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement
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    Floods, Fruit, and Fettah
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    Sailing in the Fog
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