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The News by Alain de Botton
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The News by Alain de Botton
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Another entertaining and accessible application of proper philosophy (I suspect he's a Stoic) to our world, here, the babble of 24 hour news. For consumers our news is bad news, celebrity based, sensationalist and trivial. A much better news would be ...more
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America, Empire of Liberty by David   Reynolds
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The best up-to-date one volume history of the USA. I used it as text for a U3A history course and although it is provided all the essentials, some unusual anecdotes and sensible judgments throughout. It can be difficult to get a handle on American hi ...more
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
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This is a novel of extraordinary power and beauty, which does not so much explore as extend the possibilities of fictional narrative to the limits of imagination. Time and reality are stretched and characters navigate a weirdly unfamiliar world with ...more
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Mere Theology by Alister E. McGrath
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This is an excellent general reader's guide to modern Christian theology and a good corrective to the more strident "New Atheists" such as Richard Dawkins. McGrath sometimes falls into the trap or relying on metaphor, opacity and rhetoric to advance ...more
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Moral Tribes by Joshua D. Greene
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