Category:

 Politics

Reading Level:General Adult

On January 21, 2017, over 5 million people in 673 cities around the globe gathered in solidarity for the Women's March, carrying signs that shone with unwavering hope and determination and demanded the protection of women's right... read more

Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope-Voices from the Women's March

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this book,... read more

Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

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 Politics

A tenacious FBI agent is forced to operate outside the system to save the country. WHAT IF - A secret cell of ruthless and brilliant extremists possess the blueprint for the ultimate demise of America? WHAT IF - America's misfortunes over the past twelve years are not chance happenings and... read more

Dirty Boys

Low-level dishonesty is rife everywhere, in the form of exaggeration, selective use of facts, economy with the truth, careful drafting - from Trump and the Brexit debate to companies that tell us 'your call is important to us... read more

Post- Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit and What We Can Do About It

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 Politics

Series:Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics
Reading Level:General Adult

The virulent new brand of Islamic extremism threatening the West In November 2015, ISIS terrorists massacred scores of people in Paris with coordinated attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, cafes and restaurants, and the national sports stadium. On Bast... read more

Terror in France : The Rise of Jihad in the West
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We are far less free than we like to think. In Creating Freedom, Raoul Martinez exposes the mechanisms of control that pervade our lives and the myths on which they depend. Exploring the lottery of our birth, the coercive influence of con... read more

Creating Freedom: Power, Control and the Fight for Our Future

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 Politics

Awards:Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2015.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 When Emma Sky, an intrepid young British woman, volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, she had little idea what she was l... read more

Nophoto

A year ago, few people had heard of ISIS-- today, they are a major terrorist threat. Despite numerous warnings from intelligence services, ISIS's rise to power has left countries around the world floundering for solutions. Today, we face a threat that i... read more

Inside Isis: The Brutal Rise of a Terrorist Army

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 Politics

A major new book by "New York Times" bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman ("The Next 100 Years"), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines "flashpoints," unique geopolitical hot spots where ten... read more

Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

Category:

 Politics

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:Very Good

In 2013, there were over 66,000 more women between the ages of 25-49 living in New Zealand than there were men.  This so-called 'man drought' is a hot topic for journalists and academics alike, who comment on how the situation might affect New Zealand women's chances of finding love.  Yet th... read more

No Country for Old Maids?: Talking Differently About the New Zealand 'Man Drought'(BWB Texts)

Twenty year-old Melanie, a recent convert to Islam, meets the leader of an Islamist brigade on Facebook. In forty-eight hours he has 'fallen in love' with her, calls her day and night, urges her to marry him, join him in Syria to enjoy a life of paradise - and join his jihad. Anna Erelle is the underc... read more

In the Skin of a Jihadist: Inside Islamic State's Recruitment Networks

Despite numerous warnings from intelligence services, ISIS' rise to power has left countries around the world floundering for solutions. Today, we face a threat that is more violent, powerful and financially stronger than ever before. In this book, journalist Benjamin Hall will provide insights by ans... read more

Inside Isis: The Brutal Rise of a Terrorist Army