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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life
The Order of Time


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Lord of Light
You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place
Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism
Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World
The Jennifer Morgue
Travels with Herodotus
Now We Have Your Attention: Inside Britain’s Radical New Politics
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
Children of Time
Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland
Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
The Secret Life of Books: Why They Mean More Than Words
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
The Atrocity Archives
Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli In His World
The Children of Húrin
Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News
The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
Jack of Shadows
Connections


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Wolf Moon
Extraterrestrial Languages
Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights
Humankind: A Hopeful History
The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease
The Golden Ratio: The Divine Beauty of Mathematics
e: the Story of a Number
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War
Veg in One Bed: How to Grow an Abundance of Food in One Raised Bed, Month by Month
Dubliners
A Race with Love and Death: The Story of Richard Seaman
The Moon: A History for the Future
Water, Ice, And Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes
Machiavelli: The Man Who Taught the People What They Have to Fear
Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World
Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist
The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution
Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World and How To Take It Back
Automating Finance: Infrastructures, Engineers, and the Making of Electronic Markets


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