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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 1 – The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014) | Books | The Guardian

Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History -- Wednesday, February at p. Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music

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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 19 – The Making of the English Working Class by EP Thompson (1963)

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 19 – The Making of the English Working Class by EP Thompson

'Open the doors and let these books in' - what would a truly diverse reading list look like?

'Open the doors and let these books in' - what would a truly diverse reading list look like?

This polemical masterpiece challenging western attitudes to the east is as topical today as it was on publication

Naomi Klein’s timely anti-branding bible combined a fresh approach to corporate hegemony with potent reportage

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 3 – No Logo by Naomi Klein (1999)

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 3 – No Logo by Naomi Klein

The novelist’s early essays provide the quintessential commentary on the 60s

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 16 – Against Interpretation by Susan Sontag (1966)

The novelist’s early essays provide the quintessential commentary on the

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Dawkins wins vote for most influential science book. A public poll to mark 30 years of the Royal Society book prizes sees The Selfish Gene declared the most significant. In it he coined the word "meme", now widely used. The book helps people understand evolution, which is essential to making progress in medicine, farming and many other fields.

Dawkins sees off Darwin in vote for most influential science book

Dawkins wins vote for most influential science book. A public poll to mark 30 years of the Royal Society book prizes sees The Selfish Gene declared the most significant. In it he coined the word "meme", now widely used. The book helps people understand evolution, which is essential to making progress in medicine, farming and many other fields.

WATCH: Julia Roberts Just Made One Of The Most Powerful Videos Ever. Wait Until You See This

WATCH: Powerful video about nature narrated by Julia Roberts

The Jamaican writer’s latest collection tackles race. She explains how she’s using poetry to make sense of one of the most fraught times in recent US history

Poet Claudia Rankine: 'Racism works purely on perception' in America

The Jamaican writer’s latest collection tackles race. She explains how she’s using poetry to make sense of one of the most fraught times in recent US history

The humorist and social commentator says her ideal literary dinner party is one that nobody is invited to: “My idea of a great literary dinner party is Fran, eating alone, reading a book.”

The humorist and social commentator says her ideal literary dinner party is one that nobody is invited to: “My idea of a great literary dinner party is Fran, eating alone, reading a book.

Colleen McCullough had continued producing books despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation

Colleen McCullough, author of ‘The Thorn Birds,’ dies at age 77

Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough.

English writer, feminist and political activist Vera Brittain (1893-1970) in 1956.

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 42 – Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain (1933)

English writer, feminist and political activist Vera Brittain (1893-1970) in 1956.

Conservatives have been mad at the Supreme "Court since it decided to desegregate the schools in 1954 and seen fit to blame the federal bench for everything that has happened since then that they don’t like."  - Molly Ivins (1944-2007)

"What we need is sustained outrage.there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority." -Molly Ivins, author, political pundit, human being-

Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language

Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language

Marina Lewycka. Leading writers hope to shift refugee debate with crowdfunded anthology.

Leading writers hope to shift refugee debate with crowdfunded anthology

Marina Lewycka. Leading writers hope to shift refugee debate with crowdfunded anthology.

Education was the author’s escape from an abusive childhood with survivalist Mormon parents, described in her extraordinary memoir

Tara Westover: ‘In families like mine there is no crime worse than telling the truth.’

Education was the author’s escape from an abusive childhood with survivalist Mormon parents, described in her extraordinary memoir

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