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The words “with me” tickled Salman Khan’s imagination when he was naming his new invention, an AI tutor for academic studies.

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The Iraq War is only beginning to receive its due historical reckoning, with many new volumes uncovering the background of the 2003 invasion and discussing the biased, chaotic and often dysfunction

the authors hope the lived experiences here will boost our understanding of ‘how much courage it takes to endure the daily struggles for continued or improved mental healt

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“This is a very important book and should be required reading for everyone interested in civil rights and gender equality in the health sector and beyond.”

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This is a book about a global shock that took Washington and most of Europe by surprise: the sharp revival of superpower conflict.

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If your “to do” list is never ending, set it aside, get cozy on the couch, and read Cal Newport’s Slow Productivity: The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout.

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“one of the most captivating books on the market linking fine art with climate change.”

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“Herold really goes to town reporting, and it’s an impressive book that deserves your attention.”

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Embracing Communist China is a crisply written and compellingly argued book . . .”

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“Martin’s writing is ominous yet profoundly beautiful . . .”

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“What does matter, for us and for the rest of the world’s species, is to remember that ‘We are not doomed. We can build a better future for everyone.

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“Golway’s lively and insightful narrative does much to illuminate La Guardia’s enduring impact on New York City and the relevance of his grand and inclusive social vision a century later.”

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a fascinating journey, and the recipes included help connect readers even more with the foods that Lohman chronicles . . .”

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“Polyamory prizes commitment, honesty, trust, mutual consent, open communications, and equality among all sexes and sexual orientations.”

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Writers who challenge the conventional wisdom about history and current events are usually interesting and provocative; Richard Sakwa . . . is both.”

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Predicting Our Climate Future is an ambitious exploration of a critical topic.”

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In the shadow of the exponential rise of “big tech” comes journalists like Jeff Horwitz from the Wall Street Journal reporting on it.

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in the end, war will be waged by politicians and generals (and admirals) and the troops they command, and military operations will continue to have political implications.

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“This is a compelling, well-crafted exploration of a world turned culturally upside down by what might well be characterized as a civil war in which the abnormal becomes normal, and people

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“MacDonald’s book gives newcomers a comprehensive overview to a complicated topic . . .”

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The Future of Geography is a serious and very readable book important for all people—not just scientists, generals, and politicians—to absorb and contemplate.”

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The Dissident: Alexey Navalny is both interesting and depressing—a valuable guide to understanding contemporary Russia, its boss, and a major opponent.”

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The legendary foreign policy expert John Mearshiemer has partnered up with the University of Notre Dame’s Sebastian Rosato to write a short, thought provoking but slightly clanky book around a simp

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