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Over the last generation, sex has been mainstreamed into a multi-billion-dollar industry yet remains a war zone of fear and scandal.
There are only a few introductory texts on socialism that manage to be accessible, witty, and broad enough to survey its history as well as contemporary thought on the subject. Nathan J.
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“Demagogue is a beautifully written, richly researched tragedy, a morality tale in three acts.
“an entertaining, thought-provoking book that will and should command a widespread readership.”
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In her Introduction Helen Lewis defines what “difficult” means when applied to the feminist pioneers whose struggles she reviews and admires.
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Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of our world—a valuable guide for every alert citizen as well as for scholars and stu
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Anyone familiar with Dr.
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“Boris Morros was an empty vessel who could be turned left or right depending on how it satisfied his personal interest.”
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Reading this book will help you appreciate that, despite many trends in the opposite direction, we live in a world where the values of the Enlightenment still exist.
“The Hackers and the State provides a reliable summary and deep analysis of a novel force bound to shape world affairs.”
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