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            The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
             

            The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times (Hardback)

            By Goodall, Jane; Abrams, Douglas

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            In a world that seems so troubled, how do we hold on to hope? Looking at the headlines--a global pandemic, the worsening climate crisis, political upheaval--it can be hard to feel optimistic. And yet hope has never been more desperately needed. In this urgent book, Jane Goodall, ...the world's most famous living naturalist and Doug Abrams, internationally-bestselling author, explore--through intimate and thought-provoking dialogue--one of the most sought after and least understood elements of human nature: hope. In The Book of Hope, Jane focuses on her Four Reasons for Hope The Amazing Human Intellect, The Resilience of Nature, The Power of Young People, and The Indomitable Human Spirit. Told through stories from a remarkable career and fascinating research, The Book of Hope touches on vital questions including: How do we stay hopeful when everything seems hopeless? How do we cultivate hope in our children? Filled with engaging dialogue and pictures from Jane's storied career, The Book of Hope is a deeply personal conversation with one of the most beloved figures in today's world. And for the first time, Jane tells the story of how she became a messenger of hope: from living through World War II, to her years in Gombe, to realizing she had to leave the forest to travel the world in her role as an advocate for environmental justice. She details the forces that shaped her hopeful worldview, her thoughts on her past, and her revelations about her next--and perhaps final--adventure. There is still hope, and this book will help guide us to it.
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            ISBN 9781250784094
            Publisher Celadon Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Global Icons
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            A Book of Secrets: how to find comfort in a turbulent world - THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

            A Book of Secrets: how to find comfort in a turbulent world - THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brown, Derren

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            There is a difference between happiness and living well. In his thoughtful and brilliant new book, Derren Brown, internationally bestselling author of HAPPY, considers the value of difficulty in our lives.

            ISBN 9781787633063
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2021
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How To Be an Antiracist

            How To Be an Antiracist (Hardback)

            By Kendi, Ibram X.

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            He provides a comprehensive account of the misconceptions that so often cloud our understanding - from arguments about what race is and whether racial differences exist - and the complications that arise when race intersects with ethnicity, class, gender and sexuality.

            ISBN 9781847925992
            Released NZ 15 Aug 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Animals' Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild

            Animals' Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild (Hardback)

            By King, Barbara J.

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            Warmly written and scientifically informed, Animals' Best Friends is the invitation we all need to improve the lives of nonhuman animals among us-and thereby improve our own.

            ISBN 9780226601489
            Released NZ 23 Mar 2021
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All
             

            Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All (Paperback)

            By Nossel, Suzanne

            • RRP: $34.99
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            A must read. -Margaret Atwood A vital, necessary playbook for navigating and defending free speech today by the CEO of PEN America, Dare To Speak provides a pathway for promoting free expression while also cultivating a more inclusive public culture. Online trolls and fascist cha...t groups. Controversies over campus lectures. Cancel culture versus censorship. The daily hazards and debates surrounding free speech dominate headlines and fuel social media storms. In an era where one tweet can launch-or end-your career, and where free speech is often invoked as a principle but rarely understood, learning to maneuver the fast-changing, treacherous landscape of public discourse has never been more urgent. In Dare To Speak, Suzanne Nossel, a leading voice in support of free expression, delivers a vital, necessary guide to maintaining democratic debate that is open, free-wheeling but at the same time respectful of the rich diversity of backgrounds and opinions in a changing country. Centered on practical principles, Nossel's primer equips readers with the tools needed to speak one's mind in today's diverse, digitized, and highly-divided society without resorting to curbs on free expression. At a time when free speech is often pitted against other progressive axioms-namely diversity and equality-Dare To Speak presents a clear-eyed argument that the drive to create a more inclusive society need not, and must not, compromise robust protections for free speech. Nossel provides concrete guidance on how to reconcile these two sets of core values within universities, on social media, and in daily life. She advises readers how to: Use language conscientiously without self-censoring ideas; Defend the right to express unpopular views; And protest without silencing speech. Nossel warns against the increasingly fashionable embrace of expanded government and corporate controls over speech, warning that such strictures can reinforce the marginalization of lesser-heard voices. She argues th
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            ISBN 9780062966049
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Anatomy of Melancholy
             

            The Anatomy of Melancholy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burton, Robert

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            The Anatomy of Melancholy, one of the richest, most inexhaustible books in the English language.Ostensibly an elaborately systematized medical treatise dealing with various morbid mental states - their causes, symptoms, and cures - the Anatomy is much more: a compendium of memora...ble utterances on the human condition in general, compiled from classical, scholastic, and contemporary sources. For this edition, the editors carefully selected passages of the most psychological and general interest, eliminating the nonessential material but retaining the incomparable humor, eccentric charm, imagination, and thought-provoking appeal of the original.
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            ISBN 9798597502724
            Publisher Independently Published
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            The Ant and the Ferrari
              

            The Ant and the Ferrari (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spackman, Dr. Kerry

            Is there life after death? Can we prove the big bang theory? In his engrossing and accessible style, Dr Kerry Spackman uses everyday examples to answer these questions and other diverse issues. the Ant and the Ferrari is a magical tour-de-force that takes on the big questions in ...life and answers them in Dr Kerry Spackman's easily accessible writing style. this is one of those rare books that will change your beliefs - and in doing so will change your life. tHE ANt AND tHE FERRARI offers readers a clear, navigable path through the big questions that confront us all today. What is the meaning of life? Can we be ethical beings in today's world? Can we know if there is life after death? Is there such a thing as Absolute truth? What caused the Big Bang and why should you care?
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            ISBN 9781869509590
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2012
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Years of Rice and Salt: A Novel
              

            The Years of Rice and Salt: A Novel (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Robinson, Kim Stanley

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            Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as eye-opening, this alternative history of the last 600 years begins as the Black Death kills nearly everyone in Europe, and China, India, and the nations of Islam now control the world.

            ISBN 9780553580075
            Publisher Random House
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            Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction
             

            Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Gaukroger, Stephen

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Objectivity is both an essential and elusive philosophical concept. This Very Short Introduction explores the theoretical and practical problems raised by objectivity, and also deals with the way in which particular understandings of objectivity impinge on social research, scienc...e, and art.
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            ISBN 9780199606696
            Released NZ 8 Jun 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Fate & Philosophy: A Journey Through Life's Great Questions
              

            Fate & Philosophy: A Journey Through Life's Great Questions (Paperback)

            By Flynn, Jim

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            "Jim Flynn examines the tough decisions we face and urges us to think philosophically, not be influenced by subconscious conditioning inherited from our parents, our religion, or any other influences. An introduction to philosophy, and a tour through modern science, from research... on the workings of the human brain to deciphering the matter that makes up the universe"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781877551321
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2012
            Publisher Awa Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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