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The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkersThe story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why. An epic tale, spanning c...
ISBN: 9780593150368Unabridged Download
Outstanding selection of great letters from ancient times to the 21st century, touching on power, love, art, sex, faith, and war.Written in History: Letters that Changed the World celebrates the great letters of world history, and cultural and person...
ISBN: 9780593213155Unabridged Download
**The instant New York Times bestseller***An international bestseller*“Hugely impressive, a major work.”—NPRA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humank...
ISBN: 9781984888242Unabridged Download
An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international orderThe ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly thin...
ISBN: 9780593164877Unabridged Download
In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning writer—presents the giant characters who have changed the...
ISBN: 9781984832351Unabridged Download
A new history of the world's most embattled idea.Today, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, th...
ISBN: 9781984841803Unabridged Download
The modern successor to Sweetness and Power, James Walvin's Sugar is a rich and engaging work on a topic that continues to change our world.How did a simple commodity, once the prized monopoly of kings and princes, become an essential ingredient in t...
ISBN: 9780525633228Unabridged Download
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God. In Zealot, Reza Aslan replac...
A lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy. Who thought up paper money? What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg ...
ISBN: 9781524776909Unabridged Download
One of the world’s most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science see...
“A house of wonders itself. . . . Wonderland inspires grins and well-what-d'ya-knows” —The New York Times Book ReviewFrom the New York Times–bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Farsighted,...
ISBN: 9780735288300Unabridged Download
“A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.” —The Millions “A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.” —Washington Post “A thrilling journey of ideas.” —Boston GlobeFrom the acc...
ISBN: 9780735285897Unabridged Download