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  • 成功的反思

    混亂世局中,我們必須重新學習的一堂課(The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?)

    series 人文思潮
    當代最有影響力的政治哲學家,引領思潮的重要指標《正義》哈佛教授桑德爾 睽違八年重磅新作用思辨回應撕裂的世界,當前我們最需要的一本書只要努力就有機會成功的社會,真的實現了平等與正義嗎?桑德爾高聲疾呼:我們迫切需要重新思考「成功」的價值。直視當代社會最重大的課題與挑戰,前所未見的反思角度與解方,在各國激起全新對話!◎《衛報》2020年度最佳觀點好書◎空降英國、美國、德國、荷蘭、西班牙、韓國、巴西暢銷榜◎《彭博》《新政治家》《泰晤士報文學增刊》2020年度選書◎朱敬一‧張鐵志 專文推薦◎獲誠品.博客來.金石堂.何嘉仁一致選書.商業周刊2021跨年首推!工商時報書摘推薦是什麼讓我們失去了一同思索重大公共問題... ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Start With Why

    How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action

    by Simon Sinek ...
    Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and again?Because in business it doesn't matter what you do, it matters why you do it.Steve Jobs, the Wright brothers and Martin Luther King have one thing in common: they STARTED WITH WHY.This book is for anyone who wants to inspire others, or to be ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • 12 Rules for Life

    An Antidote to Chaos

    **The #1 Sunday Times and International Bestseller from 'the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now' (New York Times)What are the most valuable things that everyone should know?**Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers, with his lectures ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • Empathy

    Why It Matters, And How To Get It

    Influential popular philosopher Roman Krznaric argues our brains are wired for social connection: empathy is at the heart of who we are. It's an essential, transforming quality we must develop for the 21st Century.Through encounters with actors, activists, groundbreaking designers, undercover journalists, nurses, bankers and neuroscientists, Krznaric defines a new breed of adventurer. He sets out ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Carceral Humanitarianism

    Logics of Refugee Detention

    by Kelly Oliver ...
    series Forerunners: Ideas First
    Coopted by military operations, humanitarianism has never been neutral. Rather than welcoming refugees, host countries assess the relative risks of taking them in versus turning them away, using a risk-benefit analysis that often reduces refugees to collateral damage in proxy wars fought in the war on terrorism. Carceral Humanitarianism testifies that humanitarian aid and human rights discourse ... Read more

    $6.70 AUD

  • Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion

    by Jia Tolentino ...
    A Times book of the year A Guardian book of the year **‘Magnificent’**The Times ‘Dazzling’ New Statesman ‘It filled me with hope’ Zadie SmithWe are living in the era of the self, in an era of malleable truth and widespread personal and political delusion. In these nine interlinked essays, Jia Tolentino, the New Yorker’s brightest young talent, explores her own coming of age in this warped and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

    An Inquiry into Values

    by Robert Pirsig ...
    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR AND A READER'S GUIDEZen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance caused a sensation when it was first published in 1974.The story of the narrator, his son Chris and their month-long motorcycle odyssey from Minnesota to California profoundly affected an entire generation.Both personal and philosophical, this book is a compelling study of relationships, values, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Utopia for Realists

    And How We Can Get There

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the future' Observer'A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell' New York Times'The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas' GuardianIn Utopia for Realists, Rutger Bregman shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly implementable.... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Enlightenment Now

    The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    by Steven Pinker ...
    **THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Bristles with pure, crystalline intelligence, deep knowledge and human sympathy' Richard Dawkins**Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred, and irrationality. Yet Steven Pinker shows that this is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How To Be an Antiracist

    **THE GLOBAL MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER**NOT BEING RACIST IS NOT ENOUGH. WE HAVE TO BE ANTIRACIST.'Transformative and revolutionary' ROBIN DIANGELO, author of White Fragility'So vital' IJEOMA OLUO, author of So You Want to Talk About RaceIn this rousing and deeply empathetic book, Ibram X. Kendi, one of the world's most influential scholars of... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • This One Wild and Precious Life

    A hopeful path forward in a fractured world

    by Sarah Wilson ...
    Will you sleep through the revolution? Or do you want to wake up and reclaim your one wild and precious life?We live in truly overwhelming times. The climate crisis, political polarisation, racial injustice and coronavirus have left many of us in a state of spiritual PTSD. We have retreated, morally and psychologically; we are experiencing a crisis of disconnection - from one another, from our ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • How to Do Nothing

    Resisting the Attention Economy

    by Jenny Odell ...
    A galvanising critique of the forces vying for our attention – and our personal information – that redefines what we view as productivity and reveals what we’ve been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world.Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is determined by our data productivity, doing nothing may be our most important form of resistance.So ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Das Kapital (Mobi Classics)

    Das Kapital (Capital, in the English translation) is an extensive treatise on political economy written in German by Karl Marx and edited in part by Friedrich Engels. The book is a critical analysis of capitalism and its practical economic application and also, in part, a critique of other related theories. Its first volume was published in 1867. Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Beyond Order

    12 More Rules for Life

    A #1 New York Times and Sunday Times bestsellerThe long-awaited sequel to 12 RULES FOR LIFE, which has sold over 5 million copies around the worldIn 12 Rules for Life, acclaimed public thinker and clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson offered an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to modern anxieties. His insights have helped millions of readers and resonated powerfully ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • What Money Can't Buy

    The Moral Limits of Markets

    Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars, outsourcing inmates to for-profit prisons, auctioning admission to elite universities, or selling citizenship to immigrants willing to pay? Isn't there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

    From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today – written as a letter to a friend.I have some suggestions for how to raise Chizalum. But remember that you might do all the things I suggest, and she will still turn out to be different from what you hoped, because sometimes life just does its thing. What matters is that ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Diet Delusion

    by Gary Taubes ...
    Where mainstream nutritional science has demonised dietary fat for 50 years, hundreds of millions of dollars of research have failed to prove that eating a low-fat diet will help you live longer. Nutrition and obesity scientists have struggled to make sense of the paradox that obesity has become an epidemic, that diabetes rates have soared and the incidence of heart disease has not declined ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Art of War

    by Sun Tzu ...
    series The Big Ideas
    Written over 2000 years ago, "The Art of War" is the first known treatise on the planning, conduct and stratagems of war.  Sun Tzu displays a comprehensive understanding of human psychology, and expresses a maneuver or strategy for every possible situation relating to conflict, combat and preparation.  The clarity of the language and thinking displayed throughout the work has made it incredibly ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Profit Over People

    Neoliberalism and Global Order

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    Why is the Atlantic slowly filling with crude petroleum, threatening a millions-of-years-old ecological balance? Why did traders at prominent banks take high-risk gambles with the money entrusted to them by hundreds of thousands of clients around the world, expanding and leveraging their investments to the point that failure led to a global financial crisis that left millions of people jobless and ... Read more

    $19.13 AUD

  • Small Is Beautiful

    A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

    Small is Beautiful is E. F. Schumacher's stimulating and controversial study of economics and its purpose. This remarkable book examines our modern economic system - its use of resources and impact on how we live - questioning whether they reflect what we truly care about. The revolutionary ideas are as pertinent, inspirational and thought-provoking today as when they were first published in 1973. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Capitalist Realism: Is there no alternative?

    Is there no alternative?

    by Mark Fisher ...
    Capitalism has become strange. Ironically, while the ‘age of work’ seems to have come to an end, working has assumed a total presence – a ‘worker’s society’ in the worst sense of the term – where everyone finds themselves obsessed with it. So what does the worker tell us today? "I feel drained, empty… dead." This book tells the story of the dead man working. It follows this figure through the ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • The Communist Manifesto

    series Penguin Little Black Classics
    'The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains.'Marx and Engels's revolutionary summons to the working classes - one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Hood Feminism

    Notes from the Women White Feminists Forgot

    by Mikki Kendall ...
    'It is absolutely brilliant, I think every woman should read it' PANDORA SYKES, THE HIGH LOW'My wish is that every white woman who calls herself a feminist will read this book in a state of hushed and humble respect ... Essential reading' ELIZABETH GILBERTAll too often the focus of mainstream feminism is not on basic survival for the many, but on increasing privilege for the few.Meeting basic ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Unspeakable Things

    Sex, Lies and Revolution

    by Laurie Penny ...
    Shortlisted for The Green Carnation Prize 2014'This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.'Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruthless in her dissection of modern feminism and class politics as she is in discussing her own experiences in journalism, activism and underground culture.This is a book about poverty and prejudice, ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD