Anyone who offers a diagnosis of the current economic malaise and prescribes a cure, but has not read this book, doesn’t know what they’re talking about.
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Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World. By Wade Davis.
Part memoir, part social commentary, part philosophical inquiry, US writer Nick Flynn’s book builds on his earlier autobiography, Another Bullshit Night in Suck City.
This book provides some amusing and insightful analysis of the way in which knee-jerk fundamentalism mixes with the celebrity sell to provide a personal narrative on which the hopes of the Republican Right have come to reside.
Ninni Holmqvist’s début novel is a dystopia in the tradition of Margaret Atwood and Marge Piercy.
A fictionalized account of the 2005 Make Poverty History campaign.
Hilary Synnott’s book is a useful introduction to Pakistan’s past, present and possible future.