New and Recommended Politics

What in the world is going on? Our pick of new titles in politics and current affairs.

Life Lessons

Melissa Benn

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A bold proposal for new thinking on education: the formation of a National Education Service

The Coddling of the American Mind

Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff

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What doesn’t kill you makes you weaker Always trust your feelings Life is a battle between good people and evil people These three Great Untruths contradict basic ...

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

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‘Spectacular and terrifyingly true’ Owen Jones ‘Thought-provoking and funny’ The Times Be honest: if your job didn’t exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever ...

Law and the Whirligig of Time

Stephen Sedley

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For over 30 years, first as a QC, then as a judge, and latterly as a visiting professor of law at Oxford, Stephen Sedley has written and lectured about aspects of the law ...