Post Truth : Peak Bullshit - and What we can Do About It, by Evan Davis

£9.99

How did we get to a place where bullshit is not just rife, but apparently so effective that it has become the communications strategy of our times? Written with the generous intelligent and wry humour that admirers of his broadcasting will recognise. Essential  reading for anyone involved in communication. 

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Burned, by Sam McBride ( paperback, Oct 2019)

£16.99

The investigative journalist Sam McBride takes an analytical and thorough look at the RHI scandal that  engulfed Stormont. Well written. 

19.10.19 Please note this book is in high demand so please check before ordering that we have it in stock. 

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Madam Politician by Martina Fitzgerald ( hardback)

£14.99

Only 10% of Cabinet ministers in Ireland in almost 100 years have been women. All the living members of this exclusive club ( 19 women ) are interviewed here, from Mary Robinson, Joan Burton and Mary Harney to name but a few. These are personal stories but give us remarkable insights into a changing Ireland.

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Wounds: A Memoir of War and Love, by Feargal Keane ( paperback )

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Feargal covers the story of his own family history and prompts reflections on what it means to kill for a cause, and how to reconcile history and war with moving forward. A thoughtful and powerful read. 

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The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis ( hardback)

£20.00

From the bestselling author of The Big Short. Michael Lewis shines his spotlight on what happens, or might happen, if those people in power, just decide to ‘not show up’ It’s a fast and riveting read about how constancy in administration needs to actually deliver for the country, and how in this Trump era that may not be happening.

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If Only They Didn’t Speak English, by Jon Sopel

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BBC correspondent in Washington, Jon Sopel brings his own insight to the question of what is going on in US politics since the arrival of Trump. He paints an interesting view and is extremely readable. 

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Yes We ( Still) Can - Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

£12.99

How did we go from Obama to Trump - and can the tide be turned back? Dan Pfeiffer was communications director for Obama.. his is a funny, thoughtful and humble recollection of his time on the front line of politics.

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How Democracy Ends, by David Runciman

£14.99

David Runciman is one of the UK’s leading professors of politics. Here he surveys the political landscape of the West, helping us to spot the new signs of a collapsing democracy and advising us of what might happen next.

Paperback £9.99 due May 2019

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century, by Yuval Noah Harari ( hardback)

£18.99

 

**THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present.

How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today's most urgent issues. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?

 

Paperback due 22nd August 2019

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