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We live in rapidly changing times, a digital age where many of the jobs being done in 20 years’ time haven’t been invented yet, where brain and child development is…
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Ever wondered what it is in life you are missing out on? Bored at work, school or university, in your leisure time? Want to do more of the thing you…
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In The Value of Nothing, Raj Patel recalls how his favourite thing in his father’s shop when growing up was the pricing gun. He goes on to show how, since…
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When Paul Collier brings out a book, people tend to take notice. His previous work, The Bottom Billion, has been influential to neo-liberal economists and, as Oxford Professor of Economics…
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‘To see what is in front of one’s nose is a constant struggle,’ wrote George Orwell. In Ill Fares the Land, leading European historian Tony Judt demonstrates a sharp ability…
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‘Today, many things indicate that we are going through a transitional period, when it seems that something is on the way out and something else is painfully being born. It…
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Stirred with an interest in ancient fairy tales by Romantics Clemens Brentano and Ludwig von Arnim, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm began to collect and write down tales that had been…
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This narrative poem by Roman author Ovid, completed in AD 8, describing the creation and history of the world, has become one of the most popular works of mythology.