Academic, physicist and environmental expert Paul Behrens presents a radical dual analysis of our world in which consumption growth is outpacing population growth. Setting out the existential threats we face, he examines key areas in which political will is required, including women's education, food and energy security, biodiversity and economics.
The lives of six characters entwine in contemporary Los Angeles in a spellbinding thriller: a 2017 LA Times Best Fiction Pick and NPR Best Book of the Year. Wonder Valley is a swirling mix of angst, violence, heartache, and yearning-a masterpiece of L.A. noir by a writer leading a new vanguard of crime fiction.
Inspired by One Thousand and One Nights, Ahmad Danny Ramadan's innovative and poetic debut novel tells the story of two lovers anchored to the memory of a dying Syria. One is a Hakawati, the storyteller, keeping life in forward motion by relaying remembered fables and incidents from their youth to his dying partner.
A masterful essayistic investigation of the dark side of social media: exploring addiction, celebrity, trolling, propaganda and death drive, as well as the internet's utopian potential, combining journalism, psychoanalytic reflection and sociology, from a leading political writer, broadcaster and academic.