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Laila Gohar

Laila Gohar is an internationally recognized installation artist and chef who works with food as her artistic medium. She creates immersive experiences that blur the line between art and dining. As sh…


Everything/Nothing/Someone

Alice Carrière

From an early age, Alice Carrière, the daughter of a remote, renowned painter mother Jennifer Bartlett and a charismatic European actor father, Mathieu Carrière, is forced to navigate her mother’s rec…


The Swedish Art of Aging Well

Margareta Magnusson

Now unburdened by (emotional and actual!) baggage and able to focus on what makes each day worth living, Margareta Magnusson shares her discoveries about becoming older – some difficult to accept, man…


State of Danger

Tim Weiner

Twenty years ago, after the attacks of September 11, the CIA transformed itself into a lethal paramilitary force, all but abandoning its core missions of espionage and counterespionage. The consequenc…


Cheap Land Colorado

Ted Conover

In the failed rural subdivisions of Colorado’s enormous San Luis Valley lives a community of people on the edge. In exchange for freedom from government and landlords, from the congestion and smog of…


The Buddhist and the Ethicist

Peter Singer Venerable Shih Chao-hwei

Peter Singer is a world-renowned, award-winning moral philosopher and preeminent voice in bioethics whose writings have helped shape the animal rights and effective altruism movements. Venerable Shih…


Dust

Jay Owens

This book shows that dust is a profound threat to life in the twenty-first century. And yet it’s something we hardly ever consider – so small and mundane as to slip below the threshold of thought. Fro…


Japan Calling

Vahram Muratyan

Inspired by Vahram Muratyan’s lifelong curiosity about Japanese culture and informed by his travels, Japan Calling is a vivid exploration of the country, from Tokyo to Kyoto, from Osaka to Okinawa. Mu…


Animal Liberation

Peter Singer

During the late ‘70s and ‘80s, Animal Liberation became known as “the bible” of the emerging and rapidly growing animal rights movement. Now, Singer is bringing up to date his expose of the chilling r…


The Listening Service

Tom Service

Based on his critically-acclaimed BBC Radio 3 programme The Listening Service, in which Tom Service takes an idea on an ear-opening and mind-expanding walk through the musical landscape every week, th…