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Alexander Stubb is a Finnish politician who served as the Prime Minister of Finland from 2014 to 2015. He rose to politics as a researcher specialised in the affairs of the European Union and was elected to the European Parliament in 2004 as a member of the National Coalition Party.
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Enlightenment Now
The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
by Steven Pinker (Jan 14, 2019)
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlig...
Peace Journey
The Struggle for Peace in Bosnia
by Carl Bildt (Jan 31, 1999)
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Everything Is F*cked
A Book About Hope
by Mark Manson (May 13, 2019)
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Tags: self-helpmotivationalarthumorpsychologyreligion
From the author of the international mega-bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope. We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best its ever beenwe are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history. Yet, somehow everything seems to be irreparably and h...
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Educated
A Memoir
by Tara Westover (Feb 19, 2018)
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Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's ...
White
by Bret Easton Ellis (Apr 15, 2019)
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Combining personal reflection and social observation, Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction is an incendiary polemic about this young century's failings, e-driven and otherwise, and at once an example, definition, and defense of what "freedom of speech" truly means.Bret Easton Ellis has wrestled with the double-edged sword of fame and notori...