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You Talkin' To Me? Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama

Rhetoric is what gives words power. It's nothing to be afraid of. It isn't the exclusive preserve of politicians: it's ...

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The New Few: Or a Very British Oligarchy

This was supposed to be the era when democracy came into its own, but instead power and wealth in Britain ...

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The Silence of Animals: Progress and Other Modern Myths

John Gray draws on a wide array of memoirs, poems, fiction and philosophy to make us re-imagine our place in ...

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A Trick I Learned From Dead Men

After the disappearance of their father and the sudden death of their mother, Lee Hart and his deaf brother, Ned, ...

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Railsea

On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt. The ...

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Green Philosophy: How to Think Seriously About the Planet

The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which has seen the principal threats to the ...

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