Category

Current Affairs

Can't find the book you're looking for? Send us an email - if a book's in print, we can (usually) supply it!

One hundred kilometers from Seville lies the small village of Marinaleda, which for the last thirty-five years has been the center of a tireless struggle to create a living utopia. Today, Marinaleda is a place where the farms and th... read more

Thumb_9781781682982
$28.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

It was the "eBay of drugs", a multi-billion dollar empire. And behind its heart of darkness was the FBI's Most Wanted Man, a mysterious crime czar dubbed "Dread Pirate Roberts". SILKROAD.COM lay at the heart of 'the Dark Web' - a parallel universe o... read more

Thumb_9781742614090
$38.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These narrators -- including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment worker... read more

Thumb_9781938073908
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

What do soaring debt, endemic narcissism, road rage, political attack ads and killer drones share in common? All are symptoms of a society that moves, reflexively and relentlessly, to exploit the fastest, mos... read more

Thumb_9781408851609
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

"We count ourselves among the rebels who court storms, who hold that the only truth lies in perpetual search." - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova "I cannot tell you how proud I am to be in contact with you - You show... read more

Thumb_comradely
$16.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Within weeks of the September 11 attacks in 2001, the United States had captured hundreds of suspected al Qaeda terrorists in Afghanistan, and by the following January the first of these prisoners arrived at the U.S... read more

Thumb_9780300205596
$43.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

One in 30 of the people on this planet is Indonesian. The 13,000 islands of their homeland, scattered along the equator, stretch the distance from London to Tehran, and the residents of the capital, Jakarta, tweet mor... read more

Thumb_9781783780143
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds and exposing gove... read more

Thumb_9781595589736
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the... read more

Thumb_9781471138799
$45.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Jesse Walker's The United States of Paranoia presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror.The fear of intrigue and subversion d... read more

Nophoto
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

A timely, piercing study of the Islamic State, as its rise to prominence and domination of Middle Eastern politics, is explained in revealing detail by economist and bestselling author Loretta Napoleoni. Nap... read more

Thumb_9781609806286
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

How did everything get so dumb? How did we become hostages to idiocy? What must we do to be freed from a captor whose ransom note simply reads, 'D'oh'? The deteriorating quality of our public debate and the dwindling of common sense in m... read more

Thumb_9781760110543
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

From the author of the acclaimed 'Mr. China' comes another rollicking adventure story - part memoir, part history, part business imbroglio - that offers valuable lessons to help Westerner... read more

Thumb_9780007590278
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

From the author of the novels Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, here is an essential series of dispatches from the East, the West and the In Between. Divided into sections called ... read more

Thumb_9780241146316
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

In this controversial book, Andrew Keen argues that the Internet has had a disastrous impact on all out lives - and outlines what we must do to change it, before it's too late.

Thumb_9781782393412
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

It began with an unsigned email: "I am a senior member of the intelligence community". What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man, Edward Snowd... read more

Thumb_9781783350377
$29.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

With an introduction by Russell Brand What if a tiny, shadow elite rule the world from a secret room? My worryingly paradoxical thought process could be summarized thus: Thank God I don't believe in the secret ruler... read more

Thumb_9781447275466
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

In Asia’s Cauldron, Robert D. Kaplan offers up a vivid snapshot of the nations surrounding the South China Sea, the conflicts brewing in the region at the dawn of the twenty-first century, and their implications for global peace and stabi... read more

Thumb_4rr
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

In The Glass Cage, leading commentator on technology and culture Nicholas Carr exposes our profound dependence on digital automation to make our most important decisions and the radical effects this is having on our minds a... read more

Thumb_9781847923097
$40.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

The first major book on ISIS to be published since the group exploded on the international stage in summer 2014. Drawing on their unusual access to intelligence sources and material, law enforcement, and groundbreaking research into ope... read more

Thumb_9780008120931
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1
21 - 40 of 1271 ← Previous 1 2 63 64