Maoism: A Global History
*** WINNER OF THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING
SHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING***... Now You See It, Now You Don't!: Lessons in Sleight of Hand
A new and simple learn-by-picture method that makes it easy for anyone aged twelve and up to perform all the classic sleights just as they are done by the world's greatest professional magicians. Long-time magician Bill Tarr has teamed up with Barry Ross, an illustrator famous for his instructional sports diagrams, for easy-to-follow,...
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Vintage)
Dozens of examples in innumeracy show us how it affects not only personal economics and travel plans, but explains mischosen mates, inappropriate drug-testing, and the allure of psuedo-science.
Innumeracy, an inability to deal comfortably with the fundamental notions of number and
chance, plagues far too many otherwise...