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Social media connected the world--and gave rise to fake news and increasing polarization. Now a leading researcher at MIT draws on 20 years of research to show how these trends threaten our political, economic, and emotional health in this eye-openin...
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An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents' attacks on our freedom of the press.“The FAKE NEWS media,” Donald Trump has tweeted, “is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American P...
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From the author of In the Darkroom, a feminist classic and skillful examination of the attack on women’s rights.Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award • “Enraging, enlightening, and invigorating, Backlash is, most...
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A delightful, erudite, and immersive exploration of the crossword puzzle and its fascinating history by a brilliant young writerAlmost as soon as it appeared, the crossword puzzle had already become indispensable to our lives. Invented practically by...
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"Trenchant and intelligent." --The New York TimesAs seen/heard on NPR, New Yorker Radio Hour, The New York Book Review Podcast, PBS Newshour, CNBC, and more.A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA New York Times Notable Book of 2019From a risin...
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A lively, inside look at how Bollywood, Turkish soap operas, and K-Pop are challenging America's cultural dominance around the world.There is a vast cultural movement emerging from beyond the Western world. Truly global in its range and allure, it is...
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You've seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don't know ...
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An intimate and profound reckoning with the changes buffeting the $2 trillion global advertising and marketing business from the perspective of its most powerful players, by the bestselling author of GoogledAdvertising and marketing touches on every ...
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This trenchant analysis examines the many ways our society's increasingly tenuous commitment to facts laid the groundwork for Donald Trump's rise to power.Award-winning journalist Nathan Bomey argues that Trump did not usher the post-truth era into b...
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A bold challenge to our obsession with efficiency—and a new understanding of how to benefit from the powerful potential of serendipity.Algorithms, multitasking, the sharing economy, life hacks: our culture can't get enough of efficiency. One of...
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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence. Over the past few decades there has been...
ISBN: 9780525498360Unabridged Download
**One of NPR’s Best Books of 2017** “Petersen's gloriously bumptious, brash ode to nonconforming women suits the needs of this dark moment. Her careful examination of how we eviscerate the women who confound or threaten is cruci...
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