Matthew Desmond: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
When Charlemagne died in 814 CE, he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Distinguishe... (more)
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“Now” is a simple yet elusive concept.
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A bestselling linguist takes us on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our eyes -- and why we should embrace this trans... (more)