Society and the Future (8/19/20)

Today we look at society and the future with an analysis of how our drastically changing world will begin to look, a detailed account of the machinery and technology that has changed our intimate lives, and demands for creating and embracing education with equality. 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future […]

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Maximum Shelf: EVERYBODY RISE

Maximum Shelf: EVERYBODY RISE

Last week’s Maximum Shelf Awareness feature was on one of our favorite debut novels coming this summer: EVERYBODY RISE by New York Times reporter Stephanie Clifford. A Bonfire of the Vanities for the 21st century mixed with Curtis Sittenfeld’s Prep and Amor Towles’s Rules of Civility, EVERYBODY RISE follows the rise and ultimate fall of […]

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EVERYBODY RISE signed galley giveaway

EVERYBODY RISE signed galley giveaway

Earlier this week New York Times reporter Stephanie Clifford dropped by the Flatiron Building to tell us about her debut novel, EVERYBODY RISE. In her day job as a court reporter, Clifford has a word limit for her stories but she wanted to go beyond those limits and write an epic, sweeping story. The inspiration? […]

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Stars for POLITICAL ORDER AND POLITICAL DECAY

Stars for POLITICAL ORDER AND POLITICAL DECAY

For those of you who like your history and politics on the meaty side, the wait is nearly over for Francis Fukuyama’s POLITICAL ORDER AND POLITICAL DECAY: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy. In this second volume (after THE ORIGINS OF POLITICAL ORDER), Fukuyama examines how societies and their political institutions have […]

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