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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY

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  • Eimear McBride

    Something Out Of Place

    $20.00

    Here, Eimear McBride unpicks the contradictory forces of disgust and objectification that control and shame women. From playground taunts of 'only sluts do it' but 'virgins are frigid', to ladette culture, and the arrival of 'ironic' porn, via Debbie Harry, the Kardashians and the Catholic church - she looks at how this prejudicial messaging has played out in the past, and still surrounds us today. In this subversive essay, McBride asks - are women still damned if we do, damned if we don't? H...

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  • Silke Rose West and Joseph Sarosy

    How To Tell Stories To Children

    $25.00

    Hearing stories can help children manage their emotions, empathize with others and better understand the complex world we live in. But more importantly storytelling cultivates a rich and meaningful bond between parent and child, building intimacy and trust. In How to Tell Stories to Children, educators Silke Rose West and Joseph Sarosy distil the key ingredients for storytelling into a surprisingly simple technique for creating imaginative stories from the events, objects and activities in yo...

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  • Ian Stewart

    What's The Use?

    $32.00

    Many people think mathematics is useless. They're wrong. In the UK, the 2.8 million people employed in mathematical science occupations contributed GBP208 billion to the economy in a single year -- that's 10 per cent of the workforce contributing 16 per cent of the economy. What's the Use? asks why there is such a vast gulf between public perceptions of mathematics and reality. It shows how mathematics is vital, often in surprising ways, behind the scenes of daily life. How politicians pick t...

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