5 books on the list
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This eye-opening work delves into the gig economy as journalist James Bloodworth spends six months undercover in low-wage jobs. From an Amazon warehouse to driving for Uber, he discovers the anxieties and hopes of working-class individuals, young students, and immigrants. This is a gripping examination of a divided society in need of understanding the true realities of others before it can heal.
If governments worldwide continue to let Big Tech companies acquire monopolistic dominance then unions are workers’ only defence. And, as @J_Bloodworth has documented in his must-read book ‘Hired’, Amazon can be a horrible employer. – source
Why Cant We All Just Get Along
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along is part-memoir, part-polemic about the state of public discourse in Britain and the world today. In an increasingly divided society, Iain examines why we’ve all become so disrespectful and intolerant. Using experiences from his career in politics and the media, he says it doesn’t have to be this way, and suggests how...
Just finished @IainDale’s Why Can’t We All Get Along? book. Thoroughly recommend it. Iain is a voice of reason and moderation when both are in such short supply. – source
Then She Was Gone
A mother's relentless search for her missing daughter leads her to a charming stranger and his young daughter who bears an uncanny resemblance to her own. As Laurel's past collides with her present, the truth about her daughter's disappearance begins to unravel. This captivating and suspenseful novel explores love, loss, and the lengths a mother will go to uncover the truth.
@SamKipling96 @lisajewelluk I recommend Then She Was Gone if you liked The Family Upstairs. I’m loving LJ’s writing – source
The Shortest History of Germany
From Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel―A Retelling for Our Times
Discover 2,000 years of German history in one captivating read. From the Reformation to the fall of the Berlin Wall, this concise book explores how Germany became a modern nation and a leader in liberal democracy. Written by bestselling author James Hawes, this fascinating history sheds light on the present by examining the past. Don't miss out on this must-read book.
@pspencerCSJ A great little book – source
Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
Discover how women are systematically ignored and discriminated against in a world largely built for and by men in this eye-opening book. With case studies, stories, and research from across the globe, it exposes the gender data gap and its profound impact on women's lives. From government policy to medical research and technology, Invisible Women reveals the biased data that excludes women and the urgent need for change. A powerful and provocative read that will make you see the world anew.
Listening to @CCriadoPerez on 5Live now with @Emmabarnett. Invisible Women is one of books of the decade. Cannot recommend it enough – source
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