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Culture & Society
Biographies

Black Is the Body

Emily Bernard

Black Is the Body is a collection of 12 autobiographical essays by American author Emily Bernard, reflecting her experiences as an African American woman in the Southern U.S.

Culture & Society

Black Looks

bell hooks

First published in 1992, this classic text by bell hooks examines the representation of Black people in media in an attempt to disrupt, unsettle, and challenge us.

Culture & Society
Biographies

Black Ops

Ric Prado

Ric Prado details his career with the Central Intelligence Agency, including his time spent in counter-terrorism and training Contras in South America.

Culture & Society

Black Resistance to British Policing

Adam Elliott-Cooper

A critical insight into the colonial origins of structural racism in the British police force and how the Black community organizes against it.

Culture & Society
History

Black Spartacus

Sudhir Hazareesingh

Sudhir Hazareesingh's biography of Toussaint Louverture, formerly enslaved person and Haitian revolutionary hero, seeks to uncover the real man behind the myth.

Science & Environment

Blackfish

Gabriela Cowperthwaite

A striking commentary on man's relationship with nature, Blackfish acts as a plea to release orcas from captivity and back into the wild where they belong.

Culture & Society

Blackout

Candace Owens

Candace Owens calls out the cynical exploitation of Black Americans by the Democratic Party and urges the community to take control of its own problems without the need for big government intervention.

Education
Personal Growth

Blended and Online Learning Design

UCL (University College London)

This course from University College London gives classroom teachers the tools and understanding to effectively shift their teaching online.

Mind & Philosophy
Personal Growth

Blindspot

Mahzarin R. Banaji, Anthony G. Greenwald

Leading psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald discuss how biases can manifest subconsciously and what we can do to counteract them.

Personal Growth
Business
Science & Environment

Blink

Malcolm Gladwell

Blink explains what happens when you listen to your gut feeling, why these snap judgments are often much more efficient than conscious deliberating, and how to avoid your intuition leading you to wrong assumptions.

Culture & Society
History

Blitzed

Norman Ohler

Blitzed offers a new perspective on the history of Nazi Germany, exploring how widespread drug addiction influenced one of the world's cruelest regimes — and one of history's most infamous dictators.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Business

Blitzscaling

Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh

Blitzscaling is the strategy some of today's most valuable companies have used to achieve huge market shares, insanely fast growth, big profit margins, and become corporate giants in a very short time.

Parenting & Relationships

Block, Delete, Move On

Lalaletmeexplain

Anonymous relationships expert LalalaLetMeExplain dispenses dating and life advice fit for the 2020s, aimed at single women.

Money & Investing

Blockchain

Stephen P Williams

A conceptual introduction to blockchain, providing insight into its real-world applications to encourage us to see how it can change our lives.

Money & Investing
Technology & the Future

Blockchain Basics

Jonathan Reichental

Blockchain Basics is a short course covering the history, evolution, and advantages of blockchain, and bitcoin in particular, as well as its technical and cultural challenges.

Money & Investing
Technology & the Future

Blockchain Bubble or Revolution

Neel Mehta, Aditya Agashe, Parth Detroja

A trio of tech experts goes beyond the blockchain hype with a level-headed overview of where the technology might be useful, and where it probably won't be.

Business

Blockchain Revolution

Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott

Blockchain Revolution explains how the power of the new technology behind Bitcoin can transform our world financially by improving the way we store our money and do business to make it more fair, transparent, equal, and free from corruption.

History

Blood and Oil

Bradley Hope, Justin Scheck

In Blood and Oil, Wall Street Journal reporters Bradley Hope and Justin Scheck perform a deep dive into the Saudi Arabian royal family and chronicle Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's rise to power.

Business
Lifestyle

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

Jason Schreier

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels shows us why making video games is one of the most challenging and stressful jobs in the world.

History
Culture & Society

Bloodlands

Timothy Snyder

Historian Timothy Snyder examines the devastation suffered by Eastern Europe in the twentieth century at the hands of both Nazi Germany and Stalin's USSR.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Career & Success
Business

Blowing My Way to the Top

Jen Atkin

This tongue-in-cheek account from hairdresser Jen Atkin is a collection of advice for anyone who wants to make it in beauty and business, and details what it's like to be responsible for the hair of A-listers.

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