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    • Age of Anger

    • A History of the Present
    • By: Pankaj Mishra
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American shooters and ISIS to Donald Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism to racism and misogyny on social media? In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra answers our bewilderment by casting his gaze back to the 18th century before leading us to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An important, difficult yet flawed book - deserves

    • By Carl A. Gallozzi on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • From the Ruins of Empire

    • The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia
    • By: Pankaj Mishra
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A little more than a century ago, as the Japanese navy annihilated the giant Russian one at the Battle of Tsushima, original thinkers across Asia, working independently, sought to frame a distinctly Asian intellectual tradition that would inform and inspire the continent's anticipated rise to dominance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Overview of Development of Modern Eastern Political Philosophy

    • By John Dewey on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The New Yorker, August 4th 2014 (Nicholas Schmidle, Michelle Goldberg, Pankaj Mishra)

    • By: Nicholas Schmidle, Michelle Goldberg, Pankaj Mishra
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    "Aflame", by David Remnick; "Crime Fiction", by Nicholas Schmidle; "What Is a Woman?", by Michelle Goldberg; "The Places in Between", by Pankaj Mishra; and "Big Men", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, May 2nd 2011 (Lauren Collins, Evan Ratliff, Pankaj Mishra)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Evan Ratliff, Pankaj Mishra
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    "Trumpery", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Canon Fodder", by Rolf Potts; "Bitter Pills", by James Surowiecki; "Holy Matrimony!", by Lauren Collins; "The Mark", by Evan Ratliff; and "The Inner Voice", by Pankaj Mishra.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • HiBrow: The Folio Prize Fiction Festival

    • By: Eimear McBride, Paul Baggaley, Sergio De La Pava, and others
    • Narrated by: Eimear McBride, Paul Baggaley, Sergio De La Pava, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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    The three-day Folio Prize Fiction Festival 2014 brought together some great writers and audiences and gave them a real opportunitey to talk in depth about their work and similar subjects. The festival included interviews and discussions with top writers, novelists, poets, critics and publishers, including Eimear McBride, Paul Baggaley, Sergio De La Pava, Rachel Kushner, Sarah Hall, Pankaj Mishra, Stephanie Merritt, Jane Gardam and Mark Haddon. 

    Regular price: $4.36