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Title: A Climate Policy Revolution : What the Science of Complexity Reveals about Saving Our Planet
Author: Roland Kupers
Publishing details: Harvard University Press, 7 April 2020
Genre: climate science, development, economics, Non-fiction
No. of pages: 184

Sustainability, economics, the environment, energy, consumption, politics. All these seem fairly difficult, yet theoretically and ideally achievable trade-offs. How can the science of complexity help to understand the feasibility of these concepts in reality? Check out the most recent Harvard University Press book publication for more on this topic.

Title: Love in the Blitz: The Greatest Lost Love Letters of the Second World War
Author: Eileen Alexander
Publishing details: William Collins; edition edition (30 April 2020)
Genre: fiction, history, romance
No. of pages: 496

A unique insight into home-front life and romance’ , reviewed Mail on Sunday. Set in wartime London, this books dives deeper into romance lived by the women at that time. Sex, love, joy and young romance are unfolded through emotional letters produced by the 2nd World War period.

Title: Human Kind – A Hopeful History
Author: Rutger Bregman
Publishing details: Little, Brown and Company (June 2, 2020)
Genre: Non-fiction, philosophy, sociology
No. of pages: 480

It has been called as “The Sapiens of 2020″ by The Guardian, while Yuval Noah Harari himself said that Human Kind made me see humanity from a fresh perspective.” This book offers a fresh positive perspective on human nature, aiming to break the stereotype of the selfish unkind gene.

Title: Bridging the Theory-Practice Divide in International Relations
Author: Daniel Maliniak (Editor), Michael J. Tierney, Ryan Powers (Editor), Susan Peterson (Editor)
Publishing details: Publisher: Georgetown University Press (May 1, 2020)
Genre: diplomacy, international relations, Non-fiction, Politics
No. of pages: 312

This book sheds light on one of the oldest academic disciplines: international relations. The IR scholarship can be truly beneficial to support decision making, if the bridge that links it to policy makers is built. What are the bottlenecks of this process? How can IR become policy-relevant? These are some of the questions that are examined and presented in this recent research, published by Georgetown University.