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The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...

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'Why the West Rules--for Now': Blind Social Inertia of Billions of Lazy, Greedy, Frightened People
2 Dec 2011 // 7:00 AM

This is a ground-breaking book that places modern Western dominance within the context of the entire scope of human history while giving a frightening view of the shape of things to come.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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