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17 of the Best Current Affairs Gifts – Christmas 2018

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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A fun and thoughtful mash up of pop culture and serious scholarship on the life of the Justice

Available at Amazon.com for $14

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life

Available at Amazon.com for $10

The New Jim Crow:  Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

"A call to action for everyone concerned with racial justice"

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

The inspiring, true story of Malala Yousafzai, brought to life for young readers

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Prisoners of Geography

Prisoners of Geography

Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

A beautifully curated collection of personal narratives from female scientists from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, with a dash of whimsy thrown in

Available at Amazon.com for $11

Rad American Women A-Z

Rad American Women A-Z

Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!

Available at Amazon.com for $12

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

The real story of the people who predicted, and profited from, the 2008 financial crash, as made into a recent movie adaptation

Available at Amazon.com for $9

TED Books Box Set: The Completist

TED Books Box Set: The Completist

Long enough to explore a powerful idea but short enough to read in a single sitting, TED Books pick up where TED Talks leave off

Available at Amazon.com for $102

Tickets To A Local TEDx Event

Tickets To A Local TEDx Event

Local conferences devoted to spreading interesting ideas, through short, powerful talks by a wide range of speakers

Available at TED for $50 - $200

Humans of New York, The Book

Humans of New York, The Book

Based on the hugely popular blog, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a city

Available at Amazon.com for $16

Double Down: Game Change 2012

Double Down: Game Change 2012

A fascinating insight into the behind the scenes workings of the 2012 presidential election, a must for political junkies

Available at Amazon.com for $22

Time Magazine Subscription

Time Magazine Subscription

Get a subscription to the iconic news weekly covering world events, politics, business and culture

Available at Magazines.com for $16 - $60

The Economist Magazine Subscription

The Economist Magazine Subscription

Fair, in-depth analysis and information about issues related to the economy, society and politics worldwide

Available at Magazines.com for $77 - $270

Our Dumb Century: The Onion

Our Dumb Century: The Onion

Satirical website The Onion presents 100 years of headlines from "America's Finest News Source"

Available at Amazon.com for $15

The Daily Show Presents America (The Book)

The Daily Show Presents America (The Book)

A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction from the popular satirical news show

Available at Amazon.com for $14

Code Girls

Code Girls

The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

Available at Amazon.com for $18

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