Day: October 8, 2019

The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

Christian, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance
The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron eBook DownloadHarry Houdini’s one-time apprentice holds fantastic secrets about the greatest illusionist in the world. But someone wants to claim them . . . or silence her before she can reveal them on her own.Boston, 1926. Jenny “Wren” Lockhart is a bold eccentric—even for a female vaudevillian. As notorious for her inherited wealth and gentleman’s dress as she is for her unsavory upbringing in the back halls of a vaudeville theater, Wren lives in a world that challenges all manner of conventions.In the months following Houdini’s death, Wren is drawn into a web of mystery surrounding a spiritualist by the name of Horace Stapleton, a man defamed by Houdini’s ardent debunking of fraudulent mystics in the years leading up to his de
Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman

Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman

Economics, History, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology
Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman eBook DownloadUniversal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today.After working all day at jobs we often dislike, we buy things we don't need. Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian, reminds us it needn't be this way-and in some places it isn't.Rutger Bregman's TED Talk about universal basic income seemed impossibly radical when he delivered it in 2014. His April 2017 talk continues to make the provocative case, detailing the idea's 500-year history and even its brief success in a forgotten trial in Manitoba in the 1970s. Nearly a million views later, guaranteed basic income is being seriously considered by leading econom...