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Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists

In this month's issue of <i>Personality and Individual Differences</i>, a study was published that confirms what we all suspected: Internet trolls are …

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Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

The Inconvenient Indian

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas King<p><b>WINNER of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize</b><i><br>The Inconvenient Indian</i> is at once a “history” and the complete subversion of a history—in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North …

The Son

• <b>Author:</b> Jo Nesbø<p>A brand new thriller from #1 internationally bestselling crime author Jo Nesbo, which sees a charismatic young prisoner escaping jail to find out the truth about his father's death. <br>Sonny is a model prisoner. He listens to the confessions of other inmates at Oslo jail, and absolves …

Vengeance

• <b>Author:</b> George Jonas<p>In 1972, 11 Israeli athletes were murdered at the Munich Olympics. This is the chilling account of how they were avenged. First published in 1984, George Jonas’s #1 bestseller Vengeance has become a real-life espionage classic. The story of five ordinary young Israelis whose …

The Normans

• <b>Author:</b> Lars Brownworth<p>There is much more to the Norman story than the Battle of Hastings. These descendants of the Vikings who settled in France, England, and Italy – but were not strictly French, English, or Italian – played a large role in creating the modern world. They were the success story …

The Sleepwalkers

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Clark<p>One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year<p>Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)<p>The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting account of the explosive beginnings of World War I.<p>Drawing on new …