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Book Recommendations: Law
Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University by Nicholas J. McBride
The book provide advice of what a prospective law student needs to know before embarking on their studies. If you're looking at studying law, this book will give you insights on how to prepare on your journey to becoming a successful law student. Though UK-centric, the book will still be useful if you are looking at Law as a course of choice.
Politics & IR
Book Recommendations: Politics & IR
World Order by Henry Kissinger
Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising presidents, traveling the world, observing and shaping the central foreign policy events of recent decades—Kissinger now reveals his analysis of the ultimate challenge for the twenty-first century: how to build a shared international order in a world of divergent historical perspectives, violent conflict, proliferating technology, and ideological extremism.
1984 by George Orwell
A man loses his identity while living under a repressive regime. In a story based on George Orwell's classic novel, Winston Smith (John Hurt) is a government employee whose job involves the rewriting of history in a manner that casts his fictional country's leaders in a charitable light. His trysts with Julia (Suzanna Hamilton) provide his only measure of enjoyment, but lawmakers frown on the relationship -- and in this closely monitored society, there is no escape from Big Brother.