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Beyond These Walls

by Tony Platt St. Martin's Press (January 08, 2019)

A groundbreaking investigation into the roots of the American criminal justice system reveals how the past bleeds into the present.

Beyond These Walls is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks...


Breaking News

by Alan Rusbridger Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 27, 2018)

An urgent account of the revolution that has upended the news business, written by one of the most accomplished journalists of our time

Technology has radically altered the news landscape. Once-powerful newspapers...


Through the Mill

by Gail Cuthbert Brandt Baraka Books (October 29, 2018)

Girls and women were essential to industrialization in Canada, particularly in the cotton textile industry, which was concentrated in Quebec. In 1891, for example, more than 2000 girls and women toiled in Quebec’s...


Bringing Down the Colonel

by Patricia Miller Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2018)

“I’ll take my share of the blame. I only ask that he take his.”

In Bringing Down the Colonel, the journalist Patricia Miller tells the story of Madeline Pollard, an unlikely nineteenth-century women’s...


The Eating Instinct

by Virginia Sole-Smith Henry Holt and Co. (November 13, 2018)

An exploration, both personal and deeply reported, of how we learn to eat in today’s toxic food culture.

Food is supposed to sustain and nourish us. Eating well, any doctor will tell you, is the best way to...


We the People

by Erwin Chemerinsky Picador (November 13, 2018)

"This work will become the defining text on progressive constitutionalism — a parallel to Thomas Picketty’s contribution but for all who care deeply about constitutional law. Beautifully written and powerfully...


A Distinct Alien Race

by David Vermette Baraka Books (September 27, 2018)

Americans don’t think of Canada as a source of potential terrorists—speaking a foreign tongue, serving a foreign religion, and invading their country. But when a million French-Canadians crossed the border...


The Hell of Good Intentions

by Stephen M. Walt Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2018)

From the New York Times–bestselling author Stephen M. Walt, The Hell of Good Intentions dissects the faults and foibles of recent American foreign policy—explaining why it has been plagued by disasters like...


We Can't Breathe

by Jabari Asim Picador (October 16, 2018)

Longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

Insightful and searing essays that celebrate the vibrancy and strength of black history and culture in America by critically acclaimed...


Grand Improvisation

by Derek Leebaert Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2018)

A new understanding of the post World War II era, showing what occurred when the British Empire wouldn’t step aside for the rising American superpower—with global insights for today.

An enduring myth of the...


Them

by Ben Sasse St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2018)

* AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing American Adult, an intimate and urgent assessment of the existential crisis facing our nation.

Something is...


Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

The Skripal Files

by Mark Urban Henry Holt and Co. (October 02, 2018)

The explosive story of the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and what it reveals about the growing clandestine conflict between the West and Russia

Salisbury, England: March 4, 2018.

Slumped on...


Ghost

by Michael R. McGowan & Ralph Pezzullo St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

The explosive memoir of an FBI field operative who has worked more undercover cases than anyone in history.

Within FBI field operative circles, groups of people known as “Special” by their titles alone, Michael...


Can Democracy Work?

by James Miller Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 18, 2018)

A new history of the world’s most embattled idea

Today, democracy is the world’s only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to...


Trump Must Go

by Bill Press St. Martin's Press (September 11, 2018)

"I would give myself an A+" —Donald Trump, on his first 100 days in office.

Americans increasingly agree on one thing: Every day that Trump stays in office, he diminishes the United States and its people.

...


Identity

by Francis Fukuyama Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 11, 2018)

The New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international...


The Field of Blood

by Joanne B. Freeman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 11, 2018)

The previously untold story of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil War

In The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress....


The Diversity Delusion

by Heather Mac Donald St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2018)

By the New York Times bestselling author: a provocative account of the attack on the humanities, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learning

America is in crisis, from the university to the workplace....


American Fix

by Ryan Hampton St. Martin's Press (August 28, 2018)

Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis. Addiction is a trans-partisan issue that impacts individuals from every walk of life. Millions of Americans, tired of watching...


A Politically Incorrect Feminist

by Phyllis Chesler St. Martin's Press (August 28, 2018)

A powerful and revealing memoir about the pioneers of modern-day feminism

Phyllis Chesler was a pioneer of Second Wave Feminism. Chesler and the women who came out swinging between 1972-1975 integrated the want...


Blood Papa

by Jean Hatzfeld & Joshua David Jordan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 21, 2018)

The continuation of a groundbreaking study of the Rwandan genocide, and the story of the survivor generation

In Rwanda from April to June 1994, 800,000 Tutsis were slaughtered by their Hutu neighbors in the largest...


The Fall of the Berlin Wall

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Berlin Wall in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the fall of the Berlin Wall.When...


The Poisoned City

by Anna Clark Henry Holt and Co. (July 10, 2018)

When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins.

Through a series of disastrous decisions, the state government had switched...


The Future of Terrorism

by Walter Laqueur & Christopher Wall St. Martin's Press (July 03, 2018)

An expert on terrorism and an expert on counterterrorism answer the two questions everyone is asking about the rise of terrorism today: why is this happening, and when will it end?

Since the death of bin Laden...


Journalism at risk

by Onur Andreotti, Nils Muižnieks, Tarlach McGonagle & Sejal Parmar et al. Council of Europe (September 30, 2015)

Is journalism under threat? Censorship, political pressure, intimidation, job insecurity and attacks on the protection of journalists’ sources - how can these threats be tackled?Journalism at Risk is a new...


Freedom of expression and defamation

by Tarlach McGonagle & Onur Andreotti Council of Europe (August 31, 2016)

Freedom of expression and defamation: where do we draw the line? Freedom of expression is a fundamental freedom, one of the cornerstones of democracy in Europe, enshrined in various key texts, including the...


To Heal the World?

by Jonathan Neumann St. Martin's Press (June 26, 2018)

A devastating critique of the presumed theological basis of the Jewish social justice movement—the concept of healing the world.

What is tikkun olam? This obscure Hebrew phrase means literally “healing the...


Rendezvous with Oblivion

by Thomas Frank Henry Holt and Co. (June 19, 2018)

From the acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal and What’s the Matter with Kansas, a scathing collection of his incisive commentary on our cruel times—perfect for this political moment.

What does a middle-class...


Conservatism

by Roger Scruton St. Martin's Press (June 19, 2018)

“…one of the most eloquent and even moving evocations of the conservative tradition in Western politics, philosophy and culture I have ever read…the ideal primer for those who are new to conservative ideas…”...


Formerly Known As Food

by Kristin Lawless St. Martin's Press (June 19, 2018)

One of Bustle's "17 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In June 2018" • One of The Revelator's "16 New Environmental Books for June" • One of Equinox's "5 Books High Performers Should Read in June" • One...


Gigged

by Sarah Kessler St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

"With deep reporting and graceful storytelling, Sarah Kessler reveals the ground truth of a key part of the American workforce. Her analysis is both astute and nuanced, making GIGGED essential reading for anyone...


Amity and Prosperity

by Eliza Griswold Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 12, 2018)

In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling...


The Right Answer

by John K. Delaney Henry Holt and Co. (May 29, 2018)

The first declared candidate for president in 2020 delivers a passionate call for bipartisan action, entrepreneurial innovation, and a renewed commitment to the American idea

The son of a union electrician and...


Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

by Jaron Lanier Henry Holt and Co. (May 29, 2018)

A timely call-to-arms from a Silicon Valley pioneer.

You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists that we’re better off without...


Soul of a Democrat

by Thomas B. Reston St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

In 2016 the Democratic Party lost control of every branch of government. Countless explanations and excuses have been offered, but in this heartfelt, evocative book longtime Democratic activist Thomas B. Reston...


Guide for the development and implementation of curricula for plurilingual and intercultural education

by Jean-Claude Beacco, Michael Byram, Marisa Cavalli & Daniel Coste et al. Council of Europe (July 31, 2016)

Understanding and experiencing the diversity of languages and cultures is both an aim of and a resource for quality education Plurilingual and intercultural education is a response to the needs and requirements...


Journalists under pressure

by Marilyn Clark & Anna Grech Council of Europe (February 28, 2017)

Freedom of expression is one of the basic conditions for the progress of society. Without safeguards for the safety of journalists there can be no free media. Journalists are under threat in Europe. Different...


Signposts - Policy and practice for teaching about religions and non-religious world views in intercultural education

by Robert Jackson Council of Europe (July 31, 2014)

How can the study of religions and non-religious world views contribute to intercultural education in schools in Europe? An important recommendation from the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (Recommendation...


Maverick

by Mary Zaia St. Martin's Press (May 22, 2018)

A lifetime of wisdom from a true American patriot

The country is more polarized than it has been for decades, but John McCain is the rare public figure who has earned the respect of colleagues and constituents...


Schuman report on Europe

by Thierry Chopin & Michel Foucher Editions Marie B (April 24, 2018)

A complete review of the European Union.

Europeans are facing major challenges. From the risk of populist contagion and Brexit at internal level, to migratory issues and the questioning of their values, as well...


How Bernie Won

by Jeff Weaver St. Martin's Press (May 15, 2018)

The brilliant manager of Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign shows how Bernie took on the entire establishment and changed modern American politics for good.

When Jeff Weaver hopped in a car with Bernie...


How I Resist

by Maureen Johnson St. Martin's Press (May 15, 2018)

"The Ultimate Resistance Guidebook." — Bustle

"This book will be a light in the darkness for some, and help guide them from despair."— Booklist

An all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited...


Digital citizenship education

by Divina Frau-Meigs, Brian O’Neill, Alessandro Soriani & Vitor Tomé Council of Europe (October 16, 2017)

Supporting children and young people to participate safely, effectively, critically and responsibly in a world filled with social media and digital technologies is a priority for educators the world over. Most...


Digital citizenship education

by Janice Richardson & Elizabeth Milovidov Council of Europe (October 17, 2017)

An analysis of good practices, research findings, lessons learned and resources identified across Europe in the area of digital citizenship: empowerment of children through education Most young people in Europe...


Students as suspects?

by Francesco Ragazzi Council of Europe (January 08, 2018)

Could policies aimed at preventing radicalisation in Europe end up undermining the very social cohesion they aim to preserve? Since the mid-2000s, a growing number of European governments have broadened the...


We can!

by Agata de Latour, Nina Perger, Ron Salag & Claudio Tocchi et al. Council of Europe (May 22, 2017)

Combating hate speech offline and online: a new tool to help young people and educators to confront, dismantle and replace hateful narratives. Online hate speech has become a major form of human rights abuse,...


Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

by Yanis Varoufakis & Jacob Moe Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 08, 2018)

In Talking to My Daughter About the Economy, activist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance minister and the author of the international bestseller Adults in the Room, pens a series of letters to his young...


Period

by Various Authors & Kate Farrell Feiwel & Friends (May 08, 2018)

Periods enter the spotlight in this essay collection that raises a variety of voices on a topic long shrouded in shame and secrecy.

In this collection, writers of various ages and across racial, cultural, and...


The Lost Pilots

by Corey Mead Flatiron Books (May 08, 2018)

Corey Mead's The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...

During...