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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)

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

In We Can’t Breathe, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni...


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)

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 wrong. We all know it.

American life expectancy...


The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 13, 2018)

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....


Read & Riot

by Nadya Tolokonnikova HarperOne (October 09, 2018)

From artist, activist, and Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova, a guerilla guide to radical protest and joyful political resistance

The face of modern protest is wearing a brightly colored ski mask.

Nadya...


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...


Hitler's American Friends

by Bradley W. Hart St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

A book examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II.

Americans who remember...


Militant Normals

by Kurt Schlichter Center Street (October 02, 2018)

THE MILITANT NORMALS, written by one of the conservative movement's wittiest commentators, is a no-holds-barred takedown of the preening elites who have all but made normalcy a crime in America.

Donald Trump...


The Apprentice

by Greg Miller Custom House (October 02, 2018)

From two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning Washington Post national security reporter Greg Miller, the truth about Vladimir Putin’s covert attempt to destroy Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump win the presidency,...


Best of Enemies

by Eric Dezenhall & Gus Russo Grand Central Publishing (October 02, 2018)

The thrilling story of two Cold War spies -- CIA agent Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko -- and their improbable friendship at a time when they should have been anything but.

In 1978, CIA maverick...


The Red and the Blue

by Steve Kornacki Ecco (October 02, 2018)

From MSNBC correspondent Steve Kornacki, a lively and sweeping history of the birth of political tribalism in the 1990s—one that brings critical new understanding to our current political landscape from Clinton...


The City as Power

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 27, 2018)

This interdisciplinary book considers national identity through the lens of urban spaces.

By bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines, The City as Power provides broad comparative perspectives...


The State of the Parties 2018

by John C. Green, Daniel J. Coffey & David B. Cohen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2018)

The State of the Parties 2018 brings together leading scholars of parties, elections, and interest groups to provide an indispensable overview of American political parties today. The 2016 presidential election...


Swiss Watching, 3rd Edition

by Diccon Bewes Quercus (September 25, 2018)


Food, Politics, and Society

by Alejandro Colas University of California Press (September 25, 2018)

Food and drink has been a focal point of modern social theory since the inception of agrarian capitalism and the industrial revolution. From Adam Smith to Mary Douglas, major thinkers have used key concepts...


Enemy of the People

by Marvin Kalb Brookings Institution Press (September 25, 2018)

Shortly after assuming office in January 2017, President Donald Trump accused the press of being an “enemy of the American people.” Attacks on the media had been a hallmark of Trump’s presidential campaign,...


Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Robert L. Paarlberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

In an act of totally unnecessary and wanton destruction, British forces in China during the Second Opium War (1856-1860) looted and destroyed much of the Old Imperial Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) including three...


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...


Addicted to Outrage

by Glenn Beck Threshold Editions (September 18, 2018)

Glenn Beck—author of thirteen #1 New York Times bestsellers—issues a startling challenge to people on both sides of the aisle to give up our addiction to outrage.

America is addicted to outrage, we’re at...


Heartland

by Sarah Smarsh Scribner (September 18, 2018)

An eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in the American Midwest.

During Sarah Smarsh’s turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country’s changing...


The Revolution Generation

by Josh Tickell Atria/Enliven Books (September 18, 2018)

From the activist and Sundance Award-winning filmmaker of Fuel and Kiss the Ground comes an ambitious book showcasing the captivating stories of Millennial change-makers in order to empower and motivate today’s...


A Life Full of Glitter

by Anna O'Brien Mango (September 15, 2018)

A Modern Guide to Positive Thinking

Learn the importance of expression: A Life Full of Glitter will show you how much creativity, physical activity and social interactions affect your day to day life. Learn...


Unrivaled

by Michael Beckley Cornell University Press (September 15, 2018)

The United States has been the world's dominant power for more than a century. Now many analysts believe that other countries are rising and the United States is in decline. Is the unipolar moment over? Is America...


Men, Masculinities, and Aging

by Edward H. Thompson Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 14, 2018)

Men, Masculinities, and Aging introduces readers to the gendered nature of aging men’s lives. Edward H. Thompson, noted for his work on men and aging, explores the intersections of ethnicities, class, geographies,...


The Left's Jewish Problem

by Dave Rich Biteback Publishing (September 13, 2018)

A great deal has happened since the first edition of The Left’s Jewish Problem came out in 2016. The Shami Chakrabarti Inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism in the Labour Party has been published;...


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....


Fear

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (September 11, 2018)

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT

With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the...


Rage Becomes Her

by Soraya Chemaly Atria Books (September 11, 2018)

“How many women cry when angry because we've held it in for so long? How many discover that anger turned inward is depression? Soraya Chemalys Rage Becomes Her will be good for women, and for the future...


Rule Makers, Rule Breakers

by Michele Gelfand Scribner (September 11, 2018)

In Rule Makers, Rule Breakers celebrated cultural psychologist Michele Gelfand takes us on an epic journey through human cultures, offering a startling new view of the world and ourselves. With a mix of brilliantly...


Standing Our Ground

by Lucia Kay McBath & Rosemarie Robotham Atria / 37 INK (September 11, 2018)

From the national spokesperson for Everytown for Gun Safety and leading gun violence prevention advocate comes the riveting memoir of a mother’s loss and call to action, as well as a faith-based exploration...


Remaking Mutirikwi

by Joost Fontein James Currey (September 07, 2018)

The Mutirikwi river was dammed in the early 1960s to make Zimbabwe's second largest lake. This was a key moment in the Europeanisation of Mutirikwi's landscapes, which had begun with colonial land appropriations...


Austerity and Working-Class Resistance

by Adam Fishwick & Heather Connolly Rowman & Littlefield International (September 05, 2018)

The working classes today are facing a new set of crises around increasing austerity, authoritarianism, exploitation, and surveillance. But in many places, and in many ways, they are resisting. From new forms...


Healing in Action

by Barney Straus Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2018)

Healing in Action: Adventure-Based Counseling with Therapy Groups is a practical guide for therapists wanting to integrate interactive games and challenges into their work. It provides current research supporting...


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....


Sexuality in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

by Raymond Montemayor The Guilford Press (September 04, 2018)

Written in an engaging question-and-answer format, this accessible text synthesizes contemporary empirical research to provide a panoramic view of adolescent sexual development and behavior. The book examines...


Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition

by Charles H. Zeanah The Guilford Press (September 04, 2018)

The definitive reference in the field--now significantly revised with 75% new material--this volume examines typical and atypical development from birth to the preschool years and identifies what works in helping...


Every Day Is Extra

by John Kerry Simon & Schuster (September 04, 2018)

John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life—from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, and Secretary of State...


Tube Life

by Mirrorpix The History Press (September 03, 2018)

December 2018 sees the opening of the new Elizabeth Line that will link Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east, stretching right across central London and clarifying how vital...


Economy, Crime, and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era

by James G. Carrier Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Corporate scandals since the 1990s have made it clear that economic wrong-doing is more common in Western societies than might be expected. This volume examines the relationship between such wrong-doing and...


Gulag Memories

by Zuzanna Bogumił Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Though the institution of the Gulag was nominally closed over half a decade ago, it lives on as an often hotly contested site of memory in the post-socialist era. This ethnographic study takes a holistic, comprehensive...


Travelling Towards Home

by Nicola Frost & Tom Selwyn Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

As we grapple with a growing refugee crisis, a hardening of anti-immigration sentiment, and deepening communal segregation in many parts of the developed world, questions of the nature of home and homemaking...


The Mueller Report

by Jason O. Gilbert Simon & Schuster (August 31, 2018)

The president has gotten himself into a bit of trouble.

Maybe you heard?

The entire country is waiting to see what former FBI director and current special counsel Robert Mueller has dug up on former mail-order...


Life without Lead

by Daniel Renfrew University of California Press (August 31, 2018)

Life without Lead examines the social, political, and environmental dimensions of a devastating lead poisoning epidemic. Drawing from a political ecology of health perspective, the book situates the Uruguayan...


Women and China's Revolutions

by Gail Hershatter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 29, 2018)

If we place women at the center of our account of China’s last two centuries, how does this change our understanding of what happened? This deeply knowledgeable book illuminates the places where the Big History...


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...


Media Hoaxing

by Ian Reilly Lexington Books (August 24, 2018)

This book explores the history, theory, practice, politics, and efficacy of hoaxing through an in-depth study of the Yes Men, one of the most important media activist groups to have emerged in the past two decades....