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The Future of Capitalism

by Paul Collier Harper (December 04, 2018)

From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it.

Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of the United...


The Sins of Legislators

by Herbert Spencer Lm Publishers (November 27, 2018)

Be it or be it not true that man is "shapen in iniquity" and conceived in sin, it is unquestionably true that Government is begotten of aggression and by aggression. In small, undeveloped societies where for...


Lost Childhoods

by Michaela Soyer University of California Press (November 20, 2018)

Lost Childhoods focuses on the life-course histories of 30 young men serving time in the Pennsylvania adult prison system for crimes they committed when they were minors. The narratives of these young men, their...


Jerusalem and Washington

by Zalman Shoval & Anthony Berris Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 19, 2018)

Diplomat and raconteur Zalman Shoval leads readers behind the closed doors of Jerusalem and Washington in this memoir, into the rooms where prime ministers and presidents made decisions about the first Gulf...


Effective Universal Instruction

by Kimberly Gibbons, Sarah Brown & Bradley C. Niebling The Guilford Press (November 16, 2018)

This accessible volume helps school leadership teams accomplish the crucial yet often overlooked task of improving universal instruction--Tier 1 within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Strong universal...


Customized Forms of Kurdishness in Turkey

by Ceren Şengül Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

The discussions on Kurds of Turkey mostly refer to them as if they are one homogeneous group, with different forms of being Kurdish mostly overlooked. Yet, Kurds have been scattered all across Turkey; they differ...


Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

by Eduardo Faingold Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which...


A Phenomenology of Langerian Mindfulness

by Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

While making a distinction between meditation-based mindfulness and Langerian mindfulness, Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi The Phenomenological Psychology of Mindfulness illustrates the components of Langerian phenomenology...


Creative Union

by Kiril Tomoff Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Why did the Stalin era, a period characterized by bureaucratic control and the reign of Socialist Realism in the arts, witness such an extraordinary upsurge of musical creativity and the prominence of musicians...


Dark Pasts

by Jennifer M. Dixon Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Over the past two decades, many states have heard demands that they recognize and apologize for historic wrongs. Such calls have not elicited uniform or predictable responses. While some states have apologized...


Atomic Assurance

by Alexander Lanoszka Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Do alliances curb efforts by states to develop nuclear weapons? Atomic Assurance looks at what makes alliances sufficiently credible to prevent nuclear proliferation; how alliances can break down and so encourage...


Workers without Borders

by Ines Wagner ILR Press (November 15, 2018)

How the European Union handles posted workers is a growing issue for a region with borders that really are just lines on a map. A 2008 story, dissected in Ines Wagner’s Workers without Borders, about the troubling...


Empire of Hope

by David Leheny Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Empire of Hope asks how emotions become meaningful in political life. In a diverse array of cases from recent Japanese history, David Leheny shows how sentimental portrayals of the nation and its global role...


Taming Japan's Deflation

by Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Yoshiko Kojo & Giacomo Chiozza Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Bolder economic policy could have addressed bouts of deflation in post-Bubble Japanese history, write Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Giacomo Chiozza, and Yoshiko Kojo in Taming Japan’s Deflation. Despite warnings...


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...


The Boys in the Cave

by Matt Gutman William Morrow (November 13, 2018)

From award-winning ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman, and written using exclusive interviews and information comes the definitive account of the dramatic story that gripped the world: the miracle...


Proof of Collusion

by Seth Abramson Simon & Schuster (November 13, 2018)

For the first time, the full, explosive record of the unthinkable: how a US president compromised American foreign policy in exchange for the promise of future business and covert election assistance.

Looking...


Back in the Game

by Steve Scalise Center Street (November 13, 2018)

Back in the Game is the inspiring story of how a massive political assassination at baseball practice for Republican members of Congress was narrowly avoided, and how the Majority Whip fought his way back to...


Women of Visionary Art

by David Jay Brown & Rebecca Ann Hill Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (November 13, 2018)

An exploration of the role that dreaming, psychedelic experiences, and mystical visions play in visionary art

• Includes discussions with 18 well-known female artists, including Josephine Wall, Allyson Grey,...


The Spiritual Meaning of the Sixties

by Tobias Churton Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (November 13, 2018)

Unveils the spiritual meaning that fueled the artistic, political, and social revolutions of the 1960s

• Investigates the spiritual principles that informed everything from the civil rights and anti-war movements,...


Fed Up

by Gemma Hartley HarperOne (November 13, 2018)

From Gemma Hartley, the journalist who ignited a national conversation on emotional labor, comes Fed Up, a bold dive into the unpaid, invisible work women have shouldered for too long—and an impassioned vision...


Treating Adult Survivors of Childhood Emotional Abuse and Neglect

by Marla Zucker, Joseph Spinazzola, Elizabeth K. Hopper & Frances K. Grossman et al. The Guilford Press (November 09, 2018)

Grounded in 40 years of clinical practice and research, this book provides a systematic yet flexible evidence-based framework for treating adult survivors of complex trauma, particularly those exposed to chronic...


Adolescents at Risk

by Nancy Boyd-Franklin & Brenna Hafer Bry The Guilford Press (November 06, 2018)

Rich with illustrative case material, this book guides mental health professionals to break the cycle of at-risk behavior by engaging adolescents and their families in home, school, and community contexts. The...


Generation Priced Out

by Randy Shaw University of California Press (November 06, 2018)

The skyrocketing of rent and home prices was once only a story reserved for cities like New York or San Francisco, or some select affluent sections of other cities. But times have changed. In Los Angeles, Seattle,...


Lives in Transit

by Wendy A. Vogt University of California Press (November 06, 2018)

Lives in Transit chronicles the dangerous journeys of Central American migrants in transit through Mexico. Drawing on fieldwork in humanitarian aid shelters and other key sites, the book examines the multiple...


The Lazy Grasshopper and the Wise Bee

by Pamela Gabriel Bray Library For All (November 02, 2018)

The lazy grasshopper needs to collect honey for the cold months - but all it wants to do is play!


Nostalgia

by Anthony Esolen Gateway Editions (October 30, 2018)

America's political elite has a stake in the destruction of cultural memory—anything that resists the new management state and the rootless elites. But it is a deeply human thing not only to have a home, which...


The SAS Survival Driver’s Handbook

by John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman HarperCollins (October 25, 2018)

How to stay safe and be confident on and off the road.

Almost every family owns a car, and every year more vehicles are introduced on to roads which are already congested, adding to the danger and frustrations...


Reviving the Social Compact

by Naomi Zack & Ruth Sample Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 24, 2018)

Naomi Zack’s Reviving the Social Compact:Inclusive Citizenship in an Age of Extreme Politics addresses current political and social upheaval and distress with new concepts for the relationship between citizens...


Uberland

by Alex Rosenblat University of California Press (October 23, 2018)

A silent cultural revolution is reshaping how we will work for generations to come—and its being led by Uber. The once small Silicon Valley start up has become a juggernaut of the sharing economy, luring drivers...


Unsettled Waters

by Eric P. Perramond University of California Press (October 23, 2018)

In the American West, water adjudication lawsuits are adversarial, expensive, and lengthy. Unsettled Waters is the first detailed study of water adjudications in New Mexico. The state envisioned adjudication...


The Hidden History of Elves and Dwarfs

by Claude Lecouteux & Régis Boyer Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 22, 2018)

A comprehensive examination of the intertwined mythology, folklore, and literary history of the little people

• Explores the pagan roots of dwarfs and elves and their evolution in myth and literature

• Reveals...


#WeToo and the US Presidents

by Nigel Cawthorne Gibson Square (October 17, 2018)

No fewer than 19 people accuse President Donald Trump of sexual harassment. But what of the other forty four US Presidents? Is Donald Trump really the outlier? This is the first book to ask and answer that question....


Sultan of Swing

by Michael Crick Biteback Publishing (October 17, 2018)

Michael Crick tells the extraordinary story of the man who put the swing into British politics. Sir David Butler pioneered the science of elections, bringing the voting figures to life on national television....


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)

* 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...


The Periodic Table of Feminism

by Marisa Bate Da Capo Press (October 16, 2018)

A cleverly nerdy review of feminist history told through the wide range of women who have shaped it, from Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Oprah to Beyoncé and The Spice Girls

A quirky, intelligent, and stylish review...


Simple Acts to Change the World

by Amy Neumann Adams Media (October 16, 2018)

Take a stand, support the causes you believe in, and spark positive change in the world—the revolution is happening now, and through simple, everyday actions, you can be a part of it.

Anyone can change the...


A Nation Forged by Crisis

by Jay Sexton Basic Books (October 16, 2018)

An incisive history of the United States for the age of Trump, arguing that our nation has been shaped from the beginning by ruptures much like the 2016 presidential election

In A Nation Forged by Crisis, historian...


Fight for Liberty

by Mark Lasswell & Jon Meacham PublicAffairs (October 16, 2018)

Anne Applebaum, Garry Kasparov, Max Boot, and a constellation of other thinkers make the urgent case for liberal democracy---reinvigorating its central values in an age of doubt and discord.

Liberal democracy...


The Miracle Club

by Mitch Horowitz Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 16, 2018)

A guide to creating miracles in your own life through the power of thought

• Offers a concise, clear formula of focused exercises and concrete tools to lay out a specific path to manifest your deepest desires...


The Mirror of Magic

by Kurt Seligmann Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 16, 2018)

A collector’s edition of the classic, illustrated, and comprehensive history of magic and the occult

• Written by renowned Surrealist and magic scholar Kurt Seligmann (1900-1962)

• Includes all 250 illustrations...


1619

by James Horn Basic Books (October 16, 2018)

An extraordinary year in which American democracy and American slavery emerged hand in hand

Along the banks of the James River, Virginia, during an oppressively hot spell in the middle of summer 1619, two events...


The Throne Is Empty

by Ivo Daalder & James Lindsey PublicAffairs (October 16, 2018)

American diplomacy is in shambles under Trump, but beneath the surface chaos is an erosion of the postwar order that is even more dangerous.

American foreign policy is adrift. For seventy years, the world order...


Fierce Enigmas

by Srinath Raghavan Basic Books (October 16, 2018)

The two-hundred-year history of the United States' involvement in South Asia--the key to understanding contemporary American policy in the region

South Asia looms large in American foreign policy. Over the past...


An Uncivil War

by Greg Sargent Custom House (October 16, 2018)

In An Uncivil War, the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent sounds an urgent alarm about the deeper roots of our democratic backsliding—and how we can begin to turn things around between now and 2020.

American...