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The Wake-Up Call

by John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge & Kristin Scott Thomas HarperAudio (September 15, 2020)

An urgent and informed look at the challenges America and world governments will face in a post Covid-19 world.

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that governments matter again, that competent leadership is the...


All You Need Is Myth

by Steve Wagner Waterside Productions, Inc. (September 15, 2020)

All You Need Is Myth is a timely philosophical conversation about ancient concepts that continue to reverberate in the modern age of mass media and global communication. Author Steve Wagner proposes that the...


Original Politics

by Glenn Aparicio Parry Waterside Productions, Inc. (September 15, 2020)

To recreate a whole and sacred America, it is important to piece together the forgotten fragments of history that are currently keeping the country divided. Just as a traditional Native American potter begins...


The House on Henry Street

by Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier, Kate Mulligan & Bill Clinton Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2020)

Chronicles the sweeping history of the storied Henry Street Settlement and its enduring vision of a more just society

On a cold March day in 1893, 26-year-old nurse Lillian Wald rushed through the poverty-stricken...


The Changing Face of War

by Scientific American & Alex Boyles Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2020)

The nuclear bomb ushered in a new age. The rules of warfare had to change when one act might end civilization. In this audiobook, The Changing Face of War, we examine the technologies being developed or adapted...


Continuity and Rupture in Roman Mediterranean Gaul

by Benjamin P. Luley Oxbow Books (August 31, 2020)

With the decline in popularity of the term “Romanization” as a way of analyzing the changes in the archaeological record visible throughout the conquered provinces of the Roman Empire, scholars have increasingly...


Pecsaetna

by Phil Sidebottom Windgather Press (August 31, 2020)

This book is intended to pull together our current knowledge of the ‘lost’ group of people called the Pecsaetna (literally, meaning the ‘Peak Sitters’) by synthesising more recent historical and archaeological...


Widowmaker

by Tim Hillier-Graves Casemate (August 31, 2020)

“Despite everything, I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs. They were the best, you know, even though it took me sometime to realize this when so many friends died flying them.” (Colin Facer, Corsair...


Material Cultures in Public Engagement

by Anastasia Christophilopoulou Oxbow Books (August 31, 2020)

The Material Cultures in Public Engagement volume seeks to document and explore the significant change in the relationship of Museums with collections of the Ancient World and their audiences. The volume establishes...


Hungry

by Eve Turow-Paul & Taylor Meskimen Blackstone Publishing (September 08, 2020)

We wait in lines around the block for scoops of cookie dough. We photograph every meal. We visit selfie performance spaces and leave lucrative jobs to become farmers and craft brewers.

Why? What are we really...


Across That Bridge

by John Lewis & Keith David Hyperion (April 02, 2019)

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography.

In Across That Bridge, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless...


How Societies Work, 5th Edition

by Joanne Naiman Fernwood Publishing (April 28, 2020)

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some answers to this question can be...


Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada

by Stephanie Ross & Larry Savage Fernwood Publishing (August 26, 2020)

Though the Canadian labour movement’s postwar political, economic and social achievements may have seemed like irrevocable contributions to human progress, they have proven to be anything but. Since the mid-1970s,...


Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada

by Stephanie Ross & Larry Savage Fernwood Publishing (August 10, 2020)

Though the Canadian labour movement’s postwar political, economic and social achievements may have seemed like irrevocable contributions to human progress, they have proven to be anything but. Since the mid-1970s,...


ohpikinâwasowin / Growing a Child

by Leona Makokis, Ralph Bodor, Avery Calhoun & Stephanie Tyler Fernwood Publishing (August 26, 2020)

Western theory and practice are over-represented in child welfare services for Indigenous peoples, not the other way around. Contributors to this collection invert the long-held, colonial relationship between...


ohpikinâwasowin / Growing a Child

by Leona Makokis, Ralph Bodor, Avery Calhoun & Stephanie Tyler Fernwood Publishing (August 26, 2020)

Western theory and practice are over-represented in child welfare services for Indigenous peoples, not the other way around. Contributors to this collection invert the long-held, colonial relationship between...


About Canada: Disability Rights

by Deborah Stienstra Fernwood Publishing (August 26, 2020)

Including people with disabilities fully into Canadian society, with the rights enjoyed by non-disabled people, requires a fundamental social transformation, not simply "fixing" some bodies. It requires deep...


About Canada: Disability Rights

by Deborah Stienstra Fernwood Publishing (August 26, 2020)

Including people with disabilities fully into Canadian society, with the rights enjoyed by non-disabled people, requires a fundamental social transformation, not simply "fixing" some bodies. It requires deep...


Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

by Mitch Daschuk, Carolyn Brooks & James Popham Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

How does social regulation shape who is "deviant" and who is "normal"?

Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the sociology of what has traditionally been...


Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

by Mitch Daschuk, Carolyn Brooks & James Popham Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

How does social regulation shape who is "deviant" and who is "normal"?

Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the sociology of what has traditionally been...


Ideology Over Economics

by John Loxley Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

Public private partnerships in which the private sector takes on roles previously carried out by the public sector have been heavily promoted in the provision of infrastructure throughout the world, but especially...


Cultural Policies in Europe

by Emmanuel Négrier & Félix Dupin-Meynard Editions De L'attribut (August 25, 2020)

At first glance, participation appears to be a constant goal throughout the history of cultural policies, adapting itself to very diverse configurations in time and space. However, some see it as a lever for...


A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling PublicAffairs (September 14, 2020)

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.

Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to...


Money

by Jacob Goldstein Hachette Books (September 08, 2020)

Co-host of the popular NPR podcast "Planet Money" provides a well-researched, entertaining, somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made-up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanity's changing needs....


Stakes Is High

by Mychal Denzel Smith Bold Type Books (September 15, 2020)

Brave, clear-eyed, and passionate, Stakes Is High is the book we need to guide us past crisis mode and through an uncertain future. The 2016 election forced us to reckon with who we are and who we want to be....


Trump: America First

by Corey R. Lewandowski & David N. Bossie Center Street (June 30, 2020)

New York Times bestselling authors and close advisors to the president Corey R. Lewandowski and David N. Bossie write from the front lines of Trump's battle to Make America Great Again.

Trump: America First...


The Mind of a Conservative Woman

by Senator Marsha Blackburn Worthy (September 01, 2020)

Reject our society's liberal bias against conservative women and learn how traditional principles will secure a better future for us all with this inspiring guide from a political powerhouse.

The Mind of a Conservative...


Proof of Corruption

by Seth Abramson St. Martin's Press (September 07, 2020)

In the third volume of his Proof series, New York Times bestselling author Seth Abramson takes readers on a deep dive into the Ukraine scandal, revealing it to be more sinister, complex, and transnational than...


Republic of Wrath

by James A. Morone Basic Books (September 07, 2020)

A prize-winning political scientist untangles the deep roots of tribalism in America.

American politics seems to be in an unprecedented uproar. But in this revelatory work of political history, James A. Morone...


Vanguard

by Martha S. Jones Basic Books (September 07, 2020)

The epic history of African American women's pursuit of political power -- and how it transformed America.

In the standard story, the suffrage crusade began in Seneca Falls in 1848 and ended with the ratification...


Worked Over

by Jamie K McCallum Basic Books (September 07, 2020)

An award-winning sociologist reveals the unexpected link between overwork and inequality.

Most Americans work too long and too hard, while others lack consistency in their hours and schedules. Work hours declined...


Money

by Jacob Goldstein Hachette Books (September 07, 2020)

The co-host of the popular NPR podcast Planet Money provides a well-researched, entertaining, somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made-up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanity's changing needs....


Head, Hand, Heart

by David Goodhart Simon & Schuster Audio (September 08, 2020)

A TIMELY AND PROVOCATIVE ARGUMENT FROM LEADING POLITICAL ANALYST DAVID GOODHART ABOUT THE SEVERELY IMBALANCED DISTRIBUTION OF STATUS AND WORK IN WESTERN SOCIETIES.

The coronavirus pandemic revealed what we ought...


Power and the People

by Alev Scott Pegasus Books (September 01, 2020)

Democracy was born in Athens. From the city's founding myths to its golden age and chaotic downfall, this timely and well-informed political history is rich with lessons for contemporary America.

Why did vital...


Blackout

by Candace Owens & Larry Elder Simon & Schuster Audio (September 15, 2020)

It’s time for a black exit.

Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and...


The Organ Thieves

by Chip Jones & Jd Jackson Simon & Schuster Audio (August 18, 2020)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks meets Get Out in this landmark investigation of racial inequality at the core of the heart transplant race.

In 1968, Bruce Tucker, a black man, went into Virginia’s top...


The Spymasters

by Chris Whipple & Mark Bramhall Simon & Schuster Audio (September 15, 2020)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Gatekeepers, a remarkable, behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to run the world’s most powerful intelligence agency, and how the CIA is often a crucial...


Break It Up

by Richard Kreitner Little, Brown (August 18, 2020)

From journalist and historian Richard Kreitner, a provocative, timely and eye-opening excavation of the most persistent idea in American history: these supposedly United States should be broken up. The novel...


The Permanent Coup

by Lee Smith Center Street (August 18, 2020)

The impeachment of Donald Trump-and the unsuccessful attempt to remove him from office-is a continuation of the four-year-long plot against the president.

Beginning in late 2015, political operatives, intelligence...


Show Them You're Good

by Jeff Hobbs, Sean Patrick Hopkins, Christian Barillas & Tim Chiou et al. Simon & Schuster Audio (August 18, 2020)

The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they...


The WEIRDest People in the World

by Joseph Henrich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 07, 2020)

A bold, epic account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture created the peculiar Western mind that has profoundly shaped the modern world.

Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western,...


Morality

by Jonathan Sacks Basic Books (August 31, 2020)

A distinguished religious leader's stirring case for reconstructing a shared framework of virtues and values.

With liberal democracy embattled, public discourse grown toxic, family life breaking down, and drug...


Trump on Trial

by Kevin Sullivan, Mary Jordan, Fajer Al-Kaisi & Jackie Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (August 25, 2020)

A compelling and masterful account, based on fresh reporting, of the investigation, impeachment, and acquittal of President Donald Trump, a ferocious political drama that challenged American democracy itself....


The Pagan Book of the Dead

by Claude Lecouteux Inner Traditions (September 01, 2020)

An extensive look at the cartography and folklore of the afterlife worlds as seen by our ancestors

• Examines how ancient European cultures viewed the beyond, including the Blessed Isles of early Greek and...


Finding Your ElvenHeart

by Søren Hauge & David Spangler Findhorn Press (September 01, 2020)

A guide to untaming yourself on a quest to discover your inner Sidhe nature, your ElvenHeart, for wholeness, healing, and awakening

• Explores who the Sidhe are and shares close encounters with them in our...


A User's Guide to Democracy

by Nick Capodice, Hannah McCarthy & Tom Toro Celadon Books (September 07, 2020)

From Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, the hosts of New Hampshire Public Radio's Civics 101, and New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro, A User's Guide to Democracy is a lively crash course in everything you should know...


F*ck Happiness

by Ariel Gore & Liisa Ivary Blackstone Publishing (August 11, 2020)

Can a woman be smart, empowered, and happy?

Happiness has become a serious business. Where twentieth-century psychology focused on depression and illness, in the new millennium scientists have begun focusing...


The Early Neolithic of the Eastern Fertile Crescent

by Roger Matthews, Wendy Matthews, Kamal Rasheed Raheem & Amy Richardson Oxbow Books (July 31, 2020)

The Eastern Fertile Crescent region of western Iran and eastern Iraq hosted major developments in the transition from hunter-forager to farmer-herder lifestyles through the Early Neolithic period, 10,000-7000...


British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation

by Malcolm Clegg Pen and Sword Transport (July 30, 2020)

British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation, covers the history in pictorial form of steam locomotives that are now preserved as part of the national collection. Those which can be found in private collections...


The North American Mustang III

by Phil H. Listemann Philedition (January 04, 2020)

The North American Mustang is certainly one of the legendary fighters of the Second World War. The aircraft can be split into two ‘families’, the Allison-powered and Merlin-powered. The RAF Marks I and II...