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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...


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...


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....


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...


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....


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 Devil's Harvest

by Jessica Garrison Hachette Books (August 04, 2020)

A gut-wrenching and timely deep-dive into the unbelievable true story of Jose Martinez, a drug cartel hitman responsible for dozens of murders across the forgotten farmlands of California's Central Valley, The...


In Defense of Looting

by Vicky Osterweil Bold Type Books (August 24, 2020)

A fresh argument for rioting and looting as our most powerful tools for dismantling white supremacy.

Looting -- a crowd of people publicly, openly, and directly seizing goods -- is one of the more extreme actions...


The Riches of This Land

by Jim Tankersley Public Affairs (August 11, 2020)

Vivid character-driven narrative, fused with important new economic and political reporting and research, that busts the myths about middle class decline and points the way to its revival. For over a decade,...


White Kids

by Margaret A. Hagerman & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2019)

Riveting stories of how affluent, white children learn about race

American kids are living in a world of ongoing public debates about race, daily displays of racial injustice, and for some, an increased awareness...


This Ain't No Holiday Inn

by James Lough, Alex Hyde-White, Gabrielle de Cuir & Robertson Dean et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

During its heyday, the Chelsea Hotel in New York City was a home and safe haven for Bohemian artists, poets, and musicians such as Bob Dylan, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Janis Joplin, and Dee Dee Ramone.

This...


The Book of Awesome Women Writers

by Becca Anderson & Marguerite Gavin Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

The Women Who Wrote Their Way Into History

A packed timeline of the greatest women writers: From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights women who...


So You Want to Talk about Race

by Ijeoma Oluo & Bahni Turpin Blackstone Publishing (January 16, 2018)

A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide

In So You...


Policing the Black Man

by Angela J. Davis, Robin Miles & Kevin Kenerly Blackstone Publishing (July 11, 2017)

A comprehensive analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation's most influential and respected criminal...


Nobody

by Marc Lamont Hill, Kevin Kenerly & Todd Brewster Blackstone Publishing (May 02, 2017)

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the United States following the death of Michael Brown revealed something far deeper than a passionate display of age-old racial frustrations; they unveiled a public...


Martin Luther King, Jr., the Essential Box Set

by Keith David, Others, Jay Gregory & Clayborne Carson et al. Hachette Book Group (January 01, 2010)

This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his fiery "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised...


Dot Con

by James Veitch Hachette Books (June 02, 2020)

From viral comedy sensation James Veitch (as seen on TED, Conan, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) comes a collection of laugh-out-loud funny exchanges with email scammers.

The Nigerian prince eager to...


Under Red Skies

by Karoline Kan & Allison Hiroto Hachette Books (March 12, 2019)

Karoline Kan, a young former reporter at the New York Times in Beijing, offers a deeply personal and shocking look at how China is coming to terms with its conflicted, troubled, and impoverished past as it emerges...


Maid

by Stephanie Land, Molly Parker Myers & Barbara Ehrenreich Hachette Books (January 22, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich....


We Are the Nerds

by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin & Chloe Cannon Hachette Books (October 02, 2018)

Reddit hails itself as "the front page of the Internet." It's the fourth most-visited website in the United States--and yet, millions of Americans have no idea what it is.

We Are the Nerds is a riveting look...


The Girl

by Michelle Morgan & Lisa Flanagan Hachette Book Group (May 08, 2018)

With an in-depth look at the two most empowering years in the life of Marilyn Monroe, The Girl details how The Seven Year Itch created an icon and sent the star on an adventure of self-discovery and transformation...


The Gutsy Girl Handbook

by Kate White Hachette Book Group (April 24, 2018)

Bestselling author, professional speaker, and former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Kate White shares the nine core principles gutsy women need to go bigger, bolder, and achieve the full level of success they...


Keep Marching

by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner Hachette Book Group (May 08, 2018)

A groundbreaking, definitive work on how to build women's power

Keep Marching is a practical guide and highly researched examination of the political, economic, and institutional barriers that hold women back....


Cunt, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Inga Muscio Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2018)

The twentieth-anniversary edition of the original women's empowerment manifesto.

An ancient title of respect for women, the word cunt long ago veered off its noble path. Inga Muscio traces the road from honor...


Slutever

by Karley Sciortino Hachette Book Group (February 06, 2018)

We've come a long way in recent years. The sexual double standard is slowly beginning to shift. But we're still a culture with a massive slut-shaming problem. It's still taboo to be a girl who sleeps around....


A Moonless, Starless Sky

by Alexis Okeowo & Kamali Minter Hachette Books (October 03, 2017)

In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by New Yorker staff writer Alexis Okeowo--a vivid narrative of Africans who are courageously resisting...


Whipping Girl

by Julia Serano Hachette Original (October 25, 2016)

In the updated second edition of Whipping Girl, Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist,...


Tranny

by Laura Jane Grace & Dan Ozzi Hachette Books (November 15, 2016)

"If I could have chosen, I would have been born a woman/ My mother once told me she would have named me Laura/ I would grow up to be strong and beautiful like her."--The Ocean

A searing account of her search...


Original Gangstas

by Ben Westhoff & J. D. Jackson Hachette Books (September 13, 2016)

A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur.

Amid rising gang violence, the crack...


Born Both

by Hida Viloria Hachette Books (March 14, 2017)

Hida Viloria was raised as a girl but discovered early on that he/r body was different. Unlike most people who are born intersex in the first world--meaning they have genitals, reproductive organs, hormones,...


The Tipping Point

by Malcolm Gladwell Hachette Book Group (November 01, 2011)

Why did crime in New York drop in the middle of the 90s? Why is teenage smoking out of control? Why are television shows like Sesame Street good at teaching kids how to read?

In The Tipping Point, New Yorker...


The Devil's Highway

by Luis Alberto Urrea Hachette Book Group (June 01, 2011)

The author of Across the Wire offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of twenty-six men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona....


Signifying Rappers

by David Foster Wallace, Mark Costello & Robert Petkoff Hachette Book Group (July 23, 2013)

Living together in Cambridge in 1989, David Foster Wallace and longtime friend Mark Costello discovered that they shared "an uncomfortable, somewhat furtive, and distinctively white enthusiasm for a certain...


Boys Adrift

by Léonard Sax & Allan Robertson Hachette Book Group (June 27, 2017)

Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance...


Dallas 1963

by Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis & Tony Messano Hachette Book Group (December 01, 2013)

In the early 1960s, Dallas was brewing with political passions and full of extreme and unlikely characters, many of them dead set against a Kennedy presidency--rabid politicos like defrocked military general...


The Devil That Never Dies

by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen & Kevin T. Collins Hachette Book Group (September 03, 2013)

A groundbreaking--and terrifying--examination of the widespread resurgence of anti-Semitism in the twenty-first century by the award-winning and #1 internationally bestselling author of Hitler's Willing Executioners...


Unfinished Business

by Vivian Gornick Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

One of our most beloved writers reassess the electrifying works of literature that have shaped her life.

"I sometimes think I was born reading...I can't remember the time when I didn't have a book in my hands,...


Behavior in Public Places

by Erving Goffman & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Erving Goffman effectively extends his argument in favor of a diagnosis of deviant behavior which takes account of the whole social situation.


Weird

by Olga Khazan & Renata Friedman Hachette Books (April 07, 2020)

In the tradition of Susan Cain's Quiet and Scott Stossel's My Age of Anxiety, Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan reclaims the concept of "weird" and turns it into a badge of honor rather than a slur, showing...


The #MeToo Reckoning

by Ruth Everhart & Rebecca Gallagher Blackstone Publishing (April 14, 2020)

"It happened to me too. Does God care?"

The #MeToo movement has revealed sexual abuse and assault in every sphere of society, including the church. But victims are routinely ignored by fellow Christians who deny...


Becoming Eve

by Abby Stein Seal (April 14, 2020)

The powerful coming-of-age story of an ultra-Orthodox child who was born to become a rabbinic leader and instead became a woman

Abby Stein was raised in a Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, isolated in a culture...


The Shadow System

by Sylvia A. Harvey & Janina Edwards Bold Type Books (April 07, 2020)

A searing exposé of the effects of the mass incarceration crisis on families-including the 2.7 million American children who have a parent locked up

In The Shadow System, award-winning journalist Sylvia A. Harvey...


My Sister

by Selenis Leyva & Marizol Leyva Bold Type Books (March 24, 2020)

A powerful, honest memoir by two sisters -- one a star on Orange Is the New Black, one a trans woman and activist -- about transitioning, family, allyship, and the path to self-realization.When Selenis Leyva's...


On Your Case

by Lisa Green HarperAudio (September 15, 2020)

On Your Case gives women the tools they need to prepare anything the law might throw at them. From dating, marriage and kids to retirement and aging parents, this is the book every woman should have when trouble...


Cassandra Speaks

by Elizabeth Lesser & Xe Sands HarperAudio (September 15, 2020)

What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed...


Black Water

by David A. Robertson HarperCollins Publishers (September 22, 2020)

"An instant classic that demands to be read with your heart open and with a perspective widened to allow in a whole new understanding of family, identity, and love." --Cherie Dimaline

A son who grew up away from...


Break the Good Girl Myth

by Majo Molfino HarperAudio (July 28, 2020)

"A must-read for any woman who is ready to design a life on her own terms." - Sophia Amoruso, Founder and CEO, Girlboss

Women: it's time to break the good girl myths that are holding you back and share your true...