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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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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...


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...


What Black and White America Must Do Now

by Armstrong Williams & Ben Carson Hot Books (August 18, 2020)

A call to our highest virtues and ideals

What Black and White People Must Do Now explores the complexity of race and culture in the United States. In his third book, renowned conservative entrepreneur, author,...


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...


We the Women

by Julie C. Suk Skyhorse (August 11, 2020)

Meet the brilliant women who persisted across generations to change the Constitution. Their stories reveal why the Equal Rights Amendment still matters in the twenty-first century.

 

The year 2020 marks the...


Ok Boomer, Let's Talk

by Jill Filipovic & Emily Tremaine Simon & Schuster Audio (August 11, 2020)

“Particularly relevant in an election year...This book is full of data--on the economy, technology, and more--that will help millennials articulate their generational rage and help boomers understand where...


The End of Gender

by Debra Soh Simon & Schuster Audio (August 04, 2020)

International sex researcher, neuroscientist, and columnist Debra Soh debunks popular gender myths in this research-based, scientific examination of the many facets of gender identity.

Is our gender something...


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,...


Appalachian Fall

by Jeff Young & Gibson Frazier Simon & Schuster Audio (August 11, 2020)

A searing, on-the-ground examination of the collapsing coal industry--and the communities left behind--in the midst of economic and environmental crisis.

Despite fueling a century of American progress, the people...


Hobbit Virtues

by Christopher A. Snyder Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A response to our fractured political discourse, Hobbit Virtues speaks to the importance of “virtue ethics” by examining the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien—with particular attention to his hobbits.

Tolkien’s...


The Organ Thieves

by Chip Jones Gallery/Jeter Publishing (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...


A Lab of One's Own

by Rita Colwell, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne & Jackie Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (August 04, 2020)

A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to...


Under the Rainbow

by Jeanette A. Auger & Kate Krug Fernwood Publishing (November 08, 2017)

With contributions from Dayna B. Daniels & Judy Davidson, Valda Leighteizer and Ross Higgins

Under the Rainbow is a primer on the social and political history and the everyday practices and processes of living...


Under the Rainbow

by Jeanette A. Auger & Kate Krug Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

With contributions from Dayna B. Daniels & Judy Davidson, Valda Leighteizer and Ross Higgins

Under the Rainbow is a primer on the social and political history and the everyday practices and processes of living...


Not a New Problem

by Janice Ristock, Michelle Owen, Diane Hiebert-Murphy & Emily Ternette Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

Violence in the lives of women with disabilities is not a new problem, but it is a problem about which little has been written. This gap in our knowledge needs to be addressed, as women with disabilities are...


Not a New Problem

by Janice Ristock, Michelle Owen, Diane Hiebert-Murphy & Emily Ternette Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

Violence in the lives of women with disabilities is not a new problem, but it is a problem about which little has been written. This gap in our knowledge needs to be addressed, as women with disabilities are...


Making Space for Indigenous Feminism, 2nd Edition

by Joyce Green Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous...


Making Space for Indigenous Feminism, 2nd Edition

by Joyce Green Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous...


Citizen-Led Innovation  for a New Economy

by Alison Mathie & John Gaventa Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

This collection of eleven cases of citizens organizing for change in Canada and the United States gives form and substance to the ideal of a new economy based on fairness and environmental sustainability. These...


Citizen-Led Innovation  for a New Economy

by Alison Mathie & John Gaventa Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

This collection of eleven cases of citizens organizing for change in Canada and the United States gives form and substance to the ideal of a new economy based on fairness and environmental sustainability. These...


Appalachian Fall

by Jeff Young & The Ohio Valley Resource Tiller Press (August 11, 2020)

A searing, on-the-ground examination of the collapsing coal industry--and the communities left behind--in the midst of economic and environmental crisis.

Despite fueling a century of American progress, the people...


Big Friendship

by Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that! But for all the rosy sentiments surrounding friendship, most people don’t...


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...


The End of Gender

by Debra Soh Threshold Editions (August 04, 2020)

International sex researcher, neuroscientist, and columnist Debra Soh debunks popular gender myths in this research-based, scientific examination of the many facets of gender identity.

Is our gender something...


The Double X Economy

by Linda Scott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 20, 2020)

"Linda Scott shines a light on women's essential and often invisible contributions to our global economy--while combining insight, analysis, and interdisciplinary data to make a compelling and actionable case...


OK Boomer, Let's Talk

by Jill Filipovic Atria/One Signal Publishers (August 11, 2020)

“Particularly relevant in an election year...This book is full of data--on the economy, technology, and more--that will help millennials articulate their generational rage and help boomers understand where...


A Lab of One's Own

by Rita Colwell & Sharon Bertsch McGrayne Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2020)

A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to...


Wonder Girls

by Paola Gianturco & Musimbi Kanyoro powerHouse Books (October 10, 2017)

Wonder Girls: Changing Our Worldis the first photographic book to document groups of activist girls (age 10 to 18) globally. It's award winning and inspiring!

Paola Gianturco and her eleven-year-old granddaughter...


Dealers

by Peter Madsen powerHouse Books (May 13, 2014)

"The criminal class is a more exact cross-section of humanity than any trade could be." -Luc Sante, interview by TheBeliever

Weed, coke, heroin, molly, promethazine, crack, PCP, LCD, opium, hashish, mushrooms,...


The Gospel of Hip Hop

by Krs-One powerHouse Books (April 16, 2013)

The Gospel of Hip Hop: First Instrument, the first book from the I Am Hip Hop, is the philosophical masterwork of KRS ONE. Set in the format of the Christian Bible, this 800-plus-page opus is a life-guide manual...


The Death of the Artist

by William Deresiewicz Henry Holt and Co. (July 27, 2020)

A deeply researched warning about how the digital economy threatens artists' lives and work--the music, writing, and visual art that sustain our souls and societies--from an award-winning essayist and critic...


Break 'Em Up

by Zephyr Teachout & Bernie Sanders All Points Books (July 27, 2020)

"[We need] a grassroots, bottom-up movement that understands the challenge in front of us, and then organizes against monopoly power in communities across this country. This book is a blueprint for that organizing....


Promised Land

by David Stebenne & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end.

In Promised...


Disability Politics and Theory

by A.J. Withers Fernwood Publishing (June 19, 2020)

An accessible introduction to disability studies, Disability Politics and Theory provides a concise survey of disability history, exploring the concept of disability as it has been conceived from the late 19th...


Disability Politics and Theory

by A.J. Withers Fernwood Publishing (June 19, 2020)

An accessible introduction to disability studies, Disability Politics and Theory provides a concise survey of disability history, exploring the concept of disability as it has been conceived from the late 19th...