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How to Stand Up to a Dictator: The Fight for Our Future By Maria Ressa Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063257511
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Published: Harper - November 29th, 2022

Introduction by Amal Clooney

From the recipient of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, an impassioned and inspiring memoir of a career spent holding power to account.


The Essential Questions: Interview Your Family to Uncover Stories and Bridge Generations By Elizabeth Keating, Ph.D. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593420928
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Published: TarcherPerigee - November 15th, 2022

Uncover new sides of family members you’ve known your entire life with this indispensable guide that includes space for journaling.


The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times By Michelle Obama Cover Image
$29.25
ISBN: 9780593237465
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Published: Crown - November 15th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2022 • In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, #1 bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world.


Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic By Valerie Boyd (Editor), Alice Walker (Contribution by), Kiese Laymon (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Valerie Boyd (Editor), Alice Walker (Contribution by), Kiese Laymon (Contribution by)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781940596471
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Published: Lookout Books - November 15th, 2022

Big Indie Book of Fall, Publishers Weekly


"Valerie Boyd's Bigger Than Bravery isn't just an anthology; it is a survival guide."


The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir By Paul Newman, David Rosenthal (Editor), Melissa Newman (Foreword by), Clea Newman Soderlund (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Paul Newman, David Rosenthal (Editor), Melissa Newman (Foreword by), Clea Newman Soderlund (Afterword by)
$28.80
ISBN: 9780593534502
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Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The raw, candid, unvarnished memoir of an American icon.


Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools By Natasha Warikoo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226636818
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 18th, 2022

An illuminating, in-depth look at competition in suburban high schools with growing numbers of Asian Americans, where white parents are determined to ensure that their children remain at the head of the class.
 
The American suburb conjures an image of picturesque privilege: manicured lawns, quiet streets, and—most important to parents—high-quality schools.


Radium Girls By Cy Cover Image
By Cy
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ISBN: 9781945820991
Published: Iron Circus Comics - August 23rd, 2022

"Compelling, inspiring, and radiant." -- FOREWORD

"Excels in showing the camaraderie of the 'Ghost Girls.'" -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"Will keep readers engaged in these women's stories from the first page." -- ALA


It's 1918 in Orange, New Jersey, and everyone knows the "Ghost Girls."


Terry Fox (Little People, BIG DREAMS #92) By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, T. Connor (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780711276628
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - November 1st, 2022

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Terry Fox, the legendary Canadian who ran the Marathon of Hope.
 
Terry loved every sport under the sun.


How to Become a Gardener: Find empowerment in creating your own food security By Ashlie Thomas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780760374245
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Published: Cool Springs Press - November 1st, 2022

Take charge of your family’s food security by learning how to grow your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs—and right along with them, you’ll nurture your own inner strength, too.

Food insecurity affects millions of people worldwide.


Christmas Past: The Fascinating Stories Behind Our Favorite Holiday's Traditions By Brian Earl Cover Image
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Published: Lyons Press - November 1st, 2022

Behind every Christmas tradition is a story -- usually, a forgotten one. Each year, as we decorate a tree, build a gingerbread house, and get ready for a visit from St. Nicholas, we're continuing generations-old narratives, while being largely unaware of their starting chapters.


I Wouldn't Do That If I Were Me: Modern Blunders and Modest Triumphs (but Mostly Blunders) By Jason Gay Cover Image
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Published: Hachette Books - November 1st, 2022

The Wall Street Journal columnist and bestselling author of Little Victories takes a humorous and insightful look at life in the face of overwhelming societal change that we never anticipated—from the effects on parenthood, marriage, friendship, work, and play to all other aspects of the strange lives we find ourselves living.

Like many of us, Jason Gay didn&rsquo


All Things Aside: Absolutely Correct Opinions By Iliza Shlesinger, Margaret Cho (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Iliza Shlesinger, Margaret Cho (Foreword by)
$24.30
ISBN: 9781419759406
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Published: Abrams Image - October 11th, 2022

“Vibrant and entertaining, relatable and poignant, and above all, it’s funny.” – Los Angeles Times

“Iliza is exceptionally funny. If this book doesn’t make you laugh, it means you can’t read.


Divisions: A New History of Racism and Resistance in America's World War II Military By Thomas A. Guglielmo Cover Image
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 1st, 2021

The first comprehensive narrative of racism in America's World War II military and the resistance to it.

America's World War II military was a force of unalloyed good. While saving the world from Nazism, it also managed to unify a famously fractious American people. At least that's the story many Americans have long told themselves.


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The Cookie Bible By Rose Levy Beranbaum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358353997
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Published: Harvest - October 18th, 2022

The ultimate cookie cookbook, from the bestselling author of The Baking Bible Rose Levy Beranbaum.


The Flag Never Touched the Ground: America’s Brave Black Regiment in Battle (True Adventures) By Kekla Magoon, Thy Bui (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kekla Magoon, Thy Bui (Illustrator)
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Published: Pushkin Children's Books - September 27th, 2022

The story of an all-black regiment's assault on the impregnable Fort Wagner in the Civil War, an act of extraordinary courage that changed hearts and minds in America for ever

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 1863.


This Is the Sun By Elizabeth Everett, Evelline Andrya (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938492822
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Published: Science, Naturally! - November 1st, 2022

Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America By Dahlia Lithwick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525561385
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Published: Penguin Press - September 20th, 2022

An instant New York Times Bestseller!

“Stirring…Lithwick’s approach, interweaving interviews with legal commentary, allows her subjects to shine...Inspiring.”
New York Times Book Review


Conservatism in a Divided America: The Right and Identity Politics By George Hawley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780268203740
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Published: University of Notre Dame Press - November 1st, 2022

George Hawley, who has written extensively on conservatism and right-wing ideologies in the U.S., presents a telling portrait of conservatism's relationship with identity politics.


The Big Bang Theory: The Definitive, Inside Story of the Epic Hit Series By Jessica Radloff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538708491
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 11th, 2022

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

USA TODAY BESTSELLER

"Talking with Jessica, I realized how easy it had been for me to kind of put all 12 years of my time on Big Bang Theory under one general umbrella, as it were.


Road Trip!: Camping with the Four Vagabonds: Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs By Claudia Friddell, Jeremy Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claudia Friddell, Jeremy Holmes (Illustrator)
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Published: Calkins Creek - October 11th, 2022

Join Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs on their pioneering camping trips during the early 1900s in this energetic and entertaining nonfiction picture-book adventure.


1980: America's Pivotal Year By Jim Cullen Cover Image
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Published: Rutgers University Press - October 14th, 2022

1980 was a turning point in American history. When the year began, it was still very much the 1970s, with Jimmy Carter in the White House, a sluggish economy marked by high inflation, and the disco still riding the airwaves. When it ended, Ronald Reagan won the presidency in a landslide, inaugurating a rightward turn in American politics and culture.


The Proof: Uses of Evidence in Law, Politics, and Everything Else By Frederick Schauer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674251373
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Published: Belknap Press - May 31st, 2022

A Brief History of Equality By Thomas Piketty, Steven Rendall (Translator) Cover Image
By Thomas Piketty, Steven Rendall (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780674273559
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Published: Belknap Press - April 19th, 2022

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"An opportunity for readers to see Piketty bring his larger argument about the origins of inequality and his program for fighting it into high relief."
--Nicholas Lemann, New York Times


A Little Book about the Big Bang By Tony Rothman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674251847
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Published: Belknap Press - March 1st, 2022

A concise introduction to the greatest questions of modern cosmology.


Making A Masterpiece: The stories behind iconic artworks By Debra N. Mancoff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780711257078
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Published: Frances Lincoln - November 1st, 2022

What makes a work of art a masterpiece?


Newsroom Confidential: Lessons (and Worries) from an Ink-Stained Life By Margaret Sullivan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250281906
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 18th, 2022

"Sullivan remains the critic American journalism requires, a veteran practitioner with street cred, still in touch with the ‘unaccountable joy’ of reporting and writing that continues to draw talented young people to the field.” —Steve Coll, The New York Times Book Review


And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle By Jon Meacham Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553393965
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Published: Random House - October 18th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer Jon Meacham chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln, charting how—and why—he confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery to expand the possibilities of America.


The Capital Order: How Economists Invented Austerity and Paved the Way to Fascism By Clara E. Mattei Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226818399
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 17th, 2022

"A must-read, with key lessons for the future."—Thomas Piketty

A groundbreaking examination of austerity’s dark intellectual origins. 


For more than a century, governments facing financial crisis have resorted to the economic policies of austerity—cuts to wages, fiscal spending, and public benefits—as a path to solvency.


Movements & Moments By Sonja Eismann (Editor), Maya Schöningh (Editor), Ingo Schöningh (Editor) Cover Image
By Sonja Eismann (Editor), Maya Schöningh (Editor), Ingo Schöningh (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781770465619
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - November 15th, 2022

An ambitious feminist anthology chronicling Indigenous rebellions around the world


Radium Girls By Cy Cover Image
By Cy
$13.50
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ISBN: 9781945820991
Published: Iron Circus Comics - August 23rd, 2022

"Compelling, inspiring, and radiant." -- FOREWORD

"Excels in showing the camaraderie of the 'Ghost Girls.'" -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"Will keep readers engaged in these women's stories from the first page." -- ALA


It's 1918 in Orange, New Jersey, and everyone knows the "Ghost Girls."


Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools By Natasha Warikoo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226636818
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 18th, 2022

An illuminating, in-depth look at competition in suburban high schools with growing numbers of Asian Americans, where white parents are determined to ensure that their children remain at the head of the class.
 
The American suburb conjures an image of picturesque privilege: manicured lawns, quiet streets, and—most important to parents—high-quality schools.


Frequently Asked White Questions  Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781773635576
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Published: Fernwood Publishing - November 29th, 2022

How to Become a Gardener: Find empowerment in creating your own food security By Ashlie Thomas Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780760374245
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Published: Cool Springs Press - November 1st, 2022

Take charge of your family’s food security by learning how to grow your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs—and right along with them, you’ll nurture your own inner strength, too.

Food insecurity affects millions of people worldwide.


Christmas Past: The Fascinating Stories Behind Our Favorite Holiday's Traditions By Brian Earl Cover Image
$22.46
ISBN: 9781493069392
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Published: Lyons Press - November 1st, 2022

Behind every Christmas tradition is a story -- usually, a forgotten one. Each year, as we decorate a tree, build a gingerbread house, and get ready for a visit from St. Nicholas, we're continuing generations-old narratives, while being largely unaware of their starting chapters.


The Vulgarity of Caste: Dalits, Sexuality, and Humanity in Modern India (South Asia in Motion) By Shailaja Paik Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781503634084
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Published: Stanford University Press - October 25th, 2022

This book offers the first social and intellectual history of Dalit performance of Tamasha-a popular form of public, secular, traveling theater in Maharashtra-and places Dalit Tamasha women who represented the desire and disgust of the patriarchal society at the heart of modernization in twentieth century India.


Churchill, Eisenhower, and the Making of the Modern World By Christopher Catherwood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781493050529
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Published: Lyons Press - November 1st, 2022

It is often said that the special bond between Britain and the USA was forged in war between Roosevelt and Churchill.


Navigating Liberty: Black Refugees and Antislavery Reformers in the Civil War South (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) By John Cimprich Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807177990
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Published: LSU Press - November 2nd, 2022

I Wouldn't Do That If I Were Me: Modern Blunders and Modest Triumphs (but Mostly Blunders) By Jason Gay Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306828560
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Published: Hachette Books - November 1st, 2022

The Wall Street Journal columnist and bestselling author of Little Victories takes a humorous and insightful look at life in the face of overwhelming societal change that we never anticipated—from the effects on parenthood, marriage, friendship, work, and play to all other aspects of the strange lives we find ourselves living.

Like many of us, Jason Gay didn&rsquo


Be a Man: The Ultimate Guide By The Be a Man Guy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780063272675
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 1st, 2022

From the creators of the Tik Tok sensation, a hilarious new book, one part Shit My Dad Says, one part Make Your Bed.

On Tik Tok, Instagram, and his podcast, The Be a Man Guy discusses what it takes to be a man. Now, this funny and insightful book showcases all new stories, vignettes, anecdotes, and pearls of wisdom. 


All Things Aside: Absolutely Correct Opinions By Iliza Shlesinger, Margaret Cho (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Iliza Shlesinger, Margaret Cho (Foreword by)
$24.30
ISBN: 9781419759406
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Published: Abrams Image - October 11th, 2022

“Vibrant and entertaining, relatable and poignant, and above all, it’s funny.” – Los Angeles Times

“Iliza is exceptionally funny. If this book doesn’t make you laugh, it means you can’t read.


Meet the National Animals: Fun animal facts from around the world By Catherine Veitch, Shiori Saito (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Catherine Veitch, Shiori Saito (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780711274457
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Published: Happy Yak - November 1st, 2022

Meet the National Animals is a playful and humorous look at the animals all around the world who represent their country.
 
Why do they represent the particular country and what is so special or symbolic about them?


Terry Fox (Little People, BIG DREAMS #92) By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, T. Connor (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780711276628
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - November 1st, 2022

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Terry Fox, the legendary Canadian who ran the Marathon of Hope.
 
Terry loved every sport under the sun.


The Flag Never Touched the Ground: America’s Brave Black Regiment in Battle (True Adventures) By Kekla Magoon, Thy Bui (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kekla Magoon, Thy Bui (Illustrator)
$11.66
ISBN: 9781782693055
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Published: Pushkin Children's Books - September 27th, 2022

The story of an all-black regiment's assault on the impregnable Fort Wagner in the Civil War, an act of extraordinary courage that changed hearts and minds in America for ever

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 1863.


This Is the Sun By Elizabeth Everett, Evelline Andrya (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938492822
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Published: Science, Naturally! - November 1st, 2022

In Their Names: The Untold Story of Victims' Rights, Mass Incarceration, and the Future of Public Safety By Lenore Anderson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620977125
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Published: New Press - November 1st, 2022

In Their Names busts open the public safety myth that uses victims' rights to perpetuate mass incarceration, and offers a formula for what would actually make us safe, from the widely respected head of Alliance for Safety and Justice

When twenty-six-year-old recent college graduate Aswad Thomas was days away from starting a professional basketball career in 2009, he was shot tw


Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America By Dahlia Lithwick Cover Image
$26.10
ISBN: 9780525561385
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Published: Penguin Press - September 20th, 2022

An instant New York Times Bestseller!

“Stirring…Lithwick’s approach, interweaving interviews with legal commentary, allows her subjects to shine...Inspiring.”
New York Times Book Review


How the Court Became Supreme: The Origins of American Juristocracy By Paul D. Moreno Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807177860
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Published: LSU Press - September 14th, 2022

The Best American Essays 2022 By Alexander Chee, Robert Atwan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358658870
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Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2022

A collection of the year’s best essays, selected by award-winning writer Alexander Chee.

Alexander Chee, an essayist of “virtuosity and power” (Washington Post), selects twenty essays out of thousands that represent the best examples of the form published the previous year.



The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2022 By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Jaime Green Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2022

A collection of the best science and nature articles written in 2021, selected by guest editor renowned marine biologist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and series editor Jaime Green. 

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, renowned marine biologist and co-founder of the All We Can Save climate initiative, compiles the best science and nature writing of the year. 


Norman Mailer at 100: Conversations, Correlations, Confrontations By Robert J. Begiebing Cover Image
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Published: LSU Press - November 23rd, 2022

Norman Mailer at 100 celebrates the author's centenary in 2023 and the seventy-fifth anniversary of the publication of his bestselling debut novel, The Naked and the Dead, by illustrating how Mailer remains a provocative presence in American letters. Novelist and Mailer scholar Robert J.


Fitzgerald and the War Between the Sexes: Essays By Scott Donaldson Cover Image
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Published: Penn State University Press - November 1st, 2022

Written by the preeminent Fitzgerald biographer and literary critic Scott Donaldson, this book presents a fresh, insightful exploration of the war between the sexes in F. Scott Fitzgerald's fictional and autobiographical writings.


House on Fire: Fighting for Democracy in the Age of Political Arson By David N. Cicilline Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538722596
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Published: Twelve - August 30th, 2022

Congressman David Cicilline offers his provocative takes on Republicans, Democrats, and the world of politics in the wake of Donald Trump. 

The rioters were still in the Capitol, shattering the door to the House Chamber and bellowing “Hang Mike Pence,” when David Cicilline, safely locked inside his office, began writing the articles of impeachment that would lea


One Thought Scares Me...: We Teach Our Children What We Wish Them to Know; We Don't Teach Our Children What We Don't Wish Them to Know By Richard Dreyfuss Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510776128
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Published: Skyhorse - October 18th, 2022

We’ve let the meaning of America be reduced to guesswork. It might not be too late.

Our democratic republic is failing, and it shouldn’t be a surprise. We can’t fly a plane without training; we can’t practice medicine without attending medical school.


Black Skinhead: Reflections on Blackness and Our Political Future By Brandi Collins-Dexter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250824073
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Published: Celadon Books - September 20th, 2022

**A New York Times Editors' Choice Pick**
**One of Kirkus Reviews' Best Nonfiction Books of 2022**

"Political activist Collins-Dexter’s essay collection is timely as well as pointed. In it, she argues that Democrats have taken Black voters for granted, and that the consequences of this mistake have already begun — and will accelerate."


Waging a Good War: A Military History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968 By Thomas E. Ricks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374605162
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 4th, 2022

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas E. Ricks offers a new take on the Civil Rights Movement, stressing its unexpected use of military strategy and its lessons for nonviolent resistance around the world.


The Repeater Book of Heroism By Tariq Goddard (Editor) Cover Image
By Tariq Goddard (Editor)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781914420023
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Published: Repeater - May 10th, 2022

In these impactful first-person essays, a selection of Repeater authors come together to write about what heroism means to them, trying to imagine a new kind of hero figure for the twenty-first century.

"I don’t have any heroes, they’re all useless", opined John Lydon in 1976.


Backfire: How Sanctions Reshape the World Against U.S. Interests By Agathe Demarais Cover Image
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Published: Columbia University Press - November 15th, 2022

Sanctions have become the go-to foreign policy tool for the United States. Coercive economic measures such as trade tariffs, financial penalties, and export controls affect large numbers of companies and states across the globe.


The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy By Anand Giridharadas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593318997
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Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An insider account of activists, politicians, educators, and everyday citizens working to change minds, bridge divisions, and fight for democracy—from disinformation fighters to a leader of Black Lives Matter to Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more—by the best-selling author of Winners Take All and award-winning former


The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure By Yascha Mounk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593296813
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Published: Penguin Press - April 19th, 2022

One of Barack Obama's Recommended Reads for Summer 

[A] brave and necessary book . . . Anyone interested in the future of liberal democracy, in the US or anywhere else, should read this book.” —Anne Applebaum


Has Populism Won?: The War on Liberal Democracy By Daniel Drache, Marc D. Froese Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770417052
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Published: ECW Press - October 18th, 2022

In the shadow of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, two experts show us how and why global populism has taken root and what it will take to turn the tide


They Knew: How a Culture of Conspiracy Keeps America Complacent By Sarah Kendzior Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250210722
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

“Every sentence delivered. The pathos of truth-seeking left me thinking of Herman Melville."
—Timothy Snyder, #1 New York Times bestselling author of On Tyranny


How to Win the War on Truth: An Illustrated Guide to How Mistruths Are Sold, Why They Stick, and How to Reclaim Reality By Samuel C. Spitale Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781683693086
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Published: Quirk Books - October 25th, 2022

Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath meets Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe in this illustrated guide to navigating today’s post-truth landscape, filled with examples of modern-day propaganda campaigns.
 


American Psychosis: A Historical Investigation of How the Republican Party Went Crazy By David Corn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538723050
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Published: Twelve - September 13th, 2022

"[Corn is] a great journalist. I love the way he thinks. I love the way he writes.


Cloud Empires: How Digital Platforms Are Overtaking the State and How We Can Regain Control By Vili Lehdonvirta Cover Image
$25.16
ISBN: 9780262047227
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Published: The MIT Press - September 27th, 2022

The rise of the platform economy into statelike dominance over the lives of entrepreneurs, users, and workers.


Catastrophe!: How Psychology Explains Why Good People Make Bad Situations Worse By Christopher J. Ferguson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781633887954
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Published: Prometheus Books - November 15th, 2022

What Happens To Our Minds During Pandemics, Natural Disasters, Terrorist Attacks, and Other Extreme Calamities? Whether natural or man-made, local or global, disasters impact our thinking and behavior on both a personal and societal level. Even rather ordinary crises in our personal lives like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship trigger overwhelming feelings.


Control: The Dark History and Troubling Present of Eugenics By Adam Rutherford Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324035602
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 15th, 2022

How did an obscure academic idea pave the way to the Holocaust within just fifty years?


The Life Sentences of Rik McWhinney (Regina Collection #19) By Rik McWhinney, Jason DeMers (Editor) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780889778979
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Published: University of Regina Press - October 8th, 2022

Rik McWhinney spent thirty-four years and four months in Canada's federal penitentiaries--sixteen of those in solitary confinement. His incarceration began in the 1970s, as a system-wide war was raging over the implementation of penal reforms.


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An Unplanned Life: A Memoir By Franklin A. Thomas Cover Image
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Published: New Press - December 13th, 2022

A major autobiography of a remarkable life that broke down racial barriers, transformed institutions, and energized the struggle for justice, by the former president of the Ford Foundation


White Fear: How the Browning of America Is Making White Folks Lose Their Minds By Roland Martin, Leah Lakins Cover Image
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Published: BenBella Books - September 13th, 2022

White Fear has shaped our democracy and society from the beginning—and today, it’s more intense and visible than ever. To neutralize it, we must first understand it.


On Critical Race Theory: Why It Matters & Why You Should Care By Victor Ray Cover Image
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Published: Random House - August 2nd, 2022

What exactly is critical race theory? This concise and accessible exploration demystifies a crucial framework for understanding and fighting racial injustice in the United States.

“A clear-eyed, expert field guide.”—Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of Thick

 


Getting Me Cheap: How Low-Wage Work Traps Women and Girls in Poverty By Amanda Freeman, Lisa Dodson Cover Image
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Published: New Press - November 29th, 2022

Two groundbreaking sociologists explore the way the American dream is built on the backs of working poor women

Many Americans take comfort and convenience for granted. We eat at nice restaurants, order groceries online, and hire nannies to care for kids.