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  • The Black Church

    This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

    **The instant New York Times bestseller and companion book to the PBS series.“Absolutely brilliant . . . A necessary and moving work.” —Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., author of Begin Again“Engaging. . . . In Gates’s telling, the Black church shines bright even as the nation itself moves uncertainly through the gloaming, seeking justice on earth—as it is in heaven.” —Jon Meacham, New York Times Book ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Gardens of Democracy

    A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government

    American democracy is informed by the 18th century’s most cutting edge thinking on society, economics, and government. We’ve learned some things in the intervening 230 years about self interest, social behaviors, and how the world works. Now, authors Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer argue that some fundamental assumptions about citizenship, society, economics, and government need updating. For many years ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The First American

    The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

    by H. W. Brands ...
    **PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • Benjamin Franklin, perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America, comes vividly to life in this “thorough biography of ... America’s first Renaissance man” (The Washington Post)."The authoritative Franklin biography for our time.” —Joseph J. Ellis, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers**Wit, diplomat, scientist, philosopher, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Simple Guide to Complex Trauma and Dissociation

    What It Is and How to Help

    series Simple Guides
    · How does complex trauma differ from trauma?· What is dissociation?· How does it affect children?· How can you help?These questions and more are answered in this guide to understanding the nature of complex trauma and dissociation, making these seemingly complicated topics accessible to all.Complex trauma and dissociation is a subject around which there is much confusion and misunderstanding. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Criminal Justice System

    A Guided Tour of America’s Legal System

    Learning About Crime, Pays.Most people watch television shows such as Law and Order and see a simplified version of the world of cops and courtrooms. In fact, the American criminal justice system is one of the most complex legal establishments in the world. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Criminal Justice System de- mystifies the complexity of the judicial establishment and the bureaucracy ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Death Sentence

    A nail-biting Scottish crime thriller

    by Kerry Watts ...
    Book 2 - Detective Hazel Todd
    'Wow!!! What a read. Engrossing, fast-paced...A definite ☆☆☆☆☆ from me.' Angela MarsonsWhen revenge is everything, justice is nothingRetired teacher, Maggie Ramsay, is found dead outside her Perth home, the victim of a hit-and-run. An everyday tragedy – or so it seems. While DCI Hazel Todd and her squad look for the culprit, they’re called to attend the death of loner, Peter King, found stabbed to ... Read more

    $3.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • The Will to Change

    Men, Masculinity, and Love

    by bell hooks ...
    Everyone needs to love and be loved—even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving.In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a fundamental part of who they are—whatever their age, marital ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Profiles in Ignorance

    How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber

    by Andy Borowitz ...
    Named One of 7 Best Nonfiction Books of the Fall by Kirkus ReviewsAndy Borowitz, “one of the funniest people in America” (CBS Sunday Morning), brilliantly examines the intellectual deterioration of American politics, from Ronald Reagan to Dan Quayle, from George W. Bush to Sarah Palin, to its apotheosis in Donald J. Trump.The winner of the first-ever National Press Club award for humor, Andy ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • On Distant Service

    The Life of the First U.S. Foreign Service Officer to Be Assassinated

    On July 18, 1924, a mob in Tehran killed U.S. foreign service officer Robert Whitney Imbrie. His violent death, the first political murder in the history of the service, outraged the American people. Though Imbrie’s loss briefly made him a cause célèbre, subsequent events quickly obscured his extraordinary life and career.Susan M. Stein tells the story of a figure steeped in adventure and history. ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • The Storm Is Upon Us

    How QAnon Became a Movement, Cult, and Conspiracy Theory of Everything

    ***"I hope everyone reads this book. It has become such a crucial thing for all of us to understand." —***Erin Burnett, CNN"An ideal tour guide for your journey into the depths of the rabbit hole that is QAnon. It even shows you a glimmer of light at the exit." —Cullen Hoback, director of HBO's Q: Into the StormIts messaging can seem cryptic, even nonsensical, yet for tens of thousands of people, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Children of the Dream

    Why School Integration Works

    An acclaimed economist reveals that school integration efforts in the 1970s and 1980s were overwhelmingly successful -- and argues that we must renew our commitment to integration for the sake of all AmericansWe are frequently told that school integration was a social experiment doomed from the start. But as Rucker C. Johnson demonstrates in Children of the Dream, it was, in fact, a spectacular ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Mysteries of Watergate

    What Really Happened

    by John O'Connor ...
    Watergate, our “great national nightmare” in the words of President Gerald Ford, was the most impactful scandal in American—and perhaps world—history. Yet even those who believe they have studied Watergate fully could never understand the purpose of this puzzling burglary of DNC headquarters, with no meaningful information to gain, and Nixon far ahead in the polls. In easily accessible vignettes, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Making of the English Working Class

    A history of the common people and the Industrial Revolution: “A true masterpiece” and one of the Modern Library’s 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the twentieth century (Tribune)****.During the formative years of the Industrial Revolution, English workers and artisans claimed a place in society that would shape the following centuries. But the capitalist elite did not form the working class—the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Populism: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    Populism is a central concept in the current media debates about politics and elections. However, like most political buzzwords, the term often floats from one meaning to another, and both social scientists and journalists use it to denote diverse phenomena. What is populism really? Who are the populist leaders? And what is the relationship between populism and democracy? This book answers these ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Keeping At It

    The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

    The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to the breaking point.As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Summary: The Best Practice

    Review and Analysis of Charles C. Kenney's Book

    The must-read summary of Charles C. Kenney's book: “The Best Practice: How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine”.This complete summary of "The Best Practice" by Charles C. Kenney presents the author's analysis of the quiet revolution of health care quality in America at the hands of dedicated physicians such as Paul Betalden and Don Berwick. He explains how they used quality control ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Yesterday's Tomorrow

    On the Loneliness of Communist Specters and the Reconstruction of the Future

    by Bini Adamczak ...
    Translated by Adrian Nathan West ...
    How the communist revolution failed, presented in a series of catastrophes.The communist project in the twentieth century grew out of utopian desires to oppose oppression and abolish class structures, to give individual lives collective meaning. The attempts to realize these ideals became a series of colossal failures. In Yesterday's Tomorrow, Bini Adamczak examines these catastrophes, proceeding ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The End of Policing

    The best-selling bible of the movement to defund the police in an updated editionThe massive uprising that followed the police killing of George Floyd in the summer of 2020— by some estimates the largest protests in US history—thrust the argument to defund the police to the forefront of international politics. That case had been put persuasively a few years earlier in The End of Policing by Alex ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Road to Serfdom

    Text and Documents--The Definitive Edition

    by F. A. Hayek ...
    Book 2 - The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek
    An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program—The Road to Serfdom ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Intellectuals and Society

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    The influence of intellectuals is not only greater than in previous eras but also takes a very different form from that envisioned by those like Machiavelli and others who have wanted to directly influence rulers. It has not been by shaping the opinions or directing the actions of the holders of power that modern intellectuals have most influenced the course of events, but by shaping public ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • How to Be an Antiracist

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.“The most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind.”—The New York TimesONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—The New York Times Book Review,</e... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • How the West Brought War to Ukraine: Understanding How U.S. and NATO Policies Led to Crisis, War, and the Risk of Nuclear Catastrophe

    According to the mainstream Western narrative, Vladimir Putin is an insatiable, Hitler-like expansionist who invaded Ukraine in an unprovoked land grab.That story is incorrect.In reality, the United States and NATO bear much of the responsibility for the Ukraine crisis. Through a series of misguided policies, Washington and its European allies placed Russia in an untenable situation for which war ... Read more

    $3.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • The Fourth Turning

    What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America's Next Rendezvous with Destiny

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A startling vision of what the cycles of history predict for the future.”—USA WeekendWilliam Strauss and Neil Howe will change the way you see the world—and your place in it. With blazing originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future. Most remarkably, it offers an utterly persuasive prophecy about how America’s past ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Utopia for Realists

    How We Can Build the Ideal World

    Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today."A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell." -- New York TimesAfter working all day at jobs we often dislike, we buy things we don't need. Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian, reminds us it needn't be this way -- and in some ... Read more

    $9.99 USD