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  • White Tears/Brown Scars

    How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color

    door Ruby Hamad ...
    Called “powerful and provocative" by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of the New York Times bestselling How to be an Antiracist, this explosive book of history and cultural criticism reveals how white feminism has been used as a weapon of white supremacy and patriarchy deployed against Black and Indigenous women, and women of color.Taking us from the slave era, when white women fought in court to keep ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Dawn of Everything

    A New History of Humanity

    A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation.For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike—either free and equal innocents, or thuggish ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

    VOORAF BESTELLEN

  • The New Climate War

    The Fight to Take Back Our Planet

    door Michael E. Mann ...
    **Shortlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year awardA renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet.**Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told can slow climate change. But ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Dog Flowers

    A Memoir

    door Danielle Geller ...
    A daughter returns home to the Navajo reservation to retrace her mother’s life in a memoir that is both a narrative and an archive of one family’s troubled history.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE • “This shattering memoir combines image and text to reveal a portrait of home.”—ElleWhen Danielle Geller’s mother dies of alcohol withdrawal during an attempt to get sober, Geller ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Midnight in Washington

    How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could

    door Adam Schiff ...
    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour, from the rise of autocracy unleashed by Trump to the January 6 insurrection, and a warning that those forces remain as potent as ever—from the congressman who led the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump“Engaging and informative . . . a manual for how to probe and question power, how to hold ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Humankind

    A Hopeful History

    door Rutger Bregman ...
    Translated by Erica Moore, Elizabeth Manton ...
    From a New York Times bestselling author comes "the riveting pick-me-up we all need right now" (People), that argues that humans thrive in a crisis and that our innate kindness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in our long-term success.If there is one belief that has united the left and the right, psychologists and philosophers, ancient thinkers and modern ones, it is the tacit ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Twilight of Democracy

    The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism

    door Anne Applebaum ...
    **A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by The Washington Post and The Financial Times • "How did our democracy go wrong? This extraordinary document ... is Applebaum's answer." —Timothy Snyder, author of On TyrannyA Pulitzer Prize–winning historian explains, with electrifying clarity, why elites in democracies around the world are turning toward nationalism and authoritarianism.**From the United States and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Woke Racism

    How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America

    door John McWhorter ...
    Acclaimed linguist and award-winning writer John McWhorter argues that an illiberal neoracism, disguised as antiracism, is hurting Black communities and weakening the American social fabric.Americans of good will on both the left and the right are secretly asking themselves the same question: how has the conversation on race in America gone so crazy? We’re told read books and listen to music by ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • An Ugly Truth

    Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“The ultimate takedown.” – New York Times Book ReviewAward-winning New York Times reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang unveil the tech story of our times in a riveting, behind-the-scenes exposé that offers the definitive account of Facebook’s fall from grace.Once one of Silicon Valley’s greatest success stories, Facebook has been under... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Read This to Get Smarter

    about Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More

    door Blair Imani ...
    An approachable guide to being an informed, compassionate, and socially conscious person today—from discussions of race, gender, and sexual orientation to disability, class, and beyond—from critically acclaimed historian, educator, and author Blair Imani.“Blair answers the questions that so many of us are asking.”—Layla F. Saad, author of Me and White SupremacyWe live in a time where it has never ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Magic of Reality

    How We Know What's Really True

    door Richard Dawkins ...
    An elegant, text-only paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller that’s been hailed as the definitive authority on…everything.Richard Dawkins, bestselling author and the world’s most celebrated evolutionary biologist, has spent his career elucidating the many wonders of science. Here, he takes a broader approach and uses his unrivaled explanatory powers to illuminate the ways in which the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Unlocking the Past

    How Archaeologists Are Rewriting Human History with Ancient DNA

    door Martin Jones ...
    In Unlocking the Past, Martin Jones, a leading expert at the forefront of bioarchaeology-the discipline that gave Michael Crichton the premise for Jurassic Park-explains how this pioneering science is rewriting human history and unlocking stories of the past that could never have been told before. For the first time, the building blocks of ancient life-DNA, proteins, and fats that have long been ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Rigged

    How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections

    door Mollie Hemingway ...
    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER JUSTICE ON TRIALStunned by the turbulence of the 2020 election, millions of Americans are asking the forbidden question: what really happened?It was a devastating triple punch. Capping their four-year campaign to destroy the Trump presidency, the media portrayed a Democratic victory as necessary and inevitable. Big Tech, wielding unprecedented powers, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Lion in the Living Room

    How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World

    door Abigail Tucker ...
    A New York Times bestseller about how cats conquered the world and our hearts in this “deep and illuminating perspective on our favorite household companion” (Huffington Post).House cats rule bedrooms and back alleys, deserted Antarctic islands, even cyberspace. And unlike dogs, cats offer humans no practical benefit. The truth is they are sadly incompetent mouse-catchers and now pose a threat to ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Rez Life

    An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life

    door David Treuer ...
    A prize-winning writer offers “an affecting portrait of his childhood home, Leech Lake Indian Reservation, and his people, the Ojibwe” (The New York Times).A member of the Ojibwe of northern Minnesota, David Treuer grew up on Leech Lake Reservation, but was educated in mainstream America. Exploring crime and poverty, casinos and wealth, and the preservation of native language and culture, Rez Life ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Empire of Pain

    The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

    NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestselling author of Say Nothing, as featured in the HBO documentary Crime of the Century.The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Gangsters of Capitalism

    Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire

    door Jonathan M. Katz ...
    A groundbreaking journey tracing America’s forgotten path to global power—and how its legacies shape our world today—told through the extraordinary life of a complicated Marine.Smedley Butler was the most celebrated warfighter of his time. Bestselling books were written about him. Hollywood adored him. Wherever the flag went, “The Fighting Quaker” went—serving in nearly every major overseas ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

    VOORAF BESTELLEN

  • The Deep Places

    A Memoir of Illness and Discovery

    door Ross Douthat ...
    In this vulnerable, insightful memoir, the New York Times columnist tells the story of his five-year struggle with a disease that officially doesn't exist, exploring the limits of modern medicine, the stories that we unexpectedly fall into, and the secrets that only suffering reveals.“A powerful memoir about our fragile hopes in the face of chronic illness.”—Kate Bowler, bestselling author of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Just Mercy

    A Story of Justice and Redemption

    door Bryan Stevenson ...
    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.“[Bryan Stevenson’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has inspired me and many others and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

    door Emmanuel Acho ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series****“Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”“You cannot fix a problem you do not know you have.” So begins Emmanuel Acho in his essential guide to the truths Americans need to know to address the systemic racism that has recently electrified protests in all fifty states. “There ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • I Wish My Teacher Knew

    How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids

    door Kyle Schwartz ...
    One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill-in-the-blank in this sentence: "I wish my teacherknew _____." The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking-all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Right to Sex

    Feminism in the Twenty-First Century

    door Amia Srinivasan ...
    “Laser-cut writing and a stunning intellect. If only every writer made this much beautiful sense.”—Lisa Taddeo, author of Three Women“Amia Srinivasan is an unparalleled and extraordinary writer—no one X-rays an argument, a desire, a contradiction, a defense mechanism quite like her. In stripping the new politics of sex and power down to its fundamental and sometimes clashing principles, The Right ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Do Nothing

    How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving

    door Celeste Headlee ...
    “A welcome antidote to our toxic hustle culture of burnout.”—Arianna Huffington“This book is so important and could truly save lives.”—Elizabeth Gilbert“A clarion call to work smarter [and] accomplish more by doing less.”—Adam GrantWe work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable?Despite our constant search for new ways to optimize our bodies and minds for peak performanc... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Invisible Gorilla

    And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

    Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think they do. We think we see ourselves and the world as they ... Read more

    $7.99 USD