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by Alex Rosenblat

A silent cultural revolution is reshaping how we will work for generations to come—and its being led by Uber. The once small Silicon Valley start up has become a juggernaut of the sharing economy, luring drivers...


by Alec Nevala-Lee

“A big biography of John Campbell, the genius magazine editor who created a mass market for science fiction, couldn’t be timelier. Alec Nevala-Lee’s granular portrait of Campbell and the quirky superstars...

Identity Crisis

by John Sides, Michael Tesler & Lynn Vavreck

A gripping in-depth account of the 2016 presidential election that explains Donald Trump's historic victory

Donald Trump’s election victory stunned the world. How did he pull it off? Was it his appeal to alienated...

College for the Commonwealth

by Hal R. Boyd, Michael T. Benson & E. Gordon Gee

In the past decade, states across the nation have cut higher education spending per student by more than 15 percent. Kentucky has experienced some of the largest cuts in the country, leading many to claim that...

A Political Education

by Elizabeth Todd-Breland

In 2012, Chicago's school year began with the city's first teachers' strike in a quarter century and ended with the largest mass closure of public schools in U.S. history. On one side, a union leader and veteran...

Gutenberg to the the Flash of a Prairie Lifetime

by Howard C Barlow


From Gutenberg to the Internet is only one story in this book. This is a story of this pivot point for many people who, like me, lived through the changes and challenges of this transitional era in the newspaper...

The Hell of Good Intentions

by Stephen M. Walt

From the New York Times–bestselling author Stephen M. Walt, The Hell of Good Intentions dissects the faults and foibles of recent American foreign policy—explaining why it has been plagued by disasters like...

We Can't Breathe

by Jabari Asim

Insightful and searing essays that celebrate the vibrancy and strength of black history and culture in America by critically acclaimed writer Jabari Asim

In We Can’t Breathe, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni...

Grand Improvisation

by Derek Leebaert

A new understanding of the post World War II era, showing what occurred when the British Empire wouldn’t step aside for the rising American superpower—with global insights for today.

An enduring myth of the...


by Ben Sasse

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing American Adult, an intimate and urgent assessment of the existential crisis facing our nation.

Something is wrong. We all know it.

American life expectancy...

Impeaching the President

by Alan Hirsch

* How this book distinguishes itself in the market and from the other 3 recently published books on the same subject: 

It is the the only impeachment-related title that looks at Constitutional law and the history...

Life Lived in Relief

by Ilana Feldman

Palestinian refugees’ experience of protracted displacement is among the lengthiest in history. In her breathtaking new book, Ilana Feldman explores this community’s engagement with humanitarian assistance...

A Rebel in Gaza

by Asmaa al-Ghoul, Sélim Nassib & Mike Mitchell

Asmaa al-Ghoul is a Palestinian journalist, now exiled in France, who grew up in the Rafah refugee camp in Gaza. Her book offers a rare view of a young woman coming into her own political and secular beliefs...

Broke and Patriotic

by Francesco Duina

Why are poor Americans so patriotic? They have significantly worse social benefits compared to other Western nations, and studies show that the American Dream of upward mobility is, for them, largely a myth....

An Uncivil War

by Greg Sargent

In An Uncivil War, the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent sounds an urgent alarm about the deeper roots of our democratic backsliding—and how we can begin to turn things around between now and 2020.


Personal and Political

by Lorraine Greaves

Details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the “second wave” women’s health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010. This activism (re)claimed women's bodies, created women-centered...

Phone Coaching in Dialectical Behavior Therapy

by Alexander L. Chapman

This is the first comprehensive guide to phone coaching in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)--an integral part of treatment that many clinicians find challenging. What are the principles and goals of phone...

The Story Behind

by Emily Prokop

Surprising history of ordinary things

Learn the fascinating history and trivia you never knew about things we use daily from the host of The Story Behind podcast.

Everyday objects and major events in history:...

Perilous Futures

by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Since his death, the writings of Carl Schmitt (1888–1985) have been debated, cited, and adopted by political and legal thinkers on both the left and right with increasing frequency, though not without controversy...

Improvisational Islam

by Nur Amali Ibrahim

Improvisational Islam is about novel and unexpected ways of being Muslim, where religious dispositions are achieved through techniques that have little or no precedent in classical Islamic texts or concepts....