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The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America

by Christine Kim

Race, emotional states of intimacy, and social publics among Asian Canadians and Asian Americans


You Only Live Twice: Sex, Death and Transition

by Chase Joynt & Mike Hoolboom

YOLT explores two artists’ lives before and after transitions: from female to male, and from near-dead to alive.

The unspoken promise was that in our second life we would become the question to every answer,...


Bulldozer: Demolition and Clearance of the Postwar Landscape

by Francesca Russello Ammon

Although the decades following World War II stand out as an era of rapid growth and construction in the United States, those years were equally significant for large-scale destruction. In order to clear space...


Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved ¿ And Why It Still Won't Happen

by David Marsh

With new material on the astonishing 2014-15 monetary rollercoaster, an�incisive�chronicler of the euro's upheavals explains how Europe's single currency has lurched in and out of crisis-with widespread...


The New Case for Gold

by James Rickards

**USA Today bestseller and Wall Street Journal business bestseller**

They say John Maynard Keynes called gold a "barbarous relic."

They say there isn’t enough gold to support finance and commerce.

They say...


Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America

by Tamara Draut

There was a time when America’s working class was seen as the backbone of the American economy, having considerable political, economic, and moral authority. But the working class we have now—far more female...


The Farm on the Roof: What Brooklyn Grange Taught Us About Entrepreneurship, Community, and Growing a Sustainable Business

by Anastasia Cole Plakias

The founders of Brooklyn Grange, the world’s largest green rooftop farm, share their inspirational story of changing the world through entrepreneurship.

 

In their effort to build the world’s first and...


Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700

by Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson

Unequal Gains offers a radically new understanding of the economic evolution of the United States, providing a complete picture of the uneven progress of America from colonial times to today.

While other economic...


Shooting Hipsters: Rethinking Dissent in the Age of PR

by Christiana Spens

In an age of PR, public protest and other forms of dissent have lost their meaning and impact. The intense media interest  in rioting and political violence, as well as an existing obsession with youth culture,...


SCUM Manifesto

by Valerie Solanas & Avital Ronell

Classic radical feminist statement from the woman who shot Andy Warhol

“Life in this society being, at best, an utter bore and no aspect of society being at all relevant to women, there remains to civic-minded,...


True Crimes: A Family Album

by Kathryn Harrison

From acclaimed literary talent and New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Harrison comes a collection of provocative and illuminating essays. In True Crimes, conventional ideas of love, loss, forgiveness,...


On Being Raped

by R.M. Douglas

A personal and moral inquiry into the crime we do our best to ignore: the rape of adult men

When Raymond M. Douglas was an eighteen-year-old living in Europe, he was brutally raped by a Catholic priest. He eventually...


Believers, Thinkers, and Founders: How We Came to Be One Nation Under God

by Kevin Seamus Hasson

In Believers, Thinkers and Founders: How We Came to be One Nation Under God,  Kevin Seamus Hasson—founder and president emeritus of the Becket Fund for Religious liberty—offers a refreshing resolution to...


Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet

by Martin L. Weitzman & Gernot Wagner

If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know...


Poison Tea

by Jeff Nesbit

Poison Tea shines a spotlight on the shadowy Koch brother network and reveals hidden connections between the tobacco industry, the reclusive billionaire brothers, and the Tea Party movement. It’s a major...


Left of Boom

by Douglas Laux & Ralph Pezzullo

On September 11, 2001, Doug Laux was a freshman in college, on the path to becoming a doctor. But with the fall of the Twin Towers came a turning point in his life. After graduating he joined the Central Intelligence...


The Gray Rhino

by Michele Wucker

A "gray rhino" is a highly probable, high impact yet neglected threat: kin to both the elephant in the room and the improbable and unforeseeable black swan. Gray rhinos are not random surprises, but occur after...


Everyday Sexism

by Laura Bates

The Everyday Sexism Project was founded by writer and activist Laura Bates in April 2012. It began life as a website where people could share their experiences of daily, normalized sexism, from street harassment...


Sensitive Space: Fragmented Territory at the India-Bangladesh Border

by Jason Cons

Enclaves along the India-Bangladesh border have posed conceptual and pragmatic challenges to both states since Partition in 1947. These pieces of India inside of Bangladesh, and vice versa, are spaces in which...


Politics in Minutes

by Marcus Weeks

Quick, accessible, compact guide to understanding key political concepts. Contents include: Liberty, Justice, Equality, Human rights, Social contract, Democracy, Monarchy, Anarchism, Capitalism, Socialism, Nationalism...