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Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Worth Dying For

by Tim Marshall

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict


Rebuilding social democracy: Core principles for the centre left

by Kevin Hickson

Reclaiming Social Democracy is the first major reappraisal of social democracy on the centre-left since election of Jeremy Corbyn. With a foreword by Lord Hain, it examines its foundational principles and identifies...


Philosophical criminology

by Andrew Millie

This accessible book is structured around six philosophical ideas concerning our relations with others: values, morality, aesthetics, order, rules and respect. Using examples from a range of countries, it provides...


Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School

by Stuart Jeffries

This brilliant group biography asks who were the Frankfurt School and why they matter today

In 1923, a group of young radical German thinkers and intellectuals came together to at Victoria Alle 7, Frankfurt,...


Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect

by Reese Erlich & Noam Chomsky

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both...


Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear . . . and Why

by Sady Doyle

She’s everywhere once you start looking for her: the trainwreck. 

 

She’s Britney Spears shaving her head, Whitney Houston saying, “crack is whack,” and Amy Winehouse, dying in front of millions. But...


A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster

by Joshua Partlow

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former...


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: An American Hero

by Jr. Ronald D. Lankford

The amazing story behind the classic Christmas character


Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

by Patrick Phillips

A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America.

Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home...


Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future

by Caitlin Shetterly

A disquieting and meditative look at the issue that started the biggest food fight of our time--GMOs. From a journalist and mother who learned that genetically modified corn was the culprit behind what was making...


The Persistent Illusion

by Ryan D Gable

Although not mandatory, Ryan’s first book, ‘The Grand Illusion’, is key in understanding WHO controls the world and HOW. The Persistent Illusion explores WHY. In The Persistent Illusion, Ryan recaps the...


George Washington's Secret Spy War

by John A. Nagy

George Washington was America’s first spymaster, and his skill as a spymaster won the war for independence.

George Washington’s Secret Spy War is the untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly,...


The Vanished: The "Evaporated People" of Japan in Stories and Photographs

by Léna Mauger, Brian Phalen & Stéphane Remael

Every year, nearly one hundred thousand Japanese vanish without a trace. Known as the johatsu, or the “evaporated,” they are often driven by shame and hopelessness, leaving behind lost jobs, disappointed...


Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission

by Joe Karam

Joe Karam was born to transcend, but perhaps not to fly. When at twenty-seven his quest for freedom led him to set foot in a glider for the first time, he was overcome with fear and desire. Nothing seemed to...


The Great Global Bucket List

by Robin Esrock

For over a decade, renowned travel journalist, bestselling author, and TV host Robin Esrock scoured the globe in search of one-of-a-kind, bucket list–worthy experiences. During his remarkable journey to over...


Rogue

by Johann van Loggerenberg & Adrian Lackay

The story of a ‘rogue unit’ operating within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) became entrenched in the public mind following a succession of sensational reports published by the Sunday Times in 2014....


Debating the Obama Presidency

by Steven E. Schier

In the first book to present both the arguments for and against Barack Obama’s presidency and its policies, prominent political scientists and Washington think tank scholars address Obama’s domestic, economic...


American Government 101: From the Continental Congress to the Iowa Caucus, Everything You Need to Know About US Politics

by Kathleen Sears

All you need to know about elections, politics, and government!

Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of government into tedious discourse that would put even the president to sleep. American Government...