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The Coyote's Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire

by Kimball Taylor

For readers of Jon Krakauer and Susan Orlean, The Coyote's Bicycle brings to life a never-before-told phenomenon at our southern border, and the human drama of those that would cross. It wasn’t surprising...


Mesa of Sorrows: A History of the Awat'ovi Massacre

by James F. Brooks

“In this rich work of anthropology, archaeology, and personal sleuthing, James Brooks carefully unravels a mystery of enormous violence that convulsed the desert Southwest some three hundred years ago—and...


Fast Food Maniac: From Arby's to White Castle, One Man's Supersized Obsession with America's Favorite Food

by Jon Hein

The beloved personality from The Howard Stern Show celebrates American fast food, exploring the history and secret menu items of both national and regional chains, ranking everything from burgers and fries to...


Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran

by Laura Secor

The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day.

 

In 1979, seemingly overnight—moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world—Iran became the first revolutionary...


The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America

by Michael Eric Dyson

A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black presidency, from “one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today” (Vanity Fair).

Michael...


United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists

by Peter Bergen

A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present

 

Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have...


Blackballed

by Lawrence Ross

"College" is a word that means many things to many people: a space for knowledge, a place to gain lifelong friends, and an opportunity to transcend one's socioeconomic station. Today, though, this word also...


Ask a Queer Chick: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life for Girls Who Dig Girls

by Lindsay King-Miller

Ask a Queer Chick is a guide to sex, love, and life for lesbian, gay, bi, and queer women. Based on the popular advice column for Fusion.net, but featuring entirely new content, Ask a Queer Chick cuts through...


Buyer's Remorse: How Obama Let Progressives Down

by Bill Press

The prominent liberal syndicated radio and television host concisely explains the many ways President Obama has failed to live up to either his promises or his progressive potential, leaving Democrats disillusioned...


Exit Right: The People Who Left the Left and Reshaped the American Century

by Daniel Oppenheimer

A provocative, intimate look at the evolution of America’s political soul through the lives of six political figures—from Whittaker Chambers to Christopher Hitchens—who abandoned the left and joined the...


Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There

by Tiffany Jenkins

The fabulous collections housed in the world's most famous museums are trophies from an imperial age. Yet the huge crowds that each year visit the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, or the Metropolitan...


Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

by Hugo Meijer

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, Trading with the Enemy examines how the United States has balanced its potentially conflicting...


When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

by Karisa Cloward

Many transnational campaigns, and particularly the transnational campaign on violence against women, promote international norms that target the behavior of local nonstate actors. But these international norms...


Trump Talk Presents: 10 of Donald Trump's Most Controversial Political Statements--Straight from "The Donald" Himself

by George Beahm

An unbiased look at Trump talking politics!

Want to know where Trump stands on hot-button issues? Look no further than Trump Talk Presents: 10 of Donald Trump's Most Controversial Political Statements--Straight...


Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

by Paul Le Blanc

Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.


A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America: Volume III

by John Adams & Will Butts

In this third and final volume of A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, John Adams brings to a close his lengthy argument against "collecting all authority into one center."...


All our welfare: Towards participatory social policy

by Peter Beresford

This unique book is the first to critique the past, present and future welfare state from a participatory perspective. Peter Beresford demonstrate the value of 'user knowledge' by challenging orthodox social...


The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

by Graeme Atherton

This timely book provides an alternative vision of social mobility and a route-map to achieving it. It examines how the term 'social mobility' structures what success means and the impact that has on society....


Living on the margins: Undocumented migrants in a global city

by Alice Bloch & Sonia McKay

Living on the margins offers a unique insight into the working lives of undocumented (or 'irregular') migrants living in London, and their employers. It offers an international context to the research and provides...


Lessons on the Way to Heaven

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Mike Fechner had cofounded an urban renewal ministry called H.I.S. BridgeBuilders and sold all he owned to fund it. But at this stage of serving the poor full time, when Mike believed he was doing precisely...