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Social media homicide confessions: Stories of killers and their victims

by Elizabeth Yardley

The relationship between crime and social media has become an increasingly important topic. This unique book analyses what those involved in homicide do with social media. It investigates the practices of those...


Al-Qaeda & Islamic State: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi and U.S. Strategy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam

by Paul Kamolnick & Strategic Studies Institute

Dr. Kamolnick's book is a meticulously documented investigation and comparison of the al-Qaeda and the Islamic State across three key strategically relevant dimensions: essential doctrine, beliefs, and worldview;...


Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change

by Ellen Pao

The “necessary and incisive” (Roxane Gay) account of the discrimination case that “has blown open a conversation about the status of women” in the workplace (The New York Times)

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017...


A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949

by Kevin Peraino

A gripping narrative of the Truman Administration's response to the fall of Nationalist China and the triumph of Mao Zedong's Communist forces in 1949--an extraordinary political revolution that continues to...


The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work

by Eli J Finkel

“After years of debate and inquiry, the key to a great marriage remained shrouded in mystery. Until now...”—Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Eli J. Finkel's insightful and...


Undocumented and in College

by Terry-Ann Jones & Laura Nichols

The current daily experiences of undocumented students as they navigate the processes of entering and then thriving in Jesuit colleges are explored alongside an investigation of the knowledge and attitudes among...


Reckoning with Race: America's Failure

by Gene Dattel

Reckoning with Race confronts America's most intractable problem—race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present. It...


On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck

by Nick Riggle

In this lively treatise, pro-skater-turned-philosopher Nick Riggle presents a theory of awesomeness (and its opposite, suckiness) that’s both sharply illuminating and more timely than ever

 

“Nick Riggle’s...


The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe

by Heather Mac Donald

Violent crime has been rising sharply in many American cities after two decades of decline. Homicides jumped nearly 17 percent in 2015 in the largest 50 cities, the biggest one-year increase since 1993. The...


Making Sense of the Alt-Right

by George Hawley

During the 2016 election, a new term entered the American political lexicon: the "alt-right," short for "alternative right." Despite the innocuous name, the alt-right is a white-nationalist movement. Yet it...


The Future of Us: What the Dreams of Children Mean for Twenty-First-Century America

by Irwin Redlener & Jane Pauley

Raymond is a talented young artist who carries his work from homeless shelter to homeless shelter in a tattered bag but has never even been inside a museum. He is emblematic of the children that the renowned...


Making Sense of the Alt-Right

by George Hawley

During the 2016 election, a new term entered the American political lexicon: the "alt-right," short for "alternative right." Despite the innocuous name, the alt-right is a white-nationalist movement. Yet it...


The Future of Us

by Irwin Redlener & Jane Pauley

Raymond is a talented young artist who carries his work from homeless shelter to homeless shelter in a tattered bag but has never even been inside a museum. He is emblematic of the children that the renowned...


Reckoning with Race

by Gene Dattel

Reckoning with Race confronts America’s most intractable problem – race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present....


The War on Cops

by Heather Mac Donald

Violent crime has been rising sharply in many American cities after two decades of decline. Homicides jumped nearly 17 percent in 2015 in the largest 50 cities, the biggest one-year increase since 1993. The...


The Blood of Patriots

by Bill Fulton & Jeanne Devon

For Bill Fulton, being a soldier was his identity. He was called to protect and serve. So when the Army wanted to send him to Alaska, he went—they had never steered him wrong, after all.

After an involuntary...


The Patch: The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands

by Chris Turner

Bestselling author Chris Turner brings readers onto the streets of Fort McMurray, showing the many ways the oilsands impact our lives and demanding that we ask the question: In order to both fuel the world and...


The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery

by Bill James & Rachel McCarthy James

Using unprecedented, dramatically compelling sleuthing techniques, legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applies his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery surrounding one...


Geography for the IB Diploma Study and Revision Guide SL and HL Core: SL Core

by Simon Oakes

Stretch your students to achieve their best grade with these year round course companions; provides comprehensive content on all topics, and practice questions to support and strengthen learning.

- Develop understanding...


Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died

by Ty Alexander & Tia Williams

#1 Amazon Best Seller Coping With Loss The grieving process: Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey is one of the top bloggers today. She has a tremendous personal connection with her readers. This is never more apparent...