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Jews Who Rock

by Guy Oseary & Ben Stiller

Foreword by Ben Stiller

Afterword by Perry Farrell

Jewish achievement in the sciences? Celebrated. Jews in literature? Lionized. But until now, there's been no record of the massive contributions of Jews in Rock...


The Bitch Is Back

by Cathi Hanauer

More than a decade after the New York Times bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House spoke up loud and clear for a generation of young woman, nine of the original contributors are back—along with sixteen...


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: An American Hero

by Jr. Ronald D. Lankford

The amazing story behind the classic Christmas character


Race in Mind: Critical Essays

by Paul Spickard

These essays analyze how race affects people's lives and relationships in all settings, from the United States to Great Britain and from Hawaiʻi to Chinese Central Asia. They contemplate the racial positions...


"Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation

by Nancy Weiss Malkiel

As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly...


Chicano Movement For Beginners

by Maceo Montoya & Ilan Stavans

As the heyday of the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s to early 70s fades further into history and as more and more of its important figures pass on, so too does knowledge of its significance. Thus, Chicano...


We Gon' Be Alright

by Jeff Chang

In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that...


Directed by God: Jewishness in Contemporary Israeli Film and Television

by Yaron Peleg

As part of its effort to forge a new secular Jewish nation, the nascent Israeli state tried to limit Jewish religiosity. However, with the steady growth of the ultraorthodox community and the expansion of the...


The Well-Tempered City

by Jonathan F. P. Rose

In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose—a visionary in urban development and renewal—champions the role...


The Boys of Dunbar

by Alejandro Danois

The inspiring true story of a high-school basketball team that overcame desperate circumstances in 1980s Baltimore to produce four NBA players and give hope to a neighborhood and a city, thanks to a remarkable...


The Courts, the Ballot Box, and Gay Rights: How Our Governing Institutions Shape the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

by Joseph Mello

If the same-sex marriage debate tells us one thing, it's that rights do not exist in a vacuum. What works for one side at the ballot box often fails in the courtroom. Conservative opponents of same-sex marriage...


Stories Without Borders

Women in Imperial China

by Bret Hinsch

This clear and accessible text provides a comprehensive survey of women’s history in China from the Neolithic period up to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1911.


Love Warrior

by Glennon Doyle Melton

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Newest Oprah Bookclub 2016 Selection

The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion...


The Revolutionary Imaginations of Greater Mexico: Chicana/o Radicalism, Solidarity Politics, and Latin American Social Movements

by Alan Eladio Gómez

Bringing to life the stories of political teatristas, tortured revolutionaries, feminists, gunrunners, labor organizers, poets, journalists, ex-prisoners, and other activists, The Revolutionary Imaginations...


Hidden Figures

by Margot Lee Shetterly

New York Times Bestseller

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture...


In Good Hands

by David Hechler

How can you be sure that your child in day care is safe?  

a)   The day care I chose was highly recommended.

b)  It’s fully licensed and government-approved.

c)   My son’s provider loves him as much...


Social problems in popular culture

by R. J. Maratea & Brian Monahan

This is the first book to make the link between popular culture and social problems. Drawing on historical and topical examples, the authors apply an innovative theoretical framework to examine how facets of...


A Scarlet Pansy

Purple Prose: Bisexuality in Britain

by Kate Harrad

Purple Prose: Bisexuality in Britain is the first of its kind: a book written for and by bisexuals in the UK. This accessible collection of interviews, essays, poems and commentary explores topics such as definitions...