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The Social Quagmire and the Way Out of it

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1893 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Social Quagmire and the Way Out of it' is an essay on the...


Human Selection

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1890 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Human Selection' is an essay on the future of human evolution...


The Father Balance: How You, as a Father, Can Successfully Build a Career and, at the Same Time, Still Keep Your Marriage and Family Together.

by Leith Adams & Kim Lambert

So, would you like to be a 'fair dinkum' father that can successfully manage to combine his marriage, family and career?”

Congratulations! This bestselling book can help you do just that! Leith is thoroughly...


Nancy Reagan: On the White House Stage

by James G. Benze Jr.

Many thought of her as Queen Nancy. Others as the Dragon Lady. But for millions of Americans, Nancy Reagan was the always-smiling and deeply admiring presidential spouse who stood by her man; that image lingers...


Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why

by Paul Tough

What should we do to improve the lives of children growing up in adversity? From the best-selling author of How Children Succeed, a handbook to guide readers through the new science of success.

 


Black Bodies, Black Rights: The Politics of Quilombolismo in Contemporary Brazil

by Elizabeth Farfán-Santos

Under a provision in the Brazilian constitution, rural black communities identified as the modern descendants of quilombos-runaway slave communities-are promised land rights as a form of reparations for the...


Indian Blood: HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco's Two-Spirit Community

by Andrew J. Jolivétte

The first book to examine the correlation between mixed-race identity and HIV/AIDS among Native American gay men and transgendered people, Indian Blood provides an analysis of the emerging and often contested...


Summary of The Divide: by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Divide: by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis

 

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The Divide by Matt Taibbi approaches the complicated topic of the unequal treatment of defendants in the United States criminal justice system...


Summary of Primates of Park Avenue: by Wednesday Martin | Includes Analysis

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Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin | Includes Analysis

 

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Wednesday Martin mixes autobiography, anthropology, and satire in Primates of Park Avenue, a close-up look at the rarefied enclave...


Summary of Missoula: by Jon Krakauer | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Missoula by Jon Krakauer | Includes Analysis

 

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Missoula by Jon Krakauer is a close examination of the cause and effect of a series

of alleged sexual assaults in a Montana college town.

Missoula...


Summary of Modern Romance: by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Modern Romance: by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg | Includes Analysis

 

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Modern Romance is a nonfiction book by the comedian Aziz Ansari and New York

University sociologist Eric Klinenberg....


Summary of Think Like a Freak: by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner | Includes Analysis

 

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Think Like a Freak is about approaching common problems with a unique and childlike mindset to find practical...


Poor Worker's Unions: Rebuilding Labor from Below (Completely Revised and Updated Edition)

by Vanessa Tait & Cristina Tzintzún

Illuminates key connections between the social justice movements of the last fifty years and today's most innovative labor organizing.


Summary of First Women : by Kate Andersen Brower | Includes Analysis

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Summary of First Women by Kate Andersen Brower | Includes Analysis

 

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Kate Andersen Brower’s First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladiesexamines how women from Jackie...


Summary of Blackout: by Sarah Hepola | Summary & Analysis

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Blackout by Sarah Hepola | Summary & Analysis

 

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In her memoir, Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget, Sarah Hepola examines how she drank, why she drank, how others responded to her, and...


Riot. Strike. Riot: The New Era of Uprisings

by Joshua Clover

Baltimore. Ferguson. Tottenham. Clichy-sous-Bois. Oakland. Ours has become an “age of riots” as the struggle of people versus state and capital has taken to the streets. Award-winning poet and scholar Joshua...


Labor of Love

by Moira Weigel

“Does anyone date anymore?” Today, the authorities tell us that courtship is in crisis. But when Moira Weigel dives into the history of sex and romance in modern America, she discovers that authorities have...


The Hunting Ground: The Inside Story of Sexual Assault on American College Campuses

by Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering & Constance Matthiessen

The debate over sexual violence on campus is reaching fever pitch, from headlines about out–of-control fraternities, to the ”mattress protests” by female students at Columbia University and other colleges....


i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species

by Mari Swingle

Constant connectivity is rewiring our brains – this is your survival guide for the digital era