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London Youth, Religion, and Politics

Being British: Our Once And Future Selves

by Chris Parish

How liberals can discover and be part of a new post-traditional story and feel proud of being British.


Gay, Explained: History, Science, Culture, and Spirit

by Preston Grant

Imagine your favorite gay uncle sitting you down and explaining everything you ever wondered about gay people. That is Gay, Explained.

Written for gay and straight people alike, Gay, Explained leads the reader...


How to get order from noise into the law: Would it be possible to add social complexity to the legal system?

by Germano Schwartz

Throughout our discussions at the Luhmann Workshop during the Unisinos Post-Graduation in Law Programme, one of our favourite subjects was the limits of the legal system and its consequences to society. Within...


This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live

by Melody Warnick

In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love where you live

The average...


Death by Video Game: Danger, Pleasure, and Obsession on the Virtual Frontline

by Simon Parkin

"The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers—which, in fact, he is." —Tom Bissell, author of Extra...


White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

by Nancy Isenberg

"White Trash will change the way we think about our past and present."

—T.J. Stiles, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Custer's Trials

In her groundbreaking history of the class system in America, extending...


Unlocking Your Inner Courage: Five Winning Strategies to Achieve the Life You Want and the World We Need

by Melvyn L. Fein

Courage is not just for heroes. It is a virtue that everyone can possess. This book will teach you how to develop the courage you never knew you had.

               

Building upon his fifty-year...


Standing Alone

by Asra Nomani

As President Bush is preparing to invade Iraq, Wall Street Journal correspondent Asra Nomani embarks on a dangerous journey from Middle America to the Middle East to join more than two million fellow Muslims...


Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives

by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today—and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives.

For decades, we’ve discussed our insecurities in the face...


Indians, Alcohol, and the Roads to Taos and Santa Fe

by William E. Unrau

Santa Fe Trail Association Award of Merit

In the culture of the American West, images abound of Indians drunk on the white man's firewater, a historical stereotype William Unrau has explored in two previous books....


Our Changing Land: Revisiting Gender, Class and Identity in Contemporary Wales

by Dr Dawn Mannay

Our Changing Land reflects on changes in relation to issues of gender, class, poverty, politics, the environment, the media and the Welsh language in post-devolution Wales, and considers the future of the nation....


Smart City

by Davide Diamantini & Nunzia Borrelli

La Carta di Milano, l'eredità immateriale di Expo Milano 2015, ci impegna a pensare e a dare forma a una diversa idea di convivenza urbana. Una città del futuro che comincia dal nostro presente. Negli ultimi...


Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation

by Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens & Jasmine, Ph.D. Syedullah

Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma...


Islam Evolving: Radicalism, Reformation, and the Uneasy Relationship with the Secular West

by Taner Edis

How is Islam adapting to the rapid changes of the 21st century? Despite political unrest and terrorism, the author argues that many Muslim societies are successfully developing their own versions of modern life....


TWO EGGS AND A LEMON: My Four Years In Myanmar

by Joanna MacLean

The simple gift of two eggs and a lemon from a young boy becomes the symbolic title of Joanna MacLean’s remarkable book, chronicling her four years in Myanmar. Working with the Red Cross from 2002 through...


The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. Du Bois

This vintage book contains W. E. B. Du Bois' 1903 work, "The Souls of Black Folk". A classic work of American history and sociology, it constitutes a seminal piece of African-American literary history. It contains...


Dangerous Ages

by Rose, Dame Macaulay

This vintage book contains Dame Rose Macaulay's 1921 novel, "Dangerous Ages". A young writer with a sizeable family returns to college as a way to spend her free time, but finds that she is perhaps not as sharp...


Dorothy Vernon Of Haddon Hall

by Charles Major

This vintage book contains Charles Major's 1902 historical novel, "Dorothy Vernon Of Haddon Hall". The story follows the life and loves of Dorothy Vernon, the youngest daughter of Sir George Vernon and heiress...


Containing diversion:

by An Vranckx

Arms transfer control authorities are in an unenviable position.

Great responsibility is implied in each decision they make regarding the authorisation of the export of certain types and volumes of military...