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Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival

by Andrew Sullivan

"I intend to be among the first generation that survives this disease." That was former New Republic editor Andrew Sullivan's first public statement about his HIV diagnosis. Speaking to heterosexual and homosexual...


Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution

by Laurie Penny

'This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.'

Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruthless in her dissection of modern feminism and class politics...


Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution

by Laurie Penny

Smart, clear-eyed, and irreverent, Unspeakable Things is a fresh look at gender and power in the twenty-first century, which asks difficult questions about dissent and desire, money and masculinity, sexual violence,...


Open to Disruption: Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow Sociology

by Anita Garey & Rosanna Hertz

The backstage stories of the surprises, personal and professional, that disrupt research but often enrich it


Nine Lives of a Black Panther: A Story of Survival

by Wayne Pharr

In the early morning hours of December 8, 1969, hundreds of SWAT officers engaged in a violent battle with a handful of Los Angeles–based members of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP). Five hours...


The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East

by Juan Cole

The renowned blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today’s Arab youth—who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics.

Beginning in January 2011, the revolutionary...


Death and Dying

by Sudhir Kakar

Billions have died in the thousands of years since human beings first developed language, but we do not have a single credible account of the subjective experience of dying and the afterlife. This is why death...


The Call Of Modernity And Islam: A Muslim's Journey Into The 21st Century

by Jamal Khwaja

The Call Of Modernity And Islam is a timely and welcome anthology of ten scholarly essays that focus creatively on the urgent need to re-energize Islamic culture and institutions. The essays span an enormous...


Globalization and Urbanization: The Global Urban Ecosystem

by James H. Spencer

This innovative book sees contemporary urban settlement as the new human ecosystems defining people’s lives across the planet. Just as so-called natural ecosystems have defined our view of the symbiosis between...


European and global contexts of poverty in the period of social and demographic transformations of the society

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Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons

by Ayelet Waldman & Robin Levi

People in U.S. prisons are routinely subjected to physical, sexual, and mental abuse. While this has been documented in male prisons, women in prison often suffer in relative anonymity. Women Inside addresses...


The Emergence of the Moundbuilders: The Archaeology of Tribal Societies in Southeastern Ohio

by Elliot M. Abrams & AnnCorinne Freter

Native American societies, often viewed as unchanging, in fact experienced a rich process of cultural innovation in the millennia prior to recorded history. Societies of the Hocking River Valley in southeastern...


Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...


A Master Builder

by Henrik Ibsen & Wallace Shawn

The internationally renowned actor and playwright adapts Henrik Ibsen’s Master Builder.


Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self

by Alex Tizon

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's memoir, in the spirit of Richard Rodriquez’s Hunger for Memory and Nathan McCall’s Makes Me Wanna Holler—an intimate look at the mythology, experience, and psyche...


Our Broad Present: Time and Contemporary Culture

by Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

Considering a range of present-day phenomena, from the immediacy effects of literature to the impact of hypercommunication, globalization, and sports, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship...


What to Expect When No One's Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster

by Jonathan V. Last

Look around you and think for a minute: Is America too crowded?

For years, we have been warned about the looming danger of overpopulation: people jostling for space on a planet that’s busting at the seams and...


Teach a Woman to Fish

by Ritu Sharma

As the old axiom goes: “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” But teach a woman to fish, and everyone eats for a lifetime. In this firsthand account, Ritu...


Trading Places: Accessing Land in African Cities

by Mark Napier & Caroline Wanjiku Kihato

Trading Places is about urban land markets in African cities. It explores how local practice, land governance and markets interact to shape the ways that people at society's margins access land to build their...