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Cassandra Speaks

by Elizabeth Lesser

What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed...


The New Parisienne

by Lindsey Tramuta & Joann Pai

In a follow-up to the popular The New Paris, Lindsey Tramuta explores the impact that the women of Paris have had on the rapidly evolving culture of their city

 

The New Parisienne focuses on one of the city?s...


Twisted

by Emma Dabiri

Stamped from the Beginning meets You Can't Touch My Hair in this timely and resonant essay collection from Guardian contributor and prominent BBC race correspondent Emma Dabiri, exploring the ways in which...


Alienated America

by Timothy P. Carney

Now a Washington Post bestseller.

Respected conservative journalist and commentator Timothy P. Carney continues the conversation begun with Hillbilly Elegy and the classic Bowling Alone in this hard-hitting...


Call Them by Their True Names

by Rebecca Solnit

“Rebecca Solnit is essential feminist reading.” —The New Republic

“Solnit’s exquisite essays move between the political and the personal, the intellectual and the earthy.” —Elle

Rebecca Solnit is...


Back to Black

by Kehinde Andrews

  • Definitive book on the roots and evolution of Black radicalism. 
    • Published at a time when race and racism are at the forefront of political discussion on both sides of the Atlantic. 
  • Highly readable account...


Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

by Mumia Abu-Jamal

“This collection of short meditations, written from a prison cell, captures the past two decades of police violence that gave rise to Black Lives Matter while digging deeply into the history of the United States....


The Social Sex

by Marilyn Yalom & Theresa Donovan Brown

“Fascinating . . . The Social Sex is a paean to companionship. Share it with a bosom friend.” —NPR

From historian and acclaimed feminist author of How the French Invented Love and A History of the Wife...


Thrown

by Kerry Howley

A woman infiltrates the violent world of mixed martial arts and investigates the lives of two cage fighters.


Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

by Mark Fisher

Collected essays on popular culture by a major critic.