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Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children

by Jonathan Kellerman

This thought-provoking and timely book from a #1 New York Times bestselling novelist and noted child psychologist reveals the factors that often lead to explosive and shocking juvenile violence.

 

“Ethically...


Walk in Their Shoes (enhanced edition): Can One Person Change the World?

by Jim Ziolkowski & James S. Hirsch

Jim Ziolkowski gave up his career in corporate finance to create buildOn, a service-oriented program that goes into high-risk areas around the world to work with students in their communities. Under Jim’s...


W. E. B. DuBois's Exhibit of American Negroes: African Americans at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century

by Eugene F., Jr. Provenzo

This book takes readers through W.E.B. DuBois’ groundbreaking exhibit about African Americans at the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris. With more than 200 black-and-white images, Provenzo explores the diverse lives...


How to Kill a Vampire: Fangs in Folklore, Film and Fiction

by Liisa Ladouceur

Citing examples from folklore, as well as horror films, TV shows, and works of fiction, this book details all known ways to prevent vampirism, including how to protect oneself against attacks and how to destroy...


Vampire Culture

by Maria Mellins & Joanne B. Eicher

Accessible and engaging, this ethnographic account introduces readers to the vampire community. Exploring the reasons behind the resurgence of fascination with the gothic in popular culture, this study of the...


Attending to Early Modern Women: Conflict and Concord

by Karen Nelson

A global, interdisciplinary consideration of the relationship between war and women's lives, works, economic situations, religious affiliations and practices in the early modern period, this volume gathers together...


Fashion and Celebrity Culture

by Pamela Church Gibson

This book provides a fascinating and accessible exploration of fashion and celebrity both past and present. An essential read for students and scholars of fashion and cultural studies.


A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic

by David N. Dinkins & Peter Knobler

How did a scrawny black kid—the son of a barber and a domestic who grew up in Harlem and Trenton—become the 106th mayor of New York City? It’s a remarkable journey. David Norman Dinkins was born in 1927,...


Moondog

by Robert Scotto & Philip Glass

The revised edition biography of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating and original artists.


Will I Live Tomorrow?: One Woman's Mission to Create an Anti-Taliban Film in War-Torn Afghanistan

by Sonia Nassery Cole

When Sonia Nassery Cole set out to film The Black Tulip in her homeland of Afghanistan, she knew the odds were against her; she was told time and time again that filming inside a war zone would be impossible....


Brooklyn Boy

by Donald Margulies

The latest Broadway-bound play by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author.


God of Vengeance

by Sholom Asch & Donald Margulies

Margulies' compelling new version of the classic Yiddish drama.


Not So Quiet...: Stepdaughters of War

by Helen Zenna Smith & Jane Marcus

   This story offers a rare, funny, bitter, feminist look at war from women actively engaged in it. Published in London in 1930, Not So Quiet...(on the Western Front) is a novel in autobiographical guise...


Daddy Was a Number Runner

by Louise Meriwether & James Baldwin

New edition of "a tough, tender, bitter novel of a black girl struggling toward womanhood."


Umbertina: A Novel

by Helena Barolini & Edvige Giunta

Quintessential immigrant narrative and acknowledged contemporary classic of Italian-American women's literature.


Cultural Psychiatry

by R. D. Alarcón

Cultural Psychiatry with emphasis on its impact on etio-pathogenesis, diagnosis, clinical practice, preventive and research activities are topics discussed in this publication which give readers a general conceptual...


Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad

by Sybril Bennett

Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad dares to compare the Internet and the UGRR as two of America's most innovative, effective, and disruptive networks. Think about it: both serve as platforms for...


Since My Last Confession: A Gay Catholic Memoir

by Scott Pomfret

Scott Pomfret serves as a lector at St. Anthony Shrine in Boston. He also writes gay porn. His boyfriend is a flaming atheist, and his boyfriend’s Protestant grandmother considers Catholicism a sin worse than...


A Good Bullet: Comedy, Violence and All the Terrible Things That Make Us Laugh

by Freddy Syborn

From the co-writer of the record-breaking BBC3 sitcom, Bad Education. ‘Doctor, doctor, what do you call a book about comedy that tries to be funny, argumentative, wide-ranging, silly, weirdly personal and fairly...


I Am Troy Davis

by Jen Marlowe, Martina-Correia Davis & Troy Davis

A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed criminal justice system.