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Senior Services Today

by Ashley Brooks

Senior citizens (frequently referred to by the more inclusive term “older adults”) are one of the largest and fastest growing demographics in the world. Public libraries have a duty to serve these individuals...


Ageing with Smartphones in Urban Italy

by Shireen Walton

?Who am I at this (st)age? Where am I and where should I be, and how and where should I live?? These questions, which individuals ask themselves throughout their lives, are among the central themes of this book,...


Ageing with Smartphones in Ireland

by Pauline Garvey & Daniel Miller

There are not many books about how people get younger. It doesn?t happen very often. But Ageing with Smartphones in Ireland documents a radical change in the experience of ageing.

Based on two ethnographies,...


The Global Smartphone

by Daniel Miller, Shireen Walton, Xinyuan Wang & Laila Abed Rabho et al.

The smartphone is often literally right in front of our nose, so you would think we would know what it is. But do we? To find out, 11 anthropologists each spent 16 months living in communities in Africa, Asia,...


Driven

by Marcello Di Cintio

In conversations with drivers ranging from veterans of foreign wars to Indigenous women protecting one another, Di Cintio explores the borderland of the North American taxi.

?The taxi,? writes Marcello Di Cintio,...


Red Nation Rising

by David Correia, Jennifer Nez Denetdale, Nick Estes & Melanie Yazzie et al.

Red Nation Rising is the first book ever to investigate and explain the violent dynamics of bordertowns. Bordertowns are white-dominated towns and cities that operate according to the same political and spatial...


Common Preservation

by Jeremy Brecher & Todd Vachon

As world leaders eschew cooperation to address climate change, nuclear proliferation, economic meltdown, and other threats to our survival, more and more people experience a pervasive sense of dread and despair....


Seconds Out

by Alison Dean

Kicking ass and taking notes?what it?s like to be a woman in the ring.

Alison Dean teaches English literature. She also kicks people. Hard.

Despite having several amateur fights under her belt, she struggles...


Running in Good Faith?

by Alan D. Krinsky

Could a religiously observant Jew, in good conscience, run as a libertarian candidate, promoting a libertarian platform? Or, would doing so betray fundamental Jewish values? Running in Good Faith? Observant...


Jane Jacobs's First City

by Glenna Lang

A thorough investigation of how Jane Jacobs?s ideas about the life and economy of great cities grew from her home city, Scranton

Jane Jacobs?s First City vividly reveals how this influential thinker and writer?s...


The Homeschool Choice

by Kate Henley Averett

The surprising reasons parents are opting out of the public school system and homeschooling their kids

Homeschooling has skyrocketed in popularity in the United States: in 2019, a record-breaking 2.5 million...


Remake the World

by Astra Taylor

Astra Taylor, a leading intellectual and organizer on the left discusses the growing appeal of socialism in a world with such extreme economic inequality. She looks at how to get the most out of organizing meetings...


Avidly Reads Guilty Pleasures

by Arielle Zibrak

"My guilty pleasure wasn?t just reading low-brow fiction or even female-authored fiction, it was being femme itself."

What is it about ribald romance novels, luxurious interior design, and frothy wedding dresses...


The Operating System

by Eric Laursen & Maia Ramnath

  • A work of political philosophy written for a general audience
  • We’re living through a period of profound disillusion with the institutions of the State. A 2017 poll by Pew Research Center found that only 43%...


Representing Radicals

by Collective Scales Tilted

Representing Radicals helps lawyers understand ways to work with radical defendants, with an explicit focus on how to help them achieve ends that go beyond traditional legal goals. For example, many radical...


Far Away from Close to Home

by Vanessa Baden Kelly

New & Noteworthy: The New York Times ?Vivid and relatable. The writing is like Vanessa herself; funny, charming and brave.? ?Mindy Kaling Through a series of extraordinary, incisive, often-humorous essays, Emmy...


Avidly Reads Guilty Pleasures

by Arielle Zibrak

"My guilty pleasure wasn?t just reading low-brow fiction or even female-authored fiction, it was being femme itself."

What is it about ribald romance novels, luxurious interior design, and frothy wedding dresses...


Disinformation and You

by Marie D. Jones

  • Propaganda has been around forever, but with politicians practicing censorship through noise, combating it has become more important than ever.
  • Media bias and cries of ?fake news? have people more attuned to...

  • Spotting Danger Before It Spots Your KIDS

    by Gary Dean Quesenberry & Loren W Christensen

    Things change, and as the world becomes more challenging, we need to take the time to prepare our children. Not in a threatening or scary way, but in a way that is fun, engaging, and will give them the best...


    Faith, Nationalism, and the Future of Liberal Democracy

    by David M. Elcott, C. Colt Anderson, Tobias Cremer & Volker Haarmann

    Faith, Nationalism, and the Future of Liberal Democracy highlights the use of religious identity to fuel the rise of illiberal, nationalist, and populist democracy.

    In Faith, Nationalism, and the Future of Liberal...