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Be a Revolution: How Everyday People Are Fighting Oppression and Changing the World—and How You Can, Too By Ijeoma Oluo Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063140189
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Published: HarperOne - January 30th, 2024

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

From the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre, an eye-opening and galvanizing look at the current state of anti-racist activism across America.


Our Moon: How Earth's Celestial Companion Transformed the Planet, Guided Evolution, and Made Us Who We Are By Rebecca Boyle Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593129722
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Published: Random House - January 16th, 2024

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A riveting feat of science writing that recasts that most familiar of celestial objects into something eerily extraordinary, pivotal to our history, and awesome in the original sense of the word.”—Ed Yong, New York Times bestselling author of An Immense World


The Age of Deer: Trouble and Kinship with our Wild Neighbors By Erika Howsare Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781646221349
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Published: Catapult - January 2nd, 2024

A masterful hybrid of nature writing and cultural studies that investigates our connection with deer—from mythology to biology, from forests to cities, from coexistence to control and extermination—and invites readers to contemplate the paradoxes of how humans interact with and shape the natural world


2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed By Eric Klinenberg Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593319482
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Published: Knopf - February 13th, 2024

A meticulously reported, character-driven, unforgettable investigation of a time when nothing was certain and everything was at stake, by the acclaimed sociologist and best-selling author Eric Klinenberg


Freedom’s Dominion (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Saga of White Resistance to Federal Power By Jefferson Cowie Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781541605121
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Published: Basic Books - January 2nd, 2024

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY • An “important, deeply affecting—and regrettably relevant” (New York Times Book Review) chronicle of a sinister idea of freedom: white Americans’ freedom to oppress others and their fight against the government that got in their way 

American freedom is typically associated with the fight of


Flight of the Wasp: The Rise, Fall, and Future of America's Original Ruling Class By Michael Gross Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802161864
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - November 14th, 2023

Fifteen families.
Four hundred years. The complex saga of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant elite in
America's history.


Eve: How the Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution By Cat Bohannon Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385350549
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Published: Knopf - October 3rd, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION FINALIST THE REAL ORIGIN OF OUR SPECIES: a myth-busting, eye-opening landmark account of how humans evolved, offering a paradigm shift in our thinking about what the female body is, how it came to be, and how this evolution still shapes all our lives today
 


The Canceling of the American Mind: Cancel Culture Undermines Trust and Threatens Us All—But There Is a Solution By Greg Lukianoff, Rikki Schlott Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781668019146
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 17th, 2023

A “galvanizing” (The Wall Street Journal) deep dive into cancel culture and its dangers to all Americans from the team that brought you Coddling of the American Mind.

Cancel culture is a new phenomenon, and The Canceling of the American Mind is the first book to codify it and survey its effects, including hard data and research on what cancel culture


In the Shadow of Quetzalcoatl: Zelia Nuttall and the Search for Mexico's Ancient Civilizations By Merilee Grindle Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780674278332
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Published: Belknap Press - November 7th, 2023

"What a woman And what a fabulous life to unearth. Zelia Nuttall was incredibly smart, determined, a divorced single mother in a man's world, a great scholar, and an original thinker--yet today she's completely forgotten. Merilee Grindle has dug deep into the archives and uncovered her fascinating story."--Andrea Wulf, author of The Invention of Nature


All the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life's Work By Hayley Campbell Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250906236
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 31st, 2023

A deeply compelling exploration of the death industry and the people—morticians, detectives, crime scene cleaners, embalmers, executioners—who work in it and what led them there.


That Time We Ate Our Feelings: 150 Recipes for Comfort Food from the Heart By Lisa Lucas, Debrianna Mansini, Penina Meisels (Photographer) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781948062862
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Published: Apollo Publishers - November 28th, 2023

From Sunnier Days Ahead Meyer Lemon Squares to I Wanna Be Curled Up On My Couch with the Cats Stuffed Meatloaf and Salt Roasted Potatoes to Get You Through the Night, this warming, judgment-free collection of 150 mouthwatering recipes proves that a good meal heals all.


You Are What You Watch: How Movies and TV Affect Everything By Walter Hickey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781523515899
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 24th, 2023

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and data expert Walt Hickey explains the power of entertainment to change our biology, our beliefs, how we see ourselves, and how nations gain power.

Virtually anyone who has ever watched a profound movie, a powerful TV show, or read a moving novel understands that entertainment can and does affect us in surprising and significant ways.