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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780399590566
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Published: One World - October 3rd, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In these "urgently relevant essays,"* the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me "reflects on race, Barack Obama's presidency and its jarring aftermath"*--including the election of Donald Trump.


iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--And Completely Unprepared Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501151989
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Published: Atria Books - August 22nd, 2017

A highly readable and entertaining first look at how today's members of iGen--the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later--are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, from the renowned psychologist and author of Generation Me.


Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612197036
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Published: Melville House Publishing - August 14th, 2017

The National Bestseller

"Focused and persuasive... Bray's book is many things: the first English-language transnational history of antifa, a how-to for would-be activists, and a record of advice from anti-Fascist organizers past and present."--THE NEW YORKER


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Dying: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781941040706
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Published: Tin House Books - August 1st, 2017

At the age of sixty, Cory Taylor is dying of melanoma-related brain cancer. Her illness is no longer treatable: she now weighs less than her neighbor's retriever. As her body weakens, she describes the experience--the vulnerability and strength, the courage and humility, the anger and acceptance--of knowing she will soon die.


Home: Where Everyone Is Welcome: Poems & Songs Inspired by American Immigrants Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781538761007
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 29th, 2017

The United States is composed of and built by immigrants, and it has been a beacon to those in search of a new life for hundreds of years.


Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781400067213
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Published: Random House - September 5th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "The single most important explanation, and the fullest explanation, of how Donald Trump became president of the United States . . . nothing less than the most important book that I have read this year."--Lawrence O'Donnell

How did we get here?


A Beautiful Ghetto Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781608467594
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 12th, 2017

On April 18th, 2015, Baltimore erupted into mass protests in response to the brutal and heinous murder of Freddie Gray by the Baltimore police. Suddenly, the eyes of the world turned to Baltimore. In nearly 100 stunning black and white photos, Allen documents the uprising, his city, and the people who live there, revealing a world of love, courage, struggle and hope.


Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812995848
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Published: Random House - September 12th, 2017

A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection


The Emigrant Edge: How to Make It Big in America Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501169274
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Published: Howard Books - August 1st, 2017

New York Times bestseller
Brian Buffini, an Irish immigrant who went from rags to riches, shares his strategies for anyone who wants to achieve the American dream.


The Origin of Others Cover Image
By Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780674976450
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 18th, 2017

America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct Others? Why does the presence of Others make us so afraid?


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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250076229
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Published: Picador USA - September 5th, 2017

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide


Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374280048
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 15th, 2017

"A deeply honest and brave portrait of of an individual sensibility reckoning with her country's violent role in the world." --Hisham Matar, The New York Times Book Review


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