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The Second Chance Club: Hardship and Hope After Prison Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982128593
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 18th, 2020

A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book.


This Brilliant Darkness: A Book of Strangers Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781324003205
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 11th, 2020

A visionary work of radical empathy.

Known for immersion journalism that is more immersed than most people are willing to go, and for a prose style that is somehow both fierce and soulful, Jeff Sharlet dives deep into the darkness around us and awaiting us.


Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062797124
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 18th, 2020

Now a Washington Post bestseller.


Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224957
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Published: Penguin Books - March 3rd, 2020

"A fascinating new book... [Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt is] a genius."—Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

"Poignant....important and illuminating."—The New York Times Book Review

"Groundbreaking."—Bryan Stevenson, New York Times bestselling author of Just Mercy


Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316522939
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Published: Hachette Books - February 25th, 2020

From a onetime white-supremacist leader now working to disengage people from extremist movements, Breaking Hate is a "riveting" (James Clapper), "groundbreaking" (Malcolm Nance), "horrifying [but] hopeful" (S.E. Cupp) exploration of how to heal a nation reeling from hate and violence.


Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984820365
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Published: One World - February 25th, 2020

A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness and the struggle to be human

“Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human.” —Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen


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Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525655084
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Published: Knopf - January 14th, 2020

New York Times Best Seller 

"A deft and uniquely credible exploration of rural America, and of other left-behind pockets of our country. One of the most important books I've read on the state of our disunion."—Tara Westover, author of Educated    


The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525561248
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Published: Penguin Books - January 21st, 2020

A groundbreaking investigation of how inequality infects our minds and gets under our skin


Invisible Americans: The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780451494184
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Published: Knopf - January 28th, 2020

"A clarion call to address this most unjust blight upon the American landscape. Madrick has provided a valuable service in presenting a highly readable and cogent argument for change."--Mark R. Rank, The Washington Post


Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Cover Image
By Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo (Foreword by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781728209807
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Published: Sourcebooks - January 28th, 2020

The New York Times and USA Today bestseller

"Layla Saad is one of the most important and valuable teachers we have right now on the subject of white supremacy and racial injustice."--New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert


Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers' Rights Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781786633613
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Published: Verso - March 3rd, 2020

How the law harms sex workers—and what they want instead

Do you have to endorse prostitution in order to support sex worker rights? Should clients be criminalized, and can the police deliver justice?


All the Agents and Saints, Paperback Edition: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781469659244
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 1st, 2020

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically transformed in her absence.


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