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The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374157357
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 9th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation.


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor)
$38.00
ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.


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My Body Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781250817860
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Published: Metropolitan Books - November 9th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times (Global Icons Series) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250784094
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Published: Celadon Books - October 19th, 2021

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

In a world that seems so troubled, how do we hold on to hope?


Looking at the headlines—the worsening climate crisis, a global pandemic, loss of biodiversity, political upheaval—it can be hard to feel optimistic. And yet hope has never been more desperately needed.


Wholehearted Faith Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062894472
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Published: HarperOne - November 2nd, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

“A touching series of essays in which Held Evans, with Chu’s invisible pen, explores how one might find a path forward in Christianity beyond conservative evangelicalism” -Eliza Griswold, The New Yorker


The Age of AI: And Our Human Future Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316273800
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 2nd, 2021

Three of the world’s most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the way it is transforming human society—and what this technology means for us all.

An AI learned to win chess by making moves human grand masters had never conceived.


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People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393531565
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 7th, 2021

Winner of the 2021 National Jewish Book Award for Con­tem­po­rary Jew­ish Life and Prac­tice
Finalist for the 2021 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Wall Street Journal, Chicago Public Library, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year


Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580059527
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Published: Seal Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, an  “illuminating” (New York Times Book Review) history of white male identity.

What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power?


Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250621733
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - September 14th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Searing. Powerful. Needed." —Oprah

“Sometimes a single story can change the world. Unbound is one of those stories.
Tarana’s words are a testimony to liberation and love.” —Brené Brown


An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780807011683
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Published: Beacon Press - November 16th, 2021

The first intersectional history of the Black and Native American struggle for freedom in our country that also reframes our understanding of who was Indigenous in early America


Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250135971
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 2nd, 2021

One of Kirkus Review's Best Books About Being Black in America | On Detroit Free Press' Holiday Book Gift List

"Dyson’s work clearly comes from a deep well of love—for his country, for his people and for the intellectual and cultural figures he admires." —New York Times


Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393867978
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2022

“Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!”

This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children of immigrants receive on a daily basis. Go back where, exactly? Fremont, California, where he grew up, but is now an unaffordable place to live? Or Pakistan, the country his parents left behind a half-century ago?