Social Science Books

Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476726151
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Simon & Schuster - November 14th, 2017

"This is a beautiful and important and soul-transporting book. . . . Please read it." --Elizabeth Gilbert

"If you're in the market for genuine inspiration, I urge you to read Barking to the Choir." --Ann Patchett


The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501144677
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Scribner Book Company - November 21st, 2017

In the tradition of Michio Kaku's The Future of the Mind, acclaimed technologist and inventor Amir Husain answers the universal question of how we can live amidst the coming age of sentient machines and artificial intelligence--and not only survive, but thrive.


The Art of Loading Brush: New Agrarian Writings Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619020382
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Counterpoint LLC - October 31st, 2017

"In Berry's new book, The Art of Loading Brush, he is a frustrated advocate, speaking out against local wastefulness and distant idealism; he is a gentle friend, asserting, as he always has, the hope possible in caring for the world, and your specific place in it . . . The Art of Loading Brush is singular in Berry's corpus." ―The Paris Review


Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781555977917
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Graywolf Press - November 14th, 2017

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

"There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential."--Marlon James


Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501191961
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Gallery Books - October 24th, 2017

Now a Netflix original series

Discover the classic, behind-the-scenes chronicle of John E. Douglas' twenty-five-year career in the FBI Investigative Support Unit, where he used psychological profiling to delve into the minds of the country's most notorious serial killers and criminals.


Staff Pick Logo
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590566
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: One World - October 3rd, 2017

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.


True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of America's Fraternities Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781610396820
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: PublicAffairs - September 26th, 2017

College fraternity culture has never been more embattled. Once a mainstay of campus life, fraternities are now subject to withering criticism for reinforcing white male privilege and undermining the lasting social and economic value of a college education.


When Violence Is the Answer: Learning How to Do What It Takes When Your Life Is at Stake Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316354646
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Little Brown and Company - September 5th, 2017

In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is-it's the only answer.

The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night.

The words, "Move and you die."

The hands on your child, or the knife to your throat.


A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520293137
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: University of California Press - October 17th, 2017

Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives: these are the seven things that have made our world and will shape its future. In making these things cheap, modern commerce has transformed, governed, and devastated Earth. In A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore present a new approach to analyzing today's planetary emergencies.


Staff Pick Logo
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250076229
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
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


The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691178325
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Princeton University Press - September 19th, 2017

Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices.


The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781623368623
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rodale Books - October 31st, 2017

A USA Today Bestseller

Standing between you and the man you CAN be is one thing: The Mask of Masculinity.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs