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Make Change: How to Fight Injustice, Dismantle Systemic Oppression, and Own Our Future Cover Image
By Shaun King, Bernie Sanders (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358048008
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - August 4th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A captivating memoir of change. A hope-filled sermon for change. A tactical blueprint for how we can each make change. Make Change is all three and all the more towards an equitable and just world.”
—Ibram X.


A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250769930
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Published: Metropolitan Books - September 15th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

From Pulitzer Prize finalist Elliott Currie comes a devastating exploration of the extreme levels of violence afflicting Black communities, and a blueprint for addressing the crisis


Moneyland: The Inside Story of the Crooks and Kleptocrats Who Rule the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250621467
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - August 11th, 2020

"The most eye-opening book that you'll read all year... A must read for anyone who wants to understand how the real world of wealth works." —Inc.

From ruined towns on the edge of Siberia, to Bond-villain lairs in London and Manhattan, something has gone wrong. Kleptocracies, governments run by corrupt leaders that prosper at the expense of their people, are on the rise.


Smoke but No Fire: Convicting the Innocent of Crimes that Never Happened Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520300644
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Published: University of California Press - August 4th, 2020

The first book to explore a shocking yet all-too-common type of wrongful conviction—one that locks away innocent people for crimes that never actually happened.

Rodricus Crawford was convicted and sentenced to die for the murder by suffocation of his beautiful baby boy.


MS-13: The Making of America's Most Notorious Gang Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335005540
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Published: Hanover Square Press - September 8th, 2020

*An NPR Best Book of the Year*

"A remarkable feat of reporting."--Rachel Louise Snyder, author of No Visible Bruises

*WINNER OF THE LUKAS PRIZE*


Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession Cover Image
By Sarah Weinman, Patrick Radden Keefe (Introduction by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062839886
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of the Year

A New York Times New & Noteworthy Book


Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781620973103
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Published: New Press - July 21st, 2020

A crucial indictment of widely embraced "alternatives to incarceration" that exposes how many of these new approaches actually widen the net of punishment and surveillance

"But what does it mean--really--to celebrate reforms that convert your home into your prison?"
--Michelle Alexander, from the foreword


The Case of the Vanishing Blonde: And Other True Crime Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802128447
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 7th, 2020

From Mark Bowden, a "master of narrative journalism" (New York Times), comes a true-crime collection both deeply chilling and impossible to put down.


Savage Appetites: True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501188893
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Published: Scribner - July 7th, 2020

A “necessary and brilliant” (NPR) exploration of our cultural fascination with true crime told through four “enthralling” (The New York Times Book Review) narratives of obsession.

In Savage Appetites, Rachel Monroe links four criminal roles—Detective, Victim, Defender, and Killer—to four true stories about women driven by obses


Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781541646476
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Published: Basic Books - June 9th, 2020

An urgent exposéf the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons


The Best New True Crime Stories: Small Towns (History, Forensic Psychology, Criminology) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781642502800
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Published: Mango - July 14th, 2020

Small Town Charm With Deadly Consequences

A collection of non-fiction accounts by international writers and experts on small town true crime shows readers that the real monsters aren't hiding in the woods, they're inside our towns.


After Prison: Navigating Adulthood in the Shadow of the Justice System: Navigating Adulthood in the Shadow of the Justice System Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9780871544490
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Published: Russell Sage Foundation - August 31st, 2020

The incarceration rate in the United States is the highest of any developed nation, with a prison population of approximately 2.3 million in 2016. Over 700,000 prisoners are released each year, and most face significant educational, economic, and social disadvantages.


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