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2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed By Eric Klinenberg Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593319482
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Published: Knopf - February 13th, 2024

A meticulously reported, character-driven, unforgettable investigation of a time when nothing was certain and everything was at stake, by the acclaimed sociologist and best-selling author Eric Klinenberg


Languishing: How to Feel Alive Again in a World That Wears Us Down By Corey Keyes Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593444627
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Published: Crown - February 20th, 2024

“With his pioneering research, Corey Keyes put languishing on the map. In this powerful book, he brings it to life. Get ready to rethink your understanding of mental health, update your views on happiness, and come closer to realizing your potential.”—Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Hidden Potential


Facing the Unseen: The Struggle to Center Mental Health in Medicine By Damon Tweedy, M.D. Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250284891
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 9th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Man in a White Coat comes a powerful and urgent call to center psychiatry and mental health care into the mainstream of medicine


Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry's Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness By Andrew Scull Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780674295513
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Published: Belknap Press - April 1st, 2024

A Telegraph Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Work
A Times Book of the Year
A Hughes Award Finalist

"An indisputable masterpiece...comprehensive, fascinating, and persuasive."
--Wall Street Journal


Rebel Health: A Field Guide to the Patient-Led Revolution in Medical Care By Susannah Fox Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262048897
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Published: The MIT Press - February 13th, 2024

An action-oriented and radically hopeful field guide to the underground, patient-led revolution for better health and health care.


The Rich Flee and the Poor Take the Bus: How Our Unequal Society Fails Us During Outbreaks By Troy Tassier Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781421448220
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - February 13th, 2024

How can we make society more resilient to outbreaks and avoid forcing the poor and working class to bear the brunt of their harm?


The Cancer Factory: Industrial Chemicals, Corporate Deception, and the Hidden Deaths of American Workers By Jim Morris Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807059142
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Published: Beacon Press - January 23rd, 2024

“No journalist knows more about toxic chemicals in the workplace than Jim Morris. The Cancer Factory is the crowning achievement of his estimable career spent walking fence lines, factory floors, and doctor’s offices.”
—Dan Fagin, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Toms River


Weathering: The Extraordinary Stress of Ordinary Life in an Unjust Society By Dr. Arline T. Geronimus Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316258074
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - January 23rd, 2024

Fusing science and social justice, renowned public health researcher Dr. Arline T. Geronimus offers an urgent, "monumental" book (Ibram X.


The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide By Steven W. Thrasher Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250796646
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Published: Celadon Books - January 2nd, 2024

**LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 PEN/JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTION**
**LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE**
**WINNER OF THE 2022 POZ AWARD FOR BEST IN LITERATURE**


Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland By Jonathan M. Metzl Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781541604483
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Published: Basic Books - February 6th, 2024

A physician's "provocative" (Boston Globe) and "timely" (Ibram X.


Pathogenesis: A History of the World in Eight Plagues By Jonathan Kennedy Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593240496
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Published: Crown - March 12th, 2024

A “gripping” (The Washington Post) account of how the major transformations in history—from the rise of Homo sapiens to the birth of capitalism—have been shaped not by humans but by germs


It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful: How AIDS Activists Used Art to Fight a Pandemic By Jack Lowery Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781645036609
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Published: Bold Type Books - April 30th, 2024

Shortlisted for the J.