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How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324001560
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 15th, 2019

A leading data visualization expert explores the negative—and positive—influences that charts have on our perception of truth.


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Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522263
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Published: Viking - October 8th, 2019

"Trenchant and intelligent." --The New York Times

As seen/heard on NPR, New Yorker Radio Hour, The New York Book Review Podcast, PBS Newshour, CNBC, and more.

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

A New York Times Notable Book of 2019


Hate Inc.: Why Today's Media Makes Us Despise One Another Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781949017250
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Published: OR Books - October 8th, 2019

Part tirade, part confessional from the celebrated Rolling Stone journalist, Hate Inc. reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business


The Artist in the Machine: The World of Ai-Powered Creativity Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262042857
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Published: Mit Press - October 1st, 2019

An authority on creativity introduces us to AI-powered computers that are creating art, literature, and music that may well surpass the creations of humans.


Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781523504558
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 10th, 2019

“An interestingly idiosyncratic and personal vision of how to make podcasts.”—Ira Glass

Veteran podcast creator and strategist Eric Nuzum distills a career’s worth of wisdom, advice, practical information, and big-picture thinking to help podcasters “make noise”—to stand out in this fastest of fastest-growing media universes.
 


Handmade Pixels: Independent Video Games and the Quest for Authenticity Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780262042796
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Published: Mit Press - October 8th, 2019

An investigation of independent video games--creative, personal, strange, and experimental--and their claims to handcrafted authenticity in a purely digital medium.


Messengers: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't, and Why Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541724389
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Published: PublicAffairs - October 15th, 2019

"In the age of fake news, understanding who we trust and why is essential in explaining everything from leadership to power to our daily relationships." -Sinan Aral


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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640092662
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - October 15th, 2019

Historian and Bram Stoker Award Nominee W. Scott Poole traces the confluence of military history, technology, and art that gave us modern horror films and literature.


The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635579987
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Published: Bloomsbury Continuum - September 17th, 2019

The challenging and brilliantly-argued new book from the bestselling author of The Strange Death of Europe.


Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631494420
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Published: Liveright - September 10th, 2019

New York Times Book Review • Notable Book of the Year
Washington Post • 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2019
Publishers Weekly • 10 Best Books of the Year

An incisive cultural history that captures a fractious nation through the prism of television and the rattled mind of a celebrity president.


New Kings of the World: Dispatches from Bollywood, Dizi, and K-Pop Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781733623704
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Published: Columbia Global Reports - September 24th, 2019

"Bhutto's razor sharp, intriguing introduction to the various pop phenomena emerging from Asia." -- Tash Aw, Financial Times


Hashtag (Object Lessons) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501344275
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - September 19th, 2019

Best Books of 2019--Scholarly Kitchen

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.


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