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A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony (Revised and Expanded with New Topics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9784805313916
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - June 25th, 2019

Created specifically for fans of Japanese "cool culture," A Geek in Japan is one of the most iconic, hip, and concise cultural guides available.

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807011805
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Published: Beacon Press - November 12th, 2019

Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people—and explores how this intensifies racial inequality.

Thick: And Other Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620974360
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Published: New Press - January 8th, 2019


Named a notable book of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review, Chicago Tribune, Time, and The Guardian

The Big Book of BTS: The Deluxe Unofficial Bangtan Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9781629377599
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Published: Triumph Books - October 1st, 2019


Already K-pop’s hugest artist, the members of BTS are looking to make 2020 their most successful year ever!

The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465478542
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Published: DK - November 12th, 2019

Exploring more than 80 of the big ideas and key theories in the field of sociology in a clear and simple way, this is the perfect introduction to the study of how humans live and interact with each other. 

Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501133916
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 11th, 2019

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal—the biggest corruption case of recent years—involving dozens of countries and implicating nearly every aspect of the world’s most popular sport, soccer, including the World Cup is “an engrossing and jaw-dropping tale of international intrigue…A riveting book” (The New York Times).

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The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399582677
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 3rd, 2019

The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words.

The Queer Art of Failure (John Hope Franklin Center Books) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822350453
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Published: Duke University Press - August 12th, 2011

The Queer Art of Failure is about finding alternatives-to conventional understandings of success in a heteronormative, capitalist society; to academic disciplines that confirm what is already known according to approved methods of knowing; and to cultural criticism that claims to break new ground but cleaves to conventional archives.

Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation Cover Image
By Jeff Chang, D.J. Kool Herc (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780312425791
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Published: Picador - December 27th, 2005

Can't Stop Won't Stop is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created.

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393353280
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 18th, 2016

"An utterly satisfying examination of the business of popular music." —Nathaniel Rich, The Atlantic

Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures Cover Image
ISBN: 9781780992266
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Published: Zero Books - May 30th, 2014

This collection of writings by Mark Fisher, author of the acclaimed Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures in the work of David Peace, John Le Carr , Christopher Nolan, Joy Division, Burial and many others.

Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345410085
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 29th, 1996

Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels—Hell’s Angels, that is—in this short work of nonfiction.

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