Sociology Books

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


The Other Significant Others: Reimagining Life with Friendship at the Center By Rhaina Cohen Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781250280916
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 13th, 2024

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"An arresting work of compassion and insight." ―Lori Gottlieb
"I loved [The Other Significant Others] and recommend it to everybody." —Ezra Klein
"I feel like I've been waiting for this book for my entire adult life." ―Anne Helen Petersen


Notes from the Porch: Tiny True Stories to Make You Feel Better about the World By Thomas Christopher Greene Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781578691609
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Published: Rootstock Publishing - February 20th, 2024

"Covid-19 stole so much. But one of the things it couldn't steal was the power of stories."



The City Is Up for Grabs: How Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Led and Lost a City in Crisis By Gregory Royal Pratt Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781641605991
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 2nd, 2024

“Gregory Pratt had a rare front-row seat to the passions, problems, peculiarities, hopes, disappointments, shenanigans, and pettiness in the drama and farce that was Lori Lightfoot’s uneasy tenure on the fifth floor at City Hall.


Remembering Peasants: A Personal History of a Vanished World By Patrick Joyce Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781668031087
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Published: Scribner - February 20th, 2024

A landmark new history of the peasant experience, exploring a now neglected way of life that once encompassed most of humanity but is vanishing in our time.

“What the skeleton is to anatomy, the peasant is to history, its essential hidden support.” For over the past century and a half, and still more rapidly in the last seventy years, the world has become increasi


A Brief History of Equality By Thomas Piketty, Steven Rendall (Translator) Cover Image
By Thomas Piketty, Steven Rendall (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780674295469
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Published: Belknap Press - March 1st, 2024

White Rural Rage: The Threat to American Democracy By Tom Schaller, Paul Waldman Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593729144
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Published: Random House - February 27th, 2024

A searing portrait and damning takedown of America’s proudest citizens—who are also the least likely to defend its core principles

“This is an important book that ought to be read by anyone who wants to understand politics in the perilous Age of Trump.”—David Corn, New York Times bestselling author of American Psychosis


The Age of Grievance By Frank Bruni Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668016435
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - April 30th, 2024

From bestselling author and longtime New York Times columnist Frank Bruni comes a lucid, powerful examination of the ways in which grievance has come to define our current culture and politics, on both the right and left.

The twists and turns of American politics are unpredictable, but the tone is a troubling given. It’s one of grievance.


How to Be a Renaissance Woman: The Untold History of Beauty & Female Creativity By Jill Burke Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781639365906
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Published: Pegasus Books - January 2nd, 2024

An alternative history of the Renaissance—as seen through the emerging literature of beauty tips—focusing on the actresses, authors, and courtesans who rebelled against the misogyny of their era.

Beauty, make-up, art, power: How to Be a Renaissance Woman presents an alternative history of this fascinating per


Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here: The United States, Central America, and the Making of a Crisis By Jonathan Blitzer Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781984880802
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Published: Penguin Press - January 30th, 2024

The national bestseller!

Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here is sure to take its place as one of the definitive accounts of the U.S. and Central American immigration puzzle. . . . Hopefully, those with the power to change things will listen.
Manuel Roig-Franzia, Washington Post
 


Disillusioned: Five Families and the Unraveling of America's Suburbs By Benjamin Herold Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593298183
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Published: Penguin Press - January 23rd, 2024

"Astonishingly important.” —Alex Kotlowitz, The Atlantic

Through the stories of five American families, a masterful and timely exploration of how hope, history, and racial denial collide in the suburbs and their schools


One in a Millennial: On Friendship, Feelings, Fangirls, and Fitting In By Kate Kennedy Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250285126
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 23rd, 2024

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From pop culture podcaster and a voice of a generation, Kate Kennedy, a celebration of the millennial zeitgeist