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
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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
"Covid-19 stole so much. But one of the things it couldn't steal was the power of stories."
“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.
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 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
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.
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
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“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
"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
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From pop culture podcaster and a voice of a generation, Kate Kennedy, a celebration of the millennial zeitgeist