Sociology Books - Bestsellers

How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen By David Brooks Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593230060
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Published: Random House - October 24th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A practical, heartfelt guide to the art of truly knowing another person in order to foster deeper connections at home, at work, and throughout our lives—from the author of The Road to Character and The Second Mountain


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Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again By Johann Hari Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593138533
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Published: Crown - January 24th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections comes a groundbreaking examination of why this is happening—and how to get our attention back.


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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know By Malcolm Gladwell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316299220
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 28th, 2021

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangersand why they often go wrong—now with a new afterword by the author.

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune,


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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York By Robert A. Caro Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780394720241
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Published: Vintage - July 12th, 1975

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • A modern American classic, this huge and galvanizing biography of Robert Moses reveals not only the saga of one man’s incredible accumulation of power but the story of his shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York.


Material World: A Global Family Portrait By Peter Menzel Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780871564306
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Published: Counterpoint - October 3rd, 1995

Called “Fascinating! An incredible book” by Oprah Winfrey, this beloved photography collection vividly portrays the look and feel of the human condition everywhere on Earth.


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The Ethical Slut, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love By Janet W. Hardy, Dossie Easton Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399579660
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Published: Ten Speed Press - August 15th, 2017

The classic guide to love, sex, and intimacy beyond the limits of conventional monogamy has been fully updated to reflect today’s modern attitudes and the latest information on nontraditional relationships. 


The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters By Priya Parker Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594634932
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 14th, 2020

"Hosts of all kinds, this is a must-read!" --Chris Anderson, owner and curator of TED
 
From the host of the New York Times podcast Together Apart, an exciting new approach to how we gather that will transform the ways we spend our time together—at home, at work, in our communities, and beyond.


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Outliers: The Story of Success By Malcolm Gladwell Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316017930
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 7th, 2011

Explore what sets high achievers apart—from Bill Gates to the Beatlesin this seminal work from "a singular talent" (New York Times Book Review) Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author of Blink and The Bomber Mafia and host of the podcast Revisionist History 

In this stunning book, Ma


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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553447453
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Published: Crown - February 28th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty” (Barbara Ehrenreich, The New York Times Book Review).


Into the Abyss: An Extraordinary True Story By Carol Shaben Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455501960
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 13th, 2014

Read the "gripping and emotionally affecting" book where four men survived the plane crash. The pilot. A politician. A cop... and the criminal he was shackled to (Washington Post).


How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy By Jenny Odell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781612198552
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Published: Melville House - December 29th, 2020

** A New York Times Bestseller **

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: TimeThe New Yorker NPRGQElleVultureFortuneBoing BoingThe Irish Times • The New York Public Library • The Brooklyn Public Library


Overload: How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do about It By Erin L. Kelly, Phyllis Moen Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691227085
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 5th, 2021

Why too much work and too little time is hurting workers and companies--and how a proven workplace redesign can benefit employees and the bottom line