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Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture By Virginia Sole-Smith Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250831217
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 25th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Book Riot best book of 2023
A Science Friday best book of 2023
An Audible best well-being audiobook of 2023


By the time they reach kindergarten, most kids believe that “fat” is bad. By middle school, more than a quarter of them have gone on a diet. What are parents supposed to do?


Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make--and Keep--Friends By Marisa G. Franco, PhD Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593331897
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 6th, 2022

Instant New York Times bestseller

Is understanding the science of attachment the key to building lasting friendships and finding “your people” in an ever-more-fragmented world?


A Dying Colonialism By Frantz Fanon, Haakon Chevalier (Translator) Cover Image
By Frantz Fanon, Haakon Chevalier (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802150271
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Published: Grove Press - January 14th, 1994

Frantz Fanon's seminal work on anticolonialism and the fifth year of the Algerian Revolution.


Homelessness Is a Housing Problem: How Structural Factors Explain U.S. Patterns By Gregg Colburn, Clayton Page Aldern Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520383784
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Published: University of California Press - March 15th, 2022

Using rich and detailed data, this groundbreaking book explains why homelessness has become a crisis in America and reveals the structural conditions that underlie it.

In Homelessness Is a Housing Problem, Gregg Colburn and Clayton Page Aldern seek to explain the substantial regional variation in rates of homelessness in cities across the United States.


Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines By Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Editor), China Martens (Editor), Mai'a Williams (Editor), Loretta J. Ross (Preface by) Cover Image
By Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Editor), China Martens (Editor), Mai'a Williams (Editor), Loretta J. Ross (Preface by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781629631103
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Published: PM Press - April 1st, 2016

An anthology that gives access to the voices of mothers of color and marginalized mothers
 
Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Frontlines is an anthology that centers mothers of color and marginalized mothers’ voices—women who are in a world of necessary transformation.


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So You've Been Publicly Shamed By Jon Ronson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634017
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 29th, 2016

Now a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame.
 
'It's about the terror, isn't it?'
 
'The terror of what?' I said.
 
'The terror of being found out.'
 


Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx By Adrian Nicole LeBlanc Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780743254434
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Published: Scribner - February 10th, 2004

This New York Times bestseller intimately depicts urban life in a gripping book that slips behind cold statistics and sensationalism to reveal the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour.

In her extraordinary bestseller, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc immerses readers in the intricacies of the ghetto, revealing the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta g


Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think By Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250107817
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 3rd, 2018

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates


Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse By Timothy P. Carney Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062797124
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 18th, 2020

Now a Washington Post bestseller.


How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community By Mia Birdsong Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781580058070
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Published: Hachette Go - June 2nd, 2020

An Invitation to Community and Models for Connection


No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age By Jane F. McAlevey Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780190868659
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2018

The crisis of the progressive movement is so evident that nothing less than a fundamental rethinking of its basic assumptions is required. Today's progressives now work for professional organizations more comfortable with the inside game in Washington DC (and capitols throughout the West), where they are outmatched and outspent by corporate interests.


The Day the World Stops Shopping: How Ending Consumerism Saves the Environment and Ourselves By J.B. MacKinnon Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062856029
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Published: Ecco - May 25th, 2021

Consuming less is our best strategy for saving the planet—but can we do it? In this thoughtful and surprisingly optimistic book, journalist J. B. MacKinnon investigates how we may achieve a world without shopping.

We can’t stop shopping. And yet we must. This is the consumer dilemma.