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Wrong: How Media, Politics, and Identity Drive Our Appetite for Misinformation By Dannagal Goldthwaite Young Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781421447759
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - October 17th, 2023

An engaging look at how American politics and media reinforce partisan identity and threaten democracy.


Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters By Steven Pinker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525562016
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Published: Penguin Books - September 27th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“In our uncertain age, which can so often feel so dark and disturbing, Steven Pinker has distinguished himself as a voice of positivity.” – New York Times


A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143118077
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Published: Penguin Books - August 31st, 2010

A New York Times Notable Book

Chosen as a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New Yorker, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune


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
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250123824
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 7th, 2020

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


Who Are the Criminals?: The Politics of Crime Policy from the Age of Roosevelt to the Age of Reagan By John Hagan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691156156
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 26th, 2012

How Americans came to fear street crime too much--and corporate crime too little


An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny By Laura Schroff, Alex Tresniowski Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982189648
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Published: Howard Books - March 15th, 2022

This 10th anniversary edition of the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller includes a new introduction and afterword by the author.


Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters--And How to Get It By Dr. Laurie Mintz Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062664556
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Published: HarperOne - May 15th, 2018

We’ve been thinking about sex all wrong. Mainstream media, movies, and porn have taught us that sex = penis + vagina, and everything else is just secondary. Standard penetration is how men most reliably achieve orgasm. The problem is, women don’t orgasm this way.


Vintage Tattoos: The Book of Old-School Skin Art By Carol Clerk Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780789318244
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Published: Universe - February 17th, 2009

Tattoos have gone from badges of rebellion to fashion statements fully absorbed into mainstream culture. They are enjoying a renaissance, with graphic designers and artists creating specialty tattoos for a growing audience, unleashing a revival of interest in the bawdy vintage tattoo. Old school tattoos are being rediscovered (sometimes ironically, sometimes not) by a new generation.


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Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Kristen Radtke Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This—a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society.

There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is everywhere, from the most major of metropolises to the smallest of towns.
 


The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life By Steven E. Landsburg Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781451651737
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Published: Free Press - May 1st, 2012

The extensively revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg’s hugely popular book, The Armchair Economist—“a delightful compendium of quotidian examples illustrating important economic and financial theories” (The Journal of Finance).

In this revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg’s hugely popular book, he applies economic theo


Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 By George Chauncey Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781541699212
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Published: Basic Books - April 9th, 2019

The award-winning, field-defining history of gay life in New York City in the early to mid-20th century


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The Feminine Mystique By Betty Friedan, Gail Collins (Introduction by), Anna Quindlen (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Betty Friedan, Gail Collins (Introduction by), Anna Quindlen (Afterword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393346787
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 3rd, 2013

"If you’ve never read it, read it now." —Arianna Huffington, O, The Oprah Magazine