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Round Here and Over Yonder: A Front Porch Travel Guide by Two Progressive Hillbillies (Yes, That's a Thing.) By Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781404117549
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Published: Harper Horizon - September 19th, 2023

Join Southern comedian duo Trae Crowder and Corey Ryan Forrester in this hilarious and irreverent travel guide as they wander about ponderin' the peculiarities beyond their small-town front porches.


Deep Oakland: How Geology Shaped a City By Andrew Alden, Laura Cunningham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Alden, Laura Cunningham (Illustrator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781597145961
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Published: Heyday Books - May 2nd, 2023

A San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller

Read the rocks as only a geologist can, with this deep drill-down into Oakland's geological history and its impacts on the city's urban present.


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The Burning of the World: The Great Chicago Fire and the War for a City's Soul By Scott W. Berg Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780804197847
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Published: Pantheon - September 26th, 2023

LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE • A NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • The "illuminating" (New Yorker) story of the Great Chicago Fire: a raging inferno, a harrowing fight for survival, and the struggle for the soul of a city—told with the "the clarity—and tension—of a well-wrought military narrative" (Wall


The Forgotten Girls: A Memoir of Friendship and Lost Promise in Rural America By Monica Potts Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593730898
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Published: Random House - May 30th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An acclaimed journalist tries to understand how she escaped her small town in Arkansas while her brilliant friend could not, and, in the process, illuminates the unemployment, drug abuse, sexism, and evangelicalism killing poor, rural white women all over America.


Radical Intimacy By Sophie K. Rosa Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780745345161
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Published: Pluto Press - March 20th, 2023

‘A clarion voice from a new generation of British feminists’ Sophie Lewis, author of Abolish the Family

‘A powerful, utterly engaging read and a vital call to action’ Meg-John Barker, author of Rewriting the Rules

‘Made me reconsider so many of the cultural scripts I&


On Marriage By Devorah Baum Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780300271935
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Published: Yale University Press - October 24th, 2023

A compulsively readable, startling, and philosophically rich book about marriage, from an acclaimed critic and filmmaker
 
A New Yorker Best of the Week Pick • A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year • A Seminary Coop Notable Book of 2023

 
“Baum is an erudite and entertaining guide through the l


True Story: What Reality TV Says About Us By Danielle J. Lindemann, PhD Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250862945
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Published: Picador - February 14th, 2023

Named a Best Nonfiction Book of 2022 by Esquire

A sociological study of reality TV that explores its rise as a culture-dominating medium—and what the genre reveals about our attitudes toward race, gender, class, and sexuality.


What do we see when we watch reality television?


The Hite Report on the Family: Growing Up Under Patriarchy By Shere Hite Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802134516
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Published: Grove Press - April 3rd, 1996

The Hite Report on the Family will cause you to rethink your childhood, your relationships, and quite possibly your life. It is a powerful and original analysis of the changing shape of private life, a profoundly optimistic and forward-looking answer to the dangerous nuclear-family-only nostalgia for the fifties that pervades the ongoing national debate on family values.


Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things By Gail Steketee, Randy Frost Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547422558
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Published: HarperOne - January 4th, 2011

A New York Times Bestseller

Acclaimed psychologists Randy Frost and Gail Sketetee's groundbreaking study on the compulsion of hoarding, "Stuff invites readers to reevaluate their desire for things” (Boston Globe).

What possesses someone to save every scrap of paper that’s ever come into his home?


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Humans of New York By Brandon Stanton Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250038821
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 15th, 2013

Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a city


The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (DK Big Ideas) By Sarah Tomley, Mitchell Hobbs, Megan Todd, Marcus Weeks, DK Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465478542
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Published: DK - November 12th, 2019

Learn about how we organize our society in The Sociology Book.


The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class By Elizabeth Currid-Halkett Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780691183176
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 23rd, 2018

In today's world, the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite. Highly educated and defined by cultural capital rather than income bracket, these individuals earnestly buy organic, carry canvas tote bags, and breast-feed their babies.