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The Breakthrough Years: A New Scientific Framework for Raising Thriving Teens By Ellen Galinsky Cover Image
$32.99
ISBN: 9781250062048
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 26th, 2024

Blending cutting-edge research with engaging storytelling, The Breakthrough Years offers readers a paradigm-shifting comprehensive understanding of adolescence.

“Just wait until they’re a teenager!”

Many parents of newborns have heard this warning about the stressful phase that’s to come. But what if it doesn’t have to be that way?


An End to Inequality: Breaking Down the Walls of Apartheid Education in America By Jonathan Kozol Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781620978726
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Published: New Press - March 12th, 2024

An eloquent and passionate call for educational reparations, from the New York Times bestselling author


A Paradise of Small Houses: The Evolution, Devolution, and Potential Rebirth of Urban Housing By Max Podemski Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807007785
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Published: Beacon Press - March 26th, 2024

From the Haitian-style “shotgun” houses of the 19th century to the lavish high-rises of the 21st century, a walk through the streets of America’s neighborhoods that reveals the rich history—and future—of urban housing


Solidarity: The Past, Present, and Future of a World-Changing Idea By Leah Hunt-Hendrix, Astra Taylor Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593701249
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Published: Pantheon - March 12th, 2024

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From renowned organizers and activists Leah Hunt-Hendrix and Astra Taylor, comes the first in-depth examination of Solidarity—not just as a rallying cry, but as potent political movement with potential to effect lasting change.


Language City: The Fight to Preserve Endangered Mother Tongues in New York By Ross Perlin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802162465
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - February 20th, 2024

From the co-director of the Endangered Language Alliance, a captivating portrait of contemporary New York City through six speakers of little-known and overlooked languages, diving into the incredible history of the most linguistically diverse place ever to have existed on the planetHalf of all 7,000-plus human languages may disappear over the next century and--because many have never been


Drunk-ish: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving Alcohol By Stefanie Wilder-Taylor Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781668019412
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Published: Gallery Books - January 16th, 2024

From the author of Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay, a hilariously candid and refreshingly honest account of Stefanie Wilder-Taylor’s journey to breaking up with alcohol for good.

When Stefanie Wilder-Taylor became a mother, being able to connect with other moms over drinks or enjoy a glass of wine at the end of a stressful day felt life-affirming.


Unshrinking: How to Face Fatphobia By Kate Manne Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593593837
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Published: Crown - January 9th, 2024

The definitive takedown of fatphobia, drawing on personal experience as well as rigorous research to expose how size discrimination harms everyone, and how to combat it—from the acclaimed author of Down Girl and Entitled


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Cocktails with George and Martha: Movies, Marriage, and the Making of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? By Philip Gefter Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781635579628
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 13th, 2024

"Very smart and entertaining . . . dishy-yet-earnest . . . Gefter shows why Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? hit the '60s like a torpedo."-NPR, Fresh Air

“Raucous, unpredictable, wild, and affecting.”-Entertainment Weekly


The Great Wave: The Era of Radical Disruption and the Rise of the Outsider By Michiko Kakutani Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525574996
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Published: Crown - February 20th, 2024

An urgent examination of how disruptive politics, technology, and art are capsizing old assumptions in a great wave of change breaking over today’s world, creating both opportunity and peril—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning critic and author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Truth.
 


The Stigma Trap: College-Educated, Experienced, and Long-Term Unemployed By Ofer Sharone Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780190239244
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - January 30th, 2024

An eye-opening look at how all American workers, even the highly educated and experienced, are vulnerable to the stigma of unemployment.


You'll Do: A History of Marrying for Reasons Other Than Love By Marcia A. Zug Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781586423742
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Published: Steerforth - January 9th, 2024

An illuminating and thought-provoking examination of the uniquely American institution of marriage, from the Colonial era through the #MeToo age

Perfect for fans of Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Traister


Black Majority: Race, Rice, and Rebellion in South Carolina, 1670-1740 By Peter H. Wood, Imani Perry (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Peter H. Wood, Imani Perry (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781324066200
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 23rd, 2024

Peter H. Wood’s groundbreaking history of Blacks in colonial South Carolina, with a new foreword by National Book Award winner Imani Perry.