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Kingdom of Lies

by Kate Fazzini St. Martin's Press (June 11, 2019)

“Wow. Kate Fazzini is the rare top-level reporter who can make you see, smell and feel a hidden world, not just understand it. Cybercrime (and security) has found its Michael Lewis.” —Bret Witter, co-author...


Out of the Shadows

by Walt Odets Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A moving exploration of how gay men construct their identities, fight to be themselves, and live authentically

It goes without saying that even today, it’s not easy to be gay in America. While young gay men...


This Land Is Our Land

by Suketu Mehta Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A timely argument for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants

There are few subjects in American life that prompt more discussion and controversy than immigration. But...


Grace Will Lead Us Home

by Jennifer Berry Hawes St. Martin's Press (June 04, 2019)

“Vividly rendered … [Hawes is] a writer with the exceedingly rare ability to observe sympathetically both particular events and the horizon against which they take place without sentimentalizing her subjects....


The Mindful School

by Patricia A. Jennings, Anthony A. DeMauro & Polina P. Mischenko The Guilford Press (June 11, 2019)

Demonstrating the benefits of mindfulness for both educators and students in PreK–12, this book presents flexible models for implementing and sustaining schoolwide initiatives. Compelling case studies show...


Treating Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders

by Oscar G. Bukstein The Guilford Press (June 10, 2019)

From a leading addiction specialist, this highly practical book explores what works in treating adolescents. Oscar G. Bukstein answers the clinician's vital question: "What do I do now?" He describes best practices...


Meet the Candidates 2020: Bernie Sanders

by Scott Dworkin & Grant Stern Skyhorse (June 11, 2019)

What is “democratic socialism?" Educate yourself on Bernie Sanders, the liberal independent from Vermont and the 2016 underdog turned 2020 Democratic favorite. 

Bernie Sanders shocked the establishment in...


Unfreedom of the Press

by Mark R. Levin Threshold Editions (May 21, 2019)

From six-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, FOX News star, and radio host Mark R. Levin comes a groundbreaking and enlightening book that shows how the great tradition of the American free press has...


Waking the Witch

by Pam Grossman Gallery Books (June 04, 2019)

A whip-smart and illuminating exploration of the world’s fascination with witches from podcast host and practicing witch Pam Grossman (The Witch Wave), who delves deeply into why witches have intrigued us...


Narkomania

by Jennifer J. Carroll Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Against the backdrop of a post-Soviet state set aflame by geopolitical conflict and violent revolution, Narkomania considers whether substance use disorders are everywhere the same and whether our responses...


Enlightenment and the Gasping City

by Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

With air pollution now intimately affecting every resident of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko seeks to understand how, as a physical constant throughout the winter months, the...


Gender, War, and World Order

by Richard C. Eichenberg Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Motivated by the lack of scholarly understanding of the substantial gender difference in attitudes toward the use of military force, Richard C. Eichenberg has mined a massive data set of public opinion surveys...


The Dark Sides of Empathy

by Fritz Breithaupt & Andrew B. B. Hamilton Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Many consider empathy to be basis of moral action. However, the ability to empathize with others is also a prerequisite for deliberate acts of humiliation and cruelty toward them. In The Dark Sides of Empathy...


The New Debtors' Prison

by Christopher B. Maselli & Paul Lonardo Skyhorse (May 21, 2019)

Debtors’ prisons might sound like something out of a Dickens novel, but what most Americans do not realize is that they are alive and well in a new and startling form. Today more than 20 percent of the prison...


To Shape Our World For Good

by C. William Walldorf, Jr. Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Why does the United States pursue robust military invasions to change some foreign regimes but not others? Conventional accounts focus on geopolitics or elite ideology. C. William Walldorf, Jr., argues that...


The Credibility Challenge

by Inken von Borzyskowski Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

The key to the impact of international election support is credibility; credible elections are less likely to turn violent. So argues Inken von Borzyskowski in The Credibility Challenge, in which she provides...


The History of European Conservative Thought

by Francesco Giubilei Gateway Editions (June 11, 2019)

Modern conservatism was born in the crisis of the French Revolution that sought to overturn Christianity, monarchy, tradition, and a trust in experience rather than reason. In the name of reason and progress,...


The Last Unknowns

by John Brockman William Morrow Paperbacks (June 04, 2019)

PONDER THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

A little book of big questions, posed by “the world’s finest minds” (The Guardian): in The Last Unknowns, Jared Diamond, Steven Pinker, Elaine Pagels,...


How to Read the Constitution--and Why

by Kimberly Wehle Harper Paperbacks (June 11, 2019)

An insightful, urgent, and perennially relevant handbook that lays out in common sense language how the United States Constitution works, and how its protections are eroding before our eyes—essential reading...


Fight like a Mother

by Shannon Watts HarperOne (May 28, 2019)

Praised by media and political figures including Michael Bloomberg, Hillary Clinton, and Katie Couric, Shannon Watts—"the NRA’s Worst Nightmare”—tells the inspiring story of how a rallying call-to-action...


The Death of Politics

by Peter Wehner HarperOne (June 04, 2019)

The New York Times opinion writer, media commentator, outspoken Republican and Christian critic of the Trump presidency offers a spirited defense of politics and its virtuous and critical role in maintaining...


The Book of Pride

by Mason Funk HarperOne (May 21, 2019)

THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed...


Wordslut

by Amanda Montell Harper Wave (June 04, 2019)

A brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us, written with humor and playfulness that challenges words and phrases and how we use them.

“I get so...


Confirmation Bias

by Carl Hulse Harper (June 11, 2019)

The Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times presents a richly detailed, news-breaking, and conversation-changing look at the unprecedented political fight to fill the Supreme Court seat made vacant...