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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....


Enda the Road

by Gavan Reilly Mercier Press (May 10, 2019)

By many measures Enda Kenny was Fine Gael’s most successful leader of all time, but his position as Taoiseach was thrown into turmoil in February 2017 by an explosive political scandal – one which threatened...


The Sad King

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Long ago a king was sad - how did they make him happy? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: animals; family; food; identity


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...


The New Right

by Michael Malice St. Martin's Press (May 14, 2019)

The definitive firsthand account of the movement that permanently broke the American political consensus.

What do internet trolls, economic populists, white nationalists, techno-anarchists and Alex Jones have...


The Brazilian Truth Commission

by Nina Schneider Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Bringing together some of the world’s leading scholars, practitioners, and human rights activists, this groundbreaking volume provides the first systematic analysis of the 2012–2014 Brazilian National Truth...


Marketing Hope

by Leonie Schiffauer Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Multilevel marketing and pyramid schemes promote the idea that participants can easily become rich. These popular economies turn ordinary people into advocates of their interests and missionaries of the American...


Engaging Evil

by William C. Olsen & Thomas J. Csordas Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Anthropologists have expressed wariness about the concept of evil even in discussions of morality and ethics, in part because the concept carries its own cultural baggage and theological implications in Euro-American...


Political Networks and Social Movements

by Soledad Valdivia Rivera Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

After a landslide electoral victory in 2006, Evo Morales became the first indigenous President of Bolivia. Morales’s stunning ascent was mirrored by the rising fortunes of his political party, the leftist...


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...


Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Third Edition

by Monica McGoldrick & Kenneth V. Hardy The Guilford Press (May 14, 2019)

A leading text for courses that go beyond the basics of family systems theory, intervention techniques, and diversity, this influential work has now been significantly revised with 65% new material. The volume...


Exposure Therapy with Children and Adolescents

by Michael A. Southam-Gerow The Guilford Press (April 24, 2019)

Exposure therapy is highly effective for treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, yet implementation with youth and their parents entails unique challenges. Packed with clinical examples, this...


Exposure Therapy for Anxiety, Second Edition

by Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Brett J. Deacon & Stephen P. H. Whiteside The Guilford Press (April 09, 2019)

Now revised and expanded to include cutting-edge acceptance-based techniques and a new focus on inhibitory learning, this is the leading guide to therapeutic exposure, a crucial element of evidence-based psychological...


Essentials of Intensive Intervention

by Rebecca Zumeta Edmonds, Allison Gruner Gandhi & Louis Danielson The Guilford Press (April 24, 2019)

Few evidence-based resources exist for supporting elementary and secondary students who require intensive intervention--typically Tier 3 within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Filling a gap in the field,...


Shadow Strike

by Yaakov Katz St. Martin's Press (May 07, 2019)

The never-before-told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare—and its far-reaching implications

On September 6, 2007, shortly after midnight, Israeli fighters advanced...


The Spy in Moscow Station

by Eric Haseltine & General Michael V. Hayden St. Martin's Press (April 30, 2019)

The thrilling, true story of the race to find a leak in the United States Embassy in Moscow—before more American assets are rounded up and killed.

Foreword by Gen. Michael V. Hayden (Retd.), Former Director...


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...


The Moment of Lift

by Melinda Gates Flatiron Books (April 23, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she’s met through her work all over the world, digs into the data, and powerfully illustrates issues that need our...


Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

by Dennis L. Thombs & Cynthia J. Osborn The Guilford Press (April 05, 2019)

Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the causes and...


Hotbox

by Matt Lee & Ted Lee Henry Holt and Co. (April 09, 2019)

Matt Lee and Ted Lee take on the competitive, wild world of high-end catering, exposing the secrets of a food business few home cooks or restaurant chefs ever experience.

Hotbox reveals the real-life drama behind...


The Prison of Democracy

by Sara M. Benson University of California Press (April 02, 2019)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

Built...


i-Minds - 2nd edition

by Mari Swingle New Society Publishers (April 23, 2019)

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also rewire our brains...


How to Survive a Select Committee

by Scott Colvin Biteback Publishing (May 09, 2019)

Parliamentary select committees have become one of the most feared experiences for anyone in public life, with reputations often damaged or destroyed in real time.

This book takes an extensive look at the history...


Mother Is a Verb

by Sarah Knott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 02, 2019)

Welcome to a work of history unlike any other.

Mothering is as old as human existence. But how has this most essential experience changed over time and cultures? What is the history of maternity—the history...


Common People

by Kit de Waal & Malorie Blackman Unbound (May 01, 2019)

Working-class stories are not always tales of the underprivileged and dispossessed.

Common People is a collection of essays, poems and memoir written in celebration, not apology: these are narratives rich in...


The Mueller Report

by The Washington Post Scribner (April 19, 2019)

The Crucial #1 New York Times Bestseller

“The Mueller report is that rare Washington tell-all that surpasses its pre-publication hype…the best book by far on the workings of the Trump presidency.” —Carlos...


Magical House Protection

by Brian Hoggard Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Belief in magic and particularly the power of witchcraft was a deep and enduring presence in popular culture; people created and concealed many objects to protect themselves from harmful magic.? Detailed are...


How Materials Matter

by Graeme Were Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

How does design and innovation shape people's lives in the Pacific? Focusing on plant materials from the region, How Materials Matter reveals ways in which a variety of people – from craftswomen and scientists...


Gendering Post-1945 German History

by Karen Hagemann, Donna Harsch & Friederike Brühöfener Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

For as much as "entanglement" has become a keyword in recent German history scholarship, entangled studies of the postwar era have largely limited their scope to politics and economics across the two Germanys...


Planning Labour

by Alina-Sandra Cucu Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Impoverished, indebted, and underdeveloped at the close of World War II, Romania underwent dramatic changes as part of its transition to a centrally planned economy. Like the Soviet Union, it pursued a policy...


Thin Blue Lie

by Matt Stroud Henry Holt and Co. (March 19, 2019)

A wide-ranging investigation of how supposedly transformative technologies adopted by law enforcement have actually made policing worse—lazier, more reckless, and more discriminatory

American law enforcement...


The Tailor and the Shipwright

by Robert Westphal Ventura Press (April 01, 2019)

Sydney, Australia 1800s.

 

Thomas O’Neil, an Irish convict and tailor, arrives in Sydney having left his two daughters on the shores of Dublin. Appointed as Governor King’s tailor, O’Neil establishes...


Psychological Science and the Law

by Neil Brewer & Amy Bradfield Douglass The Guilford Press (March 05, 2019)

Psychological research can provide constructive explanations of key problems in the criminal justice system--and can help generate solutions. This state-of-the-art text dissects the psychological processes associated...


Coaching Parents of Vulnerable Infants

by Mary Dozier & Kristin Bernard The Guilford Press (February 19, 2019)

This is the authoritative presentation of Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC), the widely disseminated, evidence-based home-visiting intervention for parents of infants who have experienced adversity,...


A Field in Flux

by Robert B. McKersie & Thomas A. Kochan Cornell Publishing (May 15, 2019)

A Field in Flux chronicles the extraordinary journey of industrial and labor relations expert Robert McKersie. One of the most important industrial relations scholars and leaders of our time, McKersie pioneered...


Conducting Personal Network Research

by Christopher McCarty, Miranda J. Lubbers, Raffaele Vacca & Jose Luis Molina The Guilford Press (February 22, 2019)

Written at an introductory level, and featuring engaging case examples, this book reviews the theory and practice of personal and egocentric network research. This approach offers powerful tools for capturing...


The Threat

by Andrew G. McCabe St. Martin's Press (February 19, 2019)

#1 New York Times Bestseller

#1 Washington Post Bestseller

#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller

On March 16, 2018, just twenty-six hours before his scheduled retirement from the organization he had served with distinction...


This Chair Rocks

by Ashton Applewhite Celadon Books (March 05, 2019)

Author, activist, and TED speaker Ashton Applewhite has written a rousing manifesto calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on the basis of age.

In our youth obsessed culture, we’re bombarded by...


When Brooklyn Was Queer

by Hugh Ryan St. Martin's Press (March 05, 2019)

The never-before-told story of Brooklyn’s vibrant and forgotten queer history, from the mid-1850s up to the present day.

"A romantic, exquisite history of gay culture." —Kirkus Reviews, starred

“[A] boisterous,...


The End of the Myth

by Greg Grandin Henry Holt and Co. (March 05, 2019)

From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump’s border wall.

Ever since this nation’s inception, the idea of an...


The Empire and the Five Kings

by Bernard-Henri Lévy Henry Holt and Co. (February 12, 2019)

One of the West’s leading intellectuals offers a provocative look at America’s withdrawal from world leadership and the rising powers who seek to fill the vacuum left behind

The United States was once the...


The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence

by Delegates of The Constitutional Convention & Alan Dershowitz Racehorse (February 05, 2019)

Including a new introduction by eminent civil libertarian and New York Times bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, this edition of the US Constitution is a must-have for all Americans and anyone interested in...


South Bronx Battles

by Carolyn McLaughlin University of California Press (April 30, 2019)

The South Bronx has been the poorest congressional district in the U.S. for nearly 40 years. While boroughs like Queens and Brooklyn are gentrified, the Bronx is still seen as a symbol of urban decay—one where...


Legal Passing

by Angela S. García University of California Press (April 09, 2019)

Legal Passing offers a nuanced understanding of how undocumented Mexicans constantly negotiate the vexed conditions of their US receiving locales as shaped by a spectrum of federal, state, and local immigration...


Social Movements

by Paul Almeida University of California Press (February 05, 2019)

Social Movements cleverly translates the art of collective action and mobilization by excluded groups for those interested in understanding social change from below. Students will learn the core components of...


No Go World

by Ruben Andersson University of California Press (March 26, 2019)

The dream of a smoothly connected Earth has ended. No Go World casts an anthropologist’s eye on the faultlines of fear now rending the glossy surface of globalization, painting large parts of our world in...