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Hungry

by Eve Turow-Paul & Taylor Meskimen Blackstone Publishing (September 08, 2020)

We wait in lines around the block for scoops of cookie dough. We photograph every meal. We visit selfie performance spaces and leave lucrative jobs to become farmers and craft brewers.

Why? What are we really...


Homeward Bound

by Elaine Tyler May & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (December 19, 2017)

A revised edition of the classic, myth-shattering exploration of American family life during the Cold War.

When Homeward Bound first appeared in 1988, it forever changed how we understand Cold War America. Elaine...


Liar's Circus

by Carl Hoffman & Charles Constant HarperAudio (September 01, 2020)

"A brilliant, riveting, funny, terrifying journey into the beating heart of Trumpland." --Liza Mundy, author of Code Girls

In this daring work of immersive journalism, based on hundreds of hours of reporting,...


Sand Talk

by Tyson Yunkaporta HarperAudio (May 12, 2020)

A paradigm-shifting book in the vein of Sapiens that brings a crucial Indigenous perspective to historical and cultural issues of history, education, money, power, and sustainability--and offers a new template...


Rethinking Narcissism

by Dr. Craig Malkin & Kiff Vandenheuvel Harper Wave (July 07, 2015)

Harvard Medical School psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the "narcissism epidemic," by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, identifying ways to control the trait, and explaining...


Lucy

by Donald C. Johanson & Maitland Edey Early Man Publishing Company (February 18, 2020)

The story of the discovery of "Lucy"--the oldest, best-preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ancestor ever found.

When Donald Johanson found a partial skeleton, approximately 3.5 million years old, in...


First, They Erased Our Name

The Witch

by Ronald Hutton & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (September 05, 2017)

Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history.

The witch came to prominence--and often a painful death--in early...


Progress

by Johan Norberg & Derek Perkins Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2017)

From an examination of official data from such institutions as the United Nations, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization, Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg paints a portrait of a better...


Walking with Abel

by Anna Badkhen & Elisabeth Rodgers Blackstone Publishing (August 04, 2015)

The Fulani are the largest surviving group of nomads on the planet. In Walkingwith Abel, Anna Badkhen embedsherself with a family of Fulani cowboys--nomadic herders in Mali's Sahelgrasslands--as they embark...


The First Signs

by Genevieve von Petzinger & Robin Miles Blackstone Publishing (May 31, 2016)

One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey's Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world--the...


The World of the Ancient Maya, Second Edition

by John S. Henderson & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

The ancient Maya were the only fully literate pre-Colombian people in the Americas. Superb scientists, they developed highly sophisticated mathematics and an intricate and accurate calendar system. Theirs was...


Medieval People

by Eileen Power & Roe Kendall Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2010)

In this classic of social history, the author describes the lives of five lesser-known men and women of the Middle Ages, as well as one famous one. She draws on account books, records, letters, diaries, and...


Hating Whitey and Other Progressive Causes

by David Horowitz & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (April 22, 2009)

The anti-white racism of the political left remains one of the few taboo subjects in America. In this book, David Horowitz, a former confidante of the Black Panthers, lays bare the liberal attack on “whiteness,”...


Black Rednecks and White Liberals

by Thomas Sowell & Hugh Mann Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

Black Rednecks and White Liberals is the capstone of decades of outstanding research and writing on racial and cultural issues by Thomas Sowell.

This explosive new book challenges many of the long-held assumptions...


Unfinished People

by Ruth Gay & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2005)

Nearly three million Jews came to America from Eastern Europe between 1880 and the outbreak of World War I, filled with the hope of life in a new land. Most were young, single, uneducated, and unskilled; many...


The Patterning Instinct

by Jeremy Lent, Derek Perkins & Fritjof Capra Blackstone Publishing (September 19, 2017)

This fresh perspective on crucial questions of history identifies the root metaphors that cultures have used to construct meaning in their world. It offers a glimpse into the minds of a vast range of different...


Slouching towards Gomorrah

by Robert H. Bork & Barrett Whitener Blackstone Publishing (January 26, 2010)

Welcome to America, 1996. The “rough beast” that visionary poet Yeats foresaw in 1919 is now a full-grown monster of decadence several generations deep. As a nation, we are pursuing a path toward Gomorrah,...


Information Doesn't Want to Be Free

by Cory Doctorow, Wil Wheaton, Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer Cory Doctorow (December 09, 2014)

In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, CoryDoctorow's Information Doesn't Want to BeFree takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digitalage. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet...


People of the World

by K. David Harrison, Catherine Herbert Howell, Pam Ward & Spencer Wells Blackstone Publishing (October 25, 2016)

From the heart of National Geographic comes this expansive guide to the clans, tribes, ethnicities, and peoples of the world.

Organized in keeping with our knowledge of the migration of human groups through history,...


Why the Jews?

by Dennis Prager, Joseph Telushkin & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (July 19, 2016)

In this seminal work that has spent more than thirty years in print, Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin explain the reasons behind anti-Semitism, the world's preoccupation with the Jews and Israel, and why now...


Race Rules

by Michael Eric Dyson Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2017)

As a former welfare father who is also an ordained Baptist minister and a Princeton Ph.D., Michael Eric Dyson is one of those rare intellectuals who act not only as interpreters between black and white America...


Dancing in the Streets

by Barbara Ehrenreich & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

From bestselling social commentator and cultural historian Barbara Ehrenreich comes this fascinating exploration of one of humanity’s oldest traditions: the celebration of communal joy, historically expressed...


Holy Disunity

by Layton E. Williams, Kate Mulligan & Diana Butler Bass Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

These days, there's no dirtier word than "divisive," especially in religious and political circles. Claiming a controversial opinion, talking about our differences, even sharing our doubts can be seen as threatening...


The Histories

by Caius Cornelius Tacitus, James Adams & W. H. Fyfe Blackstone Publishing (January 24, 2008)

Caius Cornelius Tacitus, a Roman orator and public official, is considered one of the greatest historians as well as one of the greatest prose stylists of the Latin language. In The Histories, he describes and...


Taboo!

by Fouzia Saeed, Ashlyn Kindberg & Made for Success Made for Success (June 15, 2014)

Taboo!: The HiddenCulture of a Red Light Area is a journey of discovery into the infamous red-light district of Lahore, Pakistan, known as the Shahi Mohalla (theRoyal Bazaar) or Heera Mandi (the market of diamonds)....


Everyday Survival

by Laurence Gonzales & Kevin T. Collins Blackstone Publishing (September 01, 2008)

Laurence Gonzales turns his talent for gripping narrative, knowledge of the way our minds and bodies work, and bottomless curiosity about the world to the topic of how we can best use the lessons of our evolutionary...


The Invention of Yesterday

by Tamim Ansary Public Affairs (Perseus imprint) (October 01, 2019)

A sweeping global human history that describes the separate beginnings of the world's major cultural movements - Confuscianism, Islam, Judeo-Christianity and Nomadism - and the dramatic, sometimes ruinous, sometimes...


Waiting for the Weekend

by Witold Rybczynski & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (November 15, 2011)

“We work,” Aristotle wrote, “in order to have leisure.” Today, this is still true. But is the leisure that Aristotle spoke of—the freedom to do nothing—the same as the leisure we look forward to...