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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

Keeanga Taylor · Haymarket Books
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people and punctured the illusion of a postracial America....
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This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in

MORGAN JERKINS · Harper Perennial
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins' highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the very real challenges of being a black...
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@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex

Shane Harris · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A surprising, page-turning account of how the wars of the future are already being fought today
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Torn from the World: A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico

JOHN GIBLER · City Lights Publishers
Pages: 180
Format: Paperback

The real-life story of a Mexican guerilla fighter who was disappeared by the Mexican Army and miraculously escaped to tell the tale.Andrés Tzompaxtle Tecpile was torn from the world. Abducted off the street, blindfolded, and beaten, he was brought to a Mexican military facility and "disappeared."...
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Liars, Leakers and Liberals

JEANINE PIRRO · Center Street
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

As host of her own show on Fox for many years, Judge Jeanine Pirro has seen firsthand how narratives take form, whether they are based in truth or not. In her explosive new book, she will write about some of the most egregious lies she's seen, and take on the Liars, Leakers, and Liberals.
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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

KAMALA HARRIS · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country.Senator Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth...
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American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone

Marco Rubio · Sentinel
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Dear Friends, My parents came to the United States in 1956. The country they found was truly a land of opportunity, where hardworking people with grade school educations could afford a home, a car, and college for their kids. A country where maids and bartenders could raise doctors, lawyers,...
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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

MASHA GESSEN · Riverhead Books
Pages: 515
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONThe essential journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most...
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The Duty to Stand Aside: Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Wartime Quarrel of George Orwell and Alex Comfort

ERIC LAURSEN · AK Press
Pages: 180
Format: Paperback

The Duty to Stand Aside tells the story of one of the most intriguing yet little-known literary-political feuds - and friendships - in 20th-century English literature. It examines the arguments that divided George Orwell, future author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, and Alex Comfort,...
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The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It

Richard Florida · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. And yet all is not well, Richard Florida argues in The New Urban Crisis. Florida, one of the first scholars to anticipate this back-to-the-city movement...
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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

MICHAEL WOLFF · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside storyof the most controversial presidency of our timeThe first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous -- and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling...
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How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor · Haymarket Books
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

Praise for From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation:"This brilliant book is the best analysis we have of the #BlackLivesMatter moment of the long struggle for freedom in America. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has emerged as the most sophisticated and courageous radical intellectual of her generation."...
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High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing

BEN AUSTEN · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Evicted, The Warmth of Other Suns, and classic works of literary non-fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J. Anthony Lukas, High-Risers braids personal narratives, city politics, and national history to tell the timely and epic story of Chicago's Cabrini-Green, America's most...
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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

Anonymous. · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Throughout the Presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders galvanized voters with his progressive platform and vision for America. In the book, Sanders shares experiences from the campaign trail and outlines his ideas for continuing a political revolution to fight for a progressive economic,...
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The Thunder Before the Storm: The Autobiography of Clyde Bellecourt

Clyde H Bellecourt · Minnesota Historical Society Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, provides an intimate narrative of his childhood on the White Earth Reservation, his long journey through the prison system, and the front lines of 1970's social activism, where he went to war against entrenched racism. He addresses...
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