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Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future

RAOUL MARTINEZ - Vintage
Format: Paperback

A profound and radical manifesto calling for a transformation in the way we think about democracy, equality, and ourselves.Freedom has long been a foundational concept at the heart of our civilization. Free markets, free media, free speech--even in these politically divided times, freedom...
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The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

KATRINA ONSTAD - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

Encroaching work demands - coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices - have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune out and recharge, every aspect of our lives is suffering: our health is deteriorating,...
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Character: The History of a Cultural Obsession

Marjorie Garber - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

A spirited, engaging investigation into the concept of character, an enduring human obsession in literature, psychology, politics, and everyday lifeWhat is "character"? How can it be measured, improved, or built? Are character traits fixed or changeable? Is character innate, or can it be taught?Since...
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Getting Over OCD, Second Edition: A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life

Jonathan S Abramowitz - The Guilford Press
Format: Hardcover

Thoroughly updated based on the latest science, this empowering workbook gives you the skills to overcome obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviors--and live a freer, happier life. Leading OCD specialist Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz presents a step-by-step program grounded in cognitive-behavioral...
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Unbroken Chains: The Hidden Role of Human Trafficking in the American Economy

Melissa Ditmore - Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

An urgent exposition of the pervasive human trafficking that lies just beneath the surface of the US economy - from the stories of its survivors. The years of the COVID-19 pandemic have brought to light the exploitation of workers. In this moment of heightened visibility, Unbroken Chains...
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Cicero: On the Commonwealth and On the Laws

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardcover

Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws were his first and most substantial attempts to adapt Greek theories of political life to the circumstances of the Roman Republic. They represent Cicero's understanding of government and remain his most important works of political philosophy....
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Emotional Development of Three- And Four-Year-Olds

Susan A Miller - Gryphon House Inc.
Format: Print book

"Whether you see a preschooler laughing or crying, hugging or tugging on a playmate, taking risks or seeking comfort from an adult, you know that they are developing their emotional skills and growing up in so many ways every day. And they need your help! Emotional Development of Three-...
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Making Music in Montessori: Everything Teachers Need to Harness Their Inner Musician and Bring Music to Life in Their Classrooms

Michael Johnson - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback

Infused with a warm, affable tone, Making Music in Montessori is the Guide's guide to music education, providing Montessori teachers all at once a snappy, practical handbook, music theory mentor, pedagogical manual, and resource anthology. The book's goal: To give teachers confidence...
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To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism

ROB RIEMAN - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

"This is a book for people who want the West to regain its moral high ground, and who want to think hard about how to help achieve that." -- Anne ApplebaumAn international bestseller, To Fight Against This Age consists of two beautifully written, cogent, and urgent essays about...
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Street Smart Safety for Women: Your Guide to Defensive Living

Joy Farrow - Health Communications Inc
Format: Paperback

In a book written by women for women, Street Smart Safety for Women offers tips on defensive living that will increase readers' reliance on the one thing that can protect them most: their safety intuition. . Violence against women is a global health issue. The threats women face today...
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