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Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

Adam Benforado · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A law professor sounds an explosive alarm on the hidden unfairness of our legal system. —Kirkus Reviews, starred  A child is gunned down by a police officer an investigator ignores critical clues in a case an innocent man confesses to a crime he did not commit a jury acquits a killer....
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The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong

Judith Rodin · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Building resilience—the ability to bounce back more quickly and effectively—is an urgent social and economic issue. Our interconnected world is susceptible to sudden and dramatic shocks and stresses: a cyber-attack, a new strain of virus, a structural failure, a violent storm,...
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The Year of Voting Dangerously The Derangement of American Politics

Maureen Dowd · Twelve
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Maureen Dowd's incendiary takes and takedowns from 2016--the most bizarre, disruptive and divisive Presidential race in modern history. Trapped between two candidates with the highest recorded unfavorables, Americans are plunged into The Year of Voting Dangerously. In this perilous and shocking...
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American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Lisa Wade · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience.The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers...
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Legal Rights, 6th Ed.: The Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

National Association of the Deaf · Gallaudet University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The standard handbook on law affecting deaf and hard of hearing people has been completely rewritten and updated. The sixth edition of Legal Rights: The Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People meticulously describes those statutes that prohibit discrimination against deaf and hard of hearing...
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This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 337
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestsellerThe fiery U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and bestselling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why our middle class is under siege and how we can win the fight to save itSenator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's...
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Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

John Stubbs · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

A rich and riveting portrait of the man behind Gulliver's Travels, by a "vivid, ardent, and engaging" author (New York Times Book Review) .Jonathan Swift's world-famous books -- from Gulliver's Travels to A Modest Proposal -- are unparalleled in their piercing critique...
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Library 2020: Today's Leading Visionaries Describe Tomorrow's Library

Joseph Janes · Scarecrow Press
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Thinking about the future of libraries, librarianship and the work librarians do is as old as libraries themselves. (No doubt seminars were organized by the Alexandria Librarians Association on the future of the scroll and what to do about the rising barbarian tide.) At no time in our memory,...
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Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education

Mychal Denzel Smith · Nation Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

How do you learn to be a black man in America? For young black men today, it means coming of age during the presidency of Barack Obama. It means witnessing the deaths of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Akai Gurley, and too many more. It means celebrating powerful moments of black...
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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this book, Putin's Russia will collapse just...
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The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote

SHARYL ATTKISSON · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ever wonder how politics turned into a take-no-prisoners blood sport? The New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled pulls back the curtain on the shady world of opposition research and reveals the dirty tricks those in power use to influence your opinions.Behind most major political...
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Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting

John Shiffman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 267
Format: Hardcover

On today's high-tech battlefields, the most lethal weapons are not the big ones, but rather the ones that are small enough to be smuggled inside a pack of chewing gum. Microchips. Gyroscopes. Radar-cloaking and night-vision technology. Developed and manufactured in the United States...
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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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