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I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The journalist who broke the "Jihadi John" story draws on her personal experience to bridge the gap between the Muslim world and the West and explain the rise of Islamic radicalismSouad Mekhennet has lived her entire life between worlds. The daughter of a Turkish mother and a Moroccan...
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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship

Michelle Kuo · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta Recently graduated from Harvard University, Michelle Kuo arrived in the rural town of Helena,...
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Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government

Mike Lee · Sentinel
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Senator Mike Lee tells the story of the Founders whose warnings about the dangers of an all-powerful federal government helped shape our Constitution--but are being ignored today. Today, most Americans are familiar only with the "big names" associated with the Founding - Washington,...
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No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

NAOMI KLEIN · Haymarket Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The election of Donald Trump is a dangerous escalation in a world of cascading crises. Trump's vision -- a radical deregulation of the US economy in the interest of corporations, an all-out war on "radical Islamic terrorism," and sweeping aside climate science to unleash a domestic...
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Night Thoughts

WALLACE SHAWN · Haymarket Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Although he is guided and inspired by the people he respects, and despite the insufficiency of his knowledge and experience - an insufficiency shared by most (or all) other humans, Wallace Shawn can't see any real alternative to trying to figure out his own answers to the most essential...
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Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

Michael Chabon · Harper Perennial
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists,...
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Called to Rise

DAVID O BROWN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his compassionate, community-focused response to the killing of five of his officers shares his uplifting personal story and a blueprint for the future of policing.
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Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

Carolina De Robertis · Vintage
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Radical Hope is a collection of letters - to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged - written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical...
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Street Spirit: The Power of Protest and Mischief

STEVE CRAWSHAW · Michael O'Mara
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Street Spirit is a celebration of 50 extraordinary protests and demonstrations from around the world that have used humor, courage, absurdity and creativity to make their mark. Among the many instances of imaginative defiance within, you'll discover the surprising impact of Lego figures...
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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

JIM STAVRIDIS · PENGUIN Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most admired admirals of his generation -- and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO -- comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world's most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver of human history and a crucial...
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