Back New Titles

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  New Titles - Politics
New title highlights is brought to you by New Book Alerts. If you would like to see all new titles for this category, click here
 
On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer

Antonin Scalia · Crown Forum
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

On Faith is an inspiring collection of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia's reflections on his own faith, on the challenges that religious believers face in modern America, and on the religious freedoms protected by the Constitution. Featuring a personal introduction by Justice...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland

Jonathan M. Metzl · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A physician reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences -- even for the white voters they promise to helpIn the era of Donald Trump, many lower- and middle-class white Americans are drawn to politicians who pledge to make their lives great again. But as Dying of Whiteness...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Jared Diamond · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse. In his earlier bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Mueller Report: The Final Report of the Special Counsel into Donald Trump, Russia, and Collusion

Robert S. Mueller III · Skyhorse
Pages: 960
Format: Paperback

THE MARCH 26, 2019 PUBLICATION DATE IS A PLACEHOLDER. WE WILL PUBLISH OUR EDITION OF THE MUELLER REPORT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER IT IS RELEASED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.There has never been a more important political investigation than Robert S. Muller III's...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power

Anna Merlan · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A riveting tour through the landscape and meaning of modern conspiracy theories, exploring the causes and tenacity of this American malady, from Birthers to Pizzagate and beyond.American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
She/He/They/Me: For the Sisters, Misters, and Binary Resisters

Robyn Ryle · Sourcebooks
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

If you've ever questioned the logic of basing an entire identity around what you have between your legs, it's time to embark on a daring escape outside of the binary box... Open your eyes to what it means to be a boy or a girl -- and above and beyond! Within these pages, you get to choose...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Sin by Any Other Name: Reckoning with Racism and the Heritage of the South

Robert W. Lee · Convergent Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A descendant of Confederate General Robert E. Lee chronicles his story of growing up with the South's most honored name, and the moments that forced him to confront the privilege, racism, and subversion of human dignity that came with it. With a foreword by Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King....
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago

Flint Taylor · Haymarket Books
Pages: 435
Format: Hardcover

With his colleagues at the People's Law Office (PLO) , Taylor has argued landmark civil rights cases that have exposed corruption and cover-ups within the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and throughout the city's corrupt political machine. The Torture Machine takes the reader...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Caroline Criado Perez · Abrams Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Florida State of Mind: An Unnatural History of Our Weirdest State

James D. Wright · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A witty history of the state that's always in the news, for everything from alligator attacks to zany crimes.There's an old clip of Bugs Bunny sawing the entire state of Florida off the continent -- and every single time a news story springs up about some shenanigans in Florida,...
Read More check catalog