For the Political Scientist

White Hot Hate: A True Story of Domestic Terrorism in America's Heartland By Dick Lehr Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358359906
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Published: Mariner Books - November 30th, 2021

For fans of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, the thrilling true story of a would-be terrorist attack against a Kansas farming town’s immigrant community, and the FBI informant who exposed it.

In the spring of 2016, as immigration debates rocked the United States, three men in a militia group known as the Crusaders grew aggravated over one Kansas town&rsqu


Wildland: The Making of America's Fury By Evan Osnos Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374286675
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 14th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

After a decade abroad, the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prizewinning writer Evan Osnos returns to three places he has lived in the United States—Greenwich, CT; Clarksburg, WV; and Chicago, IL—to illuminate the origins of America’s political fury.


The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America By Ellis Cose Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062999726
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Published: Amistad - September 14th, 2021

Named one of Newsweek’s "25 Must-Read Fall Fiction and Nonfiction Books to Escape the Chaos of 2020"


Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom By Derecka Purnell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781662600517
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Published: Astra House - October 5th, 2021

A NONAME BOOK CLUB PICK
 
Named a Kirkus Reviews "Best Book of 2021" 
 
"Becoming Abolitionists is ultimately about the importance of asking questions and our ability to create answers. And in the end, Purnell makes it clear that abolition is a labor of love—one that we can accomplish together if only we decide to."


A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears) By Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541788497
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 14th, 2021

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.
Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, they set their sights on Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road.


On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century By Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859150
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 5th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A graphic edition of historian Timothy Snyder’s lessons for surviving and resisting America’s arc toward authoritarianism, featuring the visual storytelling talents of renowned illustrator Nora Krug


Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence By Anita Hill Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593298299
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Published: Viking - September 28th, 2021

“An elegant, impassioned demand that America see gender-based violence as a cultural and structural problem that hurts everyone, not just victims and survivors… It's at times downright virtuosic in the threads it weaves together.”—NPR

Winner of the 2022 ABA Silver Gavel Award for Books 


The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth By Sam Quinones Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635574357
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 2nd, 2021

Apple Best Books of 2021 * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction * Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal * Shortlisted for the Zocalo Book Prize


One Fair Wage: Ending Subminimum Pay in America By Saru Jayaraman Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781620975336
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Published: New Press - November 2nd, 2021

From the author of the acclaimed Behind the Kitchen Door, a powerful examination of how the subminimum wage and the tipping system exploit society's most vulnerable


The Loneliest Americans By Jay Caspian Kang Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525576228
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Published: Crown - October 12th, 2021

A “provocative and sweeping” (Time) blend of family history and original reportage that explores—and reimagines—Asian American identity in a Black and white world

“[Kang’s] exploration of class and identity among Asian Americans will be talked about for years to come.”—Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times Book Review


The Genome Defense: Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns Your DNA By Jorge L. Contreras Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616209681
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 26th, 2021

In this riveting, behind-the-scenes courtroom drama, a brilliant legal team battles corporate greed and government overreach for our fundamental right to control our genes.

When attorney Chris Hansen learned that the U.S.


Three Girls from Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood By Dawn Turner Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982107703
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 7th, 2021

A New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book
A Best Book of 2021 by BuzzFeed and Real Simple

A “beautiful, tragic, and inspiring” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) memoir about three Black girls from the storied Bronzeville section of Chicago that offers a penetrating exploration of race, opportunity, friendship, si


Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City (Pulitzer Prize Winner) By Andrea Elliott Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780812986945
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Published: Random House - October 5th, 2021

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “vivid and devastating” (The New York Times) portrait of an indomitable girl—from acclaimed journalist Andrea Elliott


Brothers on Three: A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana By Abe Streep Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250210685
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Published: Celadon Books - September 7th, 2021

**Winner of the 2021 Montana Book Award**
**Winner of the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona General Nonfiction Book Award**
**Finalist for the Spur Award for Best Contemporary Nonfiction**
**A New York Times Editors' Choice Pick**


Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America By Curtis Bunn, Michael H. Cottman, Patrice Gaines, Nick Charles, Keith Harriston Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538737828
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 5th, 2021

An incisive, gripping exploration of the forces that pushed our unjust system to its breaking point after the death of George Floyd and a definitive guide to America's present-day racial reckoning.
  For many, the story of the weeks of protests in the summer of 2020 began with the horrific nine minutes and twenty-nine seconds when Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed


New York, My Village: A Novel By Uwem Akpan Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393881424
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 2nd, 2021

Exuberant storytelling full of wry comedy, dark history, and devastating satire—by the celebrated and original author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Say You’re One of Them.


Dear White Women: Let's Get (Un)comfortable Talking about Racism By Sara Blanchard, Misasha Suzuki Graham, Terri E. Givens (Foreword by) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781951412319
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Published: The Collective Book Studio - October 12th, 2021

"Dear white women: please do us all a favor and buy this book….Then READ IT."
Kate Schatz, New York Times bestselling author

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