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Bad Feminist
Bad Feminist
by Roxane Gay
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A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. “Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink... (read more)

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Masscult and Midcult: Essays Against the American Grain (New York Review Books Classics)
Masscult and Midcult: Essays Against the American Grain (New York Review Books Classics)
by Dwight Macdonald
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A New York Review Books Original An uncompromising contrarian, a passionate polemicist, a man of quick wit and wide learning, an anarchist, a pacifist, and a virtuoso of the slashing phrase, Dwight Macdonald was an indefatigable and indomitable critic of... (read more)

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Reality Is Broken (11 Edition)
Reality Is Broken (11 Edition)
by Jane Mcgonigal
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A fascinating look at how games can help us learn, create, and innovate Once thought to be nothing more than diversions for children and nerds, games have become an integral part of everyday life. Educators are trying to make learning more fun by... (read more)

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The New Kings of Nonfiction
The New Kings of Nonfiction
by Ira Glass
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A collection of stories-some well known, some more obscure- capturing some of the best storytelling of this golden age of nonfiction. An anthology of the best new masters of nonfiction storytelling, personally chosen and introduced by Ira Glass, the... (read more)

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Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, the Torments of Low Thread Count, the Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and
Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, the Torments of Low Thread Count, the Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and
by David Rakoff
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On the heels of his Emmy-winning It Gets Better campaign, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage weighs in on such diverse issues as healthcare, gun control, and marriage equality with characteristic straight talk and humor. Dan Savage has always had a... (read more)

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Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches from a Rotting Empire
Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches from a Rotting Empire
by Matt Taibbi
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Matt Taibbi is notorious as a journalistic agitator, a stone thrower, a natural provocateur (Salon.com). His scathing, vibrant prose shines an unflinching spotlight on the corruption, dishonesty, and sheer laziness of our leaders. Smells Like Dead... (read more)

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Everyday Sociology Reader (10 Edition)
Everyday Sociology Reader (10 Edition)
by Karen (ed.) Sternheimer
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Everyday Sociology Reader combines classic and contemporary readings by sociologists and seeks to meet students where they are, offering observations on popular culture, family life, news events, and other aspects of everyday life. Posts from the... (read more)

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Red Alert!: Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge (Speaker's Corner)
Red Alert!: Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge (Speaker's Corner)
by Daniel Wildcat
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“Red Alert! offers insight, hope, and a path forward.”—Billy Frank Jr., Chairman, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission “What the world needs today is a good dose of indigenous realism,” says Native American scholar Daniel... (read more)

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X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft But Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking
X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft But Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking
by Jeff Gordinier
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Read Jeff Gordinier's posts on the Penguin Blog In this simultaneously hilarious and incisive "manifesto for a generation that's never had much use for manifestos," Gordinier suggests that for the first time since the "Smells Like Teen Spirit... (read more)

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Hella Nation: Looking for Happy Meals in Kandahar, Rocking the Side Pipe, Wingnut's War Against the Gap, and Other Adventures with t
Hella Nation: Looking for Happy Meals in Kandahar, Rocking the Side Pipe, Wingnut's War Against the Gap, and Other Adventures with t
by Evan Wright
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Read Evan Wright's posts on the Penguin Blog. The New York Times bestselling author of Generation Kill immerses himself in even more cultures on the edge. Evan Wright's affinity for outsiders has inspired this deeply personal journey through what he... (read more)

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World of the Image (07 Edition)
World of the Image (07 Edition)
by Trudy Smoke
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Everywhere we look in today’s world, images are pervasive; we are immersed in a world of images–and we are relying more and more on images to understand ourselves and our world.  This brief, focused reader explores our reliance on... (read more)

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The Fan Who Knew Too Much: Aretha Franklin, the Rise of the Soap Opera, Children of the Gospel Church, and Other Meditations
The Fan Who Knew Too Much: Aretha Franklin, the Rise of the Soap Opera, Children of the Gospel Church, and Other Meditations
by Anthony Heilbut
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A dazzling exploration of American culture—from high pop to highbrow—by acclaimed music authority, cultural historian, and biographer Anthony Heilbut, author of the now classic The Gospel Sound (“Definitive” —Rolling Stone),... (read more)

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The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America; Who We Are, Where We've Been, and Where We Need to Go Now, to Recapture the American Dre (Large Print) (Tom Brokaw)
The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America; Who We Are, Where We've Been, and Where We Need to Go Now, to Recapture the American Dre (Large Print) (Tom Brokaw)
by Tom Brokaw
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Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections... (read more)

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In the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time
In the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time
by Peter Lovenheim
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Read Peter Lovenheim's posts on the Penguin Blog. Based on a popular New York Times Op-Ed piece, this is the quirky, heartfelt account of one man's quest to meet his neighbors-and find a sense of community. Journalist and author Peter Lovenheim has lived... (read more)

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In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose
by Alice Walker
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In her first collection of nonfiction, Alice Walker speaks out as a black woman, writer, mother, and feminist, in thirty-six pieces ranging from the personal to the political. Here are essays about Walker's own work and that of other writers, accounts of... (read more)

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A Quantitative Tour of the Social Sciences
A Quantitative Tour of the Social Sciences
by Andrew (edt) Gelman
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To foster a deeper understanding of the interconnection of the social sciences, economists should know where historical data come from, sociologists should know how to think like economists, political scientists would benefit from understanding how... (read more)

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What's Language Got To Do With It? (05 Edition)
What's Language Got To Do With It? (05 Edition)
by Keith Walters
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This is just some of what you'll find in What's Language Got to Do with It?, a thought-provoking new reader that introduces some of the most important language issues facing us today--and prompts students to think hard about their own use of language.... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness
The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness
by Rebecca Solnit
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The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed books of nonfiction, brings the same dazzling writing to the twenty-seven essays in Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness. As the title suggests, the territory of Solnits concerns... (read more)

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Blood, Marriage, Wine, & Glitter
Blood, Marriage, Wine, & Glitter
by S. Bear Bergman
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S. Bear Bergman is an acclaimed writer and lecturer on trans issues. In hir third essay collection, Bear tackles the concept of the "modern family" as the trans parent of a young son; in Bear's extended family "orchard," drag sisters, sperm-donor... (read more)

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Jared Diamond
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Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental... (read more)

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