American Identity

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics--from the award-winning author of Americanah

In this personal, eloquently-...

February 3, 2015
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Anniversary)

Named one of the most important nonfiction books of the 21st century by Entertainment Weekly' Slate' Chronicle of Higher Education' Literary Hub, ...

January 7, 2020
You Dont Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir

The Instant New York Times Bestseller
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction

A searing, deeply moving...

November 12, 2019
Back Bay Books
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing

Joining the ranks of Evicted, The Warmth of Other Sons, and classic works of literary non-fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J. Anthony Lukas, High-Risers braids personal...

February 12, 2019
Harper Paperbacks
400 Pages
The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Winner of the 2015 Avery O. Craven Prize from the Organization of American Historians

Winner of the 2015 Sidney Hillman Prize

A groundbreaking history demonstrating...

October 25, 2016
Basic Books
560 Pages
A Black Womens History of the United States

A Black Womens History of the United States

Berry, Daina Ramey ; Gross, Ka
2021 NAACP Image Award Nominee: Outstanding Literary Work - Non-Fiction

Honorable Mention for the 2021 Organization of American Historians Darlene Clark Hine Award

A vibrant...

March 16, 2021
Beacon Press
Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains

An intimate reckoning with aquifer depletion in America's heartland

The Ogallala aquifer has nourished life on the American Great Plains for millennia. But less than a century of...

May 18, 2021
Princeton University Press
The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impover
The brilliant, controversial, bestselling critique of American culture that "hits with the approximate force and effect of electroshock therapy" (The New York Times)--now featuring a new...
April 3, 2012
Simon & Schuster
400 Pages
The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes...
May 26, 2020
Random House Trade
384 Pages
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient...

September 4, 2018
W. W. Norton & Company
288 Pages

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