Nonfiction

Susan Eisenberg, Stanley's Girl & We'll Call You If We Need You

A local writer and construction worker presents a pair of newly released books, one in poetry and one in prose.

Stanley's Girl: Poems Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501719707
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Published: ILR Press - May 15th, 2018

We'll Call You If We Need You: Experiences of Women Working Construction Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781501719769
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Published: ILR Press - May 15th, 2018

Dan Lynn Watt, History Lessons

History Lessons traces Dan Lynn Watt's journey through childhood in New York during the McCarthy era. He marched on May Day with his war hero father and activist mother, chanting "We don't want another war " and "Jim Crow must go " At camp, he sang about world peace, freedom, and workers' rights. At school, he attempted to hide his family's politics. He takes you inside family struggles against racism and political repression. Disillusioned with communism by the 1960s, he became a civil rights and antiwar activist.

History Lessons: A Memoir of Growing Up in an American Communist Family Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781543429862
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Published: Xlibris - July 17th, 2017

Cameron Stauch, Vegetarian Viet Nam

In the years he spent living and cooking in Vietnam, Cameron Stauch learned about a tradition of vegetarian Vietnamese cuisine that is light and full of flavor. Based on recipes devised over centuries by Mahayana Buddhist monks, the dishes in Vegetarian Việt Nam make use of the full arsenal of Vietnamese herbs and sauces to make tofu, mushrooms, and vegetables burst with flavor like never before.

Vegetarian Viet Nam Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393249330
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 13th, 2018

Amy Trubek, Making Modern Meals

Home cooking is crucial to our lives, but today we no longer identify it as an obligatory everyday chore. By looking closely at the stories and practices of contemporary American home cooks--witnessing them in the kitchen and at the table--Amy B. Trubek reveals our episodic but also engaged relationship to making meals.

Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520289239
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Published: University of California Press - October 24th, 2017

Be the Change Community Action: Immigration

Be the Change LogoSimmering underneath immigration policy debates today are deep moral questions about who “we” are and who gets to decide what is “just.” So too in health care policy debates. In her book Communities of Health Care Justice, Cambridge author Charlene Galarneau argues that communities - inclusive of all persons present, are critical moral actors in defining and creating just communities.

Communities of Health Care Justice Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780813577661
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Published: Rutgers University Press - November 3rd, 2016

Benjamin Zawacki, Thailand

Since the World War II, Thailand has positioned itself as a key strategic ally of the United States, serving as a bulwark against communism in Southeast Asia and as a base for American troops during the Vietnam War. In return, the United States has provided millions of dollars in military and economic aid, while staunchly supporting the country's despotic regimes.

Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the US and a Rising China Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781783608690
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Zed Books - October 15th, 2017

Michael Meltsner, With Passion

Growing up in a Depression-battered family, one tangled by a mortal secret, With Passion tells the improbable story of an unsung hero of the civil rights movement who thought of himself as a “miscast” lawyer but ended up defending peaceful protesters, representing Mohammad Ali, suing Robert Moses, counseling Lenny Bruce, bringing the case that integrated hundreds of southern hospitals, and named “the principal architect of the death penalty abolition movement in the United States.”

With Passion, an Activist Lawyer's Life Cover Image
$38.95
ISBN: 9781946074126
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Published: Twelve Tables Press - December 1st, 2017

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