Nonfiction

Barbara J. Risman, Where the Millennials Will Take Us

Are today's young adults gender rebels or returning to tradition? In Where the Millennials Will Take Us, Barbara J. Risman reveals the diverse strategies youth use to negotiate the ongoing gender revolution. Using her theory of gender as a social structure, Risman analyzes life history interviews with a diverse set of Millennials to probe how they understand gender and how they might change it.

Where the Millennials Will Take Us: A New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780199324392
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - February 27th, 2018

Adam Colman & Stephanie Reents

Adam Colman and Stephanie Reents will appear in-conversation to read from their respective new books, New Uses for Failure and I Meant to Kill Ye.


New Uses for Failure: Ben Lerner's 10:04 Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780999431610
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Published: Fiction Advocate - November 20th, 2018

I Meant to Kill Ye: Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780999431603
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Published: Fiction Advocate - November 20th, 2018

Pamela Nadell, America's Jewish Women

What does it mean to be a Jewish woman in America? In a gripping historical narrative, Pamela S. Nadell weaves together the stories of a diverse group of extraordinary people--from the colonial-era matriarch Grace Nathan and her great-granddaughter, poet Emma Lazarus, to labor organizer Bessie Hillman and the great justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to scores of other activists, workers, wives, and mothers who helped carve out a Jewish American identity.

America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393651232
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 5th, 2019

George Lakey, How We Win

A lifetime of activist experience informs this playbook for building and conducting nonviolent direct action campaigns.

Beginning as a trainer in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, George Lakey has been on the front lines of social change for decades. 

How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612197531
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Published: Melville House - December 4th, 2018

Laurie Essig, Love, Inc.

The notion of “happily ever after” has been ingrained in many of us since childhood--meet someone, date, have the big white wedding, and enjoy your well-deserved future. But why do we buy into this idea? Is love really all we need?  

Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780520300491
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Published: University of California Press - February 12th, 2019

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