Nonfiction

Holly Jackson, American Radicals

Local author Holly Jackson presents her dynamic, timely history of nineteenth-century activists—free-lovers and socialists, abolitionists and vigilantes—and the social revolution they sparked in the turbulent Civil War era.

American Radicals: How Nineteenth-Century Protest Shaped the Nation Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525573098
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Published: Crown - October 8th, 2019

Sergio Troncoso & Illan Stavans

Join authors Sergio Troncoso and Ilan Stavans as they appear in conversation to discuss their new books!

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781947627338
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - October 15th, 2019

The Seventh Heaven: Travels Through Jewish Latin America (Pitt Latin American Series) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780822945857
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 15th, 2019

The Return of Carvajal: A Mystery Cover Image
By Ilan Stavans, Eko (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780271084701
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Published: Penn State University Press - October 1st, 2019

Be the Change: Lisa Fithian, Shut it Down

In September's Be the Change Community Action event,  veteran activist Lisa Fithian offers her guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedience as the most radical and rapid means to social change.

Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603588843
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 3rd, 2019

Mark Peterson, The City-State of Boston

Yale professor Mark Peterson reads from his book The City-State of Boston: a groundbreaking history of early America that shows how Boston built and sustained an independent city-state in New England before being folded into the United States.

The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630-1865 Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691179995
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 23rd, 2019

Kristine Lilly, Powerhouse

Kristine Lilly is a legendary athlete: she played midfielder for the United States Women's National Soccer Team for over twenty-three years. This included five FIFA World Cups and three Olympic Games. She was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012 and the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 2014. Before that, she won four national championships at The University of North Carolina.

Powerhouse: 13 Teamwork Tactics That Build Excellence and Unrivaled Success Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781626346383
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Published: Greenleaf Book Group Press - May 7th, 2019

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