Nonfiction

Jackie Wang, Carceral Capitalism

In this collection of essays in Semiotext(e)'s Intervention series, Jackie Wang examines the contemporary incarceration techniques that have emerged since the 1990s. The essays illustrate various aspects of the carceral continuum, including the biopolitics of juvenile delinquency, predatory policing, the political economy of fees and fines, cybernetic governance, and algorithmic policing.

Carceral Capitalism (Semiotext(e) / Intervention #21) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635900026
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Published: Semiotext(e) - February 23rd, 2018

Piper Weiss & Lisa Borders

A riveting blend of true crime and coming-of-age memoir—The Stranger Beside Me meets Prep—that presents an intimate and thought-provoking portrait of girlhood within Manhattan’s exclusive private-school scene in the early 1990s, and a thoughtful meditation on adolescent obsession

You All Grow Up and Leave Me: A Memoir of Teenage Obsession Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062456571
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Published: William Morrow - April 10th, 2018

The Fifty-First State Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938126208
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Published: Engine Books - October 15th, 2013

Katherine Reynolds Lewis, The Good News about Bad Behavior

Why don't our kids do what we want them to do? Parents often take the blame for misbehavior, but this obscures a broader trend: in our modern, highly connected age, children have less self-control than ever. About half of the current generation of children will develop a mood or behavioral disorder or a substance addiction by age eighteen.

The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever-And What to Do About It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781610398381
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Published: PublicAffairs - April 17th, 2018

Bill Nowlin, Tom Yawkey

Few people have influenced a team as much as did Tom Yawkey (1903-76) as owner of the Boston Red Sox. After purchasing the Red Sox for $1.2 million in 1932, Yawkey poured millions into building a better team and making the franchise relevant again.

Tom Yawkey: Patriarch of the Boston Red Sox Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780803296831
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - February 2018

Paul Collins, Blood and Ivy

On November 23rd of 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting his alma mater, Harvard Medical School. Police scoured city tenements and the harbor, and offered hefty rewards as leads put the elusive Dr. Parkman at sea or hiding in Manhattan.

Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393245165
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 17th, 2018

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