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  • Defining Moments in Black History

    Defining Moments in Black History is a reflection on 100 key events from the complicated history of black America, as told through the acerbic wit, humor, and paranoia of one of the foremost black comedians.

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  • The Original Black Elite

    “Brilliantly researched...Taylor knows how to weave an emotional story of how race and class have long played a role in determining who succeeds and who fails.” -- New York Times Book Review

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  • We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled

    An astonishing collection of intimate wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians who have survived the uprising and the aftermath.

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  • The Case for Impeachment

    The American University Professor who has correctly predicted 30 years of presidential outcomes (including Trump's) makes a searing case for impeaching the 45th President of the United States.

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  • Rejected Princesses

    An anything-but-traditional fully-illustrated collection celebrating badass women throughout history, both real and imaged, who would never be candidates for the Disney treatment.

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  • Revolution for Dummies

    “Hilarious and Heartbreaking. Comedy shouldn’t take courage, but it made an exception for Bassem.” --Jon Stewart

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  • Sex Object

    “Jessica Valenti’s powerful personal story offers unique perspective on how sexism and patriarchy manifest themselves in the daily lives of American women. Sex Object is a necessary read for women and men alike.” -- Jamil Smith, MTV News

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  • The Trump Survival Guide

    A call-to-action for Democrats, moderate Republicans, and other anti-Trump dissenters, detailing the history of social and political policies, how Obama treated them, how Trump has the power to undermine them, and what people can do to stop him.

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  • The Lynching

    The legal case that finally destroyed the Klan, a riveting, true-life, Grisham-like tale of a brutal race-based killing in 1981 and the multiple legal dramas that unfolded.

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  • How to Be Black

    Baratunde Thurston’s comedic memoir chronicles his coming-of-blackness and offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President”—now available in a limited Olive Edition.

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  • I Was a Revolutionary

    A richly textured, diverse, and deeply American collection of stories, exploring questions of history, race, and identity, from a prizewinning writer.

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  • Kingdom of Olives and Ash

    A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.

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  • Feminist Fight Club

    “Jessica’s is a classic, f*ck-you feminist battle guide. The book offers unapologetic strategies for how to get down and strength up with female comrades to fight patriarchy on the daily. Every woman should have a Feminist Fight Club.” --Ilana Glazer, comedian and co-creator, Broad City

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  • The Once and Future Liberal

    ''After the disaster of November 2016, a wreckage analysis is desperately needed. Mark Lilla offers a deep and provocative brief on what went wrong, and what liberals, moderates, and progressives might do about it.'' --Steven Pinker

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  • Unwanted Advances

    “Laura Kipnis’s new book is a revelation: a great work of investigative journalism and a thorough examination of a case that feels like it couldn’t happen in America... Kipnis makes you fear for a whole new set of reasons.” --Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men

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  • Common Sense

    Containing the original text and spelling, this special edition is stylishly packaged with a striking cloth-like case that mimics an embroidered sampler, with raised embossing to make the stitching feel authentic.

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  • Love Wins

    The inspiring true story of the lovers and lawyers behind one of the most important national civil rights victories in decades- the legalization of same-sex marriage in all fifty states.

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  • A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug

    A rallying cry for working mothers everywhere that demolishes the "distracted, emotional, weak" stereotype and definitively shows that these professionals are more focused, decisive, and stronger than any other force.

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  • How to Win at Feminism

    How to Win at Feminism is a fresh take on women's rights through the lens of the funniest women in comedy today. With this book as your wo-manual, you’ll shatter that glass ceiling once and for all (but you’ll still need to clean up the mess).

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