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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency Cover Image
By Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Tove Ditlevsen, Michael Favala Goldman (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374602390
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 26th, 2021

Mutualism: Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593133521
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Published: Random House - February 16th, 2021

The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525520962
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Published: Knopf - February 2nd, 2021

Sybille Bedford: A Life Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781101947913
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Published: Knopf - February 2nd, 2021

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The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984881519
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Published: Viking - February 16th, 2021

Michael Patrick F. Smith’s memoir of working in the North Dakota oil fields during the 2013 boom is a quiet and thoughtful account of hard work, loneliness and the irresistible lure of a job well done--and in return, perhaps, a life well lived. This is not an expose of the oil business or a detailed explanation of how fracking works, but instead one man’s experience of a system that cares very little about the individuals within it and yet creates a sense of brotherhood found in few other places. If you’ve ever wondered what it is really like to live and work in a modern day boomtown this is the book for you. -Emily


White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691179469
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Published: Princeton University Press - January 19th, 2021

Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393652666
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

Winter Pasture: One Woman's Journey with China's Kazakh Herders Cover Image
By Li Juan, Jack Hargreaves (Translated by), Yan Yan (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781662600333
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Published: Astra House - February 23rd, 2021

Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524760267
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Published: Crown - January 26th, 2021

The World Turned Upside Down: A History of the Chinese Cultural Revolution Cover Image
By Yang Jisheng, Stacy Mosher (Translated by), Guo Jian (Translated by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374293130
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 19th, 2021

Nothing Happened: A History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781503613478
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Published: Stanford University Press - January 19th, 2021

Work: A Deep History, from the Stone Age to the Age of Robots Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525561750
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Published: Penguin Press - January 19th, 2021

The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780141993133
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2021