Darkly: Blackness and America’s Gothic Soul

Darkly: Blackness and America’s Gothic SoulLeila Taylor takes us into the dark heart of the American gothic, analysing the ways it relates to race in America in the twenty first century Haunted houses, bitter revenants and muffled heartbeats under floorboards the American gothic is a macabre tale based on a true story Part memoir and



Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Tribe: On Homecoming and BelongingSebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today s returning veterans face in modern society There are ancient tribal human behaviors loyalty, inter reliance, cooperation that flare up in





Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of LanguageA linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language Language is humanity s most spectacular open source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in interesting ways than ever before Internet conversations are structured by


Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right NowA blisteringly good, urgent, essential read ZADIE SMITH Jaron Lanier, the world famous Silicon Valley scientist pioneer and high tech genius Sunday Times who first alerted us to the dangers of social media, explains why its toxic effects are at the heart of its design, and explains in ten


Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New Chapters

Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New ChaptersNew feminist essays for the MeToo era from the international best selling author of Men Explain Things to Me Who gets to shape the narrative of our times The current moment is a battle royale over that foundational power, one in which women, people of color, non straight people are telling other



Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America

Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break AmericaFor the first time, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells the inside story of the data mining and psychological manipulation behind the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum, connecting Facebook, WikiLeaks, Russian intelligence, and international hackers Mindf ck goes deep inside



Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs, and Trolls

Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs, and TrollsNobody s Victim is an unflinching look at a hidden world most people don t know exists one of stalking, blackmail, and sexual violence, online and off and the incredible story of how one lawyer, determined to fight back, turned her own hell into a revolution We are all a moment away from having


The Descent of Man

The Descent of ManGrayson Perry has been thinking about masculinity what it is, how it operates, why little boys are thought to be made of slugs and snails since he was a boy Now, in this funny and necessary book, he turns round to look at men with a clear eye and ask, what sort of men would make the world a


Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration

Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of ImmigrationEconomist Bryan Caplan makes a bold case for unrestricted immigration in this fact filled graphic nonfiction American policy makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country Those in favor of welcoming


The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump

The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of TrumpA stirring and incisive manifesto on America s slide away from truth and reason Over the last three decades, Michiko Kakutani has been thinking and writing about the demise of objective truth in popular culture, academia, and contemporary politics In The Death of Truth, she connects the dots to