A Summer of Discovery: Must-Reads

Our summer reading collection is a celebration of moments in history, exceptional individuals, and dynamic ideas that change how we think about the world. Readers who join our mailing list will be entered in our annual summer book giveaway!

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    Cover: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, With a New PrefaceThe Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, With a New PrefaceMuhammad, Khalil GibranPAPERBACK07/22/2019$15.95
    Cover: Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBelew, KathleenPAPERBACK05/07/2019$16.95
    Cover: The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationThe Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationBaldwin, RichardPAPERBACK05/06/2019$16.95
    Cover: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged StudentsThe Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged StudentsJack, Anthony AbrahamPAPERBACK08/11/2020$16.95
    Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanPAPERBACK11/17/2020$16.95
    Cover: Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeBurning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeOvenden, RichardPAPERBACK04/05/2022$17.95Not yet available
    Cover: The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionThe Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionChervinsky, Lindsay M.PAPERBACK02/08/2022$17.95Not yet available
    Cover: From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our WayFrom Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our WayBond, MichaelPAPERBACK08/17/2021$17.95
    Cover: Katrina: A History, 1915–2015Katrina: A History, 1915–2015Horowitz, AndyPAPERBACK04/05/2022$17.95Not yet available
    Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideOur Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideDunkley, JoPAPERBACK08/18/2020$17.95
    Cover: Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about ItUnbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about ItBoushey, HeatherPAPERBACK02/23/2021$17.95
    Cover: Algerian ChroniclesAlgerian ChroniclesCamus, Albert
    Goldhammer, Arthur
    PAPERBACK11/24/2014$18.00
    Cover: A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeA Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeHobbs, AllysonPAPERBACK03/07/2016$18.00
    Cover: The Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and DaughtersThe Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and DaughtersTatar, MariaPAPERBACK04/05/2022$18.95Not yet available
    Cover: Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireIsland on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireZoellner, TomPAPERBACK02/15/2022$18.95Not yet available
    Cover: On Not Being Someone Else: Tales of Our Unled LivesOn Not Being Someone Else: Tales of Our Unled LivesMiller, Andrew H.PAPERBACK05/03/2022$18.95Not yet available
    Cover: The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save ItThe People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save ItMounk, YaschaPAPERBACK06/04/2019$18.95
    Cover: A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningA Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningZaretsky, RobertPAPERBACK11/21/2016$19.00
    Cover: Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of NeoliberalismGlobalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of NeoliberalismSlobodian, QuinnPAPERBACK04/07/2020$19.95
    Cover: In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High SchoolIn Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High SchoolMehta, Jal
    Fine, Sarah
    PAPERBACK08/04/2020$19.95
    Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNguyen, Viet ThanhPAPERBACK11/20/2017$19.95
    Cover: Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondSpacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondWanjek, ChristopherPAPERBACK06/07/2022$19.95Not yet available
    Cover: Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarTacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarBrown, VincentPAPERBACK01/04/2022$19.95Not yet available
    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.PAPERBACK09/05/2016$20.00
    Cover: The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual HistoryThe Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual HistoryAydin, CemilPAPERBACK04/15/2019$20.00
    Cover: How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to DemocracyHow the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to DemocracyBaradaran, MehrsaPAPERBACK03/12/2018$21.00
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamPAPERBACK01/12/2021$21.95
    Cover: The Joy of Playing, the Joy of Thinking: Conversations about Art and PerformanceThe Joy of Playing, the Joy of Thinking: Conversations about Art and PerformanceRosen, Charles
    Temerson, Catherine
    Zerner, Catherine
    HARDCOVER11/03/2020$21.95
    Cover: Lessons from PlantsLessons from PlantsMontgomery, Beronda L.HARDCOVER04/06/2021$22.95
    Cover: The Origin of OthersThe Origin of OthersMorrison, ToniHARDCOVER09/18/2017$22.95
    Cover: The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic CultureThe Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic CultureSpang, Rebecca L.PAPERBACK11/30/2001$24.00
    Cover: What Happened at Vatican IIWhat Happened at Vatican IIO'Malley, John W.PAPERBACK09/01/2010$24.00
    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.HARDCOVER10/06/2014$24.95
    Cover: China and Japan: Facing HistoryChina and Japan: Facing HistoryVogel, Ezra F.PAPERBACK06/01/2021$24.95
    Cover: The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American PresidencyThe Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American PresidencyFitzpatrick, EllenHARDCOVER02/29/2016$25.95
    Cover: The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture, With a New PrefaceThe Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture, With a New PrefaceSpang, Rebecca L.PAPERBACK01/14/2020$26.00
    Cover: Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesGravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesCowen, RonHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: The Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and DaughtersThe Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and DaughtersTatar, MariaHARDCOVER04/07/2020$27.95
    Cover: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged StudentsThe Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged StudentsJack, Anthony AbrahamHARDCOVER03/01/2019$27.95
    Cover: The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde: An Annotated SelectionThe Short Stories of Oscar Wilde: An Annotated SelectionWilde, Oscar
    Frankel, Nicholas
    HARDCOVER11/17/2020$27.95
    Cover: Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about ItUnbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about ItBoushey, HeatherHARDCOVER10/15/2019$27.95
    Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNguyen, Viet ThanhHARDCOVER04/11/2016$29.00
    Cover: Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBelew, KathleenHARDCOVER04/09/2018$29.95
    Cover: Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeBurning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeOvenden, RichardHARDCOVER11/17/2020$29.95
    Cover: The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionThe Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionChervinsky, Lindsay M.HARDCOVER04/07/2020$29.95
    Cover: From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our WayFrom Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our WayBond, MichaelHARDCOVER05/12/2020$29.95
    Cover: The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationThe Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationBaldwin, RichardHARDCOVER11/14/2016$29.95
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamHARDCOVER03/28/2019$29.95
    Cover: The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the WorldThe Horde: How the Mongols Changed the WorldFavereau, MarieHARDCOVER04/20/2021$29.95
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    In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene