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The Colossus of New York

Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3124-5 (1-4000-3124-9)

In a dazzlingly original work of nonfiction, the award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead re-creates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York. Here is a literary love song that will entrance anyone who has lived in—or spent time—in the greatest of American cities.

A masterful evocation of the city... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Mrs. Somebody Somebody
Fiction
Written by Tracy Winn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-8145-2 (0-8129-8145-6)

In this astonishing debut, Tracy Winn poignantly chronicles the souls who inhabit the troubled mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts, playing out their struggles and hopes over the course of the twentieth century. Through a stunning variety of voices, Winn paints a deep and permeating portrait of the town and its people... Read more >
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Surveillance Means Security
Remixed War Propaganda
Written by Micah Ian Wright
Foreword by J.R. Norton


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-741-1 (1-58322-741-5)

Subversive and incendiary, this full-color poster book reworks classic war propaganda to comment on corporate corruption, domestic spying, election fraud, gay marriage, blind patriotism, the “War on Terror,” and surveillance in America today.

With laughs and jeers, Wright’s distinctive artwork and astute political commentary offers timely and clever insight into the state... Read more >
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The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Written by Kenji Yoshino


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: February 20, 2007
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-76021-1 (0-375-76021-0)

Winner, 2006 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award
Winner,
Selected for common reading at:
Washington University
Pomona College
University of North Carolina
Virginia Commonwealth University
Western Connecticut State University
2006 Myers Outstanding Book Award

In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a... Read more >
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Artists in Times of War

Written by Howard Zinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: September 2, 2003
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-602-5 (1-58322-602-8)

“Political power,” says Howard Zinn, “is controlled by the corporate elite, and the arts are the locale for a kind of guerilla warfare in the sense that guerillas look for apertures and opportunities where they can have an effect.” In Artists in Times of War, Zinn looks at the possibilities to... Read more >
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