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Beirut 2020: Diary of the Collapse

Written by Charif Majdalani
Translated by Ruth Diver


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $8.99

Told in elegant, evocative prose, a devastating and necessary testament to the August explosion that thoughtfully examines the crises that preceded it and its aftermath.

At the start of the summer of 2020, in a Lebanon ruined by economic crisis and political corruption, in an exhausted Beirut still rising up for true... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Biography of the Pixel

Written by Alvy Ray Smith


Format: eBook, 536 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $29.99

The pixel as the organizing principle of all pictures, from cave paintings to Toy Story.

The Great Digital Convergence of all media types into one universal digital medium occurred, with little fanfare, at the recent turn of the millennium. The bit became the universal medium, and the pixel--a particular packaging of bits--conquered... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Bolivian Diary

Written by Ernesto Che Guevara
Introduction by Fidel Castro and Camilo Guevara


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $13.99

The last diary of revolutionary Che Guevara with entries up until two days before his murder.

"Here is Ernesto Che Guevara's account of the 1966-67 guerrilla struggle in Bolivia. A day-by-day chronicle of the campaign led by one of the central leaders of the Cuban revolution to forge a revolutionary movement of... Read more >
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Can the Monster Speak?
Report to an Academy of Psychoanalysts
Written by Paul B. Preciado
Translated by Frank Wynne


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $12.99

Paul Preciado's controversial 2019 lecture at the École de la Cause Freudienne annual conference, published in a definitive translation for the first time.

In November 2019, Paul Preciado was invited to speak in front of 3,500 psychoanalysts at the École de la Cause Freudienne's annual conference in Paris. Standing in front of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Cannabis
Global Histories
Edited by Lucas Richert and Jim Mills


Format: eBook, 424 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $39.99

Cannabis consumption, commerce, and control in global history, from the nineteenth century to the present day.

This book gathers together authors from the new wave of cannabis histories that has emerged in recent decades. It offers case studies from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. It does so to... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Change Enthusiasm
How to Harness the Power of Emotion for Leadership and Success
Written by Cassandra Worthy


Format: eBook, 257 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $11.99

Dynamic corporate speaker and coach, Cassandra Worthy, introduces a growth mindset practice that helps readers to view change and the emotions surrounding it as a gift.

Only 10 percent of successful change adoption is about know-how . . . the other 90 percent is squarely centered on the motivation and willingness to... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Contemporary American Essay

Written by Phillip Lopate


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $12.99

A dazzling anthology of essays by some of America's best writers, drawn from the past quarter century. AN ANCHOR ORIGINAL.

The past two decades in America have seen a blossoming of creative nonfiction, and no one is better suited to curate that exciting resurgence than Phillip Lopate. In this remarkable collection, he... Read more >
Convention and Materialism
Uniqueness without Aura
Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by Lorenzo Chiesa
Foreword by Giorgio Agamben


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $18.99

The first English translation of the book that established Paolo Virno as one of the most influential Italian thinkers of his generation.

With the 1986 publication of this book in Italy, Paolo Virno established himself as one of the most influential Italian thinkers of his generation. Astonishingly, this crucial work has never... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Cruelty Is the Point
Essays on Trump's America
Written by Adam Serwer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $13.99

From an award-winning journalist at The Atlantic, these searing essays make a damning case that cruelty is not merely an unfortunate byproduct of the Trump administration but its main objective and the central theme of the American project. Read more >
Design to Live
Everyday Inventions from a Refugee Camp
Edited by Azra Aksamija, Raafat Majzoub and Melina Philippou


Format: eBook, 344 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $22.99

The power of design to create a life worth living even in a refugee camp: designs, inventions, and artworks from the Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan.

This book shows how, even in the most difficult conditions--forced displacement, trauma, and struggle--design can help create a life worth living. Design to Live documents designs... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Diario de Che en Bolivia

Written by Ernesto Che Guevara
Foreword by Camilo Guevara
Introduction by Fidel Castro


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $12.99

"He llegado a los 39 y se acerca inexorablemente una edad que da que pensar sobre mi futuro guerrillero; por ahora estoy 'entero'." --Che Guevara, 14 de junio de 1967

Esta nueva edición del diario del Che Guevara del último año de su vida describe los esfuerzos que hace el Che para... Read more >
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The Divide
How Fanatical Certitude Is Destroying Democracy
Written by Taylor Dotson


Format: eBook, 232 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $18.99

Why our obsession with truth--the idea that some undeniable truth will make politics unnecessary--is driving our political polarization.

In The Divide, Taylor Dotson argues provocatively that what drives political polarization is not our disregard for facts in a post-truth era, but rather our obsession with truth. The idea that some undeniable truth... Read more >
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An Editor?s Burial
Journals and Journalism from the New Yorker and Other Magazines
Edited by David Brendel
Contribution by Various
Created by Wes Anderson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $9.99

Inspirations for Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch- fascinating essays on the expatriate experience in Paris by some of the twentieth century's finest writers.

A glimpse of post-war France through the eyes and words of 14 (mostly) expatriate journalists including Mavis Gallant, James Baldwin, A.J. Liebling, S.N. Behrman, Luc Sante, Joseph Mitchell, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Entrepreneurship in the Wild
A Startup Field Guide
Written by Felipe G. Massa


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $25.99

A learn-by-doing guide to developing, testing, and pitching a startup idea, balancing a pragmatic approach and rigorous academic content.

This innovative book offers a learn-by-doing guide to entrepreneurship that balances practical advice with rigorous academic content. It introduces important concepts, provides highly engaging examples, and supplies the tools needed to put lessons... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Every Minute Is a Day
A Doctor, an Emergency Room, and a City Under Siege
Written by Robert Meyer, MD and Dan Koeppel


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $13.99

An urgent, on-the-ground account of chaos and compassion from the front lines of COVID-19, from a New York Times journalist and a senior doctor at New York City’s busiest emergency room
 
When Dan Koeppel texted his cousin Robert Meyer, a twenty-year veteran of the emergency room at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, at... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Forever Free
A True Story of Hope in the Fight for Child Literacy
Written by Tracy Swinton Bailey


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $15.99

A memoir and a call to action, this intimate look at America’s long-standing struggle to adequately educate vulnerable children offers valuable insights for effecting change in families, communities, and nationwide.

At the root of every important problem we face, from mass incarceration to income inequality, is an education system influenced... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Good Ethics and Bad Choices
The Relevance of Behavioral Economics for Medical Ethics
Written by Jennifer S. Blumenthal-Barby


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $32.99

An analysis of how findings in behavioral economics challenge fundamental assumptions of medical ethics, integrating the latest research in both fields.

Bioethicists have long argued for rational persuasion to help patients with medical decisions. But the findings of behavioral economics—popularized in Thaler and Sunstein’s Nudge and other books—show that arguments depending on rational thinking... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Giving Bodies Back to Data
Image Makers, Bricolage, and Reinvention in Magnetic Resonance Technology
Written by Silvia Casini


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $28.99

An examination of the bodily, situated aspects of data-visualization work, looking at visualization practices around the development of MRI technology.

Our bodies are scanned, probed, imaged, sampled, and transformed into data by clinicians and technologists. In this book, Silvia Casini reveals the affective relations and materiality that turn data into image--and in... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Hard Driving
The Wendell Scott Story
Written by Brian Donovan
Foreword by Joe Posnanski


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $15.99

The only book-length account of the life of Wendell Scott, the one-time moonshine runner who broke the color barrier in stock-car racing in 1952 and, against all odds, competed for more than 20 years in a sport dominated by Southern whites.


Hard Driving is the story of one man's determination to live...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
The Hard Road to Renewal
Thatcherism and the Crisis of the Left
Written by Stuart Hall


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $9.99

Stuart Hall's writings on the political impact of Margaret Thatcher have established him as the most prescient and insightful analyst of contemporary Conservatism

Collected here for the first time with a new introduction, these essays show how Thatcher has exploited discontent with Labour's record in office and with aspects of the welfare... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.
Helmholtz and the Conservation of Energy
Contexts of Creation and Reception
Written by Kenneth L. Caneva


Format: eBook, 760 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $79.99

An examination of the sources Helmholtz drew upon for his formulation of the conservation of energy and the impact of his work on nineteenth-century physics.

In 1847, Herman Helmholtz, arguably the most important German physicist of the nineteenth century, published his formulation of what became known as the conservation of energy--unarguably the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Honor Bound
An American Story of Dreams and Service
Written by Amy McGrath and Chris Peterson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $14.99

The inspiring story of the first female Marine to fly a combat mission in an F/A-18; and the transformative events that led to her bold decision to take on the most powerful man in the US Senate.

Amy McGrath grew up in Edgewood, Kentucky, a childhood shaped by love of country, baseball... Read more >
Image Objects
An Archaeology of Computer Graphics
Written by Jacob Gaboury


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $21.99

How computer graphics transformed the computer from a calculating machine into an interactive medium, as seen through the histories of five technical objects.

Most of us think of computer graphics as a relatively recent invention, enabling the spectacular visual effects and lifelike simulations we see in current films, television shows, and digital... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Introduction to Urban Science
Evidence and Theory of Cities as Complex Systems
Written by Luis M. A. Bettencourt


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $28.99

A novel, integrative approach to cities as complex adaptive systems, applicable to issues ranging from innovation to economic prosperity to settlement patterns.

Human beings around the world increasingly live in urban environments. In Introduction to Urban Science, Luis Bettencourt takes a novel, integrative approach to understanding cities as complex adaptive systems, claiming... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Ladyparts
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Copaken


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2021
Price: $13.99

A frank, witty, and dazzlingly written memoir of one woman trying to keep it together while her body falls apart—from the New York Times bestselling author of Shutterbabe
  
I’m crawling around on the bathroom floor, picking up pieces of myself. These pieces are not a metaphor. They are actual pieces.
  
Twenty years after the publication of... Read more >
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