2020 E-book Sale

Our ebooks are on sale for 30% off - use ESALE2020 when checking out from our site.

Here's a sampling of our bestselling and timely titles.

The Cost of Being a Girl

Traces the origins of the gender wage gap to part-time teenage work, which sets up a dynamic that persists into adulthood

Frankie Manning

The autobiography of a legendary swing dancer—who is still swinging

French Gastronomy and the Magic of Americanism

Analyzing the effects of corporate-driven global industrial processes on the practices, and the practitioners, of French gastronomy

Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts

How do historians know what they know?

In Defense of Public Lands

A comprehensive argument for why public land ought to remain firmly in the public's hands

In the Weeds

Tracing the history of marijuana policy from “reefer madness” to legalization

Invisible People

Unforgettable profiles of immigrants, natives, loners, villains, eccentrics, and oracles

Judicial Merit Selection

How should judges be selected?

The Man-Not

Introduces the conceptual foundations for Black Male Studies, going beyond gender theories that cast the Black Male as a pathological aspiring patriarch

Mediating America

How black and Irish journalists in the Gilded Age used newspapers to shape and constrain the struggle for American belonging

Memory Passages

Considers Holocaust memorials in the United States and Germany, postwar to the present

Monument Lab

A living handbook for vital perspectives on public art and history Read a blog entry by the editors

Not from Here, Not from There/No Soy de Aquí ni de Allá

A lively autobiography by a community activist, judge, and public advocate who blazed a trail for Latinos in Philadelphia

Sticky Rice

Creating a queer genealogy of Asian American literary criticism

Understanding Muslim Political Life in America

A cogent study of Muslim identity and citizenship—as well as ethnic and gender dynamics—within American politics

Who Will Speak for America?

Forty American writers mark a vital new age of protest and possibility