Upcoming Event Books

All the titles listed below will be discussed during one of our upcoming virtual events! Buy your copy in advance and get ready for some great discussions. Books are listed in order of the events.

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A Comedian and an Activist Walk into a Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice (Communication for Social Justice Activism #1) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520299764
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Published: University of California Press - March 24th, 2020

Comedy is a powerful contemporary source of influence and information. In the still-evolving digital era, the opportunity to consume and share comedy has never been as available.


The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501135316
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Published: Scribner - February 19th, 2019

A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door.

The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully


The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence, and Transformation Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062743190
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Published: Harper Wave - June 4th, 2019

“Thursday morning. One hundred pounds overweight, no man in sight, and rounding the bend to 57 years old—a full-blown catastrophe.”


Lost Restaurants of Napa Valley and Their Recipes Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467144612
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Published: History Press - April 13th, 2020

Alongside its vineyards, the Napa Valley boasts restaurants celebrated for their pioneering spirit. Stroll through the memories of this region's mouthwatering eateries with tales of the enterprising women and risk takers who helped make Napa a foodie haven.


Road-side Dog Cover Image
By Czeslaw Milosz, Robert Hass (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374526238
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 29th, 1999

"I went on a journey in order to acquaint myself with my province, in a two-horse wagon with a lot of fodder and a tin bucket rattling in the back. The bucket was required for the horses to drink from.


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Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635573138
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 11th, 2020

An unsettling journey into the United States' disaster-bound food system, and an exploration of possible solutions, from leading food politics commentator and farmer-turned-journalist Tom Philpott.


Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436461
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Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2020

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501189562
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Published: Atria Books - May 21st, 2019

***A BEST BOOK OF 2018 SELECTION***
NPR * The Washington Post * Book Riot * Autostraddle * Psychology Today

***A BEST FEMINIST BOOK SELECTION***
Refinery 29, Book Riot, Autostraddle, BITCH

Rage Becomes Her is an “utterly eye opening” (Bustle) book that gives voice to the cau


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The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News Literacy Education Cover Image
$38.94
ISBN: 9780520347878
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Published: University of California Press - August 4th, 2020

Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, concerns about fake news have fostered calls for government regulation and industry intervention to mitigate the influence of false content. These proposals are hindered by a lack of consensus concerning the definition of fake news or its origins.


The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Mark Eisner (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872864283
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Published: City Lights Publishers - City Lights Publishe - April 1st, 2004

Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the International Peace Prize

"The call for a more accessible collection of Neruda's important poems is answered with City Lights' The Essential Neruda, a 200-page edition that offers 50 of Neruda's key poems."-- The Bloomsbury Review


The Half-Acre Homestead: 46 Years of Building and Gardening Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780936070810
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Published: Shelter Publications - March 3rd, 2020

This is the story of Lloyd and Lesley building a home and establishing a garden on a small piece of land on the Northern California Coast over a 46-year period.

Lloyd, the former shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog, has published seven books on owner building, showcasing hundreds of builders, and this is his first book on his own work.


Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352604
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Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns.


Deaf Republic: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978310
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 5th, 2019

Finalist for the National Book Award Finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Award Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner of the National Jewish Book Award Finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry AwardFinalist for the T. S.


Pity the Reader: On Writing With Style Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781609809621
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Published: Seven Stories Press - November 5th, 2019

The art and craft of writing by one of the few grandmasters of American literature, a bonanza for writers and readers co-written by Kurt Vonnegut's former student.


The Rust Maidens Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781947654440
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Published: Trepidatio Publishing - November 16th, 2018

Something's happening to the girls on Denton Street.


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Solved: How the World's Great Cities Are Fixing the Climate Crisis Cover Image
By David Miller, Bill McKibben (Foreword by)
$32.95
ISBN: 9781487506827
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Published: Aevo Utp - October 4th, 2020

If our planet is going to survive the climate crisis, we need to act rapidly. We cannot wait for national governments to agree on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep the average temperature rise to within 1.5 degrees. In Solved, David Miller argues that cities are taking action on climate change because they can - and because they must.


Map: Collected and Last Poems Cover Image
By Wislawa Szymborska, Stanislaw Baranczak (Translated by), Clare Cavanagh (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544705159
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Published: Mariner Books - April 12th, 2016

“Both plain-spoken and luminous . . . [Szymborska’s] is the best of the Western mind—free, restless, questioning.” — New York Times Book Review

A New York Times Editors’ Choice

 
“Vast, intimate, and charged with the warmth of a life fully imagined to the end.


The Tradition Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

"100 Notable Books of the Year," The New York Times Book Review