The co-founder of VerySmartBrothas.com presents a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the direct impact of racism on his life, the shifting definition of black-male identity and the ongoing realities of white supremacy.
Takes a look at the Supreme Court justice's legal decisions of his tenure, discussing how his dual commitments to the conservative agenda and to the legacy of the Court have fostered distrust among his colleagues.
Recounting five centuries in the life of one copy of the extremely rare Gutenberg Bible, a never-before-told story reveals its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it.
Traces the story of the literary friendship of Harlem Renaissance figures Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, tracing their folklore-collecting journeys through the 1920s South, their influential creative collaborations, and their passionate but mysterious falling out.
The influential primatologist draws on renowned primate studies in an exploration of animal emotions that touches on such subjects as expressions, animal sentience, and free will.
Traces the controversial rise of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, exploring their personal lives, relationships, and agendas to offer cautionary insights into their toxic political influence.
Using case histories and personal experiences, a one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York explains how the U.S. justice system works and shows the thought process Americans need to best achieve truth and justice in our daily lives and within our society.
A poetic memoir and urgent call-to-action by the award-winning author of Speak blends free-verse reflections with deeply personal stories from her life to rally today's young people to stand up and fight the abuses, censorship and hatred of today's world. Simultaneous eBook.
Based on exclusive interviews and access to archives, an authoritative portrait of America's first female Supreme Court justice includes coverage of her convention-breaking achievements and role in shaping decades of American law. By the best-selling author of Being Nixon. Illustrations.
The Guardian columnist and This American Life social commentator presents a series of essays about the qualities of a comedic feminist and her experiences of coming of age in a popular culture that is hostile to plus-sized women who speak their minds.
Drawing on twenty years of research and recently discovered evidence, an account of the infamous Lizzie Borden trial explores professional and public opinions while considering how Gilded Age values and fears influenced the case.
The story of Millicent Patrick, a feminist trailblazer in the horror film industry who never received proper credit for creating the classic monster from Creature from the Black Lagoon. 25,000 first printing.
Pocahontas and the English Boys shifts the lens on the well-known narrative of Virginia's founding to reveal the previously untold and utterly compelling story of the youths who, often unwillingly, entered into cross-cultural relationships — and became essential for the colony's survival. Their story gives us unprecedented access to both sides of early Virginia.
The star of Broadway's The Book of Mormon and HBO's Girls presents a heartfelt coming-of-age memoir that recounts how, as a fiercely ambitious but sexually confused Midwestern teen, he haphazardly pursued his theatrical dreams in 1997 New York City.