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The Case for Trump

Hanson, Victor D
A New York Times bestseller and "a brilliant and bracing analysis" (Mark R. Levin) of Donald Trump, his presidency, and his vision of America's future-now updated for 2024

The Art Spirit

Henri, Robert
Embodying the entire system of Robert Henri's teaching, The Art Spirit contains much valuable advice, critical comment, and inspiration to every student of the arts.

Letters to a Young Contrarian

Hitchens, Christopher
A witty, wise, biting, and completely individual meditation on what it means to think, live, and be to the contrary.

Myth America: Historians Take On the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past

Kruse, Kevin
In this "incisive" (Vanity Fair) and "authoritative" (New York Times) instant New York Times bestseller, America's top historians set the record straight on the most pernicious right-wing myths about our nation's past.

Philosophy In The Flesh

Lakoff, George
Three major findings of cognitive science cast doubt on the past 2,500 years of Western philosophy. Lakoff and Johnson propose to rebuild philosophy from the ground up, starting from clearly known facts about the mind.

Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland

Metzl, Jonathan M.
A physician's "provocative" (Boston Globe) and "timely" (Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times Book Review) account of how right-wing backlash policies have deadly consequences - even for the white voters they promise to help

Born Digital

Palfrey, John
Offers a primer on what it means to live digitally. This title questions: What does identity mean for young people who have dozens of online profiles and avatars? Should we worry about privacy issues - or is privacy even a relevant concern for Digital Natives? And how does the concept of safety translate into an increasingly virtual world?

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, 3rd Edition: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

Perry, Bruce D.
"Fascinating and upbeat... Dr. Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist."-Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author of Letters to a Young Therapist