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The B&N Podcast: Masha Gessen

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The B&N Podcast: Masha Gessen

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The author of "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia" looks at the rise and fall of "post-Soviet" democracy, and the reservoir of national trauma that persists.
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

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Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

In economically hard-hit Louisiana, a sociologist goes in quest of the "deep story" of conservative America. Review by Barbara Spindel.
Our Eviction Epidemic: Matthew Desmond and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

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Our Eviction Epidemic: Matthew Desmond and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

The author of "Evicted" talks about his new book and how a wave of home loss is altering America, perhaps permanently. A conversation with Adrian Nicole LeBlanc.
Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us

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Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us

by James Mustich ×

Fearless sex writer Jesse Bering argues that all of us have some kind of paraphilia (intense erotic attraction to atypical fodder) - and should embrace it, via the teachings of Freud and...

Smart Cities

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Smart Cities

by James Mustich ×

Anthony M. Townsend's savvy approach to urban planning accounts for the growing fluxuation between suburbia and the metropolis, while investigating what living in a GPS-navigated world does to...

Wonder Women

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Wonder Women

by James Mustich ×

Subtitled "Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection," this sharp look into the role of women in the workplace was written by the current president of Barnard College.

Viral Hate

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Viral Hate

by James Mustich ×

This enlightening study on the rise of anonymous commentary across social media platforms explores the ubiquitous issue of online hate-mongering, and whether it should be protected under the...

Going Solo

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Going Solo

Reviewed by Anne Trubek ×

The surprising appeal of living alone.

Inside This Place, Not of It

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Inside This Place, Not of It

by James Mustich ×

The resilience of the female inmates who tell their stories in this collection will inspire you, even as their accounts of sexual violence, endemic corruption, and forced sterilization make...

Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America

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Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

A bracing account of one man's decades-long struggle to stanch urban violence.

What was the Hipster?

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What was the Hipster?

Reviewed by Christopher Byrd ×

Acollection of young writers gazes in the mirror and attempts to answer aburning sociological question.