SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Against Football

    Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto

    $22.95

    New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football. Learn More
  2. The Argonauts

    Argonauts

    $23.00

    An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family. Learn More
  3. Assholes

    Assholes: A Theory

    $23.95

    In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. Learn More
  4. Between The World And Me

    Between the World and Me

    $24.00

    Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer) Learn More
  5. Between You & Me

    Between You And Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

    $24.95

    The most irreverent and helpful book on language since the #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Learn More
  6. Cataract

    Cataract: Some Notes After Having a Cataract Removed

    $22.00

    “Behind my right eye hangs a burlap cloth; behind my left eye there's a mirror. . . Before the burlap the visible remains indifferent; before the mirror it begins to play.” Learn More
  7. Citizen

    Citizen: An American Lyric

    $20.00

    Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Learn More
  8. Culture Crash

    Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class

    $26.00

    Change is no stranger to us in the twenty-first century. We must constantly adjust to an evolving world, to transformation and innovation. But for many thousands of creative artists, a torrent of recent changes has made it all but impossible to earn a living. Learn More
  9. The Essential Ellen Willis

    Essential Ellen Willis

    $24.95

    Out of the Vinyl Deeps, published in 2011, introduced a new generation to the incisive, witty, and merciless voice of Ellen Willis through her pioneering rock music criticism. Learn More
  10. Food: A Love Story

    Food: A Love Story

    $26.00

    “What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.” Learn More

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