SOCIETY

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

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  1. Big Hair and Plastic Grass (trade paperback)

    Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s

    $15.99

    The Bronx Is Burning meets Chuck Klosterman in this wild pop-culture history of baseball’s most colorful and controversial decade. Learn More
  2. Bluff City Underground: A Roman Noir of the Deep South: Mondo Memphis Volume 2

    Bluff City Underground: A Roman Noir of the Deep South: Mondo Memphis Volume 2

    $16.95

    Erik Morse's vertiginous novella follows West Coast graduate student Everly Loennrot as he lands at the city's luxurious Peabody Hotel for a mysterious research assignment. Learn More
  3. Born Fighting

    Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America

    $15.95

    More than 27 million Americans today can trace their lineage to the Scots, whose bloodline was stained by centuries of continuous warfare along the border between England and Scotland, and later in the bitter settlements of England’s Ulster Plantation in Northern Ireland. Learn More
  4. Brewing in Baltimore

    Brewing in Baltimore

    $21.99

    Throughout its rich and vibrant history, Baltimore has been known by a variety of names: Mobtown, the Land of Pleasant Living, or Charm City to name just a few. Perhaps "Beer Town" would have been more appropriate. Learn More
  5. The Bully Pulpit  (paperback)

    Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

    $22.00

    The gap between rich and poor has never been wider . . . legislative stalemate paralyzes the country . . . corporations resist federal regulations . . . spectacular mergers produce giant companies . . . the influence of money in politics deepens . . . bombs explode in crowded streets . . . small wars proliferate far from our shores . . . a dizzying array of inventions speeds the pace of daily life. Learn More
  6. Censors at Work

    Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature

    $27.95

    This absorbing history by a brilliant scholar and writer deepens our understanding of how censorship works. Learn More
  7. Children of the Days

    Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History

    $26.99

    Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Eduardo Galeano’s Children of the Days has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar year, resurrecting the heroes and heroines who have fallen off the historical map, but whose lives remind us of our darkest hours and sweetest victories. Learn More
  8. Children of the Days

    Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History

    $16.99

    Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Eduardo Galeano’s Children of the Days has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar year, resurrecting the heroes and heroines who have fallen off the historical map, but whose lives remind us of our darkest hours and sweetest victories. Learn More
  9. Coffin Point

    Coffin Point: The Strange Cases Of Ed McTeer, WitchDoctor Sheriff

    $26.00

    Ed McTeer was the sheriff of island-bound Beaufort County, South Carolina, for 36 years. The "Boy Sheriff" was only 22 when he was appointed to finish his dead father's term in 1926; he held the office until being voted out in 1962. Learn More
  10. Collapse

    Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail Or Succeed

    $18.00

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel examines the downfall of some of history's greatest civilizations. Learn More

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