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

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  1. A People's History of Science

    A People's History of Science


    Miners, Midwives, and 'Low Mechaniks'. Learn More
  2. A People’s History of Sports in the United States

    A People's History of Sports in the United States: 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play


    In this long-awaited book from the rising superstar of sportswriting, whose blog “The Edge of Sports” is read each week by thousands of people across the country, Dave Zirin offers a riotously entertaining chronicle of larger-than-life sporting characters and dramatic contests and what amounts to an alternative history of the United States as seen through the games its people played. Through Zirin’s eyes, sports are never mere games, but a reflection of—and spur toward—the political conflicts that shape American society. Learn More
  3. A People's History Of The U.S. Military

    A People's History Of The U.S. Military: Ordinary Soldiers Reflect On Their Experience Of War, From The American Revolution To Afghanistan


    Military service can shatter or give meaning to lives–it is rarely a neutral ­encounter—and it has resulted in a rich outpouring of personal testimony from the men and women who have literally placed their lives on the line. Learn More
  4. A People's History Of The United States

    A People's History of the United States


    A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Learn More
  5. A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments


    A collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner. Learn More
  6. A To Z Encyclopedia Of Serial Killers

    A To Z Encyclopedia Of Serial Killers


    The Ultimate True Crime Compendium - Now Fully Updated & Revised! Learn More
  7. A UFO Hunter's Guide

    A UFO Hunter's Guide: Sightings, Abductions, Hot Spots, Conspiracies, Coverups, The Identified and Unidentified, and More


    Alien abductions. Repeated UFO sightings. Conspiracies and cover-ups. Whether you're a skeptic or a believer, UFOs are part of our culture. How to sort out fact from fiction? A UFO Hunter's Guide has the answers: the facts, figures, people, places, and events that make up the modern scope of UFO-ology. Learn More
  8. A Young People's History of the United States

    A Young People's History of the United States


    This is the illustrated, and updated single volume young adult edition of Howard Zinn's classic telling of American history. Learn More
  9. Abolish Work

    Abolish Work: "Abolish Restaurants" Plus "Work, Community, Politics, War"


    Available for the first time in a single volume, the two influential and well-circulated pamphlets that comprise Abolish Work offer cutting-edge class analysis and critiques of daily life from the frontlines of the class war accompanied by uncensored, innovative illustrations. Learn More
  10. About a Mountain

    About a Mountain


    When John D'Agata helps his mother move to Las Vegas one summer, he begins to follow a story about the federal government's plan to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain; the result is a startling portrait that compels a reexamination of the future of human life. Learn More
  11. Above Top Secrets

    Above Top Secret: Uncover the Mysteries Of The Digital Age


    UFOs, aliens, 9/11, NWO, police state, conspiracies, cover us, and much more 'they' don't want you to know about. Learn More
  12. Abuse Your Illusions

    Abuse Your Illusions


    The Disinformation Guide To Media Mirages And Establishment Lies. Learn More
  13. Ada's Algorithm

    Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age


    Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Learn More
  14. Adbsuters #122

    Adbusters #122


    Journal Of The Mental Environment. Learn More
  15. An Afghanistan Picture Show

    Afghanistan Picture Show or, How I Saved The World


    Never before available in paperback and all but invisible for twenty years, a personal account of the origins of America’s longest war. Learn More
  16. After The Music Stopped

    After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work


    Alan S. Blinder—esteemed Princeton professor, Wall Street Journal columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board under Alan Greenspan—is one of our wisest and most clear-eyed economic thinkers. Learn More
  17. Aftermath Of Forever

    Aftermath Of Forever: How I Loved And Lost And Found Myself


    Love and music collide in this refreshing, uplifting memoir that chronicles the romantic coming-of-age of a woman in her 20s experiencing the dating scene in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn More
  18. Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion
  19. Against Football (hardcover)

    Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto


    New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football. Learn More
  20. The Age of Acquiescence

    Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power


    A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. Learn More
  21. The Age Of Earthquakes

    Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present


    A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era. Learn More
  22. Agitate! Educate! Organize!

    Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters


    In Agitate! Educate! Organize!, Lincoln Cushing and Timothy W. Drescher share their vast knowledge about the rich graphic tradition of labor posters. Learn More
  23. Al Jaffee's Mad Life

    Al Jaffee's Mad Life


    Jaffee’s inventive work has enlivened the pages of MAD since 1955. To date he has pickled three generations of American kids in the brine of satire, and continues to bring millions of childhoods to untimely ends with the knowledge that parents are hypocrites, teachers are dummies, politicians are liars, and life isn’t fair. Learn More
  24. Alchemy & Mysticism

    Alchemy And Mysticism


    A fantastic journey through the history of esoteric lore: the great work of the alchemists. Learn More
  25. Aleister Crowley And The Ouija Board

    Aleister Crowley And The Ouija Board


    Ever since it was adapted by Parker Brothers into a massively popular board game for young people, the Ouija Board has been a lightning rod for controversy. Learn More

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