A fascinating examination of the cultural stereotypes assigned to single women for decades, in light of their growing successes & sense of mystique in popular culture.
Schwartz investigates with elucidatory detail why the freedom of choice - the fundamental aspect of American society - may also be our downfall.
A compelling portrait of our rushed, desensitized society, this Pulitzer Prize-winning work reaches far beyond its title story of the acclaimed concert violinist ignored in a subway station.
Follow Toth underground to meet the transients who call the subterranean depths home in this shocking & surprising account of a truly alternative lifestyle.
Both a study & a call to action, Leonard's unflinching look at our drive to accumulate, consume & dispose of stuff reveals our environmental impact & calls for change.
The story of Homeboy Industries & the priest whose kindness penetrated a gang-infested neighborhood, bringing about reform, respect & awesome t-shirts.
Overcrowded and overpriced brunch getting you down? Put down that mimosa and dig into this provoking examination of bacon-stuffed waffles and what they say about the contemporary notion of middle-class leisure.
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Ever wonder what went on off-camera? From the wizard in Oz to the ones at Hogwarts, take a peek behind the curtain with these chronicles of backstage hijinks.
Through the art of simple observation while walking in her urban locale, cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz explores the often-lost meaning of being present in the modern world.
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Ever since the dawn of time, sex has been getting people into trouble. This collection deals with the history, science, and politics of why we get it on, how we get it on, and who we want to get it on with.
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