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Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s...

Just Mercy

A Story of Justice and Redemption

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER •  A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us,...

Coming of Age in Mississippi

The Classic Autobiography of Growing Up Poor and Black in the Rural South

Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story—the...

The highly acclaimed, provocative  New York Times  bestseller from the award-winning author of ...

The Good Research Guide

For Small-Scale Social Research Projects


The Good Research Guide is a best-selling introductory book on the basics of social research.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures


Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee...


Poverty and Profit in the American City


WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE GENERAL NON-FICTION  From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur...

Beacon Press (2016)

A New York Times Best Seller Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a...

Harvest of Empire

A History of Latinos in America


A sweeping history of the Latino experience in the United States- thoroughly revised and updated. ...

Beacon Press (2011)

Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and...