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  • Autodafe 3/4by International Parliament of Writers; Russell Banks

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    AUTODAFE is a collection of reports, interviews, correspondence, narratives, and stories from around the world. The review aims to be a place for debate and experimentation, a place where writers, silenced by censorship join voices with world-renowned writers. The contributors are all members of the International Parliament of Writers; the pieces are... more...

  • Hey Rubeby Hunter S. Thompson

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 2.99

    Sports, politics, and sex collide in Hunter S. Thompson’s wildly popular ESPN.com columns. From the author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and father of “Gonzo” journalism comes Hey Rube . Insightful, incendiary, outrageously brilliant, such was the man who galvanized American journalism with his radical ideas and gonzo tactics. For over half... more...

  • 50 Things Liberals Love to Hateby Mike Gallagher

    Threshold Editions 2012; US$ 3.99

    America, how does the liberal hate thee? Let us count the ways . . . It’s hard work being a liberal these days. Not only do a mere 20 percent of Americans identify themselves as liberal, but one could go broke supporting a skinny double-decaf Starbucks habit. On top of that, when you hate things most Americans love, it’s tiring to have to endlessly... more...

  • The Paranoid Style in American Politicsby Richard Hofstadter; Sean Wilentz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic affairs.In The Paranoid Style in American Politics , acclaimed historian Richard Hofstadter examines the competing forces in American political discourse and how fringe groups... more...

  • Pugetopolisby Knute Berger

    Sasquatch Books 2009; US$ 18.95

    Knute "Skip" Berger is one of the most recognized commentators on politics, culture, business, and life in the Pacific Northwest. He’s the Mike Royko/Jimmy Breslin of this part of the country. As Timothy Egan describes him in the Foreword to Pugetopolis, he is the region’s "crank with a conscience…a contrarian" thinker who calls out the folly and hubris... more...

  • The Rent Is Too Damn Highby Matthew Yglesias

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 3.99

    From prominent political thinker and widely followed Slate columnist, a polemic on high rents and housing costs—and how these costs are hollowing out communities, thwarting economic development, and rendering personal success and fulfillment increasingly difficult to achieve. Rent is an issue that affects nearly everyone. High rent is a problem... more...

  • If the War Goes Onby Hermann Hesse

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 6.79

    One of the most astonishing aspects of Hesse's career is the clear-sightedness and consistency of his political views, his passionate espousal of pacifism and internationalism from the start of World War I to the end of his life. The earliest essay in this book was written in September 1914 and was followed by a stream of letters, essays, and pamphlets... more...

  • Accidental Nuclear Warby Derek Paul; Michael D. Intriligator; Paul Smoker

    Dundurn 1990; US$ 7.99

    This book constitutes the Proceedings of a meeting held in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 18-20 July 1989, which was the eighteenth in a series of Workshops on Nuclear Forces held in the framework of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. more...

  • Regional Balance and National Integration in Cameroonby Nchoji Nkwi; B. Nyamnjoh

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 59.00

    This book presents a series of reflections by Cameroon scholars on a variety of topics associated with regional balance and national integration. The different reflections look for answers to some burning questions of the day such as: Where are we coming from? Where are we going? How are we going where we are going? Have the different state ideologies... more...

  • Socialism: The Only Practical Alternative to Contemporary Capitalismby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 37.00

    Since the end of World War II, global capitalism, spearheaded by US financial interests and backed by the most lethal military force that has ever been assembled, has consolidated its power over the world economy. In the past decades, especially, transnational corporations have tightened their control over national governments and international institutions.... more...