Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism

Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of AuthoritarianismThe Pulitzer Prize winning author, professor, and historian offers an expert guide to understanding the appeal of the strongman as a leader and an explanation for why authoritarianism is back with a menacing twenty first century twist n nAcross the world today, from the Americas to Europe and beyond,


Miracle Country

Miracle CountryKendra Atleework grew up in Swall Meadows, in the Owens Valley of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, where annual rainfall averages five inches and in drought years measures closer to zero Kendra s family raised their children to thrive in this harsh landscape, forever at the mercy of wildfires, blizzard


Talking Until Nightfall: Remembering Jewish Salonica 1941-44

Talking Until Nightfall: Remembering Jewish Salonica 1941-44Whoever listens to a witness, becomes a witness Elie Wiesel n nWhen Nazi occupiers arrived in Greece in 1941, it was the beginning of a horror that would reverberate through generations In the city of Salonica Thessaloniki , almost 50,000 Jews were sent to Nazi concentration camps during the wa



Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy

Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthyn The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first ever review of his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts of his closed door Congressional hearings n In the long history of American demagogues,



Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy

Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken DemocracyAn intruiging and accessible nonfiction graphic novel about the role wealth and influence play in American democracy n nDespite our immense political divisions, Americans are nearly united in our belief that something is wrong with our government It works for the wealthy and powerful, but not for an



Shirley Chisholm is a Verb!

Shirley Chisholm is a Verb!A timely picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States n nShirley Chisholm famously said, If they don t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair This dynamic biography illum


Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of Rome

Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of RomeStigmatized and relegated to the margins of Roman society, the Goths were violent barbarians who destroyed civilization, at least in the conventional story of Rome s collapse But a slight shift of perspective brings their history, and ours, shockingly alive n n nAlaric grew up near the river bord



The Woman's Hour: Our Fight for the Right to Vote

The Woman's Hour: Our Fight for the Right to Voten This adaptation of the book Hillary Clinton calls a page turning drama and an inspiration will spark the attention of young readers and teach them about activism, civil rights, and the fight for women s suffrage just in time for the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amend


Porcelain: A History from the Heart of Europe

Porcelain: A History from the Heart of EuropePorcelain was invented in medieval China but its secret recipe was first reproduced in Europe by an alchemist in the employ of the Saxon king Augustus the Strong Saxony s revered Meissen factory could not keep porcelain s ingredients secret for long, however, and scores of Holy Roman princes quick



The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.


The Nickel Boys

The Nickel BoysWinner of the 2020 Pulizer Prize for Fiction n nAs the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is as good as anyone Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and n