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We were eight years in power : an American tragedy —Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.

A portrait of the historic Barack Obama era features essays originally published in "The Atlantic," including "Fear of a Black President" and "The Case for Reparations," as well as new essays revisiting each year of the ...

Monumental in search of America's national treasure

In Monumental, producer/narrator Kirk Cameron retraces the footsteps of America's founders to see if they left us some kind of a map that would guide us back to the foundation of America's success.

How to survive America —Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.), 1963- author.

As COVID-19 gripped America, we learned that African American communities were being disproportionately infected and killed by the pandemic. Minority communities lag behind in access to medical care, healthy food, clean ...

Renegades : born in the USA : dreams, myths, music —Obama, Barack, author.

"Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbrea...

Totally under control

The novel Coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 Americans and caused staggering economic damage. Where did we go wrong? As the presidential election nears, Americans are increasingly enraged by a lack of...

The impulse society : America in the age of instant gratification —Roberts, Paul, 1961 August 2-

Drawing on the fields of economics, psychology, history and political philosophy, Roberts shows how we have become so obsessed with "maximizing returns" that we embrace virtually any means--any technology, personal tacti...

The long slide : thirty years in American journalism —Carlson, Tucker, author.

"From the host of Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News and the New York Times bestselling author of Ship of Fools, a collection of nostalgic writings that underscore America's long slide from innocence to orthodoxy"-- Prov...

The national road : dispatches from a changing America —Zoellner, Tom, author.

"The National Road is a collection of essays about American places, each dealing with contentious matters: religion, politics, sex, race, poverty, loss and the stubborn persistence of national pride, despite abundant rea...

Kids these days : human capital and the making of millennials —Harris, Malcolm, author.

"Millennials have been stereotyped as lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and developmentally delayed. In fact, they are the hardest working and most educated generation in American history, a generation that poured unpreceden...

The upswing : how America came together a century ago and how we can do it again —Putnam, Robert D., author.

"An eminent political scientist's brilliant synthesis of social and political trends over the past century that shows how we have gone from an individualistic society to a more communitarian society and then back again -...

Thick : and other essays —Cottom, Tressie McMillan, author.

"In these eight ... explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and ... author of Lower Ed--embraces her ... role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark...

Last best hope : America in crisis and renewal —Packer, George, 1960- author.

"Acclaimed National Book Award-winning author George Packer diagnoses America's descent into a failed state and envisions a path toward overcoming our injustices, paralyzes, and divides"-- Provided by publisher.

Race after technology : abolitionist tools for the New Jim Code —Benjamin, Ruha, author.

"From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce white supremacy and deepen social inequity. Far from a sinister story of raci...

Just us : an American conversation —Rankine, Claudia, 1963- author.

"At home and in government, contemporary America finds itself riven by a culture war in which aggression and defensiveness alike are on the rise. It is not alone. In such partisan conditions, how can humans best approach...

Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays) —Solnit, Rebecca, author.

"Changing the world means changing the story, the names, and the language with which we describe it. Calling things by their true names cuts through the lies that excuse, disguise, avoid, or encourage inaction, indiffere...

Sh*tshow! : the country's collapsing ... and the ratings are great —LeDuff, Charlie, author.

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, formerly at the NYT and the Detroit News, and author of the acclaimed bestseller 'Detroit: An American Autopsy', Charlie LeDuff, comes a daring, firsthand, and utterly-unscripted a...

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